Dana’s farewell

Time flies, and June arrived … in no time! We all had to say good-bye to Dana. There were speeches, photos, beautiful writings, gifts and many tears! Well, that’s life. Dana, you are not with us but we will ALWAYS remember you!

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We are the 99%

“We are the 99%” is the political slogan used by the “Occupy Wall Street” movement, similar tothe 15-M movement in Spain. The phrase refers to the concentration of income and wealth among a tiny 1 % of the population and reflects the belief that “the 99%” are paying for the mistakes of a small minority.

The 2nd of Batxillerat students read some of the “We are the 99%” letters and wrote their own messages. Here are some of their opinions:

 

 

DANA

This is Dana Mewes, our visiting teacher for the course 2011-12.

 

 

 

She was born in Queens, NY and raised in the suburbs, but settled in the Hudson Valley, in a town called Kingston. She has aMasters in Science of Teaching Special Education and 10 years in an Alternative High School.

If you want to know more things about Dana, listen to the interviews:

Videos “One day in the life of…”

The students chose a famous person and imagined what he or she could do on a normal day. Then they created a poster with the information and images and presented it to the class.

Here are some examples of their work.

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