SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

Opinion

June 12, 2014

Letter: A salute to Salem kids

To the editor:

Working for principals like Mickey Ward and Dave Angeramo, teaching alongside distinguished math colleagues like Rita Cusack, Rita Cashman, Bill Triant, Judy DelRosario and Tom Risoldi, it doesn’t get any better than that. Or does it?

Salem kids. It is often said that the strength of a school is reflected in the effectiveness of its leaders and the quality of its teachers and support staff. No argument. Salem High has something else going for it. Diversity. The kids who walked the stage at graduation exercises the other day did so as one. They may have grown up in different neighborhoods, under different circumstances, speaking different languages, but they grew up together, and together they graduated. The members of the Class of 2014 are about to go their separate ways, as is this teacher in retirement, but tolerance, respect, friendship and love will forever unite them.

Salem kids.

Chip Romano

Marblehead

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Opinion

AP Video
Raw: Families Travel to Taiwan Plane Crash Site Arizona Execution Takes Almost Two Hours Gen. Odierno Discusses Ukraine, NATO at Forum Gaza Fighting Rages Amid Cease-Fire Efforts Mint Gives JFK Coin a Face-lift Creative Makeovers for Ugly Cellphone Towers Ariz. Inmate Dies 2 Hours After Execution Began Crash Kills Teen Pilot Seeking World Record LeBron James Sends Apology Treat to Neighbors Raw: Funeral for Man Who Died in NYPD Custody Migrants Back in Honduras After US Deports Israeli American Reservist Torn Over Return Raw: ISS Cargo Ship Launches in Kazakhstan Six Indicted in StubHub Hacking Scheme Former NTSB Official: FAA Ban 'prudent' EPA Gets Hip With Kardashian Tweet Bodies of MH17 Victims Arrive in the Netherlands Biden Decries Voting Restrictions in NAACP Talk Broncos Owner Steps Down Due to Alzheimer's US, UN Push Shuttle Diplomacy in Mideast
Comments Tracker
Roll Call
Helium debate
Helium