I must be brief, I need sleep.
The song that I'm conducting in HS Choir requires the use of kazoos, which we handed out today. That was a riot. We have very few rehearsals left until our concert, and we still have a lot to do.
I brought out guitars today. Oy.
I also wrote out my first and second detention slips today (to be delivered to students tomorrow). Mrs. D was proud, and I really needed the opportunity and guts to deliver such a punishment. This "teacher detention" is more old-fashioned than I thought schools tried to be. In a week, each of these students will stay after school in my classroom and I get to tell them what to do (within reasonable and legal limits, of course). One student left a mess on the floor and is also consistently disruptive; I plan on having him pick up floor trash and then (maybe) have him write a note to the janitorial staff...or just sit. The other one seriously owes himself some time to reflect on his uncontrolled and bullying behavior, so I will provide him that time. Of course, I still have a week to think about this. I really dislike punishing kids, but in these cases I slightly enjoy the "that oughta teach 'em a lesson!" feeling.
Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin
Communication Breakdown - Led Zeppelin