Archive for the 'School Days' Category

The Resident Chef

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Ane had to cook a meal – and be graded on it by a parent, who also had to document her actually doing the cooking in photos – for her Food & Nutrition class.¬† She’s done this once before in this semester, but this time, she had to pick cooking techniques that she hadn’t used […]

Banquets and Letters

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

The swim team had their end-of-season banquet, and Ane learned that… she lettered!!! The senior team captains also gave her “The Butterfly” award because it’s her favorite stroke, plus she’s a social butterfly.¬† She also earned the academic recognition certificate (for maintaining a 3.5 GPA all season long), and her team voted her “Most Inspirational.” […]

Thumper Sleeps

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

One of Thumper’s real gifts is his ability to sleep anywhere. He’s been trying to finish fighting off a cold (the cause of his school absences last week), and he’s been very tired while fighting. When I arrived on Tuesday afternoon for library time (which I have been “volunteering” for in order to help manage […]

School Costume

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

Middle schoolers are encouraged to dress up for Halloween, but obviously the costume must be appropriate and not be too distracting. When I found this extremely simple costume in the Target dollar bin, I knew it was perfect for Tad. If you can’t be Batman (and you aren’t allowed to wear masks at school), then […]