Yesterday, I wrote about keeping busy with baking cupcakes for a little surprise party. Well today, with the help of my students, we pulled off a small surprise for the teacher I'm working with to celebrate her birthday!
The students had asked me about doing something nice for the teacher since her birthday was last Friday, so we decided to plan this little surprise for her. I was so proud of the kids for keeping it a secret for two whole weeks! We almost didn't get to have the party because they were a little too chatty, but we managed to pull out all of the food and a giant birthday card and surprise the teacher anyway.
I had taken in the cupcakes this morning and told the teacher that I wanted to surprise the kids since it was my last Friday with them (I end next Thursday). The kids knew that we were actually surprising the teacher. Boy, was she shocked when she found out what we had been planning!
To top off the great day, all of the students kept coming up to me, begging me not to leave and hugging me to say that they loved having me with them. It was so sweet! I really can't believe I only have four days left in this placement... It sure flew by quickly! I'll definitely miss this class when the placement ends, and I'm glad that the whole class was there today so I could take a nice picture with them to remember all of their wonderful little faces. You'd think I'd be used to all the goodbyes from losing siblings over the years, but I know I'm going to be upset next week.
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