Saturday, February 02, 2008

Congratulations kids

Some 93 extraordinary kids at Rufus King High School in Milwaukee just completed an incredible task-

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The 3,000- to 4,000-word papers - "extended essays" - are required for students who want to receive the International Baccalaureate diploma. For those who complete such a paper - a process that begins in the spring of their junior years - it is a tradition to present the final product on a silver platter to the teacher who advised the student along the way, followed by the student and the teacher each commenting on what was learned.

The silver platter ceremony was held this week, and the 93 who presented their work are the largest group to complete the formidable research project in King's nearly 30-year history as an IB school.

Wow, I have difficulty writing 10 word sentences without screwing it up. Congratulations to all of this young people.

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