Wednesday, September 3, 2008

First Day of School!!!

So today is the first day of school. (I'm actually writing this the night before and am excited, but nervous...normal) Today we had inservice and an open house. I got to meet 9 of my new students talk about keeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee-------------uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuute! (that's cute) Seriously...I could not believe their excitement for first grade. It just got me all jazzed up for the year!!! So bring it on, let 'em come.

It'll be fun.

No, it'll be FANTASTIC!

And, I thought it was about time I actually share some pictures of my classroom (I finally remembered to take some). goes!

This is a nook for reading and a place to play during inside rainy day recess.

This is a place I plan to post kid artwork and another nook area to read in comfort.

Bad picture of the corner with a table for reading groups and the door that connects to my friend tricia's room.

My wall story board, life skills area and colors. Our carpet area for shared reading, read aloud and just lots of fun together as a community.

Calendar Corner
White board/front of room.My computer/work space...left my messy closet hanging open! (oops)

Picture from the door.
I finally gave Lori her loot for winning my giveaway....took me long enough!! She assures me she'll be blogging about it and holding her own giveaway, it may just be a while, which I completely understand. Her dad is dying. Like fast. Keep her in your prayers. She'll also be with me tomorrow for the first day of school. She's the bravest person I know!!!!

That's all. Have a fabulous day whatever it may be bring you. I'll be back with a ton of stories soon I'm sure!!!


edbteach said...

Hope it all goes great!

Your room looks fantastic. It looks huge in the pictures. I really like all of the reading room that you have for the kids!

Liane said...

LOVE your room! Looks wonderful. I taught 12 years and got nervous on EVERY first day.... I am glad to hear I am in good company..... Hope your day ROCKED.

Colleen said...

Yay for the first day of school!

How exciting - I'm sure I'll be in tears when my lil guy starts 4K next year!

Vicky said...

Your classroom looks great. You also won my pay it forward contest at Secret Mom Thoughts. Email me at secretmomthoughts at yahoo dot com with your address so I can send you your prize.

Lori said...

Your room looks awesome Janelle!

hearthead said...

Wow, you make it look easy! Your room looks fantastic, you made space for everything. Impressive! I am so proud of you! Can't wait to come see it all in person and in action!!!!

bookroomreviews said...

I love teachers! Thanks for sharing you're pictures you're room looks awesome for the kids and have fun:)