Happy New Year friends. I am squeezing in my last blog post for 2012. Oh what a year. Of course, when I think of a year, I think school year. I feel like we should be counting down the night of the last day of school and then popping a cork, oh wait, I do that anyway. Haha!
Oh what a month! Most of my month was like this:
So, I am way behind on blogging. Shocker! I know. I wanted to share a few funnies with you. First off, the last week of school could have just been awful before the break. I mean, we are never in school up until three days before Christmas. Talk about coo coo for coco puffs! Anywho, we were all very emotional the last week due to the devastation our nation faced with the loss of those sweet children and teachers. Well, I can tell you how we survived…we had FUN! We loved, and hugged, and sang and did crafts and most of all we ELFED around like no body’s business. Now, don’t get me wrong, we still taught and kids still learned but it was different. Last year my kinder team did Elf on a Shelf but this year our whole school did it.
So, picture it..Monday: third grade elves had a snowball fight and covered their hall with tissue balls. (Sorry I didn't get pic).
Now on to Tuesday. On the morning announcements our principals states that the second grade elves are missing. Gasp throughout the school! Then an hour later we get an email with this picture. (Elves hanging from the FLAGPOLE!)
Then, an hour after that, we get sent another picture with a ransom note. Apparently other elves demanded lots of candy. Tick tock!
So, after lunch, when no candy was left out, this picture got sent. Students were writing letters and pleading with teacher for candy. So! Flipping! Funny!
By the end of the day the second grade elves were returned to their classes safe and sound.
On Thursday, we got to school and there was this picture on the office door. Apparently the elves that did this handy work left their footprints behind. I am thinking these were the third grade elves. These are the pictures from later that day but before the office and specifically principal’s office was filled with holiday balloons. Just awesome!
Oh, and our kinder elves were no angels either. I didn't take this pic until later in the day so this damage doesn't really do us justice, but our elves toilet papered our hallway. Naughty little elves!
We had so much fun the last week of school in the midst of all of our chaos. It really brought a since of unity, laughter, and fun. Oh tis the season for all of those things!
Here are the ornaments that my kids made for their parent gifts. I had one extra ornament so I decided to have all of my student's sign it for my own keepsake. Well, that would have been a great idea EXCEPT I misspelled my own name! Yes, a mental health day should be given in this circumstance. Haha!
Just in case you aren't following me on Facebook, here are my latest creations. You can click on the pics for more info.
I am also having a BOGO sale through January 1st. Buy anything from TPT or TN, email me your username and purchase and I will send you something of your choice that is equal or lesser value.
Happy New Year friends!! I will be back tomorrow to share with you my New Year
crap that never happens resolutions! J