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Class of 2017

I did it! I’m done with school… well, done with being on the student end of school 🙂 I graduated from the University of Arizona with a BS in Science Education: Chemistry Emphasis, and a minor in biochemistry. I won … Continue reading

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Student Teacher

Well, I’m officially a student teacher! I’ve completed my first week at a local middle school with my mentor teacher, teaching 7th and 8th grade science in the GATE program. So far I’ve made the new seating charts for this … Continue reading

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School and family

Here’s a quick update from a teacher in training: I’m now a senior at the U of A, half way done with this semester. I have 5 classes: physical chemistry, biochemistry, plant biochemistry, chemistry discoveries in the classroom, and classroom … Continue reading

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First semester at the U of A – Completed

So, I survived my first semester at the U of A, yet not with out plenty of tears, laughs, frustration, and lots and lots of craziness. Many days I felt completely overwhelmed and never would’ve gotten through it without my … Continue reading

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Last bit of summer

Summer is drawing to a close and my ten weeks of Organic Chemistry are over. I enjoyed O Chem 2 better than O Chem 1, getting to prepare alcohols, esters, acids, aldehydes, ketones, etc. both on paper and in LAB. My … Continue reading

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Summer Stuff

This summer I am taking both semesters of Organic Chemistry through Pima Community College, my last two classes before going to the U of A in the fall. Both summer classes are 5 weeks long, 4 days a week, 5 … Continue reading

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Jesus Plus Nothing

January. The close of an old year and the beginning of a new one. January is always a time for reflection, regrets and resolutions. If I were to describe the state of my heart with one word for each month of … Continue reading

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Summer Triathlon

Last summer I did a triathlon with my two taller brothers, and this summer I did one with my brother who is still smaller than me. Steven did the youth distance triathlon: 250 meter swim, 4 mile bike, 1 mile … Continue reading

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Tri Family

In March six of us competed in the Tucson Triathlon put on at the U of A. My Dad, Zack and Jake made one relay team, while Lydia, Steven and I made the other relay team. My dad took this … Continue reading

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I know, it’s been, like, forever!

Hello my readers! Someone recently alerted me to the fact that I should update my blog, and I realized I hadn’t posted in almost a year. A lot has happened since I arrived back home from Israel last August… First, I … Continue reading

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