Back to School and Setting Up

The orders arrived well on time this year, and it was exciting to unpack the boxes and set up  new titles for our class library.

I had read over the summer about unusual ways to cover bulletin boards.  Luckily there is a scrapbook shop near where I live so I stocked up on some fabric and duct tape with the trending pineapple motif.


I randomly chose 3 small posters to greet my students as they open the door to the classroom.  On looking at the photo I took of the door, I realized that the notices reflected my mission as an educator:

the joy and importance of reading

honoring, encouraging and learning from risk takers

expressing gratitude

celebrating learning

and birthdays, of course


I think that says it all, don’t you?

I am looking forward to another year – always so different from previous ones.




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