Alex's First Day Of School: 6th Grade!!

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My baby girl is in middle school!  Crikey they grow up fast!  Over dinner tonight we grilled the kids and asked how their first day went, and she loved middle school! She already had a feel of where to go for her classes since we toured the school a few weeks ago, but she still had a few hiccups in her day.  

At orientation, the kids were given out schedules printed on yellow paper, and because of some rearranging of classes and schedules between then and now, students were given new pink schedules.  Apparently at some point Alex had forgotten to disregard the yellow copy, and she said she was in the wrong classroom for about 15 minutes before anyone realized she was in the wrong place!  She said that happened quite a bit with kids throughout the day, which I'm not surprised at all about.  

Other than that, she loved it! She's excited about the classes she's taking (two of them are science, she's thrilled!) and her best friends are in a few of her classes.  She goes to the Boys and Girls Club after school, and she has so much fun there that she, like Lance, doesn't want me to pick her up any earlier than closing time!  That's always a good sign :)


I decided to be a copycat blogger and interview the kids on their first day, and I'd love to see the changes over the upcoming years!



My favorite color is: green (that's the first I've heard that response)
My favorite movie is: The Hunger Games
My favorite song is: I don't know
My favorite book is: The Lightning Thief
My favorite possession is: my gold dolphin necklace
My favorite sport to play is: volleyball
My favorite tv show is: MythBusters
My favorite season is: winter (another shocker...she's a wimp in cold weather!)
My best friend is: Maddie and Yolima
My favorite food is: cheese pizza
One food I really don't like is: mushrooms
My best memory is: going to Disney World
My favorite subject is: P.E. (really? I figured science or Language Arts)
My least favorite subject is: language arts (?? see above!)
What I'm most excited about this school year is: doing experiments in science
What I dread about school this year is: getting lost in my new school
I'm best at: playing hide-and-seek
If I could change my name, it would be: I don't want to change my name!
If I could go anywhere in the world, it would be: a waterpark
The coolest person on Earth is: mom and dad
I wish my parents would: let me sleep on the couch during the school year
I wish my parents wouldn't: take away the milk (lol...they've been "punished" from excessive milk for pouring huge glasses and wasting it/letting it sit out)
When I grow up, I want to be: a vet, but not one that gives shots or does surgeries
When I was little, I used to: love Disney princesses
Three words that describe me are: weird, vegetarian, lazy
If I had one wish, it would be: to go to Disney World and Sea World

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