Me: I’ve already told you guys that I don’t want any Bridge projects coming out of this class. But I have a new personal goal.
Student: To get a boyfriend?? (class cracks up, I blush deeply)
Me: Well. That too. But I was going to say that my new personal goal is that we have the highest pass rate of any self-contained biology class in the city.
It’s time you searched for the feline within.
I got Ragdoll. Never heard of a Ragdoll cat but it says “I give the best hugs and that’s downright magical.” That’s a lie. Joey Lopez gives the best hugs.
Today’s my birthday. The kids were really sweet.
L: Ms. Sheridan. Don’t drink too much tonight. We’re gonna come in tomorrow and the lights’ll be off and you’ll be all like “Ahhh. Why is it so bright in here?” No. Psych. Instead though I bet Ms. Sheridan’ll come in with an engagement ring tomorrow.
C: We should get Diesel a little birthday hat that says “Happy Birthday Ms. Sheridan”
All of these are great options.
Today a coworker told me I reminded him of Jess from New Girl. I too have thought myself similar to Jess, specifically when she was cyberbullied by a student or when she congratulated herself for convincing students to play handbells rather than serve detention.
Somewhat excitedly and perversely, I geared myself up for the episode he was referring to.
Sure enough, Jess spends this episode in a manic-depressive haze, celebrating her alone-ness and trying to order story-driven porn. Guess he knows me pretty-dang well after all.
*Building bikes. Building friendships. Building futures.* Sure – bikes are great for exercise, beneficial for the environment, save you tons of money on gas and they’re a fun way to see your city. But, put them in the hands of at-risk youth, an…
Hey Look. It’s my students.
Seriously. This program is AWESOME and has targeted some of my most hopeless kids and turned their lives around.