Reflection on the Third Marking Period

The third marking period was a wild and wacky one. It started off very strong. I came into the marking period very motivated. I had finally realized what I wanted to do and felt I was ready to complete my goal. If you’ve read my previous blog posts, you have an idea of what i’m…

Procrastination, Pivots, Redesigns and Success

Over the past weeks in quarantine, my motivations have gone from the high of highs to the low of lows. Without any change in scenery, differences in days, my motivation has struggled. Life has some moments of lack of purpose, as nothing is keeping my nose on the grindstone. I’ve been searching for ways for…

Typescript and it’s integration into my project

Recently, I have been reading and doing a lot of research for my upcoming new project for Nova Lab. I touched on the topic a while ago in the initial blogs of this school year. If you want to read about my future project, all of it is documented here. When researching this project, I…

Wayfinder – Finding a Purpose

Project Wayfinder is a company designed in helping people find their purpose, their drive in life. They provide a system with weekly exercises to undergo, with their aim to allow you to ‘find your purpose.’ I personally find the exercises to be interesting and unique. They allow you to dive into yourself and explore parts…

A Story of Procrastination: Weekly Reflection

First week back from break and we’re already starting to finish things right before deadlines. Our research is coming along nicely, but we are really waiting until the last second to get all of it done before the deadline (Friday 12/6). This past week has been a struggle getting back into the swing of things….

Back to the daily routine

Well this is way overdue. The first marking period was extremely slow and tedious. Nova Lab trickled along until we were finally able to start our projects. Unlike my brainstorming blog post, where I believed I might do something with programming, I actually ended up joining a project about mental health. This projects main goal…

Tommy Scholly: The Squeakquel

We back and better than ever. This blog is still following the wonderful education gifted to me by Sir Garreth Heidt, and my feedback and progress through the year. Unlike last year, we’re now in his “InNOVAtion Lab” class, where the goal is to find a project or goal that you enjoy and make that…

Final Grade Proposal

Fourth Marking Period Progress The Fourth Marking Period was one of my favorites this year, for English. I feel that I achieved all my personal goals this marking period. My first goal was not to half ass any reading assignments, which I felt I did for To Kill a Mockingbird. When we began reading Night,…

Purpose Project #8

Where do we start this week? I’ll begin by reminding everyone reading what my purpose project is: The Study and Understanding of Under-performing Gifted Students, why the occur, what can we do to prevent this, and why the title sounds so unbelievably stupid. Let’s begin with the last one. “Under-performing Gifted Students.” What a stupid…