Archive for June, 2011

Today was my birthday. I was expecting kids to say, “Happy Birthday,” But didn’t expect anything like the response I got.

When I reached my classroom, all the lights were off, and I opened my door to a chorus of Happy Birthday’s from around 30 of my students. They had decorated my board with a variety of sayings and encouraging words. Throughout the day, I received a number of cards, balloons, cupcakes, posters, etc. I also had a number of upperclassman stop by to wish me a happy day. All in all, it was an amazing outpouring of love.

So often as teachers, we wonder if anyone listens or cares or if we’re making a difference. Then, there are days like today when kids show us how much we mean. It’s an amazing feeling! I am blessed beyond measure to work where I do!


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