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    You are very gracious and correct in that statement!

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    How's it going? What did your family decide for DS?

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    Let the chicken dance begin!

    I took DS8 up to the Jr. High yesterday after school to meet the 7th grade science teacher and to see the classroom. I was absolutely terrified by the whole thing. DS was like a kid on Christmas morning... filled with pure joy. I have one of those mom-memories that I know will be burned into my brain for all eternity... an image of tiny little DS skipping down a hallway that looks completely out of proportion to him... lockers that are hugh, water fountains that seem to tower over him... and he was completely oblivious to it all. Just pure joy and happiness.

    Today he went over for an actual class. I meet him outside at the end of the day and he was positively glowing. He talked excitedly about all of the science they had discussed during the hour. His lab partner was a girl that had been his 5th grade buddy when he was in first grade!! LOL!! And he came home with clear, readable notes and happily worked on his homework this evening.

    Tomorrow is his first official day. I haven't heard from the teacher about how the class went today, so I am still holding my breath a bit. But from DS's point of view, it is completely awesome!


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    an image of tiny little DS skipping down a hallway that looks completely out of proportion to him... lockers that are hugh, water fountains that seem to tower over him... and he was completely oblivious to it all. Just pure joy and happiness.

    Awwwwwww! That is so wonderful! I love that. smile

    I'm sure it went great. You never know how it will go until you try. I'm so glad he's so happy!

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    I'm glad you are giving it a try. Nothing ventured, nothing gained!

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    YAY! Just...YAY!

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    YAH!!! What a wonderful first day!!!!

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    Fabulous! I actually teared up a bit. So sweet. I hope it continues to go so well!

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    Originally Posted by ebeth
    Today he went over for an actual class. I meet him outside at the end of the day and he was positively glowing. He talked excitedly about all of the science they had discussed during the hour. His lab partner was a girl that had been his 5th grade buddy when he was in first grade!! LOL!! And he came home with clear, readable notes and happily worked on his homework this evening.

    WHOOHOOO!!!

    I recall going into the HS on my first day of acceleration and it all seemed SO BIG! I had counselor who walked me around for the first few minutes then I was on my own. I was nervous the first class, but once class started, I felt right at home. I remember running all the way home when school got out I was so excited to do my homework!!




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    I actually teared up a bit.
    Me too! Yippee!


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