Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Middle School Monday - Christmas Break

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Welcome to Middle School Monday! Except that today is Tuesday, I know. Here's the thing - we are taking an extended break for Christmas this year, and despite my best intentions I didn't get this ready to post yesterday. But I am going to leave this link-up open to the end of the month, because there's a good chance I won't get anything ready to post next week either.

On Saturday, I took Kennady to the dress rehearsal for the Children's Chorus Winter Celebration concert.

 The concert on Sunday was beautiful, but I find it hard to get decent pictures with my simple camera.  This one is a bit fuzzy, but you can see Kennady in the back row, third from the right.

 Yesterday we picked up my parents from the airport (thus my absence from my blog!) and they will be here until the first week of January, so I don't plan for us to get much school done over the next couple of weeks. Although we will be going to a cabin for a few days, so it's very likely that we'll have some field trips and phys.ed. things to count as school, and probably Kennady will take along some of her reading for school as well.

During our Christmas break, she will also be doing some artwork - she has been asked to do a "live" drawing of a manger scene for the Christmas Eve service, which is pretty exciting and an interesting challenge!

How much time off will you have over the holidays? Are there Christmas activities you do that will "count" as school? Leave a comment and let me know!

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