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July 15, 2011

Sanniquellie Central High

Yesterday Demi took us to tour the school and it was exactly what I imagined, but I still feel ready to roll up my sleeves. The classrooms are average to small in size and packed with rows of wooden chairs. Students remain in their classrooms while teachers rotate and most grades have at least two sections.

The biggest issue is that there is no latrine for me and Krista since we’re the only female teachers. If we need to go we have to go to the principal’s quarters. I’m not happy about this. I think it might pose a problem recruiting qualified female teachers so I want to find a way to make it happen (also for my own selfish sake!).

We also stopped by a teachers’ meeting and I received uproarious applause when Edwin announced I was the new math teacher. My fears about being accepted as a woman are shrinking. I’m really excited to see what the next two years have in store for me. I can already tell they’ll change me as much as I’ll help them.

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