first day at school? Was it scary? traumatic? fun? exciting? or simply forgettable?
Each of us who do can also appreciate all that we've hurdled over at school.
It's not so much the knowledge we've gained - learning that 2+2=4 but all the other
lessons like learning how to make real friends, survive in your peer group or what things
we were good at - that makes all the difference.
A single conversation across the table with a wise man is worth a
month's study of books. - Chinese Proverb
Activity: Most families go out for dinner after the last day of school.
During dessert, each member of the family can give a gift that will be
something memorable or useful for his future. It would also be
good to have a few words spoken to honor the new graduate or some
wishes, blessings or prayers for him/her.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul. -
The nation that has the schools has the future. - Bismarck
According to surveys, teachers appreciate homemade cards the most as a means
of saying "thank you".
man gets learning from those who have none themselves.
pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it.
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it. -
It is better, of course, to know useless things than to know nothing. -
Books are embalmed minds. - C.N. Bovee
A lesson that is never learned can never be too often taught. - Seneca