Friday, April 30, 2010

hand check

Spanish Class

6th grader: (grabbing teacher's hand) "I have a question......OH! your dry hands scared me."

Teacher: (turns to me) "That is going in the blog, right?!"

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

a nail biter

Me: "Hey, did you see the Blackhawks game last night?"

6th grader : (shakes head in disbelief) "Oh, Yeah! I was so nervous, I bit off all my fingers..."

big shoes make me sick!

8:09 am
Middle School Hallway

6th grader: "Mr. K, what shoe size do you wear?"

Me: "15"

6th grader: "That is disgusting!!"

Monday, April 26, 2010



6th grader 1: "What are we doing in Science today?"

6th grader 2: "We are writing our environmental proposals."

6th grader 1: "Oh man, I don't want to get married to the environment. I am only 12!"

Friday, April 23, 2010

for the price of a coffee.....

Off Campus at 7-11

8th grader: "For the same price as a coffee and pastry; I can get a gallon of Arnold Palmer Lite, a tube of Pringles, and thirty-nine cent gummy bears."

half and half

8:55 am
8th grade hallway

Me: "Is that a gallon of Arnold Palmer?!"

8th grader: "Yeah, Yeah. Half and Half Lite, it is great!! I'm gonna finish the whole thing in 10 minutes." (big smile)

Teacher: "He is going to throw up in an hour."

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

bug spray

8:15 am
6th grade hallway
(between three 6th graders)

6th grader 1: "You smell like bug spray"

6th grader 2: "You are the second person that has told me that!"

6th grader 3: "I don't wear bug spray, I just wear thick socks."

6th grader 1: (singing in the tune of Black Sabbath's song Iron Man) "I am bug spray man, giving people Cancer in my van."

Me: "Don't go in his van, guys."

(blank stares)

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

burrito please, hold the tortilla

Playground after Lunch

6th grader: "I like burrito bowls at Chipotle."

other 6th grader: "Getting a burrito bowl at Chipotle is like playing hockey without a stick!"

bad taste

Lunch Table

6th grader: "This one time, I had a chicken nugget that tasted so bad that it made me suck the table."

Me: "What does that mean?"

6th grader: "It tasted so bad, that I literally put my mouth on the table."

Friday, April 16, 2010

growing up

8:10 am
6th grade hallway

6th grader: "Don't shave your mustache."

other 6th grader: "Really, Thank You!! You are the only person that wants me to keep it!"

Thursday, April 15, 2010

canceled meeting

8:05 am

6th grader: "My Mom was suppose to meet with the Prime Minister of Singapore, but she canceled."