I Am So Proud of My Students!

We are busy–up-to-our-eyeballs busy–getting ready to host a K-8 Relay Recess for the American Cancer Society. Junior high students come early to school, work during recess, and then some more at home–creating genius ideas, editing handouts, making gifts for survivors who will join us.

I can’t even begin to tell you how proud I am of them and the REAL-LIFE work that they are doing this month. We are all energized and excited. This is what school should be about! It’s been fun to see in action the principle: Never Work Harder Than Your Students. They are definitely working as hard as, or harder than, I am! I will share more next week after the Relay Recess, but today I have a picture of one of their fundraisers, The Tree of Hope, which is hanging in our entryway at school.

In addition, here are some of their blog posts about our fundraisers.

3 thoughts on “I Am So Proud of My Students!

  1. Hi! My name is Latisha Williams. I attend the University of South Alabama, where I am currently taking EDM 310 with Dr. Strange. I really enjoyed reading your blog post. I really think this a great idea what your students are doing. I think that it’s good that the students are involved; I too agree that this is what school should be about. It really warms my heart to see students getting involved.

  2. Thanks for visiting, Latisha. I am glad you are taking the course with Dr. Strange. What is the URL to your blog? I’d like to visit.

    Thanks for commenting. I’m glad you are excited about students getting involved and making education meaningful. We certainly need new teachers who are going to make a difference for a new generation of students.

    Denise Krebs

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