September 6th is the first day of school for us.
On one hand I am glad that we're back to a regular schedule then, on the other hand we didn't have to get up at 6:30 am, and rush rush to get to school by 7:00 am. Jane's school starts at 7:20 am, but if we're not there by 7:00 am the traffic becomes a nightmare as our high school and the middle school are right next to each other and both start at the same time.
So, I am enjoying the last few weeks of summer, as does Jane, but I can
tell that she's anxious to see all her school friends again and she's ready
for a challenging school schedule as well. She'll be taking classes in journalism and also be part of the school newspaper. She also started volunteering at our local hospital to meet her community service hours.
We haven't shopped yet for school supply or new school clothes, but it's
rather easy, since they all kind of wear the teen "uniform" that's found