It actually hurt to get up early enough for school this week.  The last of the college boys finally returned to school today though so maybe we can get some sleep now.  They stay up until 3:00 a.m. playing video games and watching movies and the dogs bark and they dig around in the fridge and....they are back at school now!!  I miss them but they really need to work on getting up in the morning and sleeping at night.  I tried getting them up early (you know, like 10:00 a.m.) but then they are just crabby all day.  At least in the summer they have jobs so they have to follow a more normal sleep pattern.

We had a great week back in school.  The new desk arrangement seems to be working out and most of the kids settled in nicely.  We wrote a description of an animal, read a tub book, started a new math unit, started a new social studies unit and more.  The spelling tests looked great and we are back in full swing.

I hope the kids rest up this weekend and come back ready to work hard on Monday.  I will give tickets out like candy for kids who spend some time writing nice comments to eachother that include a compliment.  Remember to only write in your own name and don't bother to say anything if you don't have something nice to say.  See ya.               Mrs. K