Well, some of them are anyway. Early in the year I checked out a math binder to each of them, so that they could keep all of their stuff for my class in one place. I told them they were not allowed to draw on them, as they will be returning them to me at the end of the year, but they could decorate the paper in the clear front pocket however they would like. As I was looking over them the other day, I ran across this:
The name has been covered because while this student has no qualms about making their opinions known, I feel that some level of anonymity is appropriate. Anyway, seeing this from a 10th grader made me smile. Maybe there is hope for our society after all.