First Day Back

Today was the first day back after what felt like months of snow days. But also somehow felt like not enough time off. You probably know the feeling? I was out of practice. My students were out of practice. We were a mess. I couldn’t quite remember when to take them to snack. They couldn’t…

A Paw for Trash?

“N. Pick it up please,” I admonished. “Pick what up, Ms.?” the little sixth grader answered. Oh boy, here’s where the lines blur. I was on the bus with one of the sixth grade girls who has gained enough notoriety for her big personality that I knew her name even though it was mid-way through…