Today was the last day of finals. I didn’t have any to give, and my grades were done yesterday, so I spent the morning cleaning my room (read: scraping gum off the bottoms of tables ew), updating my syllabi for the fall, that sort of thing. After that, I took everything off the ninth grade house bulletin board I’m responsible for, and made sure the kids in the club I advise had done the same with their bulletin board (they had).
As a thank you gift for all the work we did during the reaccreditation process this year, we were treated to a free lunch, which was delicious. It was a nice day, so everyone hung out on the picnic tables outside the cafeteria afterwards. There’s a little basketball court there, too, so it wasn’t long before a few of the guys I work with started a game of Horse.
Obviously, I had to join them.
Now, here’s the thing: I wear dresses and high heels to work nearly everyday, and today- despite it being the students’ last day- was no exception. I was looking fancy. So everyone got a kick out of it when I stepped onto the court and proceeded to drain my first shot. What’s even better is that the SRO- who is a big, young, athletic guy- was the next to shoot, and he totally missed.
I didn’t end up winning, but I did acquire one heck of a cheering squad (which included all the female administrators in the building, naturally), and finished in a respectable third. It was tons of fun.