Hanging By A Thread

By Donna Griffin Why I love teaching: This week I was the substitute in third grade. I read the most awesome book to the class, “Patchwork Quilt” by Valerie Flournoy, with the theme of how families are joined by love, by action, and memories – I highly recommend it. Each class member then got to […]

Signed, Sealed, Delivered…

By Donna Griffin Those of you who know me will not be surprised to learn I filed to run for the Indiana General Assembly as a State Representative for District 88. My family has already chalked it up to genetics since my grandfather was a Marion County Commissioner in the 1950s.  To my teacher colleagues […]

‘And the Crowd Goes Wild!’

By Donna Griffin Across the country, everyone’s trying to go back to school, but there’s literally no going back. I’m screen deep into my third week of remote learning as an IPS teacher.  “When are we going to go back to the normal schedule? One of my senior students asked during our Microsoft Teams class […]