Our principal doesn't like to have announcements durings class. This is a good thing. I've had past principals that would call over the PA to find a janitor in the middle of class. This sort of thing can derail a lesson for a couple minutes. So today in the middle of class I was surprised when I heard the Assistant Principal come on and call an emergency meeting of all department heads.
Whenever there is anything like that announced over the PA, I imagine the meeting is about to go something like this: "Okay, folks, we have a problem. There is a teacher at this school who is 'blogging.' We don't know who it is yet, but we know he went out for beers last night and he like baseball. Hey, what's the name of the baseball coach again?"
And then they rush to my classroom and whisk me away, and the next day there's an article about my firing in the Baltimore Sun with out-of-context quotations from posts over the last six years.
That's my fear. I fear this despite the fact that the blog, and blogspot, is blocked from all school system computers, and despite the fact that I don't really think I ever blog about anything that bad. But you never know.
It turns out it was about a screwup on our grade reports. Typical.
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