Friday, April 11, 2008
Sam will be off to Kindergarten in the fall and saw his future school for the first time yesterday. He will be attending a Kindergarten Center, so there are no other grades in the same building (makes the intro. into the system a bit easier for me). We all congregated in the gym for a brief, well, briefing, of entering your child into the school system - yikes!! Sam was very excited and wanted to know who each speaker was, where they went when they were done, etc. He willingly went up front with the other kids to the storytime mat where he "learned" all about humpty dumpty. Oh boy. Reduced from memorizing whole passages of Scripture (something that actually has meaning) to silly nursery rhymes. Anyway, he was happy to decorate a cookie (looked like Humpty) and color a book which had the rhyme printed out on it. I was much more excited about the things he would learn as we traversed the halls and saw different projects displayed. And I didn't see one controversial thing the whole time. (am I secretly disappointed?) Sam was excited to view the bathrooms, the classrooms, and the bus - he got to climb on and find a seat (he went all the way to the back). He's growing up! I have no idea what Caleb will do with himself for the 2 1/2 hours Sam is gone each day. They've been pretty inseparable.