Five for Friday - Short and Sweet!

Today I am linking up for Five for Friday with a short and sweet post! :) 
We celebrated Red Ribbon Week at school this past week. I saw lots of cute socks on "Sock it to Drugs" day!
We also had a "Dress like your hero" day. I loved how this student created her own cape with her "heros and sheros".
We completed our October STEM challenge. Our question was, "Do you think the number of seeds in a pumpkin is related to the size of the pumpkin?" Our pumpkin had 840 seeds!
Last night I dressed up with my son as a Ninja Turtle and enjoyed trick or treating! 
And this is what I look and feel like today...haha! 16 meetings this week, arriving at school by 6:30-6:45 and staying until after 5:00 everyday, being a single mommy most of the week, Fall Festival at church, Halloween, and one very stressful day in the midst of that....whew, I am tired!


  1. Sounds like you had a super busy week! Time to relax this weekend!

    Kimberly Ann
    Live, Laugh, I love Kindergarten

  2. 16 meetings, those long days, and parenting alone this week?! It's a wonder you lived! Nevermind the Halloween sugar crazies you probably dealt with. Eek! I'm sure you are glad its the weekend!

    Caffeine and Lesson Plans

  3. Lady you are SUPERWOMAN. I sure hope you didn't get into costume on Superhero Day because there was no need. I'm so glad you were able to cross all of those meetings off your list as well as surviving this week!
    Short and Sassy Teacher

  4. Love the crazy socks! I'll have to remember that one for next year's Red Ribbon list. I also love heroes and 'sheroes'!

  5. Hi Lana, you were Superwoman this week! Your students do such neat activities. I love the socks, capes, and pumpkin seed project. You seem like a terrific, inspirational teacher! Your students and son are blessed to have you, and you must feel blessed to have them!
    --Heather Howton

  6. Hello Lana!

    My name is Elizabeth Barnett and I am an elementary education student at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, AL. For my Educational Media class (EDM 310 -Microcomputing Systems) I will be reviewing two of your posts on my EDM 310 blog in approximately two weeks.

    As the others have you said, you are the Superwoman! I loved seeing your class' red ribbon week activities; the school that I observe at did many of the same dress-up days. One girl even dressed up as the teacher on hero day, which I thought was so sweet. I also liked your pumpkin seeds activity. Great job bringing the season into the classroom!

    Thanks for sharing! Hope November is a little less stressful for you!

    Elizabeth Barnett

    My EDM 310 Blog
    Twitter: @lizabethbarnett
    EDM 310 Class Blog

  7. Hi Lana!
    My name is Hannah Armstrong and I am an elementary education major at the University of South Alabama. I was assigned to comment on a teachers blog post for this week, and I chose yours.

    It seems that you are a very busy woman. Your class got very creative with Red Ribbon week. I loved the hero cape. I also loved your pumpkin seed activity. It looks like you really got your class engaged in this activity. I love all the pictures you added to your blog post. When I got to the end, I just wanted to keep reading!

    I hope things slow down for you.

    -Hannah Armstrong

  8. Hey! I'm Breanna and I am an elementary education major at the University of South Alabama. I also chose your blog as my teacher blog for the week. I LOVE your blogger profile. I think it is so cute and kid friendly. I have siblings in elementary school and they did the same kind of activities for drug free week too. I think it is cute to let kids enjoy days like this, but also teach them something good.

    I sure would be tired if I was you too. I've heard that is what comes with being a teacher. Hope you get some rest. :)

  9. Hi Lana,
    My name is Amanda Vaughan, and I am also in EDM310 at the University of South Alabama. I am majoring in elementary education and wish to become a kindergarten teacher in the future. I enjoyed reading your blog post and especially loved all the pictures. It sounds like you have a lot on your plate, but that can be a good thing! It means that you are very determined, and have an ambition to do great things. Overall great post! Good luck in all you do. If you would like to visit my Personal Blog please do so. You can also visit our Class Blog.

  10. Hey Lana!
    My name is Kaitlyn McLarty and I attend the University of South Alabama. I am taking EDM310 and I choose to comment on your blog today. I really enjoyed reading your blog and seeing what you and your students do the daily. I hope one day to be in the same place you are and working so hard to provide for my family and love on my students.
    I think this was a great blog post. Please take the time to tell me what you think of my blog.

  11. Hi Lana
    I am also a student at the University of South Alabama, go Jags. I love how your blog is set up and is very inviting. It sounds like you had a crazy and hectic week Halloween week. I hope that your weeks to come will calm down more.

  12. Hey,
    I am a student in Dr. Strange's EDM310 class at South Alabama. You are a super teacher! I'm sure you are exhausted like that precious little dog seems to be, but I bet your students have no idea. I love how fun your entire blog site is. I hope you have a great week, with more sleep!!

  13. Hello Lana,

    I am an aspiring teacher and a student in Dr. Strange's EDM310 class at the University of South Alabama. I love the creativity of your blog and I enjoy your humor and personality that is shown throughout your posts. Kudos to you for surviving such a seemingly hectic week! My favorite things about this post are the cape made by the student and your son's Ninja Turtle costume. I find the cape to be very unique, especially with the hand drawn pictures of real life heroes and sheroes instead of cartoon characters. I also love your son's costume because as a child raised in the 90s and early 2000s, TMNT was one of my favorite shows to watch. I hope you get some rest this week! Feel free to view my blog, I also have link on the right of my blog that leads to my class' blog. Take care!

    ----Candy Harris

  14. Hi Lana,

    My name is Emily Rodrick and I am a student in EDM 310 at the University of South Alabama. Your blog is refreshing and I adore the colors. Your post was great and I love how you always include pictures. Red Ribbon week was one of my favorite weeks in school. I hope you and your son had a wonderful Halloween! Thank you for sharing a little bit of your life with us! Have fun in Disney as well!

  15. Lana I just love your blog! I am a student at the University of South Alabama taking EDM 310. I think this is a perfect blog for a teacher who has elementary students. I hope you and your son had fun trick or treating, and that your kids had an awesome Red ribbon week! Have fun at Disney and Sing "Let it go" with Elsa for me! Your blog also gives me ideas for when I start teaching so thank you ahead of time!


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