Friday, September 19, 2008
A Child's First Bad Grade
Well it was bound to happen sooner than later, but for the life of me I didn't expect it to be so soon! Squirt landed her very first bad grade in classwork this week. The subject? Social Studies.

A fun subject for a kid in Kindergarten as they learn how to say the Pledge of Allegiance and hear stories about Ben Franklin, George Washington and Betsy Ross sewing up our first American Flag.

What did the teacher think was going to happen when she handed copies out to the class of a picture of The White House?

Perhaps I shouldn't feel this way, but Squirt does me proud. She's a rebel, outside-of-the-box kind of kid with a confident mind of her own.

And to think, they call John McCain a Maverick! Ha! Just wait until Squirt grows up and runs for President!
Stumble It! .......posted by Margaret @ 11:57 PM  
  • At 12:33 AM, Blogger bettygram said…

    I love the colors and maybe we can use her ideas. My daughter also ran into the same problem she liked multiple colors. So I am sorry if she got in trouble but I liked her picture.

  • At 5:37 AM, Blogger Tony said…

    great colours and I know you'll encourage the free thinking, how else do we move forward and achieve?

  • At 7:35 AM, Blogger Carlos said…

    I think it's awesome. Don't let anyone from the evangelical right get a look at that; you might be hauled in for supporting the homosexual agenda (you know - rainbows and all). ;-)

  • At 8:10 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Grandpa said:
    I think it's a big improvement over what Bush has done for the Whitehouse

  • At 10:59 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Awesome job! I'd be very proud. She must be an amazing child. :)

    Where's the bad grade? I'd have given her an A+++++++++!

  • At 8:56 AM, Blogger R2K said…

    That is actually great coloring for that age. Trust me I give dinosaur pictures to little kids all the time and they often cant do it like that.

  • At 2:56 PM, Blogger Woozie said…

    I wonder how much trouble Hillary Clinton would have gotten in if she repainted the White House as President. Something to match her catalog of pantsuits.

  • At 10:47 AM, Blogger Lone Grey Squirrel said…

    Well, the White House is just begging to be painted! Good on Squirt! She's a visionary.

  • At 6:47 PM, Blogger Dr.John said…

    Fussy teacher. I liked the picture. And I liked those little hearts. Somebody has to love Washington.

  • At 5:49 AM, Blogger Deepak Gopi said…

    Squirt is really talented,pls dont care about her grades.

  • At 10:11 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    How is a child supposed to understand "don't write" when the teacher herself drew a little happy face?
    I think the picture is wonderful!

  • At 9:07 PM, Blogger krystyna said…

    Your daughter is talented, intelligent girl, and it is the most important.

    My best wishes to her and to her parents.

  • At 12:29 PM, Blogger Jill said…

    Smart people always push the limits. I say great!

  • At 6:50 AM, Blogger Orhan Kahn said…

    I don't get it; what did she do so wrong??

  • At 12:18 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Wow colorful!!

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