Final Reflection

  This will be my final blog post until the end of summer. I would like to take this time to reflect upon my time in my 11th grade English class; my experiences and my thoughts. This year has seen great change in some areas and absolute stagnation in others. Although reading, writing, blogging and […]


In advance of the California Standardized Testing (CST’s) which began today, the administration at my school took it upon themselves to conduct a little survey. In this survey they gave us our scores for math and English from the years 2010 and 2011 and asked us to review the difference. After doing so they asked […]

Listen to the Students, Not Budget Numbers

Today we students of Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies returned to school after a much needed and relaxing winter vacation. However as I walked through the open halls towards my classes I noticed something had changed. I came upon the sight of a large blue cherry picker on one end of the school, brand […]