After a week of meetings, classroom readying and a great deal of anticipation the real business of school got started today. I can report that the new 6th graders in the building made it through the day with nothing more than the usual first day mishaps. That means there were a few lost (and then found again) children, a couple worried mothers and fathers, and of course a tear or to shed.
I survived as well. And other than swollen feet and a scratchy throat from talking way too much I am no worse for the wear.
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