The Overlook Journal

New third grade teacher Ms. Beyrer talks about working with younger kids

By: Quincy A. Campbell, Staff Reporter

January 1, 2015


Filed under News

Ms. Laura Beyrer, Thornton-Donovan's new third grade teacher, joined TD last month after working in schools in New Jersey and New York. She talked to the Overlook Journal about the joys of teaching and her first impressions of the TD way. What is your history in education? Have you taught in ot...

Mr. Goodman talks about wide-ranging music career, directing Art House

By: Quincy A. Campbell, Staff Reporter

January 1, 2015


Filed under News

Mr. Alan Goodman, who joined the Thornton-Donovan faculty as K-12 music teacher this year, directed his first Art House Cafe in November. He talked to the Overlook Journal about that experience as well as a music career that has taken him around the world and into recording studios and classrooms. What is your backgrou...

A little boy finds the stars, loses them, and finds them again through TD

A little boy finds the stars, loses them, and finds them again through TD

By: Adrian Ceppi, Staff Reporter

January 1, 2015


Filed under First Person POV, Showcase

Thirteen years ago, a four-year-old boy would watch a videotape for hours on end. This videotape would show images of planets, stars, galaxies and supernovae while a narrator would speak of The Known Wonders of Our Universe. The videotape amazed the boy and made him wonder if there was more to outer...

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