Today has been filled with busy end of year stuff. Firstly, checking Grand Master D into his week of intense film study and then heading back to school for Miss Gremlin’s award ceremony. She’s awesome, suited herself up like this for the occasion.
Are We There Yet?
Seriously, this school year will NOT DIE… Yesterday was a half day. Brilliant idea. Make the kids get up on a Monday morning to go to school until 11:30. These guys are smokin’ crack! I may need some soon but this is how we’re limping to the finish line….
School’s Over When the Tests are Done
You guys got pretty riled up the other week when I posted about these ridiculous state tests and the Common Core standards, so if we’re gonna talk education, let’s get all the cards out on the table. Is this what your child’s education looks like? no spelling tests no grammar no times tables by rote no show and tell no …
Summer vacation is a time of freedom, of spending time in the great outdoors, swimming, running, bike riding, discovering nature and just playing wild and free…………..right?! eeeeeehhhhhhhhh (lame buzzer sound) This household has a hard time moving 🙂 the kids don’t even surface until after 9am, hey I’m only just up myself, don’t judge me. Then we gnaw on whatever …
It’s Good to be Appreciated
The other day the school hosted a Parent Appreciation Breakfast. It was fun.. I got this.
This time of year here in the US is end of school, things are winding down. It’s all about field trips and fun days like pyjama day, silly shoe day, crazy hat day, sprinkler day, at least in 2nd grade. Today was the Award Ceremony. Miss Gremlin sat patiently as everyone received their individual awards.