Today was the last Monday of the school year for us.
This time of year is always crazy... too many things to do and not enough time.
But this time of year always saddens me.
Especially this year.
I have had an awesome group of kids this year!
Sure, there are those that grind on your nerves and that push the limits...
But overall, this group has had an amazing sense of humor ...they can tell a joke and understand my sarcasm.
... and I will miss them dearly.
You see... This is the type of group you want a student teacher to experience.
But I have felt cheated... cheated that I didn't get more time with these wonderful kids.
So the end of this week is coming too fast.
But, in the same sense, some of the other adults I work with are doing their best to remind me that I'm not part of "that group" again.
It amazes me how they can continue to find new all time lows... this time being that they went out and bought supplies on the school's credit card for all the third grade classes to make volcanoes except for mine.
When I ask where my supplies are, they respond with, "Oh. We didn't think you wanted them" (when *I* was the one that brought it up at last week's meeting)
I have learned to just walk away pretending that it doesn't bother me.
...but it does.
It really, really does.
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