Ms. A’s first #1 rule: Keep your blood on the inside.
Ms. A’s second #1 rule: Don’t throw up on the teacher.
Ms. A’s third #1 rule: Don’t step on the little kids. They stick to your shoes and you track them in on the carpet.
If you can remember those three things we’re going to get along together just fine.
Student One (in an aside to another student): She can’t have three number one rules.
Student Two: She’s the teacher, she can do anything she wants.
Student One: It doesn’t make sense.
Student Two: I don’t think it’s supposed to.
Student One: I think I’m going to like this class.
Student Two: Yeah, she’s cool for a grown up.
Nineteen students, never have I had so few. I am certain it won’t last. More will come; if not tomorrow, then after Labor Day.