So… WE FINISHED SEMESTER 1. Honestly, I can’t believe how quickly this all went by and I am extremely excited to start this next semester. As for in depth, we are already at week three and I have not yet been able to meet with my mentor – but I have a meeting scheduled in just over a week from now. I have talked to Ms. Mulder and will be posting.. Read More
EXPECTATIONS Coming into socials 9 this year, I was excited but also quite nervous. Although socials has always been a subject that intrigues me, throughout middle school we only touched on a few things – which led me to believe I would be unprepared for the things we would be discussing. I didn’t have super high expectations, but not super low ones either. It was surprising how much I enjoyed.. Read More
I am Jeanne-Louis-Henriette, and I have gone from being Marie Antoinette’s lady-in-waiting to being nothing more than a peasant. As I look back at my past, I realize that I haven’t really accomplished anything. The King and Queen are both dead, and I am now living on the streets with nothing more than a few coins to help me survive. Although the times I spent with Marie were great –.. Read More
I can’t believe that in-depth is starting already! It seems like only a few weeks ago when we were just starting eminent… For my in-depth project I decided that I wanted to make a YouTube channel! If you would like to read more about my project, I created a google slides presentation, so just click here!
What’s it like being best friends with the Queen you ask? Ha. I was rather wealthy to begin with, my father being the highest-ranking clerk in the foreign office! I am proud to say that I grew up in a cultivated society, and by the age of fifteen could speak English and Italian. It was my high academic accomplishments that got me a job as Marie Antoinette’s lady-in-waiting in 1770. You must.. Read More
The concept of legacy is one that is quite prominent in this musical, and in Hamilton’s life. He had an obsession with his legacy, a craving to leave a mark on the world when he dies. Let me tell you, he did leave quite a legacy behind him. “I may not live to see our glory, but I will gladly join the fight. And when our children tell our story,.. Read More