Friday, February 29, 2008

Friday at last

Although technically it was a short week for me, it seemed like it took forever. I'm so glad to be out of school right now, but I'm still getting pounded with problems. I had to drop one of the students from the state tournament next week and now another has asked to be dropped. I still don't know about another one that just now got her grade updated. I may be only taking 3 or 4 students next week. I guess it means less hassle, but I can't believe students are so willing to give up a state competition. I'm really thinking of not even participating in TFA next year. I think I might let the kids try mock trial instead. It would save us a lot of money and I wouldn't have to go to as many tournaments. That would probably be a good thing since I'll be starting grad school in the fall.

I originally intended to start this summer, but the courses conflict with the dates for Nationals this summer. I'm not even certain that I'll have a student qualify for Nationals, but if I sign up for the summer session, I'm sure I'll definitely have a student qualify and if I don't, I won't have a single one. I think, however, that I am going to teach summer school. Yes, I would have to say that I am a glutton for punishment, especially since I'm already sick of teaching right now, but the thing is that I definitely need the money. With Josh being a senior next year, there's going to be a lot of things that I need to pay for like graduation announcements, regalia, yearbook, yearbook ad, among other things.

If I teach summer school I can get some extra money. Last year my principal said it would be o.k. even if I have to miss a week for Nationals. So, Andrew, that's probably my summer plans. I would still get most of July and part of August off. I may still try to take some kind of road trip this summer if I can, but I'll just have to wait and see. At least I have Josh's band camp paid for. I went ahead and did that while I had the money. I finally got paid for Vegas so I used some of that money and the rest I can use for our trip to Nacogdoches. Hopefully I'll have some left to use in Vegas this summer if we get to go.

Tomorrow I have to go to several printing places to get estimates on our reunion book. Only one company actually emailed me back with a price. I also am going to my brother's house at some point. My sister is coming to town (and I didn't even know until my brother told me last night) so I guess we'll all get together tomorrow afternoon. Then tomorrow at 5:00 we have our reunion meeting. On Sunday I'm playing again. Our new bishop is coming to the 11:15 service and staying for our sausage festival afterwards. Then I have a community band meeting. At least both mornings I can sleep in which will be very lovely.

1 comment:

Caroline said...

OK. You know your summer project is going to suffer if you teach summer school.

THE GARAGE!

Who's going to clean out the garage?