Monday, May 4, 2009

Panic and Pandemonium

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Teachinfourth, where have you been?

Ah, good question.

Whist I could have been online posting, I chose not to…mostly because all of said posts would have been a rundown of daily tasks—okay, make that a rundown of daily panic and pandemonium…hence my life in the last month or so of school.

I have found myself inundated with things screaming for my attention; however, one of the most incessant was the one I ignored most plaintively. I am now paying the price—or rather will tomorrow night; with the eyes of thousands upon me.

Of course, I was so resolute on making sure that my students weren’t goofing off during practices that I didn’t practice too much myself; I’m rather pathetic at present on the gestures, signs, and motions simply because I was not going to be performing.

Or so I thought; however, I was recently informed that I will be in the performance along with my class.

Le gulp…

Nothing like last-minute panic to get us to ‘cram’ for that final presentation, is there?


Cari said...

I love the Hope of America! You'll have fun and no worries. I'm sure you'll do fine.

Lydia said...

Good luck. Kory is so excited.

Gerb said...

Awesome. Do you have a dance solo or anything? Are you one of the people on the floor or in the sea of red, white and blue?

Good luck.

MindyElias said...

Just wanted to wish you big luck (that's a lot) and we better see some pictures or hear some crazy stories out of this :)


Anonymous said...

Wow. I've never seen anything like that--we certainly don't undertake anything quite that ambitious here in VA, esp. on the elem. school level. Looks like a lot of work, but very cool. How many schools are involved? Best of luck, and have fun!

A Lark said...

I hope it went well today! I'm sure you "faked it" just fine! (:

summer said...

oh seriously!....I was going to try to figure out when this was this year and kids would have loved it! is there any other performance this week - when we did it I just remember one...please tell me there are more!

Teachinfourth said...

C - It did go well.

L - He was pretty thrilled when we were there...then again, we all were.

G - Not this year; however, I'll see what I can do for next.

M - You got it now, girl.

H - It was quite the many schools? There were approximately 7,000 students and 60 school altogether who took part. It was amazing!

J - I did done it good.

S - Hope you made it to the second night.

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