Monthly Archives: May 2004

Calling all NEW Freshmen!

Ok, Sunset family–if you have any younger siblings who will be attending Sunset as first-time freshmen next year (no refries), or if you even just KNOW someone who qualifies, please email me ( so I can get in touch with … Continue reading

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Haiku for my departed Freshmen…

Silence fills the room Desks presently occupied by memories alone. Somewhere their laughter their shouts, footsteps, energy bursting with summer Somewhere their chatter their smiles, silliness, childhood shared in the sunlight Somewhere their friendships their hopes, fears, dreams and mischief … Continue reading

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Live From Sunset Graduation

Somewhere deep within the bowels of Reunion Arena, I sit with fellow teachers, waiting for this miracle of education called graduation. Apparently we’re all here early, so we have been shuffled into a waiting room while the school ahead of … Continue reading

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Physician, Heal Thyself (Luke 4:23)

As one of my clever little bloggies pointed out upon reading my last post, “Mr.Locke, the only silence around is that of your blog.” Oh, the irony and hypocrisy of it all. The worst part of it is that I … Continue reading

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The Coming of the Great Silence

So summer is here, and I’m guessing we’re about to find out who blogs for the points, and who blogs for the sheer joy of blogging. [A chorus of little voices says “oh, I’ll keep blogging, Mr. Locke!] I hope … Continue reading

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That was “one good weekend.”

Friday 1. Finished reading Beowulf vs. Grendel in class. What an awesome job I have, where I get to immerse myself in literature that I love. 2. Later that day performed in the talent show. Once again, I love my … Continue reading

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Old Friends, New Friends

At 6:05 in the morning, I think this is the earliest I’ve ever blogged. That’s what I get for dropping everything I was “supposed” to do last night and watching the “Friends” Finale instead. Yeah, yeah, I know. I’m not … Continue reading

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