Rerun: Army Dreamers

Today, I’m rerunning this blog post from when I taught at Sacramento Charter High School, had advisory sons, and carried an array of concerns for the beloved students there who remain in my heart forever and ever. Army Dreamers (first posted September 12, 2011) Steven, one of my former advisory sons, came by my classroom to visit after school today. He graduated high school four months ago. “I’m thinking of the armed forces,” he said. Steven is an accomplished soccer player and football kicker. He landed some poetic field goals in his football career. I cheered him from the sidelines while he did…