Saturday, May 28, 2016

Kids Say the Darnedest Things at State Solo & Ensemble

A room monitor called out for the next performer, whose name happened to be Marco. Another kid replied by yelling "Polo!"

Friday, May 13, 2016

Kids Do the Darnedest Things

I'm not sure which was more strange: A gaggle of choir kids walking down the hall playing kazoos, or--just a few steps ahead of them--a band kid walking down the hall carrying a live chicken. (I don't think the two occurrences were connected, but you never know...)

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Kids Say the Darnedest Things About Their Class Projects

A middle schooler was lamenting how the object he had created in his previous class had turned out... KID: We made flowers in my last period, and mine looks like a taco. ME (after thinking about it for a bit): Well, considering what day it is today, that's kind of appropriate, right? KID: Yes, you're right! I love my taco flower! (This same kid related a Darnedest Thing from one of his classmates, who said this today: "Now I know why it's called Cinco de Mayo--because it's the sixth of May!")