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Friday, August 1, 2014

August *Currently*


I'm linking up with Farley for her August Currently.  Stop by Oh Boy, 4th Grade to link up! :)



Listening: After a long day at the zoo visiting the animals and running for shelter from the rain, it's wonderful to hear the sound of precious silence while I sit on my comfy couch. :)

Loving: After trying to grow my hair out for the past two and a half years, I finally asked myself, "Why?"  I have curly hair, so short is simple.  I'm loving my new haircut and a few highlights to brighten my look. 

Thinking: I have so much to do before school starts, like organize the playroom, donate toys that are no longer touched by the kids and squeeze in one last camping trip! 

Wanting: We have some new teachers starting at school this year because of additional sections of various grade levels being added.  I'm fortunate enough to mentor 2 of the new teachers and 1 of the second-year teachers in our building.  Looking forward to meeting the newbies on Monday, July 11th at the Mentor-Mentee Luncheon!

Needing: My previous Reading Room I shared with another Reading Specialist is now becoming a 2nd grade classroom.  I'll be in a new, much smaller room this year.  I need to get in there and organize ASAP!

1st Day You & Kids: I can't believe I go back to work two weeks from today for a Teacher's Institute.  The kids will be returning close behind us. 

Summer, please slow down!




8 comments:

  1. Wow! You go back on a Friday and the kids come the following Monday??? I've never heard of anything like that! This is my 12th year, and every single year, I must be back at work for an entire week of prefessional development and meetings prior to the kids coming.
    KaSandra
    MemoriesMadeinFirst

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    1. Ha, it's sickening, right?! We keep going back earlier and earlier. ;)

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    2. Don't forget to check out our "Blog with Us" tab to link up with us. :)

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  2. I love your blog. I am like you that summer is going fast, but at the same time, I love Fall.

    Jasmine Hall

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    1. Thanks, Jasmine! ;) Yes, summer is flying but Fall is a favorite, too. :) Check out our "Blog with Us" tab if you want to link up with us. Happy Friday!

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  3. It sounds like you're going to have a busy year! Good luck getting your new room all prepped and ready for the school year!

    Kristin
    That Fancy Blog Boutique
    Teaching In A Nutshell

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    1. Thanks, Kristin! I'm ready to get started on my room and begin the school year. :)

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  4. My first inservice is THIS Friday, the 8th. With students on the 14th. Today I will go and work some more on my room. I couldn't sleep last night because I just wanted it to still be summer, but it really isn't. So much to do today!

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