Mr. Tim Dougherty always has something to say, and he always says it well.
Follow Mr. Dougherty's blog as he offers a "behind the scenes" look into his uniquely diverse roles within the Archmere community as both an English teacher and the school's Director of Curriculum & Instruction.
What does it do for us? As I was driving on an 80-degree evening at the beach, I pulled up to a stoplight. Next to me was a large SUV with the windows up and AC on. I suspected mom and daughter were sipping on some cool drinks. I was driving a convertible with the […]
One of my favorite summer activities is to catch up on reading that I put aside during the school year. The most recent book in my stack that I just finished is Dr. Jean van Stratum’s biography of Abbot Bernard H. Pennings, O.Praem., founder of the Norbertine Order in the United States. Before reading the […]
Having just returned from a week-long immersion into the Nobertine Midwest culture of Saint Norbert Abbey and College in De Pere, Wisconsin, many ideas and images are circulating in my head. A short stop in Chicago on the return trip to engage Archmere alumni living in the area in an informal reunion added to the […]
25,000 mornings… I heard in this recent tourism commercial that the average person lives 25,000 mornings. Of course, the commercial is advertising a vacation destination, but I hang on to the idea of 25,000 mornings and find the thought to be one for deeper reflection. I started to think, “How many mornings did I already? […]
“’Tis the Month of Our Mother” is an older Catholic hymn sung often at this time of year when the Catholic Church traditionally has honored Mary during the month of May. The first lines of the song are: ’Tis the month of our Mother, The blessed and beautiful days, When our lips and our spirits, […]