Olbes is out to get you - he can, too, on grounds of insubordination, you know that. You could see their hands twitching under the desks. She remembered that Leon wanted to become a lawyer and then realizes that if she had left, who will be there to guide Leon to his dream.
I know the list by heart - I was assigned the checker. She started off as a writer and was awarded the Palanca Award for Literature several times. The academic supervisor's pabaon of live crabs from Mapili had gotten entangled with the kalamay in the Home Economics supervisor's basket. How do you explain him.
There was a great to-do in the weapons carrier. It is a good story that is a true and unforgiving reflection of the culture in public schools and a must-read for those who are considering teaching as a profession. In my younger days I wouldn't hesitate to recommend you for expulsion for your rash opinions.
Buried deep in the secret earth, what supervisor could tell that such gorgeous specimens were potted, or that they had merely been borrowed from the neighboring houses for the visitation.
Noel was given an option to leave teaching to have a better job, but decides to stay in order to guide the students as to how missionaries also do. There were overnight bags and reed baskets to unload, bundles of perishable and unperishable going-away gifts.
She remembered Clem coming into the house after the first troubled months of teaching and persuading her to come to Manila because his boss was in need of a secretary. And do see that someone takes care of my orchids, or my wife will skin me alive.
The sink, too, had been repaired and the spent bulbs replaced; a block of ice with patches of sawdust rested in the hollow of the small unpainted icebox. It turned out the fellow was as poor as a churchmouse.
But I'm willing to stick my neck out for you if you stop being such an idealistic fool and henceforth express no more personal opinions. Miss Noel was late - but she ran to take her place with pride and humility on the lowest rung of the school's hierarchy.
There was a scurrying to complete unfinished lesson plans and correct neglected theme books; precipitate trips from bookstand to broom closet in a last desperate attempt to keep out of sight the dirty spelling booklets of a preceding generation, unfinished projects and assorted rags - the key later conveniently "lost" among the folds of Mrs.
Four pairs of hands fought for the singular honor of wrenching open the car door, and Mr. The bare grounds were, within the remarkable space of two hours, transformed into a riotous bougainvillea garden. Well, anyway, that's a thorn off your side.
The principal still in undershirt and drawers, shaving his jowls by the window, first sighted the approaching party. I was given a head so I could think. Sawit also remained behind. Never told a lie. The Home Economics building, where the fourteen visiting school officials were to be housed, became the hub of a general cleaning.
There was a great to-do in the weapons carrier. Alava gazed with satisfaction upon the patriotic faculty and belched his approval in cigar smoke upon the landscape.
Behind the closed door, Mrs. Through the crowd came a tall unfamiliar figure in a loose coat, a triad of pens leaking in his pocket.
That the dirty assignment had not fallen on the hefty Mr. Four pairs of hands fought for the singular honor of wrenching open the car door, and Mr. The Home Economics building, where the fourteen visiting school officials were to be housed, became the hub of a general cleaning.
I am related to Mr. Sawit — new English Supervisor Mr.
The flowered soup plates borrowed from Mrs. Gilda Cordero-Fernando While this is not the conventional love story like the other stories here, I thought it was a good addition to this blog. Loving one's job is a love that is also noteworthy. Aug 12, · But, perhaps, Cordero-Fernando's writing is also to blame.
Read about the author here. The letter announcing the visitation (a yearly descent upon the school by the superintendent, the district supervisors and the division supervisors for "purposes of inspection and evaluation") had been delivered in the morning by a sleepy janitor to the principal.
We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Somos Primos JULYOnline Issue Mimi Lozano © Dedicated to Hispanic Heritage and Diversity Issues Society of Hispanic Historical and Ancestral Research. Gilda Cordero-Fernando's "The Visitation of the Gods"-The letter announcing the visitation (a yearly descent upon the school by the superintendent, the district supervisors and the division supervisors for "purposes of inspection and evaluation") had been delivered in the morning by a.
Jan 08, · A visitation announced a month in advance defeats the purpose for such an activity, as was clearly shown in the story. It gives the school administrators the opportunity to prepare and hide the infirmities of their respective schools.Visitation of gods gilda cordero