So there are big changes coming my way!
You know I interviewed with the district in my town for a first grade job...well I didn't get it. I was very upset. I went and talked to the superintendent. It was a good discussion-"it was a very strong pool, I was near the top, don't change how you interview, keep trying, etc."
Well I think that discussion with him paid off. That day I applied for the 6th grade job at the same school. It was very late in the summer, I had already signed my contract, not sure if I would be able to get out of it. Well on Wednesday I interviewed for the job! And I GOT IT!!!! I am now a 6th grade teacher! Kinder to 6th...wow! I am VERY EXCITED!
But I need your help. I need some upper grade bloggy friends!
Do you know of any resources that you love for the upper grades?
Any project suggestions?
Any great ideas?
It is a big class and in the interview process they warned me that it is not an easy class. (I told them that I had THE class last year so I am up for anything.)
I am so excited to be working at this school! When my best childhood friend was in town about 3 years ago she took my picture in front of this school and told me "you will get a job here just like you want to." Well now I can write her a letter (she is on her mission) and tell her that I did! And I might just include that picture with a new one :) Not only is it the school I have wanted to teach at for a LONG time but it is also going to cut my commute drastically! I was driving 100 miles each day (2,000 miles a month!) for my kinder job-now I will be driving about 16ish. So awesome!
I also told myself that if I got a job here I was going to join the new indoor tennis courts! HOORAY for getting to play some tennis!
So there are a LOT of changes happening here. I can't wait to start planning and setting up my classroom! But it will have to wait because I am VEGAS bound with my mom, step dad and my roommate on Monday morning! We will be there until Thursday! Then I have a bull riding event to go to Friday and Saturday nights. Then Sunday and Monday I will head north to move my stuff from my old school to my new school. Wonder if I can get everything from there in one trip (2 cars)... That would be ideal for sure.
So any ideas, blog recommendations, websites, other resources. Please share them!