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Teachers have Three Loves

 " Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together."–Scott Hayden It's been 3 weeks since our doors opened to students after what can only be described as a crazy end to the 19-20 school year and the worst professional summer I have ever experienced. These 3 weeks are the reward and the answer. Students are in the building and classes are full go. It is lovely. In the past 3 weeks we have come up with new phrases that are spoken throughout the day-  Mask Up! Spread Out! Speak up!- and new routines that have become commonplace. We have a new bell schedule that I am not sure anyone knows yet (except for the juniors begging me to keep a 1:59pm dismissal for next year. They know that time). The faculty and staff have formed new relationships with students we haven't had the pleasure to work with yet and great times catching up with students we had in years past. We do things different at lunch, but we kn