A statement to share – well worth reading

I teach at DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville MD, a school founded in 1946 originally to educate people for  the Trinitarian Order, more properly known as The Order of the Most Holy Trinity and of the Captives (Latin: Ordo Sanctissimae Trinitatis et captivorum), abbreviated OSST. The order was founded in 1197 on the 17th…

So this is my first post since August 25

which is the longest I have ever gone silent here since joining this site during the 2004 cycle in December, 2003. Given how visible I have been here, I thought I owed the community some explanation for my silence. Let me start by noting that I have not lost interest in politics nor in what…

Tomorrow I begin teaching my students

As I wrote in June in So here's my new teaching gig, I am now employed by DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville MD. I am, besides teaching 6 (of the 8) sections of Government required of all seniors, also one of the two coaches of the Freshman soccer team — we have 21 players,…

So here's my new teaching gig

So let me give some background. On May 15 I saw a posting on DC Craigslist for a private high Catholic high school in Hyattsville MD looking for a 12th grade Government teacher.  As a DC area resident since 1982, I was pretty sure that the only Catholic high school in Hyattsville was DeMatha Catholic…