1. Apparently, you can’t start school until you have a new backpack. At least, that’s the reason the new kid who joined my class today gave for not coming to school all week.
2. The new kid has already risen to the top of my annoying students list. By the end of the day, I wasn’t sure what I would do if I heard his insanely loud and grating voice say “Teacher!” one more time.
3. Taking four weeks off from Weight Watchers meetings = gaining 3 pounds. Doh.