Our kids start school on different days due to a staggered start for kindergarteners and a later start date for Pre-K's. BUT, my oldest 2 started last Thursday and I was thrilled they were still okay with me tagging along, camera in hand!
BB is starting third grade. HOW did that happen? She can't possibly be THAT grown up, can she?
She was nervous. Very. She loved grade 2 and was scared about changing. We've all been there, haven't we? Grade three is going to be SO different from grade two, right?
TJ is starting 4th grade. Actually, in her mind it's even better - she gets to be in a grade 4/5 spilt! YES! I'm thrilled with this arrangement, too, as she is a smart cookie and I think it will be more challenging for her. She's excited!
She was also glad to see her group of buddies waiting for her in the school yard. She was so cute, asking me "Do you think they'll be excited to see me?". Um... you could say that. They all shrieked and danced around the minute TJ showed up. Yeah, they were excited.This is TJ's new teacher. A teacher friend of mine said "She must be the best teacher in the school if she's teaching a 4/5 split!" I sure hope that's the case! First impressions were great ones- so fun and easy to smile. Love that. I know TJ will have a great year.
All settled in and ready to get to work. Best part? She was greeted at her desk by a gummi candy! What a sweet start to grade 4!
BB was disappointed that she didn't get TJ's old grade 3 teacher. BUT I can tell you that this teacher she has has a great reputation for being a nice, sweet, GREAT teacher. I know BB will love grade 3. And nothing could be better than having your best friend in your class with you!So, there you have it - first day for my first 2! Now I get to look forward to two more first days! My camera is ready.... not sure if my heart is, though!