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Thursday, April 27, 2017

AS AN EXPERT IN ENGAGEMENT, HERE'S ONE I RECOMMEND

Family Engagement Fair at Marshall Middle

Family Engagement Fair at Marshall Middle

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

DECODING


Police and fire chiefs ask for more resources

 It appears the MAYOR is again blaming the school
Clearly playing the citizens for fools.

 In growth are city is not alone
 Still answers others have shown.

No one has as large of a problem with school spending net
As our city always seems to get.

She advocates changing NSS how the do calculate
So teachers would become irate

And LPS's budget bear the burden of the brunt
See crying foul is no more than a publicity stunt

Either way the city will lose
It's just who to layoff you choose.






THE POLITICS OF THE APOLOGY



Mother to mayor: Your comment was hurtful

To reassure the public a statement was given
Only turns out it's not how we're livin'.

To explain the brazen attacks
Required the use of alternative facts.

In an attempt for political cover
Sacrificing the grief of a mother.

Sorrow may be expressed,
The sincerity to be guessed.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

THE LANGUAGE OF LEARNING-LITE

THE LANGUAGE OF LEARNING-LITE | IT'S HEALTHY FOR YOU TO EAT FOOD THAT GROWS I LIKE THAT WE'RE HELPING NATURE | image tagged in garden,learning,school,lite | made w/ Imgflip meme maker

REWRITING HISTORY LESSON

REWRITING HISTORY LESSON | "SALAD DAYS" AREN'T MUCH OF A SUBSTITUTE FOR AN EMPTY GARDEN | image tagged in garden,earth day,school | made w/ Imgflip meme maker

THE DAY THE EARTH WAS SCORCHED



The choking smell of exhaust
Has replaced the odor
Of award-winning vegetables
Growing on the asphalt.

The humming of the diesel engines
Drowned out the not
So silent protests destined
For ears unprepared to hear.

Days of salad off in the distance
As if history had not been remembered
And could be rewritten, resurrected
In order to stroke swollen egos.

WHAT IS THE EARTH WORTH?


 Salad days ahead for Ford School

This nice considering what they once had there (NOT)!

Friday, April 21, 2017

NO FORM FOR THE NEW NORM



When the mayor and others say that crime is like a stumbling block and say that this isn’t Lynn — as if we aren’t Lynn. This is where we live, this is our community. Those statements sounded like Lenny and his friend deserved what they got because they might have known these people.”
 
It's all in who you know
For respect some to show.

Says more about them than you
Cause respect for life no clue.

A position without shame
When the victim you choose to blame.

MAKE WAY FOR O'SHEA



Election fight looms in Lynn’s Ward 1


Now I usually don't like lawyers as a rule
But to ignore the obvious would make a fool.

Turns out there's a candidate in my ward
Against costs we cannot afford.

He asks questions that I have asked
On the costs we are tasked.

The answers may be at the state not the city
Still not to raise them would be a pity.

SCHOOLS WILL BE A KEY ISSUE IN THIS COUNCIL RACE

Election fight looms in Lynn’s Ward 1

Election fight looms in Lynn’s Ward 1

BULLDOGS LOOKING FOR SOME BOUNCE

Anderson chosen as new English basketball coach

Anderson chosen as new English basketball coach

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

A POLITICAL PARTY

JUN7
Campaign Kickoff
Public
· Hosted by Jared Nicholson

NO TIME TO HIDE



 


Calling the violence RANDOM to make me feel better only makes it worse
When it comes time for re-election this will  be your curse.

For danger that comes without prepare
Leads to constant need to beware.

Trying to shift the blame
Always brings more shame.

As long as responsibility you abdicate
The violence will only escalate.