Happy happy happy Saturday!!!
We have no plans.
So we slept in. And now we are dilly-dallying. Which is perfectly acceptable on a Saturday when you have no plans, but not at all acceptable when you are in first grade and you’re supposed to be working on something rigorous and Common Core-y. If you’re doing that, I say stop dilly-dallying.
But dilly-dallying is in full force around here.
HOORAY FOR A SATURDAY WITH NO PLANS!
Let’s all be glad that my cardigan is covering up my boot-y.
When I got to school on Monday, I was all relaxed because I had a sub for the entire day so that I could administer running records one-on-one.
Our principal does this for us every trimester (usually only a half-day), but this trimester the district wanted our scores so there you go. I got a whole day to meet one-on-one with my kids! THIRTY-TWO TIMES!
My sub, Nicole, (who is also a friend) and I went out to get my kids and let them know that she would be subbing while I would be working (leisurely – with no pressure of tattling or dilly-dallying) and then we found out that we were having an assembly right then and there.
Teaching = flexibility.
But it wasn’t just any assembly. It was a physical fitness assembly on the playground for 45 minutes with music and dancing and hula-hooping. It was called Hoop It Up and if you can get this assembly at your school, DO IT!
I thought I could pull some kids anyway . . . but then I realized it was too much fun and there was no way I was missing out.
Not to mention, I can hula hoop.
And if hula hooping was a sport, I would be ranked in the top 3 in America.
My kids were wowed.
I never dropped that hula hoop. Not once, unless we were told to.
It’s all in the feet, people. It has nothing to do with your hips. Trust.
I don’t have a picture for this one. But it’s a follow-up to my post about misspelling a student’s name.
It was determined that I don’t have to retire.
I am normal.
It’s not my fault.
I am in the right.
If you haven’t read all of the comments on the post or on Facebook, you should. I was dying laughing at all of the name mishaps that so many of us have gone through in our teaching careers.
You all made me feel so much better!
So thank you!
We had Open House on Thursday night! I love Open House (although it is so much work) and had a great turn-out and a fun time!
I’m planning an Open House post for tomorrow . . . so check back!
I wear this gray cardigan a lot, apparently.
They have lots of colors so maybe I should get another color.
Yesterday was my Dad’s 70th birthday!!!
The whole family went out to eat at Outback (his favorite — meat and potatoes) and then back to their house for cake.
Oh, how I wish everyone could have a father like mine. He is selfless, funny, hard working, generous, sarcastic, flexible, easy-going, loving, kind, Godly . . . the list goes on.
I told my class it was his birthday so we called him from my cell phone. I put it on speaker and we sang Happy Birthday to him. 🙂
And . . . believe it or not, one of my kids has a dad named Rick, too!! And one of them has an uncle named Rick! And someone knows a Rick!
It was astonishing!
Just a girl, a comfy chair, some coffee, and her remote. This is my plan for the next little while . . . and I think it’s a great way to kick off Spring Break!
I AM ON SPRING BREAK!
We only get one week off this year (BOO!) so we are staying local. I can’t believe it’s been one whole year since we were in Jamaica — it feels like we were just there.
When is your Spring Break??! What are your plans?