Holy Biscuits – It’s August?

August 1, 2010 at 10:51 am Leave a comment

Airblaster AugustTeachers’ back-to-school is August 16, and the kids show up two days later. What in the heck.

As of today, I am excited and fearful for this year. I was worried that I was going to have three preps, but it got whittled down to two good ones: sophomore English, and creative writing! Yep, my creative writing course proposal successfully jumped through all of the hoops, and is gonna be a reality… Anyway, I’m excited at some new ideas that I have for my sophomores, and I took some excellent classes over the summer that gave me some great insight and resources. This will be a good year, I think.

That is, if…

See, the “fearful” part (which is also an “excited” part) comes from the fact that Mr. Bees interviewed for a teaching job at CHS. And we don’t yet know how it went. We’re supposed to find out “early this week.” The suspense is killing us.

We really, really need this. Without going into any details, it’s been a crap summer (with some very good notes in it, some lovely times) and Mr. Bees in particular really needs this good news in his life.

I have so much to do, and so little time in which to do it… gotta get offline and get to work.

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Entry filed under: PLANNING AND DOING.

Happy Bardday August Happiness Challenge #1

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