After one week I am exhausted. The energy never seems to run out at bridge, especially during the first week! The fifth graders have been amazing both in and out of the classroom. This Friday we had our annual fifth grade scavenger hunt where small groups led by a TA ran all over the campus to take pictures of various objects. Omar said, "It was the best day ever!" Meanwhile, the seventh graders had the author of their summer reading books, Gary Soto, come talk to them about their book. It was an exciting day all around the Sacred Heart site!
This week was an incredible start to the bridge program and the best in my five years. The kids are excited to learn and even more excited to play. The first week is always chaotic but filled with excitement and wonder. I feel like we have already been together for five weeks but it has only been five days and I already know every fifth grader's name! This is huge for me because I am horrible at remembering names!
The best part of my week is Friday because I get to hear all the students tell me how excited they are to come back on Monday. Guillermo T. told me, "Bridge is the best school I have ever been to." I honestly cannot wait for Monday to come around to start it all over again!