Surrounded by Girls

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Star Turn

Early in the year, the Teaching Channel came to Jerabek and filmed the girls' teachers doing a lesson. The videos were finally published and they are both of math lessons taught via a game.

Here is Jenna's class playing "Mingle and Count":



Here is Melanie's class learning place value:



Remember, as Mrs. Bologna says, "If you learned something today, you are definitely a winner."

...which reminds me of nothing more than Bill Cosby's famous admonition at the beginning of Fat Albert:



"If you're not careful, you might learn something before it's done."

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Down on the Farm

Yesterday I compare the girls to Minnie Pearl, and today this...

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I'm so proud that I could break out in a John Cougar Mellencamp song at any moment.

Monday, June 11, 2012

$1.98

The girls went to a tea party to celebrate Melanie Livingstone's birthday. Of course, fancy dress - including hats - was required.

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(The title of the post is a reference to Minnie Pearl's hat. And yes, I know that if you have to explain the joke, it's not a good joke.)

Friday, June 08, 2012

Start of Something

Today, the first tentative "steps" in their new roller skates.

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Tomorrow, the San Diego Roller Derby.

Gnarly hit

Sunday, June 03, 2012

Girls' Weekend

IMG_8315.jpg Happy 40th birthday(s) to the La Jolla High School crew (clockwise from the top left) - Debbie, Leslie, Sunshine, Laura, Julie, and Jen.