March 12, 20150 comments
by Dave Orphal
“Can we keep them forever?” one teacher asked me, referring to two of my students. As soon as they walked in the room, the children hushed and listened with rapt attention. For the room of third graders, the junior and senior were like rock stars. Up and down the hall I roamed, gently knocking on doors, introducing myself, and listening as my students read to the little ones.