Back-To-School Time In Hamilton County

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Today the local school system (Hamilton County, Tennessee in this case) returns to the classroom after the summer break. Other students in the area have been back for a week or more. For many kids this is really bad news but for parents it’s a welcome sight. Granted some of those parents are teachers so they have to get back to work. I hope all the students, teachers and staff have a great school year and do amazing things. Amazing things come from public schools I believe.

This is a great commercial for back-to-school from the Staples office supply stores. It’s set to the great holiday song “The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year” by Andy Williams.

Teacher Appreciation Week #teacherappreciationweek

To all the teachers out there who get it done in the classroom I salute you. Thank you for being in the trenches to make our future as a global community better. You make the world a better place by teaching the lessons of life in a meaningful and profound way. Teach your children well and they will do awesome things. This Teacher Appreciation Week is to shine a light on the special people you are. Thank the teachers who meant a lot to you today!

Back To The Classroom Students

Students are returning to the classroom these days and its a time of gladness for parents and sadness for young people and college students alike. I remembered the times when we would go shopping for school supplies and clothes. Back in my day (yeah I just said that) we would go back to class at the beginning of September, after Labor Day when it wasn’t so hot. Now kids are going back in the beginning of August which in my mind is crazy. Its very tough in the school house for kids these days because there is more to learn and more to do. There is also a situation where its tough to be yourself and to not conform, just the same as it ever was. Socially its tough because not everyone knows who they are. Bullying is a issue from all generations and its something that needs to be dealt with on all levels.

I am a smart person in many areas while in others I struggle. As a kid I had learning disabilities and was in special education classes. Eventually I caught up and made it through with a lot of help from family and the good Lord above.

Kids are trying to keep up with the demands of the classroom so our country can keep up globally. Homework is piling up on the kids like I never had. Friends its tough to be in school today. The pressures of making it in the classroom are high. Our students need support from family and community to make the grade. Keep the kids of all ages who are back to the classroom now and in the coming days. They need it now and always.

This commercial aired in America by the Staples office supply chain. It welcomed sad kids back to school while parents celebrated the most wonderful time of the year.