Yesterday was the first day back to school from Christmas Break. Thankfully it wasn’t too bad. The students, administration, and teachers were their normal selves…all of us trying to keep our energy up and our eyes open. Honestly, we really were happy to see each other. Apart from missing the luxury of waking up late
School begins tomorrow, September 11. We already had our first day of school on August 21 (The day of the Lunar Eclipse), but that week was cut short by Hurricane Harvey. Thursday, August 24, was the last day of school for that week.
Harvey came in quite differently than his brother Ike from nine years ago. He wants to stay awhile and not be overlooked. Harvey is surely attempting to not be looked at as just the younger brother that came and went. His older brother Ike didn’t come to play games either and changed how people thought Hurricanes were supposed to behave, just as their older twin sisters Katrina and Rita did in 2005. Harvey is out to prove a point. He is the “long night”.
Today in America, the sounds of laughter entangled with music and good times will be heard all around. The air will be…
This morning I woke up to a text message from a co-worker. Sadly this isn’t anything new. However, I was surprised to see which co-worker it was from. It was from the co-worker whose daughter I had taught. They are the mother/daughter duo that caused me most of my stress and frustration from last year. If
Finally, May is here. With that means the end of the school year and schools around the country are preparing for their annual talent show. This year I have decided to once again assist with this “delightful” program. In order to participate in the Talent Show, students were expected to complete an application that explained
A few years ago, I asked my class if they could tell me why in the world the Easter bunny brought eggs for the children on Easter. I was teaching 6th graders at the time and we were beginning a new Reading unit on Symbolism. I had started the lesson with pictures that were symbolic
Today is a special day for it is MY BIRTHDAY. A day that is filled with excitement, dreaming, and goal setting. It is on this day that I have decided to make my first official post on my new blog… Dear Diary. Last year around this time I was told to stop saying this phrase