Currently September

Oh boy it's already September a month centered on school, football and hopefully cooler weather. Considering we survived me starting teaching, finding a rental and moving last year, this September should be a breeze.

I am linking up with Oh' Boy Fourth Grade for this months currently.


On Tuesday we will have our school's open house night, it will be my first open house so I am a bit nervous. I teach 3 electives and we will only have 10 minutes with each classes parents so I don't really know what I will do for those 10 minutes. On another note about a 1/2 of my students returned the syllabus signed on the Spanish side and my Spanish is rough. 

Sometimes I think teaching an elective is a double edge sword, while I lucky that I don't have a true curriculum to stick to it can cause me to be a bit indecisive when planning lessons. For example leaving school today I decided I wanted to switch around Career Tech's plans for next week, which means reprinting and resubmitting the lessons and worksheets. Not sure why I insist on adding to my work load.


We check out projectors each year from the library so you don't necessarily get the same projector each year, and my new projector STINKS! No one can see anything and I practically have my rolling cart on top of student to get it close enough to the screen. Grrr.

Favorite Things:

1. I created a free website on for my class and I HEART it! The website has all of my worksheets uploaded it to them so they have easy access and they can always pull down rubric and work on projects from anywhere. Also my website has links we regularly use with log in instructions so I never have to type in url's for the students. Yippie!

2. I purchased these amazing Rocket Dog shoes from DSW added an insert and they are amazingly comfortable! So much so I went back and bought them in black too! Pretty sure the soles will be gone by October I am wearing them so much.

3. Having tons of energy and getting to bed early are both musts for me during the school year and I would be no where without Spark from Advocare for energy and Melatonin at night to help me relax and fall asleep. Probably sounds like a bit of an oxymoron mix but they are both herbal so I feel okay taking them.

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  1. I swear by Melatonin - it is the only thing that can get this night owl in bed before 11

    1. I found your blog through Farley's linky. LOVE the shoes! I'm hoping you find a projector that works for you. I am a new follower.