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Kids these days......

Today is my Friday (it’s Thursday), thank goodness! For all of you who’ve read my last post you know that my son has been having issues in school. 249 more words

Day 38

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In lieu of printing and assembling drillbook pages to start learning part 3 in this morning’s marching rehearsal, Mr. Lambert instead opted for simple drill charts (like what we used in Goin’ Band). 828 more words

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My thoughts, right now? I'm going to lose my shit!!

Parent teacher conferences…. FML. My son is in middle school now, so the meetings are a little different. We walk into the entryway, go to a designated table, get his progress report and then meet with the teachers at their stations set up in the cafeteria. 347 more words

Day 37

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This morning’s rehearsal was more cleaning of part 1 especially. We wanted to have start learning part 3 this week, but there was a bit of miscommunication between Mr. 832 more words

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Day 36

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Today’s morning rehearsal was back to what’s normal for me, meaning I wasn’t leading sectionals for percussionists. Don’t get me wrong – I appreciate the new experience, and I certainly don’t mind trying new things, but I would appreciate 1) advance notice (when possible, which means that yesterday morning was a special exception) and 2) knowing what I’m doing, which Mr. 1,801 more words

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Day 35

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This morning was very strange for me because of the weather, which was rainy. Because of this, we decided to have playing rehearsal inside, with each section split in different areas – woodwinds with Mr. 1,176 more words

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Attention Teachers: To Lit Circle or not to Lit Circle?

I am throwing around the idea of doing lot circles with my students, but since most of them have reading disabilities I am hesitant to assign a novel. 73 more words

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