By Ms. Jenson
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About this blog: I am a language arts teacher at Crittenden Middle School and the facilitator of the CMS Panther Pen blog. I grew up in the Bay Area and I love it here. I went to school in Santa Clara, and studied literature and political science ... (More)
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Welcome to the 2013 School Year!
Aug 25, 2013 3:27 pm
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Come August 1st I start getting antsy. It's not that I don't love and cherish my summer adventures with my family, or that I didn't really need a few weeks... More
Good bye, CMS Class of 2013!
Jun 5, 2013 10:01 am
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Last week I had the pleasure of listening to 11 amazing 8th grade promotion speeches. I laughed, I cried, and realized that I am genuinely sad to be losing this... More
To Infinity, and Beyond!
Mar 19, 2013 11:28 am
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I was recently engrossed in a National Geographic magazine about exploration. In the course of a few thousand words and pictures, I journeyed with some of the bravest,... More
Love is Love
Apr 5, 2013 8:18 am
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Hello! This writing came out of an assignment for students to write about something that they feel passionately about. The perspective below is a reflection on love... More
Overheard at Crittenden
May 23, 2013 8:15 am
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State testing is over, the 8th graders are looking forward to high school, and summer is so close we can almost taste it. As the year winds down, middle school students... More