Back from the Oh Be Joyful Trail

How do I even begin to tell you about this past week?! I have just had the experience of a lifetime with 9 amazing people, and many of you helped to make it possible. It’s hard to wrap my head around everything, and pictures only tell part of the story. I guess...

URGENT: Last Envelope to go back to BCM

If this little fella isn’t postmarked by the 18th, he’s going in the recycling bin. Please help this last donation envelope get back to Big City Mountaineers. Cash, check, anything to make it worth the postage and he’ll be set...

Summit Dispatch #2

ots of good things to report. First off, our fund raising total is now at $6505. Thank you again for the donations! This past weekend, Mike, Maddie, and I decided to go test out our new Jansport packs that were donated to us for the climb. First, we thought we’d...

Last Envelope

Back in December, we got our first check for our Summit for Someone climb, so Brendan – our Big City Mountaineers coordinator – sent us a stack of donation envelopes. Slowly, we put a few checks in each one and shipped them off to Denver. $6505 later, we...

What a Podcast Should Be…

I’ve always been a bit skeptical about podcasts. They seem great in theory, but not always in practice. Last year, I built them with my 6th graders, but they didn’t quite have the right vibe. Most of my students consider them boring because there...