A Rose By Any Other Name

Day 266


Every year our school district allows parents, staff, and students to nominate employees for the ROSE award — ROSE standing for “Recognizing Outstanding School Employees.”  In over a dozen years of teaching I had never received a nomination, but this year . . .


Alice is my fifth grade library helper and a real treasure.

Please note that the computer teacher, also nominated, contends that the statement “she is always in a good mood” is patently false.  And I would like to point out that being “better than the best” is not only a cliché but semantically impossible.  Let alone every day.

Still . . . I think this one’s a keeper.


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