Back to School: Meeting the First Grade Teacher on Not My Best Day Ever

And then we left, fighting the tide back through the families, mothers in surgical scrubs and dads in khakis, sweaty kids with wild eyes, smiling teachers and administrators dressed to kill. My husband took my daughter, and as I walked to the car through air thick as a washcloth, I let the tears roll down my cheeks. People probably thought I was upset about her going to school, but that wasn't it, not really. ...more
I teach middle school in a rural pubic school. Year fifteen :) A school i have spent the last ... more