End of School

So to begin trying to catch up on the blog backlog, I will start with the end of school.  School’s been out for 2 weeks, but better late than never, eh?

Katie got to compete with some of her classmates in “Are You Smarter Than a 3rd Grader” at our town’s history museum.  They were competing against adults in the audience and the questions were all based on our town’s history.  They mopped the floor with us.

These are the teacher thank-you gifts that I made for the girls to give to their teachers, teachers’ aides & principal.

Carmel apple cupcakes in a jar with homemade icing.  I got the idea from here.  The tutorial was super easy to follow.  I was really happy about the way they turned out and one of the teachers texted me the other day to tell me that they were delicious.

Katie earned an award for citizenship and one for being the top girl AR reader in her class.

Katie & her teacher

Shaking hands with the principal

She was also given the grumpy librarian award by her teacher.  She was the class librarian all year and let’s just say that she took her job very seriously.  I can totally see her as a grumpy librarian when she grows up.  🙂

Hannah & her teacher

Katie's class (they had a pajama party on the last day)

And finally, I wanted to post pictures from the first day of school and the last day of school.  They’ve really grown.

This was a great school year for both girls.  As always, I am excited to spend the summer with them and have a little break from the school routine.

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5 thoughts on “End of School

  1. Becky June 14, 2011 at 8:37 am Reply

    Your girls are just adorable!
    Congratulations to Katie!
    Love that cupcake recipe, i’ll have to keep that in mind the next time I want to give a thank you gift.

  2. Jen June 14, 2011 at 10:29 am Reply

    Your girls are too cute! Great job, Katie…librarians deserve more credit than they are given. Cute Teacher Gift idea!

  3. Christy June 14, 2011 at 10:29 am Reply

    I love the cupcake idea too!! I’m always looking for cute gift ideas…those are too cute! Yaaaayyy for summer time!!

  4. Tana June 14, 2011 at 11:07 am Reply

    Wow, they have really grown!! Awesome cupcakes, they look SO yummy!!

  5. Gretchen June 14, 2011 at 12:24 pm Reply

    You are one awesome mom as usual! The girls have grown a lot. Wow, time flies!

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