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Re: funny "thingies" in the classroom...

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R.E.William Loring (bcloring)
Fri, 27 Aug 1999 11:16:24 -0700

One of my studio kids was on the way home late one night and took a short
cut down an alley...he found an intact foot and leg from an old teaching
skeleton sticking out of a dumpster. He raced home, got his buddy and they
dumpster dove, looking for the rest of it so they could gift me with it...we
had been talking about figure drawing and they knew i really wanted a
skeleton. I still have the foot and leg hanging near the white board. When
kids notice it, and look at me, I just say..."ex-student, gave me a hard
time..." Candace
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From: Bunki Kramer <>
To: <>
Date: Wednesday, August 25, 1999 4:47 PM
Subject: funny "thingies" in the classroom...

>>I have a Rubber hand in a gallon jar of water witha sign that reads" ran
>This "rubber hand" is priceless. Thanks for the idea. Now I'm on the
>warpath for a rubber hand of my own. Glad Halloween's coming up.
>I have a whip coiled up on a hook right by my chalkboard. The entering 6th
>graders are always eyeing it. I also have a "foot and hand" coming out of
>one of the cabinets. I have monster "hands" stuffed and placed on the top
>edges of another cabinet. Looks like a monster lurking from the top and
>ready to rise up on it's own.
>I have a big green wax frog on my desk that has huge, sharp teeth and
>carries a sign that says..."Stay away from my desk!" I have a small sign on
>the supply table that says..."This place is NOT normal".
>I used to have a sign on the wall next to my desk that said..."If the
>teacher ain't happy, ain't NOBODY happy" but a parent was not too pleased
>with that one and the principal gave me the option (?) of taking it
>down...which I did, of course. That was not an important battle to wage so
>what the heck.
>I have a few other thingies but I'm always on the lookout for kicky things
>to catch the little beasties' attentions. If you have some, please respond.
>Thanks and toodles.......
>Bunki Kramer - Los Cerros Middle School
>968 Blemer Rd., Danville, California 94526