It's the first day of school for many students at
Logan High school.
and for some.
they'll be seeing Mr Hole on their class schedule.
32/10 I teach precalculus.
or Mr Hole as his students call him.
has been around for quite some time.
26/12 this would be my 40th year teaching, 37th in
It all started back in college at the University of
Wisconsin - La Crosse.
The end game was simple.
teaching in the building where he once walked the
halls as a varsity baseball player.
24/03 my goal has always been I wanted to teach at
Logan high school, I just really have a special place
in my heart for this school.
Luckily for Hole.
just a few years after graduation.
things fell into place...
Returning to Logan High.
as Mister Hole.
23/00 I sometimes will bring it up to students I ask
them do you remember the show welcome back cotter
and most of them dont now because it was several years
ago but that's kind of how I feel like coming back
But his journey wouldn't end there...
As if equations and imaginary numbers weren't enough.
12 years ago.
Hole was presented with a *new* challenge.
37/35 the current AD got a new job, abruptly just
left so they needed someone to fill in and my principal
called me and asked me if I'd be willing to do it
just for a year and I said sure I will.
Then that year went so well that they said how would
you like to keep doing this?
Mr Hole would say yes..
And instead of just becoming activities director Steve
his heart kept him right where he always wanted to
be--- in front of the classroom.
26/12 I didn't want to give up my teaching, I still
love teaching, I think I learn something everyday,
I think I become better at teaching everday,
Fast forward to 20-15...
As a full time activities director.
and still teaching one precalculus class...
and even chalkboards have come and gone.
but the feeling on the first day of school remains
the same for Logan High's Mr Hole.
30/12 its really hard to describe
26/12 I've just learned so much from the kids