By Debra Smith — Wild Word guest columnist

Photo by Nicola Tolin

I am the school secretary in a high school building. My desk is right inside the front door, the first thing the student see when they rush out. It is a small building, without the staff of larger districts, so my job includes attendance, handing out bandaids, working for the building principal. It is rewarding, with a lot of variety, but my favorite part is the children, the young adults…