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Monday, April 22, 2013

Color Run

Well, it's been a crazy April.  I know it's not over yet, but it has been a bit too much for me.  Lots of friends going through hardships, family members having hardships, and our own immediate family had a big surprise too.

Out of the blue, our 14 year old dog died.  He was totally healthy.  He woke up one morning unable to walk and function normally.  It was the day before my birthday.  He was our first "baby" before our actual kids.  My hubby and I will be married 15 years this summer....obviously our whole marriage we have had this dog. We were very surprised by the whole thing.

On a happy note, I had been signed up for awhile, to do the Color Me Rad race with my friend Nina and her son.  The race took place the day after my birthday.  Check out the before and after.  I'm the short one.

Well, enough of personal life.  On to working life.

We completed our testing last week.  The kids were troopers!  They bubbled like nobody's business!  They listened with great focus and tried their very best.  I am very proud of their great effort.
Way to go kiddos!

We are gearing up for the end of the school year.  Having meetings about what is to come next year and so forth.  I am excited about various changes that are going on to improve upon our already great school.  It should be a productive year to come.

I will post more about some new things I will be doing within my classroom as time goes on.  I will be working on improving my reading centers, math centers, and other other areas of the classroom.  I love trying new things.  It always livens up the classroom!


  1. I am very sorry about your dog, I know how important they become in your life and family. Looks like you had a fantastic Color Run :)
    First Grade Carousel

  2. Aww :( I'm sorry to hear about your baby and all the hardships going on with your friends and family! Keep your heads up!

    Adventures in First with Mrs. Key

  3. Hi Amy!
    I am so happy to have found your blog! I grew up in Rio Rancho...Oh, how I miss the Land of Enchantment!! I am doing the Color Me Rad this weekend- I was excited to see this post! Your blog looks great :) I am a new follower!
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    1. Glad you found my blog. That's neat that you grew up in Rio Rancho, NM. I bet you wouldn't recognize it's huge! Your blog looks cute, I like the layout.
      Thanks for coming to "visit" me in the blog world.