Tuesday, May 19, 2009

School's (almost) out for summer

Dear blog,

I am terribly sorry I've been ignoring you for the past few weeks. School has been crazy-busy; thank goodness tomorrow is the last full day before finals. Unfortunately, I still have a week of post-planning and prep for moving to our nice, nearly-completed new high school. But after that, I'll be back to a regular posting schedule, I pinkie-promise. On the plus side, I've been reading tons of books, so I'll have lots of reviews to write*...after I finish grading all these persuasive papers. Who knew so many 10th graders were opposed to school uniforms? Too bad the school board already voted - I'll be rockin' khakis and polo shirts next year!

For now, though, I'm off to bed. Thanks to Glee, I'll have "Don't Stop Believin'" stuck in my head for at least the next three days. Not that I'm complaining - I love me some Journey.

A frazzled first year teacher

* Including, but not limited to: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (which I finally broke down and ordered online), The Thirteen Clocks, the first three trades of Jack of Fables, Mr. Darcy's Diary, Don't Eat This Book!, Smoke and Mirrors, The Eternals, and The Graveyard Book. Yeah, I went on a Neil Gaiman-themed reading binge recently...


Anonymous said...

I didn't realize it was your first year?! You're awesome. Best to you on the finish of the year and have a ROCKIN' cool blogfull summer!

Andi said...

I remember the first end-of-year as a new teacher. I literally thought I was going to die (or off myself by hurling myself from the top of a desk). I'm hope you're getting along far better than I did. Can't wait to read more about your reading!

Kim L said...

I bet it is a nice feeling to have the end in sight! That is great that at the very least you've had time to catch up on your reading!