We Are WARRIORS: Eagle Ridge

For a single night, I was part of an eighties rockband in 2013; we performed at ERA’s Battle of the Bands.

I will never be this cool again.

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“Oh my gosh, you look just like a student!” -One of my baby freshman.

“Beverly Hills” and “Call Me Maybe” and rehearsals at seven a.m…

ERA is where I learned to be a battle-hardened warrior. There is no tired like first-year-teacher tired, and yet we persevered. Though today I am a Spartan, that discipline was honed in those hallways.

I will never be able to describe what the women I worked and wept and danced with (Dance Party Fridays!) mean to me, but at least I can immortalize them here: