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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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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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Double Dutch Throw Down

Sunglasses. Serious looks. Gray shoes. Patriotic ropes. What are we?? We have no idea. Seriously, we don’t! It was our attempt at being creative. The Double Dutch Throw Down, never before been done, was held in the Ballroom at The … Continue reading

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Jumpin’ Coast 2 Coast – Part 3

USA Jump Rope Nationals 2014 – Long Beach, California – Part 3 Saturday, June 28 – Third Day of Nationals This day started off with 3 minute speed for the girls. I made a new personal record of 796 jumps … Continue reading

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Jumpin’ Coast 2 Coast – Part 2

USA Jump Rope Nationals 2014 Long Beach, California – Part 2 Friday, June 27 – Second Day of Nationals The morning started off with all the single freestyles. The competition floor was divided into 6 freestyle stations, so 6 jumpers were able … Continue reading

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USA Jump Rope Regional Tournament

For those of you who are not aware, jump rope is a competitive sport, very much like gymnastics, synchronized swimming or figure skating. Every spring jumpers across the nation compete at their regional tournament, hoping to qualify for Nationals which … Continue reading

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Israel: The End

Our trip back home started by leaving Jerusalem late evening on our 9th day, actually, it was 1 am the next morning. So, to while a way the time until 1am, Zack and I showed Joe some jump rope. We … Continue reading

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Israel: Days 8 & 9

Israel: Day 8 We went to the Vad Yashem museum which is Israel’s official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust. We had to take 3 taxi’s to get our group there as we no longer had Boaz and … Continue reading

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Israel: Day 6

Early in the morning four hikers left their nice hotel rooms and cozy beds to hike up Masada. I took the following picture when about half way up: And this one when at the top: It was a steep hike … Continue reading

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Israel: Day 5

We drove to the Golan Heights on Day 5. The Valley of Tears is an area in the Golan Heights named after a major battle in the Yom Kippur War in 1973. Boaz told us a personal story about this … Continue reading

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