The Ignatian City
May 2, 2013 § Leave a comment
It was the day of the Open House — the day we showcase our clubs, sports, activities, and departments, the day we provide faculty panels, student panels, and alumni panels, the day our friends and neighbors and future graduates marvel at the winding double helix of the Xavier Prep DNA. I was darting in and out of rooms ensuring the carpets were cleaned and the windows polished. As I opened one door, I collided. I ran into a fake skeleton hanging from a metal noose. It was stewarded by my awesome bearded colleague who has a PhD in Biology, but who may know even more about the Civil War. It, the skeleton, was wheeling toward the gym to serve as a spokesman for Xavier’s Science Department.
A few minutes later, I hopped upstairs and greeted one of our art teachers, her arms overflowing with sculptures and canvasses, evidence of Xavier’s…
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