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#10 Final Blog Post: Farewell

Self-Direction I entered What’s the Story with enough understanding of how the course works that it felt almost as if...

Scanning the Surface of Mental Health- #5.2

This week I also took a closer look into Mental Health. Identifying key players of what Mental Health is and...

#8 Final Reflection

Four life-long skills: Self-direction: In the beginning of What’s the Story? when we were thinking of ideas we wanted to...

#4: Mapping my thought process

Final Post: Thank you

What’s the Story? has been ( I will just plainly say it) the most beneficial class I have ever taken....

The Final Retreat

What’s the Story Vermont. This course has challenged me in ways I didn’t expect to encounter during my high school...

March Retreat; What This Process Has Given Me

I first learned about What’s the Story through several friends that had been participating in the program last year. At...

March Retreat: My Brain is a Delicate Ecosystem That’s on Fire.

What’s the Story isn’t just another thing you join and then forget about, skipping meetings and not doing the work....

The Plan

On saturday, the WtS team got together to review film and think about starting to edit their documentaries. It was...

A Self-fulfilling Prophecy, Otherwise Entitled the Sue Minter Chapter.

So, here we are. The end of filming. The beginning of the next stage of change. We are so grateful...

Update; Tying Together Different Perspectives

Leaving our day at Winooski and Burlington we had redefined the story we were looking to uncover. We turned our...

A Busy Week Ahead

Hi all! This week, being the last week of filming, is a busy one. My plan is to post short-ish...

One Week Later: We Should Be Celebrating the Stories

One week ago, in Burlington and Winooski, I learned that the very best part of our project is talking to...

ALL ARE WELCOME

  On the 23rd of January our team pulled off a day of immense productivity that took weeks of coordinating...

Thus Far: Productivity, Sacrifice, and One Cohesive Unit.

This past few weeks, we have been extremely productive and prolific in the collecting of footage. This is in part...

First Priority

Happy New Year everyone! Well that’s the expectation at least, but in reality I haven’t had the happiest first couple...

December Retreat: Excited for the Future

I didn’t accomplish everything I would have liked to over the past four weeks, however I worked with Eva to...

Bite-Sized Pieces and the Snapchat Syndrome

Thus far, we have created a survey that has been circulated around the school about perception of gender bias and...

Understanding More about Cultural Communication, What is the problem?

During the November retreat I decided to change topics from the Vermont Opioid Epidemic to cultural Communications in schools. Before...

Nov Retreat: “Gender Roles and Sexism in Schools aka Smashing Sexism”

Yesterday, we all presented our topics to the other approximately 30 students of What’s the Story?. Then, we had a large discussion...

My First Retreat

Over the weekend I learned a good amount about everything. I learned other people’s opinions and ideas about certain subjects,...

#8: Refining Intercultural Communication: How can we provide the new kid experience to students in Vermont schools?

1. I want every school in Vermont to work on and eventually improve on providing intercultural communication experiences for their...

#8 – The Ultimate Goals

I want to make dress codes in Vermont schools gender neutral, equally enforced, and less restrictive. I want to present...

#7: My drafted pitch

1. Why is this topic/issue important? YOU ARE NOT BORN WITH BIAS, YOU ARE TAUGHT IT!We cannot control what children...

#5 The State of Affairs in This State

In reading more closely into this issue as it pertains to Vermont, I was struck both by the instances of...

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