Wednesday, May 11, 2011

End of Year Madness

A five minute post on where I've been and where I'm going:

1. We're in the last three weeks of school.  Seniors finish this Friday (yes, Friday the 13th, how fitting) and everyone else finishes the 27th.   With Seniors done this week, I have to get all their grades entered asap.  Underclassmen need to know what they are missing so they can scramble to get their grades up.  I've been doing a lot of grading.

2. StuCo is wrapping up, but that doesn't mean it's slowing down.  We threw a big evening of fun last Friday, had an end of year senior evening called Senior Sunrise, have a dance for incoming 9th graders, an assembly, a end of year shin dig, and Induction.  Not to mention having to attend Senior awards night, which lasts three hours usually.

3.  I have to go to at least 3 graduations, if not 4.  My sister's college graduation, my school's graduation, and one or two graduations of the girls I have been mentoring.  Oh, and that's all within two days.

4. I have to finish teaching.  And finish online teaching.  And create, give, and grade final exams.

Wanna brief glimpse at my calendar as of late?   I'll only go back to last Friday.

Friday the 6th: Spring Fling event at school, 6 - 10 pm (home at 11)

Monday the 9th: State StuCo Camp Meeting in Denver at 3 pm, Senior Sunset at school 7 - 8:30 pm (home at 9, after having left the house at 6:30 am)

Tuesday the 10th: Choir Concert at school, 7 - 9 pm

Wednesday the 11th: Sister-in-law's birthday dinner

Thursday the 12th: Senior Awards night at school, 6:30 - 9:30 ish.

Friday the 13th: Assembly during school, hosting the 8th grade passage dance from 4 - 6 pm, Church Small group from 6:30 - whenever.

Saturday the 14th: StuCo End of Year Farewell Retreat, 9 - 4 pm at my parents', but I have to shop before and clean up after.

Monday the 16th: StuCo Induction, 5 - 8:30 ish at school, including set up and clean up.

Tuesday the 17th: Choir Concert at my mom's school, 7 - 9 pm.

Thursday the 19th: My school's graduation

Friday the 20th: My sister's college graduation at 10 am, and my mentee's high school graduation at 6 pm.

Saturday the 21st: U2 Concert.

Monday - Friday the 23rd - 27th: Finals Week

Friday the 27th: My other mentee's graduation and a friend's wedding, at the same time.  Husband is going to the wedding, me to the graduation.  I'll try to make it to the reception.

I kind of feel like this......Do you blame me?

I'm thinking Husband and I need a romantic night away after all of this.

But please note - I love almost everything about my job.  It's just that this time of the year is INSANE.  Someone asked me recently if things were winding down. Ha.  They speed up and then come to a screeching halt.  But I love it, I really do - at least, the part with the kids.  The grading and planning I could use a break from. :)

1 comment:

  1. Nope. Can't blame you at all. Attended my daughter's graduation (My first college graduation) and all I can say is I'll pray for you while you attend four graduations in two days!! I love how you stuck that U2 concert in there.


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