“No School” doesn’t exactly mean “No Learning”

May 15 2020 Throughout a majority of this time adjusting to changes taking place including the change of most people having to stay in their homes and schools moving to online instruction, students have mostly seen a reduced workload to account for the large amount of changes. This reduction in instruction does not necessarily mean […]

Quarantine Lessons

It is crazy to think that my senior year has ended they way it did. All of the Grit9 memories will be cherished until I leave this earth. This experience was not just a normal high school class to me, it taught who I am suppose to be and it taught me lessons that I […]

Piano During a Pandemic

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Mason’s Life Throughout a Pesky Virus

Day 5: No Sports, No Food, No Fun Hello everyone! I am doing well currently as I type this. I am bored out of my mind with no March Madness going on currently. All of the food places closed down except carryout and drive-thrus. I have resorted to doing my school work and playing PlayStation […]

Amid Covid: Teaching in a Pandemic

Week 1: Launch in 10,9…LAUNCH. Assignments online? Check…with 887 video tutorials I’ve made dating back to 2012. Students ready to complete work in a completely new way, taking on all time-management responsibilities? That one’s tricky. My 6 and 7 year old kids ready to sit still for hours doing work, letting me do my own […]

The Student’s Guide to the Quarantine

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Chamber Breakfast

Chamber Breakfast Meeting On the 31st of January seven students from our Technology & Entrepreneurship class went to the Chamber of Commerce Breakfast at the Lima Civic Center where local business professionals come to engage with other professionals and learn new tactics on how to better their own businesses. Something we all gained from this […]

Women in Business

Our Experiences at the Women in Business Conference On December 5th 2019, five members of Grit 9 attended the Women in Business Conference at the Lima Civic Center. This conference opens up new doors for students to get experience in the real world with many different businesses, to help with communication skills, and to network. […]

Grit9 Winter Update 11/13/2019

Grit9 Winter Update 11/13/19 A Chilling Sale! It’s Winter time again, and with the season comes Grit9’s (now annual) Winter Sale! With 15% of all web plans, a new limited edition tier of VHS digitization and 15% off all photo scanning orders over 500 photos you aren’t going to want to miss this! This sale […]

VR in Europe: Mr. Suter’s Grant-Funded Trip

“Design your dream professional development…” “…anywhere in the world, develop yourself as a teacher. Don’t focus on the students, focus on yourself as a professional.” Those are the paraphrased instructions of the Fund For Teachers grant I received in January 2019.It’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The Application I learned of FFT through a friend of mine,¬†Grant […]