Thursday, December 16, 2010

.new game.

Middle School Computer Lab

7th grader to me: "You wanna play a new game?"

Me: "Sure, what is it called?"

7th grader: "We Have No Bones And We Can't Stop Screaming"

Me: "How do you play?"

7th grader: "We lay on the ground and scream, because we have no bones."

Me: "Nope."

.hit the town.

Middle School Computer Lab

8th grader to a teacher: "Do you go clubbing? You should go clubbing more."

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

.mental powers.

Middle School Computer Lab

8th Grader rolling dice on my desk

8th Grader: "Whoa! I said I need to roll a six in my head and I just rolled it. Then you shaved your beard."

Thursday, December 9, 2010

.would you rather.

Lunch Table

6th grader: "Mr. Kimball, a would you rather."

Me: "Okay, hit me."

6th grader: "Okay, would you rather be woken up by a 15 second fog horn blast 10 feet away from your head OR get woken up by a 15 second Arctic wind blast?"

Me: "That is really tough. I'm going to say Arctic wind blast."

6th grader (looking off into the distance): "Yeah, that will definitely wake you up!"

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

.everyone quit.

Middle School Computer Game Club

6th grader 1: "We were dropped, we have to start the game over. Everyone quit."

6th grader 2: "What?! Come on! Everyone quit."

6th grader 3: "Everyone quit."

6th grader 4: "Everyone quit."

6th grader 5: "Everyone poop."

Me: "What?!"

6th grader 3: "That is his thing."

Lunch Table

6th grader 1: "Are you going to grow your beard out?"

Me: "I'm not sure. If I cut it I lose all my powers."

6th grader 2: "Yeah, the power is in his hair."

6th grader 1: "When you can grow a mustache you turn into a man and you gain your powers."

Me: "Yes and Yes."

.big cats don't play.

Middle School Computer Lab

7th grader running into the Lab breathing heavy.

7th grader (yelling): "Youtube, Big Cat Diaries....NOW!"

Monday, December 6, 2010

.play on.

Outside after lunch.
there is snow on the ground and it is 18 degrees outside.

Me to a fellow teacher assistant: "Man, those guys are the ultimate players. By that I mean they love to play."

Teacher Assistant: (laughter)

Me: "I should have said that a different way."

Thursday, December 2, 2010

.the power.

6th Grade Hallway

student is passing me holding his cross necklace.

6th grader to me (while holding his cross up to his face)(yell-whispering): "Jesus Power".