Dear Students of 2016-17,
It's almost here.... The first day of school!
We hope you are enjoying your summer and that you come filled with stories to share on that first day. We too, have been making memories. Memories, yes, with our families out in the sun just like you, but also memories of a different kind. Memories of making a dream come true.
This school you'll be attending in just a few short weeks really started as a dream. You may not realize the pieces of passion, energy, dedication, and excitement that went into making your school happen, but we sure do and we can't wait to see you flourish in it. To see you grow, learn, and smile. To see our dream of school become a reality.
This school has been a long time coming and you, YOU, get to be in it's first group of students. That's a pretty special role. You are the students who set the groundwork for everyone else who walks our halls, who runs in our gym, who creates in our classrooms, who performs on our stage, and who explores our backyard. You are the students who will be apart of something wonderful. Something we, your teachers, will never forget. You are part of a very big memory, whether you've realized it or not. We are pretty excited for this particular year to begin!
We've been busy this summer, getting everything ready for you. Making sure we have all the tools needed to make our days together fun, creative, and interesting. You might do things here a little differently than you're used to. You might not even know what to expect! You might even be a little nervous about making new friends, learning in a new building, or having a new teacher. Just remember - we are all feeling those feelings, the good ones and the bad ones. We are all a little nervous and excited at the same time. We're excited for you, for this year, for this school! We are all apart of this - together. And together, we will make this an unforgettably amazing school year.
You may notice this week, or next, that you'll have received a letter in the mail from your school. That mail is yours! It has YOUR name on it. Go on, open it up! We were pretty excited to be writing your name on that envelope. We get to have YOU in our class and that's something to celebrate! Inside your letter, you'll find out some pretty cool things about your teacher. We just couldn't wait till the first day of school to introduce ourselves. There was so much we wanted to say! We told you some things we thought you might like to know, some silly and some serious. We even included a little part for you to do, too.
But, wait! We have more! We still wanted to tell you more but just couldn't fit it in the letter. There's so much we want you to know!
As we get back to cleaning up your classrooms, painting and putting fun posters on the walls (and weeding the garden, too!) we'll leave you with just a few more things we think you ought to know before we meet in September. No matter who's class you are in, no matter what grade or age or ability or interest, we really think these things are important. We try to live by them everyday. Together, we'll show you how exciting learning can be when you live by them, too! See you soon!
Your teachers for 2016-17
Ms. Adele, Ms. Alicia & Ms. Meghan
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