Victor is the kind of student it’s easy to lose track of. Maybe it’s his long, wispy frame. Or his chill, no-drama demeanor. Whatever it is, he has a knack for slipping away, unnoticed. Victor became a 12th grader this year, and he got off to a shaky start. Absent. Late. In. Out. Gone. Other days, he was on it — sharp and task-oriented. When a unit assessment asked students to write about a “contemporary issue” that needs a solution, Victor wrote about Baltimore’s lousy roads.
Like many Baltimore teens, Victor’s early life was rocky, but he’s still full of potential
June 14, 2023