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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Back to School by the numbers

Clothes bought:

Pairs of shoes - 5 (plus one pair of VANS - thanks Dad)

Pairs of pants - 19

tops - 31

gym shorts - 2

socks - enough for everyone


Supplies bought:

Pencils - 50 (they were dirt cheap - I bought plenty to last the year)

glue sticks - 4

Elmer's glue - 2

duct tape - 1 roll

masking tape - 1 roll

hand sanitizer - 4

tissues - 2

scissors - 1

gallon ziplock bags - 1 box

folders - 12

binders - 6

white board markers - 8

crayons - 4

markers - 1

colored pencils - 1

pens - 8

composition notebooks - 1

college ruled paper - 3

graph paper - 1


pairs of pants hemmed - 6

pairs of pants pinned up but not hemmed yet - 3 ***UPDATE - I hemmed those three and found 2 more:(

registrations days - 4 (oops - registered Connor at the JR High one day before he got into the Charter)

back to school meetings -3

first days of school - 2

number of times we got to bed on time the first week - 0

Number of kids who had a good first day of school - 2.5 (Connor's was just okay. It's hard to transition to lockers and changing classes) ****UPDATE: Connor's second day was great:)


Hillary - 1st grade


Connor - 7th grade


Breanna - 11th grade
I for one am glad the preparation is over and they are all back in school but I'm also sad the summer is over - I think it went by way too fast this year.