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Award Day at school
Thursday, March 04, 2010      5 comments

As part of the Positive Behavior program, we make a big deal about students who do the right thing. So we have quarterly award programs to recognize honor roll students, perfect attendance, most improved grades, spelling bee and math counts stu... Read more
I made two students Switzerland
Wednesday, March 03, 2010      11 comments

My second class comes to me mostly from music, and the largest group comes from steel pan class. Two of the boys never seem to get along, and today they arrived ready to hit each other, they were cussing each others mothers (the worst insult he... Read more
March is Women's History Month
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      4 comments

I had a few of my students help me take down the bulletin board featuring African American artists for Black History Month (February). Then we sorted through my "know the artist" posters and pulled out all the women artists, and will put th... Read more
Not so peaceful Sunday
Sunday, February 28, 2010      4 comments

I was just about to blog about how peaceful it was today - DH is napping on the couch, cat was presumably napping, I was about ready to doze off. But then there was sudden screeching and yowling outside, and I ran out to chase off the black and... Read more
More ketchup for Saturday
Saturday, February 27, 2010      5 comments

Romeo & Juliet - one of my top faves: Scuba ketchup: ... Read more
Friday - More ketchup
Friday, February 26, 2010      4 comments

I sent off the entries yesterday - I didn't even count. Several students entered multiple drawings (two students did about 10!!!) - most created 2 or 3 entries. Ode to Michael Jackson: ... Read more
Thursday's ketchup art
Thursday, February 25, 2010      5 comments

We're just in time for the Ketchup Olympics: Ketchup relaxing on the beach: Ketchup rocket: ... Read more
Wednesday's Ketchup Art:
Wednesday, February 24, 2010      6 comments

Ketchup Fireworks: Ketchup Flag: Ketchup Hands: ... Read more
Tuesday's Ketchup Entries
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      6 comments

Ketchup Bride: Smothered Burger: Hot & sweaty: ... Read more
Some of my students' ketchup entries
Monday, February 22, 2010      5 comments

They're backwards, and I can't get them to flip and stay put. I can't seem to crop the written part out of the picture. But the artwork is great, some of them are really funny. So - I'll post a few each day this week (not all 85 or so... Read more
Rain rain go away
Sunday, February 21, 2010      3 comments

I know we need the rain. But it's been raining since Friday, early morning. I managed a nice walk yesterday morning, between the showers. It rained almost all of last night, so that when DH went out this morning, he had to fight to get up our... Read more
What's on your bucket list?
Saturday, February 20, 2010      7 comments

Or 100 things to do before you die? Or your list if you were on "Buried Life" which DH likes to watch (I never heard of it)? Two guys, who travel in a van and just do all the things they've always wanted to do. What do you want to acc... Read more
Detours and road blocks and video games and destiny
Friday, February 19, 2010      2 comments

Ever notice how inspiration and insight comes from the strangest things? How inter-related life is? How the messages come out of nowhere, how an issue in one area of life is an analogy or allusion or illustration or parable for something total... Read more
The word of the day is ............collateral
Thursday, February 18, 2010      4 comments

My classroom pencils have been disappearing lately - I can go through ten or fifteen pencils a day. Students are supposed to use them during class and return them by the end of class, so the next class has pencils to use for their projects. ... Read more
Feed stray animals - and kitty trivia
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      6 comments

Did you know that cats have 39 more bones than humans? Yup, they do - 245 bones in their bodies. (Humans have 204.) How did I get this tidbit of trivia? ... Read more

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