8/02/2010

One Day Down

Well, one school day down, 179 to go!  Seriously, though, today was a really good day.  It was so good to see the kids.  One of the first students I saw was a 2nd grader who had always had long hair.  She came in with the cutest haircut!  It looked so adorable on her.  

I got to school at 7:00 today, and was met by the principal in the parking lot. I told him that I learned to get there early on the first day so I could get a parking space.  It only took 3 years, but I had a prime  parking space!  When I got into my room, I realized that I had been so traumatized by the first day of school that I had forgotten my lunch box...which not only had my lunch in it, but also my breakfast.  I called MS around 7:40 and asked him to bring it to me.  Of course, I figured he had gone back to sleep after he talked to me, so I didn't have a lot of hope that he'd get there before lunch.  But, around 9:30-10:00, in he came!  Mark that down in the pro column for having kids that are in college!

I tracked down my kids, figured out which Kindergarten, First Grade, and Second Grade students needed to be rescreened, and managed to get a letter out to the teachers about scheduling.  It was a busy, full day.  The best part is that I'm actually excited about being back to work!

31 more Mondays!  (We don't have school on a lot of Mondays this year, so the Mondays we aren't in school don't count!)
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13 comments:

  1. Not bothering to look before I ask, but what do you teach? Glad the day went well.

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  2. Well, when you put that way (31 more Mondays) it really doesn't sound so bad, I think. LOL

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  3. It's always great to get back to school, and see everyone isn't it? Those Mondays will pass quickly. I have a "back to school memories" post up today. Have a great new year :)

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  4. Being excited about work is always a good thing. Here's to a good year!

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  5. say WHAT? you're already back to school. My whining shall cease now!

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  6. School starts earlier and earlier, but you have such a great attitude! Happy school year!

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  7. Glad your day was a good one. We did the inservice thing today...kids come on Monday....right now...I have a Spanish I class with 41 students in it. I am frantic....they promised me in the guidance office...that the numbers would be leveled. I certainly hope so....with first period planning and 41 as my last class of the day...they will have to bury me before the year is out.

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  8. Glad you are excited...that is half the battle!

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  9. 31 Mondays don't seem so bad!! Much better than 179 days!

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  10. We go back on the 16th and our students come back on the 23rd. I am kind of ready...

    I hope the rest of your year is successful and memorable!

    :-) Susan

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  11. Tomorrow is my first inservice. I'm not ready. Summer has been too good.

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  12. I guess Congratulations on your return isn't really the appropriate sentiment...

    How about this: those kids are darned lucky to get you, and they'll not know until they're parents how blessed they were to have you cross their paths.

    Have a great school year!

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  13. My stomach turned as I read this. ha ha. My first day will be Aug 24.I hope all goes well and I remember what to do.

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