Ugh! The weekend is almost over! We have the busiest fall ever and it starts this week! Between catering events, work trips, family visiting, and horse shows, my hubby and I will hardly see each other for the next 8 weeks.
We have been assessing our poor kiddos at school to death. They have our "normal" assessments (running records, literacy assessments, etc.) and then our district adopted a new math and reading assessment and a new reading program which includes its own assessment. The poor kiddos are sick of taking tests! The computer is no longer "fun". All of these assessments keep screaming the same dreaded information, our kiddos need every ounce of our attention this year. We have been meeting as a team to adapt and modify our expectations and activities as much as possible. We are feeling as defeated as our kiddos are.
Hopefully, everything starts to turn around with all of these accomodations.
We survived Back To School Night! Almost half of my families showed up which is better than what my teammates had.
On a lighter note, I have been working away on a set of 22 Newsletter Templates! They cover a variety of themes including:
*Back To School
*Halloween*Thanksgiving*Christmas*Winter*Valentine's Day*St. Patrick's Day*Easter*Rainy Day*Spring*Summer*Monsters*Circus*Pirates*Owls*Space*Superheroes*Movies*Kids Playing Outside*Western*Farm
Make sure you check them out!