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One Week to Leadership!

One week from now, leadership camp begins. And I am terrified of what to do. I know the basics (introduce everyone, talk about expectations). But I don’t know what activities we should do, what things we should discuss, or anything like that. 203 more words

The Struggle of Teacher Clothes

Something I never thought about before beginning my teaching degree: the clothes. It can be difficult to find clothes that look cute, are flattering, age-appropriate, and SCHOOL-appropriate. 608 more words

Closing in on Camp

So, we have a little less than 2 weeks until leadership camp (week 1 of 2 for me) begins. And I’m getting a little nervous! Since returning from my honeymoon, I’ve been busy. 390 more words

The Summer Before

So. Here we are, Summer 2017, about 3 weeks before band camp…what have I done?

Panicked. A lot.

I didn’t think about having to pick a show without knowing the kids or their level. 406 more words

What it's All About

Hey everyone!

So this blog is just kind of filling a hole I discovered while completing my bachelors degree in Music Education. I recently graduated with said degree, and accepted a position teaching 5-12 grade band in a relatively small district! 395 more words

New Band Teacher Adjusts to Changes Nicely

By Ashley McDonough


Transition into a new school certainly isn’t easy, especially when you’re a brand new teacher moving two states away nearly a week before the school year starts! 431 more words