Tag: end-of-year

School is officially over for the summer.

And it’s very surreal.

This year flew by, I can’t believe it’s June already. So it hasn’t completely sunk in that summer has arrived, and I haven’t been doing my usual summer project planning for months leading up to it. I’ve been thinking about it a lot today, and here is my Summer 2011 To Do List. There may be things I add as we go, but this is what my goals are right now.

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Monday was my Volunteer Day in the library. I prepared treats and invited the Library Moms to come in after our half day dismissal to help get the library shaped up for the end of the year. I had 4 lovely, focused, scary-fast moms come and whip that room into shape in under 2 hours. They were fabulous, their kids hung out and helped, and this was the only reward I could offer:

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School officially ends a week from today. Just 5 more school days (including 2 half days), and I’m free and easy…I hope. We’ll see if I actually finish all my end-of-year tasks or end up going back in once the kids are gone. I’m doing pretty well, and I just made an absolutely anal set of lists for what I need to get done each day from now until next Tuesday. I feel better now that I have lists! Before this marathon session of Post-Its I put all over my planner, I was kind of flailing around waiving my arms like a┬áheadless chicken (with arms!). Now I’m calm and ready to get this show on the road. Bring it on, end-of-year.

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