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kindergarten graduation

i can't believe tomorrow is michael's last day of kindergarten. the year has gone by so quickly. today they had a "graduation" ceremony in his class. michael had such a huge grin on his face. he also got two special awards.

the 1st one was from the school for Perfect Attendance!!! we realized that he had a shot at it when january rolled around and he hadn't missed a day. i guess he was lucky not to get sick at all this year. we are so proud of him for this; he never complained about going to school and pretty much had great behavior all year at school.

the 2nd award he won was from the teachers. this award was called the "Reader Bee" award. michael has become obsessed with reading (certainly not something we will discourage him from obsessing about). he reads the Magic Tree House books all the time and keeps a log of each book he reads (can't imagine where he gets that from). when presenting the award, his teacher said that he reads when he comes into class in the morning, on the bus, and even during recess when they can't go outside. we've been amazed at how much his reading has improved and it's so exciting to see the teachers recognize it. it's also fun to hear him ask to go to the bookstore and the library...how could we possibly tell him no?

here are pictures from the party.

summer starts tomorrow at 2:30pm!!!

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  1. Was pleasantly surprised to see that you posted...its been a while. Its been a VERY rough day/week but Michael managed to make me smile today...though he is miles away. He looks more and more like his mother every day...even his expressions! Don't worry, Oscar is all you. Love to all-S

    PS Tell your wife she needs to blog or I'm coming out there to "tear her up"!

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