Granddaughter is SO Excited About School

@kareng (16154)
United States
August 13, 2019 8:13am CST
My granddaughter, Payton, started back to school last Thursday and she has been SO excited. She is in second grade this year. It has been a battle getting her to bed. She is excited and can't wait for the morning to get ready to go to school and then get there. She got a new teacher to the school this year and bonded with her on the very first day of school. She announced that her teacher also had a turtle for a pet and that they were going to be best friends. Payton is a good student and was on the honor roll with mostly A's all last year. I am hoping her desire to learn continues and that his new teacher will spark even more desire into her little mind. Have your kids or grandkids started back to school yet? The kids in this area all starting last Thursday, Friday or yesterday, Monday. I just love seeing her so excited. Photo: Pixaby, public domain
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@Nakitakona (11242)
13 Aug
The class of our grandkid had already started last June. Last week was their first unified test and she did it. She was one of the top ten among their class..
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@kareng (16154)
• United States
13 Aug
That is wonderful. Congrats to her.
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@Nakitakona (11242)
13 Aug
@kareng Thanks my friend. Her average is 93.75%
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@kareng (16154)
• United States
13 Aug
@Nakitakona That's awesome.
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• United States
13 Aug
aw, how sweet! she sounds like my daughter. she used to stand 't the door 'n cry coz the bus'd not pick her'p 'fore she 'twas ol' 'nough to start school :) dunno when school starts here now? the grands'n las vegas, nevada started monday. lots 'f drama with the granddaughter... 's long 's she's good teachers, she ought'a keep that desire.
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@kareng (16154)
• United States
14 Aug
My oldest grandson also loved school up until about last year. The divorce his parents went through really hurt him and his grades went way down.
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• United States
14 Aug
@kareng how sad that such happened :( perhaps he needs some counselin' to help him through all those feelin's??
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@kareng (16154)
• United States
16 Aug
@crazyhorseladycx I'm sure he did at the time. That was 2 years ago now, I had timing wrong above. Man time flies.
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@HazySue (31243)
• United States
13 Aug
How wonderful it is that she is excited about going back to school. How proud of her you must be. My grandchildre3n, the ones that are old enough, haven't started back to school yet.
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@kareng (16154)
• United States
13 Aug
When do your grands start back? It's so confusing now. We used to start AFTER Labor Day back in the day and now it is spread out all through Aug and early Sept.
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@HazySue (31243)
• United States
15 Aug
@kareng They usually start either the day after labor day or two days after labor day. They live up north and they start the school year later.
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@kareng (16154)
• United States
16 Aug
@HazySue That's more like the old ways.
• United States
13 Aug
It's wonderful that your granddaughter is so excited to get to school. My grandkids haven't started yet. Our schools start the last week in August so they're trying to squeeze in the last bit of vacation.
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@kareng (16154)
• United States
13 Aug
It is so confusing with all the different school openings/closings/holidays now. I feel for parents with kids in separate schools.
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• United States
13 Aug
@kareng that happened to my daughter last year when the oldest was in high school and the youngest in middle school. Both schools aren't even near each other.
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@kareng (16154)
• United States
13 Aug
@Marilynda1225 I had to deal with that also as my oldest was 3.5 years older than the twins.
@moonandstars (20872)
• Zagreb, Croatia (Hrvatska)
13 Aug
This is so rare; most kids here hate coming back to schools; which would be on September 9. O, I like turtles as well
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@kareng (16154)
• United States
14 Aug
I wish ours didn't go back until September. It's a short summer with only two months now of a break.
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• Zagreb, Croatia (Hrvatska)
19h
@kareng It is. If they do many activities, the summer goes in a minute. And, when the school year is finishing, in May?
@tammys85 (15511)
• Baltimore, Maryland
14 Aug
Awww! I'm glad to hear she's excited about school! It's always good when the little ones enjoy it. :) I think the kids in my area start in September, but I'm not sure. As for my own house, my two nieces are home schooled, and their older siblings have graduated.
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@kareng (16154)
• United States
14 Aug
I like the September start dates better. Old fashioned here I guess. When starting in late August, they get into routine for a week or two and then bam, it's Labor Day and off school so the setting the routine has to start all over again.
• Japan
14 Aug
My granddaughter loves kindergarten. Her school year is April to March, so summer break started July 19. I asked her the next week how school was and she said, "School is gone, psssht" throwing her hands out to show just how "psssssht" school was. It never occurred to me that little kids experiencing their first long break really don't understand it!
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@kareng (16154)
• United States
14 Aug
I'm glad she enjoys it.
@LindaOHio (8499)
• United States
13 Aug
I'm so glad that Payton is so excited about school! That's such a positive start. I don't have any kids or grandkids. The children around here are starting back to school at all different times. Some start today.
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@kareng (16154)
• United States
13 Aug
You would think that they could all start on the same day and make it easier on parents.
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@raveeen (3172)
13 Aug
Good luck to your granddaughter
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@kareng (16154)
• United States
13 Aug
Thank you.
@wolfgirl569 (19939)
• Marion, Ohio
13 Aug
Glad she is enjoying it right now.
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@kareng (16154)
• United States
13 Aug
I know. I hope her enthusiasm sticks with her where school is concerned.
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@db20747 (22147)
• Washington, District Of Columbia
13 Aug
First day of school is so much fun to kids!!
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@kareng (16154)
• United States
13 Aug
Yes it is.
@JohnRoberts (87781)
• Los Angeles, California
13 Aug
Once she gets older, it will be groan about returning to school.
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@kareng (16154)
• United States
13 Aug
Yes, I expect so. It happens with all of them.
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