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Lesson Plans

School funnies

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Pat Duncan (pdmun)
Wed, 23 Dec 1998 00:08:55 -0800

In my first years of teaching at a junior high, I would bring my hot coffee
in a thermos and drink it longingly just before class started at 8. Many
times students would come in early to work, visit, or keep warm. One
morning I was
drinking my coffee and trying to wake up when young Mark
came in and said, "Guess what happened to me last night, Miss Duncan."

I responded, "I don't have a clue, Mark."

He said, "I got balled."

Well, the coffee cup shock a LOT. I looked up into this innocent face. I
said, "WHAT?"

Mark repeated, "I got balled."

By now my career was passing before my eyes. (Its the teacher's fault, of
course.) I was in shock and really awake now.

He looked at me and made a pass over his hair with his hand. "I got a hair
cut, Miss Duncan, can't you tell? My dad practically scalped me."

And so it goes.