HOSTS: Helping One Student To Succeed

As I prepare to move to Tyler, I’m quickly taking stock of all the people and connections in Lufkin that mean so much to me. The past three years, I’ve had the great privilege of spending one day a week at Brandon Elementary School, working with students who surprisingly have taught me some valuable lessons….

Finding a way to fight students’ refusal to read

Every once-in-a-while, we’re all entitled to a break from work, a well-deserved day of vacation. When it’s not a week-long get-away, what do you do with just one extra day added to your weekend? I decided to make good on some much-needed household chores and personal errands. I spent my extended weekend in the “Regional Hub”,…