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On reasons they appreciate me.

<This week was Teacher Appreciation week, and while it was pretty hectic, my students gave me quite a few notes. These are some of my favorite quotes from them.> 224 more words

Stuff High Schoolers Say

On where their vocabulary comes from.

<Kids giggle a little at one of the words in The Odyssey. I roll my eyes.>
“Homicidal means murderous, okay guys?”
“I know, Miss! I’ve seen it on The Real Housewives of Atlanta.”

Stuff High Schoolers Say

On how I smell.

<Yesterday, I ran the popcorn machine at school – this was one of my kiddo’s reactions.>

“You smell like butter and oil. It makes me want to eat you – but not in a weird, inappropriate way that would get me sent to the office.”

Stuff High Schoolers Say

On how I sound.

<I scold the class for their behavior during independent work time.>

“You sound like Miss VanSickle.”

Stuff High Schoolers Say

On going the extra mile.

Yesterday, one of my students came in and brought me her monster project. Let me just note that she didn’t like the one we made in class, so she chose to take the initiative to go home, make her own from her own supplies, and bring it to me. 115 more words

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On my jewelry.

“Miss V, I like your earrings.”
“Thanks! They’re cute, right? My old roommate made them for me, like our freshman year of college, I think.”
“Oh, so they’re antiques!”

Stuff High Schoolers Say

On my eccentricities with supplies.

“Can I borrow some tape?”
“As long as you don’t break Oliver.”
“Olliver?”
“Oh my GOD, she named her tape dispenser.”
“I did. Olliver because he’s an otter, get it?” 15 more words

Stuff High Schoolers Say