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Subject: First Day with Kids - AUGH - We are out AGAIN! 3 days!
Date Posted: 8/18/2008 6:36 AM ET
Member Since: 11/6/2005
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Well, here we are again.  Summer flew by, as usual, and our kids come today.  Of course, we don't know if we'll be here Tuesday due to the hurricane!  <Edited:  Well, it's official...we've had one day of school, and now we are off tomorrow due to the hurricane threat!  Augh! >  <Second edit...We had school today, Wednesday...now we are out again tomorrow since the storm is turning inland again and we will be on the border of the feeder bands.  So far this year, school feels like vacation did!><Third edit - We are out again, since the storm is right over our area now!>

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When is your first day back with the kids?  August 18th

What do you teach?  Process writing and computer skills

How many kids on your roster?  3rd/18  4th/19  5th/18

Which class or subject will pose the biggest challenge?  3rd grade - after lunch, before pe, 15 out of the 18 are boys!!!

What natural disasters close your schools down?  Hurricanes for us

 



Last Edited on: 8/22/08 9:08 AM ET - Total times edited: 4
Date Posted: 8/18/2008 7:21 PM ET
Member Since: 1/27/2008
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When is your first day back with the kids?  August 18th

What do you teach?  1st grade

How many kids on your roster?  24

Which class or subject will pose the biggest challenge?  Working with the struggling readers and writers

What natural disasters close your schools down?  snow (its only happened once)

Date Posted: 8/19/2008 10:15 AM ET
Member Since: 2/24/2008
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When is your first day back with the kids?  August 13th

What do you teach?  Special Education

How many kids on your roster?  13 currently (can carry 15 students)

Which class or subject will pose the biggest challenge?  modifying classroom curriculum to meet the needs of my students

What natural disasters close your schools down?  Snow (we usually miss 5 to 10 days per year)

Date Posted: 8/20/2008 8:00 PM ET
Member Since: 3/3/2006
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When is your first day back with the kids?  August 25th

What do you teach?  PreK (in the public elem. school, but I'm "just" the assistant)

How many kids on your roster?  18

Which class or subject will pose the biggest challenge?  umm, don't really know yet! :)

What natural disasters close your schools down?  Snow and occasionally flooding (my first day of school as a student in this district we got out early for flooding and I thought it was the greatest thing ever LOL)

Date Posted: 9/5/2008 11:20 PM ET
Member Since: 6/8/2007
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When is your first day back with the kids?  August 25th

What do you teach?  Reading to deaf special needs middle schoolers (grades 6-8)

How many kids on your roster?  16--three 6th graders, five 7th graders, eight 8th graders

Which class or subject will pose the biggest challenge?  My last reading block--all are basically non-readers, two have ADD/ADHD, one has behavioral issues, they come to me after gym---and I am supposed to be using a new reading curriculum which I didn't get until a week after school started!

What natural disasters close your schools down?  Tropical storms and hurricanes--have already missed days due to Fay and Hanna and are watching Ike now!



Last Edited on: 9/5/08 11:21 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 9/5/2008 11:24 PM ET
Member Since: 1/17/2008
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When is your first day back with the kids?  Sept 2nd (HAHAHAHH)

What do you teach?  Kindergarten

How many kids on your roster?  22 (soon to be higher) Last year we had 26 Kindergarteners!!!!!!

Which class or subject will pose the biggest challenge?  Not any subjects, but I have a few special needs students that will add a challenge to the day

What natural disasters close your schools down?  Nothing!!!! Not even snow. My district in MI never gets a day off!

Date Posted: 9/6/2008 8:05 AM ET
Member Since: 11/6/2005
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That was just plain mean - September 2nd...now I'm pouting!

By the way, we are NOW waiting to see if this latest hurricane (Ike) closes us down AGAIN!