Scientific Method

I found this study note card on the lawn of John Marshall High School.

Lick Me, ’90s Style

I found this on a bookshelf in biology a few years back. I like a couple of the bands and so I kept it.

Read My Poems

As a high school teacher, I often find interesting things. I have the habit of picking up crumpled balls of notebook paper and unwrapping them to see what’s inside, before tossing them in the trash bin. Sometimes it’s trash, sometimes treasure. No one at school knows I am a found hound; otherwise I would suspect … Continued

Mr. Scarcia

I found this in my drama class. I don’t remember a Mr. Scarcia subbing any time.

Blue vs. Black

Found in the hallway of high school. Somebody’s in love! I like the occasional <3 in there.

Tough Questions

I found this in the hallway, outside of my kindergarten classroom, just after a parent teacher conference in the fall of 2004. None of these questions were asked by any parents during the kindergarten conference. Weird.


I found this in the hallway of my high school on St. Patrick’s day. I wonder who the intended recipient was and if they ever actually received the message.

It’s Not Your Baby

I found this in my English class. I’m thinking it belonged to the Greek mythologist in the class before ours.