Boxes, and packing, and packing paper, and bubble wrap…. that has been the sum of my days for the past week. If you’ve ever moved before you have felt my pain… unfortunately, the logistics of planning a move off of an island in Alaska are pretty terrible, but we’ve figured it out and things seem… Read more Packing, packing, and more packing!
We are officially half way through 2017! How did that happen? I feel like the year is flying by and I’ve been so busy. Sometimes with children it feels like nothing ever gets done. At the end of the day Jay and I will talk and ask “what did we do today?” We were busy… Read more 2017 6 month Review
These last few weeks have been a super busy time! There has been travel for track so Jay has been away for a few days, Aurora came down with a 5 day stomach bug which Jay got a few days later. Thankfully, Rigel and I didn’t get sick but Rigel was really fussy at night,… Read more Teaching in Alaska: Day 154-168
What a wirlwind week! I know this is a weekend late but it’s been crazy! The week started out with an early flight on Ravn Airlines in our third day of trying to make it back home. The weather in Kodiak had been very foggy leading to cancelled flight after cancelled flight. We were tired… Read more Teaching in Alaska: Day 149-153
What an absurdly busy week while attending the Alaska FFA State Convention! Here I thought, “wow, a whole week away from school while my kids attend convention…I’ll be able to get a bunch of lesson planning done”…Boy was I wrong! Here was the general routine for the whole week 630 wake up call (that was for… Read more Teaching in Alaska: Day 144-148
Down to six more weeks left in the school year! This was my last week before heading off to Palmer for FFA State Convention! Next week will be a completely new experience for my students and I and we’re really looking forward to it! This week went by rather slow. I honestly woke up Thursday… Read more Teaching in Alaska: Day 139-143
Down to 7 more weeks in the school year! At the end of winter break it felt like the second semester would last an eternity. Maybe it’s because I was kept so busy with cheerleading (and Jay working with track) that the year is zipping by! The snowing, freezing, and thawing cycle seems to have… Read more Teaching in Alaska: Day 134-138
It’s been about 5 days since our little ducklings hatched and boy have they grown! They came out as these little, scrawny, incapable ducklings, and are now cute little yellow fluffballs! The process of seeing these ducklings hatch was rather eye opening for a majority of my students. Many of them had never held a… Read more Ducklings Hatching!
Done with week 9! What?? We only have 8 more weeks of school left and one of those weeks is finals week, so really, we only have 7 more weeks of instruction. Seniors are done two weeks earlier than all other grades so they only have 6 more weeks which means my classes will all… Read more Teaching in Alaska: Day 129-133
What an exciting week last week was! I traveled to Anchorage with my cheer team to compete in state competition. We have two male cheerleaders which puts us in a co-ed division, in which 3 other schools competed in. My kids were really nervous but got most of their jitters out during their regions routine… Read more Teaching in Alaska: Day 124-128