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Saturday, August 20, 2016

First week of school...

It is always so hard for me to go back to school.  I enjoyed staying up late watching Hallmark movies this summer and visiting with Josh and my parents.  We had a staff meeting (district wide) on Monday and then a building meeting on Tuesday.  I was able to eat with my friends both of those days.  Then on Wednesday the kids came back.  I am always glad when the kids come back.  The meetings are so boring, but necessary.  The student I am working with had a great week.  I was so excited.  I am loving his class so far.  The kids are very well behaved and the teacher is very good at classroom management.  The student I work with needs this very much.  I also have my own area this year with my own computer.  I used a student cubby last year to put my things in.  It is kind of exciting to have my own space.  Anyway, week one was a success full moon and all.  The kids went over procedures and expectations this week.  They will start regular classroom work on Monday.
We got a call from Josh's Principal this week also.  He wanted to pass along a message that one of Josh's teachers wanted to let us know that Josh had a positive report and was being a leader this week.  I was so happy for him.  This is a new Principal, so I am really hoping Josh's last year will be a good one.  Josh has had pretty negative experiences with this school district for a very long time, so I am hoping for a good year.  I also work with the Principal's wife.
I went to visit my parents last night and they were good.  My dad was having a good day.  I love it when he is so on top of things.
Today I slept in and am just relaxing and recharging.  Have a great weekend!


Melanie said...

That's wonderful that your school year is beginning so well and that your son Josh is getting good reports. I hope that the year continues just like it began.

Toni Taddeo said...

Great about your school year beginning well and your son getting good reports already. I too hope your school year continues the same dear Lori. Have a wonderful rest of the week. :)

Susan said...

Hi Lori, summer goes by so fast now days. I hope you and Josh have a good year too. So you work one on one with a child? I am sure you are great at what you do. Enjoy your time with your parents. Hugs

annie said...

School here in NJ begins after Labor Day.
Glad things are going well and I hope your Dad continues to have good days.