No Duh

February 21, 2012 by Bill Ivey

Striding along, swinging my arms and holding up my head, exuding an air of confidence in where I was going, my nine-year-old self was suddenly projected back to reality as I realized I had unknowingly left my family way behind as we were walking to our car. Embarrassed, I tried to hide in the shadows so no other moviegoers could see me as I waited for them to catch up, a similar scene (minus family and embarrassment) featuring Barbara Streisand in "Funny Girl" still playing in my head.

Filed Under: Middle School, Grades 7-12 and PG, gender, All-Girls, On Education, Bill Ivey, Boarding and Day, Sexism, All Girls Education, Meryl Streep, Stoneleigh-Burnham Middle School, The Faculty Perspective, Stoneleigh-Burnham School, Education