Rich Reitz

(July 8,1954 / Sunbury, PA)

Because I Teach


Children are the future.
Learning is essential.
That is what I preach.
Because I teach.

My fervent wish is that
No child shall be left behind.
An education meant for each.
Because I teach.

My goal is to take them
As far as they can go;
As high as they can reach,

BECAUSE I TEACH.

Submitted: Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, October 16, 2013

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Dedicated to Donna Heim and the faculty of the Danville Area Middle School;
Danville, PA

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