Well Wishers

For 98 percent of the students at the school where my wife teaches, English is a second language. But that didn’t stop them from giving her Christmas cards. Still, their enthusiasm for the occasion sometimes exceeded their grasp of English. Among the many cards that flooded her desk were: "Happy Birthday, Grandma," "Get Well Soon," and "Congratulations on Passing Your Driving Test!"

  • Category: School Jokes

    Class Act

    Recently I was grading history tests for my fourth-graders…

    Fitting Into Small Spaces

    Walking through the hallways at the middle school where I…

    Loss Over Technology

    The 104-year-old building that had served as the priory and…

    Male and Female

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    More Than Welcomed

    My fellow teacher called for help—she needed someone…

    Planning Ahead

    The day before my graduation from Soldan High School in St…

    Bar School

    The board of education in a nearby town sold off a building…

    Matchmaker

    A student in my math course at Ohlone State College in…

    School Supplies

    After registering for his high school classes, my son burst…

    Smart in Some Areas

    Toward the end of the school year, the sixth-grade teachers…

    Flu Symptoms

    At the school where my mother worked, the two first-grade…

    Office Hours

    When I became a licensed chiropractor, I moved back to my…

    Unusual Beauty Contestant

    An e-mail from our school principal: "The Miss BHS…

    Grammar Lesson

    Driving my car one afternoon, I rolled through a stop sign…

    Hard Worker

    A police car with flashing lights pulled me over near the…

    Preaching to the Choir

    A friend was assigned a new post teaching English to…

    Achy Bones

    My friend John came into French class one Monday with a…

    Big Question

    According to the Internet: Students in a Harvard English…

    Child Talk

    In honor of Memorial Day, the teacher I worked with read…

    Dumb Luck

    Flummoxed by his true-false final exam, a student decides…