Throwback Thursday – Representing My High School Alma Mater Today #TBT #Chattanooga

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The classrooms across Hamilton County, Tennessee were being filled with kids returning to school today. In honor of that I am representing my high school alma mater Red Bank High School in Red Bank, Tennessee today. GO LIONS!

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I am a member of the class of 1988 at RBHS

Back To School Time

When I was a kid school started back after Labor Day in the USA because the weather was just a little cooler. These days some kids around the country start back before August. Classes are starting back earlier and earlier these days for various reasons. The challenges our teachers and students face are tougher and they have to be smarter. Our world has changed and the lessons they need to learn are important to their success.

Around the world kids start at different times. For some of my followers their kids are now enjoying Summer break.

Every student, every teacher, every parent has a lot riding on our schools and they need our support. New teachers are coming in as old teachers are retiring and the standards that need to be met are higher. Elementary, middle and high schools along with colleges need to be safe and secure places of learning too. As school starts back lets keep everyone involved in our thoughts and prayers. They need it now, more than ever.

This is a classic commercial from the office supply chain Staples. For parent’s this is a great time of year because the kids are returning to the classroom.

Thinking About Woodmore Elementary School in #Chattanooga #woodmoreelementary

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Thinking about the children who died, the children who survived, their families,  the faculty and staff of Woodmore Elementary School in Chattanooga, Tennessee after Monday’s horrible bus crash. Grace and peace to them all. May they find comfort today and in the coming days.

Throwback Thursday – Schoolhouse Rock #TBT #backtoschool

A generation of American kids grew up singing the catchy tunes that were a integral part of “Schoolhouse Rock.” These animated shorts incorporate songs that illustrate educational subjects such as history, science, multiplication tables and basic grammar. – From Wikipedia

Today’s Throwback Thursday is dedicated to back to school and Schoolhouse Rock is a retro look at how a generation learned on Saturday mornings.

Back To School For 2016-2017

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Today the children of my community return to the classroom to begin the 2016-2017 school term. I am reminded of the anticipation and dread that was going back to school. For many it’s seeing their friends daily and recess. Our kids have it tougher today than in years past to compete and to complete their work.

Be on watch for those who will be out and about headed back to the school house, safety is important for the next generation. To all the teachers, students and staff of schools I wish you a great year of learning and growing.