First off...Don't forget about Thirsty Thursday tomorrow!!! I've got a really delicious super awesome summer drink for you tea lovers out there!! And Rachael from Lobster Lovefest is going to be my cohost!!
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So yesterday was our last day with kids. It was wonderful!! We only had a half day with them which is just long enough for them to come in, get sugared up, and leave!!!
At the end of the day, when all the buses leave, they used to run around the bus circle 2 or 3 times honking and waving. All the teachers stand out front and wave and jump up and down for them. This year things went a little differently and only one bus did it. I was so disappointed because this was so awesome for the kids. It's something they never do throughout the school year and it lets them wave goodbye one last time before summer.
The last day of school used to be so sad for me. Even as a teacher, when I taught middle school, I would almost tear up waving goodbye to my 8th graders. This year Mike asked me if I was going to be sad. And truth is...I'm not. Being a Specialist we see every kid in the school. That means I see 600 kids a week. Some of them I can't even remember their names. lol.
I've been thinking a lot about teaching lately. I just wonder if it's something I want to do for the rest of my life. I love it, don't get me wrong. But, sometimes the demands, money struggles, and administration gets to you. Yesterday we had a retirement party for a few teachers leaving our school this year. One had been there for 35 years. My own mother has been teaching for 35 years.
Truth is, when I think about that, I cringe. Not sure that will be me.
We'll see what life brings me. Maybe I'll make a change some time down the road. Maybe not.
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