SURPRISE! It's me! I finally found out what was causing me to feel terrible every week...MONO. After weeks of being sick with everything from the stomach bug to headaches, I finally had some blood work done and found the culprit of the yucky-ness. I am finally feeling better and getting some of my usual energy back.
The end of the year is so busy! Oh my goodness! A week ago we had our big Reading Rodeo. This is one of the signature things that my school does every year. The kids earn points for every book they read and then they can spend these points on fun activities and snacks. We had everything! Mechanical bull, game trailer, bouncers, candy, wrecking ball, snow cones, photo booth, cotton candy, obstacle course, popcorn, giant slides and even a rock wall. The kids LOVED it. This year for kindergarten each child was given 50 points to kind of get them excited and motivated to read for the next year when they have to earn every point.
The other big highlight of Reading Rodeo is an author coming to visit. This year we had Kimberly Willis Holt. Most of her books are for the upper grade levels, but she does have a few picture books for the younger kids too. It was really interesting to hear her speak.
Last year I was hired a few weeks before Reading Rodeo and I was able to attend and see Susan Stevens Crummel speak. She was amazing to see!
Friday was the last day of school! It was very bittersweet. I am really going to miss my sweet kids so much. I will have some pictures to post once I find my camera : ) Happy SUMMER!