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Hesitation Blues

Friday, May 28, 2021

Hesitation Blues

Yup…we made it. This “different” school year is coming to an end. On our way to GRP, I spent the four hours driving in either complete silence or had music blaring with windows down, relishing […]
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Hurray! Hurray! ERB Testing is Officially Over!

Friday, May 14, 2021

Hurray! Hurray! ERB Testing is Officially Over!

This week was certainly a doozy! Standardized tests can cause a lot of anxiety, stress, and unnecessary pressure. This week, our typical daily schedule was thrown out the window, and things felt a little unbalanced. […]
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Humor me

Friday, May 7, 2021

Humor me

We are in the middle of a science fiction unit in reading. As I am sure you are familiar with, your kids are in book clubs to discuss the literature amongst themselves. I started reading […]
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Everyday is Earth Day at TCS

Friday, April 23, 2021

Everyday is Earth Day at TCS

Earth Day. A reminder to reduce our ecological footprint and appreciate the beauty around us. While brainstorming a way to celebrate Earth Day this year, it really hit me how much your sons and daughters […]
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Enjoying the End

Friday, April 16, 2021

Enjoying the End

During a teacher roll call meeting this week, Lindsay and I were prefaced with the question, “What are some ways we are going to teach our upcoming SEL unit: Perseverance?” Lindsay turned to me and […]
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Reboot

Friday, April 9, 2021

Reboot

Ahhh…Spring Break! A time to have fun, but also a break to help us finish the school year in full gear. Let’s give ourselves a round of applause because EVERYONE came back to school ready […]
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Sincerity

Friday, March 19, 2021

Sincerity

“I have no enemies.”-The Avett Brothers Calling out spelling words a few days ago, the word “insincere” was listed. We ended up having a small discussion about telling the truth. I told the group I […]
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I’m just like…vibing

Friday, March 5, 2021

I’m just like…vibing

“Geez Ms. Lindsay, we’re just like vibing. Vibe with us”-Anonymous TCS Middle School Student So what started out as an inside joke one morning, actually helped us gain more from our self-assessments. When I was […]
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Tie-Dye

Friday, February 26, 2021

Tie-Dye

The fibers of the fabric are spun around twisted tight tied with rubber bands that are stretched thin splashed with various dyes that are all a different color: red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple […]
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Mirror, mirror on the wall…

Friday, February 19, 2021

Mirror, mirror on the wall…

“Perfectionism is self-destructive simply because there’s no such thing as perfect. Perfection is an unattainable goal.” – Brene Brown This week we have been reflecting on what we have accomplished, how we have grown, and […]
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