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What Did You Learn Today?

On my first day of high school I walked into homeroom and met Mr. Ballaban.  He was big, gruff, and larger than life.  He’d been at the school for over 30 years, and had been both the basketball and football coach back in the day.  That first day he gave us homework.  That’s right, homework for homeroom!  We had until Friday to learn 3 things, or face JUG (“Justice Under God” – you probably just call it detention):  1)the school’s Alma Mater, 2) the fight song, and 3)the following prayer by St. Ignatius: Lord, teach …

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