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I am a married mother of four gorgeous children.
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Posted Sep 15, 2023 at The Hannah Family
I cannot wait, and I'm very excited for them to meet their two new hire teachers as the 8-3 team is complete (ELA, science, math, social studies - top to bottom). . Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2023 at The Hannah Family
No fireworks. We just stayed home. But I started my new teaching job yesterday so I'm about to have lots to do and lots of content, haha. Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2023 at The Hannah Family
We had a successful Moving Up Ceremony and tomorrow is the last day of school for students. Two teacher workdays next week and then "drop the mike." Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2023 at The Hannah Family
We're in the home stretch. This is the last full week of regular classes. Next week we do testing. And the following week culminates in the Moving Up ceremony for our 8th graders. Here we go! Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2023 at The Hannah Family
Anyone who knows me is aware the past several years have been challenging personally. I have been making plans and working hard. As a result, I now see a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel ahead. I worked 3 years in Raleigh and am no longer a BT. I accepted a position teaching 8th grade ELA in Apex (where I live) for next year. It's a year-round school so I'll teach 9 weeks and have 3 weeks off throughout the year. Start date is July 1 and I cannot wait! Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2023 at The Hannah Family
But I’m not doing much better. Last weekend I started with a stomach bug going around my school and I couldn’t even teach Friday. Thankful for the building sub as there was no way I could have pulled that day off. This weekend was way better and I am very grateful for my restored good health! Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2023 at The Hannah Family
Mom passed away two years and two days ago. I have been trying unsuccessfully to process my grief. My message is love the ones you’re with. Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2023 at The Hannah Family
It’s a problem at my school and I didn’t mean to contribute to it here. Blog or teach full time? I do realize they aren’t mutually exclusive, but I admit to struggling with the execution. I will strive to do better! Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2023 at The Hannah Family
Claire was sick with colds twice in a row. Then Dave got a sinus infection and just went back to school. Then I got sick with nausea and vomiting. Winter is coming. In sweeter news, I stumbled upon the wrist band I wore overnight when I delivered Claire. It just made me happy for whatever reason. Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2022 at The Hannah Family
I took her to the hibachi restaurant she loves. ❤️ Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2022 at The Hannah Family
He has never had it before, age 16, partly because I always get his flu shot at his annual November/December “well baby” visits. This is going to be a crazy winter because this year that wasn’t soon enough. He had fevers of 102.3 for the past three days, with a negative at -home COVID test. Convinced him today to let Mark take him to urgent care because Dave’s throat was so sore he couldn’t eat anything. Doc immediately diagnosed the flu and confirmed it with a test. Home with Tamiflu and all the over-the-counter things. I’m surprised because Dave, the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2022 at The Hannah Family
Submitted a work order and I hope this is fixed before the students return! I can't even open the window because there is a big wasp nest directly in front of it. The window is my emergency exit so I hope this is resolved before the kids come back as well... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2022 at The Hannah Family
Teachers have workdays last week and next. I’ve been getting up super early to prepare. Can’t decide if I’m dedicated or crazy… Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2022 at The Hannah Family
Our new principal is off and running, and we're back in the building preparing for the students to return on August 29. Lots to do between now and then; we're on it. I'm looking forward to a safe and productive school year with lots of learning! Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2022 at The Hannah Family
I will miss working with you, Mrs. Johnson! Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2022 at The Hannah Family
Congratulations to Claire on her high school graduation!! Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2022 at The Hannah Family
Graduation went well and the kids are high school bound. But first, they get to enjoy their Sneaker Ball. Their photo area is set up! Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2022 at The Hannah Family