Summer’s over

And I got back 3 happy kids this afternoon 🙂

Vanessa Brooks CEO Blog

Three days of orientation/open house/meet the teachers.

Middle School orientation was first. This was a bit overwhelming for both me, and my new Middle Schooler. New school, don’t know anyone, first time in public school, no idea who is who, what is what. But we both got a good feel from the place. There’s nothing more encouraging to me, as a parent, to see returning students hugging the teachers that they haven’t seen since June. Surely that’s a good sign? My 6th grader though so. She reckons the teachers must be nice if the kids are all happy to see them.

I was pleasantly surprised at the number of kippot, and mothers whose hair was covered. I am torn as to whether this is a good or bad thing. On the one hand, it is good for my kid, as it means she is not the only frum kid in…

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