Friday was our last day of school. We enjoyed minute to win it games and candy awards. We laughed, we cried, we hugged and high fived. The perfect ending.
This special day also happened to be my last day at this school. I moved to Texas in 2007. I got this job teaching first grade in 2007 and have stayed in first grade my entire time in this school. My own two children attended here and some of our best family memories are within these walls.
First Day of School in Texas
St. Patrick’s Day
Our LONG commute home from school everyday.
Tanner in first grade writing the morning message one day after school.
Morgan ready for HAWK cheer!
It’s time to say goodbye to this chapter in our lives and look ahead to new memories and school family.
To this…my empty classroom after all the years and memories.
Hello new beginnings.
Shelley Woolverton says
We are going to miss you Reagan. You are an awesome teacher. Thank you for loving my child. Shelley
Thank you so much Shelley! He is easy to love!
I am also changing schools. I know that it is for the best but it is still so very hard! Best wishes.
Best wishes to you in your new adventure!!!
Will miss working with you! Luckily our girls are friends, and you and I are friends, so I know we'll keep in touch! Good luck at your new school!
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Thank goodness we will forever be connected!!!!
She (Sprinkle Teaching Magic) says
Such a nice walk down memory lane. Moving classrooms and schools is always so hard. My mom was a teacher and I went to school in the same district she taught in. That commute to work/school in the morning with my mom is a memory I will cherish always. Long talks, scenery, and each others company…nothing compares to that. Sending good luck to your new transition and happy summer!
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Miss T says
Loved your memory look back. Can't wait to see what you do to your new room!
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Girl, one of the things I LOVE about your blog is, you take everything to a new level….from $ spot items, to a boring classroom you will rock the new school, class! Keep us updated as it will be awesome to see!
MS. OCD says
Beautiful photos! The red carpet pictures were too funny – going to swipe that idea:). Thank you for sharing your memories.
Miss Cosby says
I love the red carpet!
It must be rough to leave a school where you have such good memories. I am excited to hear o your new adventure & see how you set up a new classroom.
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Mrs. Griffith says
Such a sweet post filled with great memories to look back on! Enjoy your new adventure in your new "home"!
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Katie Lawson says
I am also changing schools. Will be hard but hopefully best. Good luck to you!
Mrs. Wheeler says
Great post!! Your new school is lucky to have found you!
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Love seeing your teaching style. As a teacher from CA it is fun to see different stuff. Good luck in your teaching career. Just think of all the new ideas you will gain from your new collegues!
Elizabeth Supan says
What a memorable week it was for you. Best of luck in your new school! They are very lucky to have you 🙂
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I'm sure it's very bittersweet! Good luck with your new school.
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Kathleen Schill says
I am praying you are still going to be teaching first :)?! Good luck isn't even needed; you are AWESOME!!!!
Nancy J. says
I love your blog!!!!. Good luck in your move and new job. I totally understand the moving because it takes my fingers and toes to count all the districts and schools that I've taught at. I have been blessed to teach in the same district the last 8 years. Once again good luck and look forward to more exciting things from you. BTW, my kids have loved the snake stuff!!!!
Regan, I teach 1st in Texas, too. You and your awesome blogging have made me a better teacher. Thank you for sharing all that you have. You are so generous with your ideas that it gives me a small glimpse into how generous you must be with your students. Although I have never met you, I will miss you if you don't keep blogging. Thank you for a great year!!!
Mrs. Wehling says
Gosh, that was sad! Keep us updated with your new school and adventures!
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Sally Ratcliff says
Where did you get the stars on the background of the red carpet walk? Love it! All of the colors totally make it perfect. I am totally doing that at the end of this year!!