Not even mid-week of the first full week.
Overcrowded 10th graders chatter at every transition. Stephan already runs his mouth off. Alex and other repeaters quietly instigate just by talking and laughing. Engagement is low.
Rinse and repeat for 11th and 12th graders. Three in a row: my head is a battered base drum.
Meanwhile, the “to-do” list grows as deadlines loom.
Not even midweek of the first full week.
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more by FRANK J. TASSONE
photograph by Nabeel Syed