tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post4547902232060323632..comments2015-04-25T19:36:16.656-05:00Comments on On the Banks of Squaw Creek: Dear Teachers,Katie @ On the Banks of Squaw Creekhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11530237661834412493noreply@blogger.comBlogger6125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-34766324820632725742012-08-23T19:34:28.321-05:002012-08-23T19:34:28.321-05:00Thank you for these important words. The best thi...Thank you for these important words. The best thing about being a teacher is the infinite variety of amazing humans that we interact and learn with--students, colleagues, and parents.<br /><br />Each student is somebody&#39;s unique pride and joy. And if he or she isn&#39;t someone&#39;s pride and joy, teachers are needed even more in that student&#39;s life.<br /><br />Gary Andersonhttp://whatsnotwrong.wordpress.comnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-87945212559323908282012-08-22T15:35:20.383-05:002012-08-22T15:35:20.383-05:00I&#39;m 10 steps (actually 12 months!) ahead of yo...I&#39;m 10 steps (actually 12 months!) ahead of you! That was last year&#39;s back to school post (guest posted here: http://www.iamjustlu.com/2011/08/housewife-macgyver-teachers-wish-list.html)<br /><br />This year, as a parent of a preschooler, my perspective is a bit different. Katie Olthoffhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11530237661834412493noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-3626519880216395202012-08-22T12:48:00.443-05:002012-08-22T12:48:00.443-05:00Just read this, and will add, as an example, to my...Just read this, and will add, as an example, to my comments above, &quot;We have tried to decrease this expense by asking teachers to purchase their own paper.....&quot; Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-43875018099251711762012-08-22T12:26:56.874-05:002012-08-22T12:26:56.874-05:00A very inspiring letter, Katie; however, being a m...A very inspiring letter, Katie; however, being a mother of two daughters who are working with and for children in public schools, I believe there should also be a letter to parents who do not have the same regards for their children, and who expect teachers and school staff to take the responsibility of teaching children, while expecting them to accomplish, in the short time children and teens Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-26195411942322074802012-08-22T11:48:14.257-05:002012-08-22T11:48:14.257-05:00What a beautiful letter! I don&#39;t have kids yet...What a beautiful letter! I don&#39;t have kids yet, so we are far from school days, but I am sure that this will still resonate once I do. I hope your family has a great year. <br />www.crystalcattle.com Crystal Cattlehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03510248725846780674noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-41765377662532727472012-08-22T11:25:54.644-05:002012-08-22T11:25:54.644-05:00Great letter, Katie! Kind of made me tear up a bi...Great letter, Katie! Kind of made me tear up a bit. I sent my &quot;baby&quot; to Preschool today too and my house is awfully quiet today. For the first time in eighteen years, I have no one home to keep me company. It&#39;s the end of an era. :( Landon threw a fit this morning and I seriously considered keeping him home with me. But, I had to ask myself... Would I be keeping him home forLaura @ Our Prairie Homehttp://ourprairiehomeblog.blogspot.comnoreply@blogger.com