Buddy's first day of 6th grade at a new school (Middle School). The plan is for the Evil Twin to drop him off, but also to meet up with one of Buddy's best friends from Elementary school. His mom will have him there at the same time and they can at least walk in together!
He has been practicing using a combination lock - and so has his friend. I'm fairly sure they will be in the same home room class and from what I've heard, the kids can choose their own locker mate from their home room, so Buddy and his friend can share a locker and hopefully, one of them will know how to do the combination! LOL.
Buddy went to private Catholic school for Elementary and on top of paying a hefty tuition, a registration fee and a book fee, we also were given a long list of supplies we needed to supply for our child. I started getting panicky wondering where the supply list for 6th grade was.
It turns out, they are no longer allowed to request supplies in public schools. Because some kids can't afford them. So, I bought Buddy a 3 ring binder, several packs of college ruled paper, some pens and pencils, a pencil sharpener and a couple of the large pink erasers.
Apparently, the teachers are allowed to "suggest" items, like "If you happen to have some Clorox wipes around, could you send one in please?" But it's only a suggestion and not a "must do". Very odd.
I'm kind of looking forward to the new routine, but I am not looking forward to having to get up at 6:30! Yuck!
I hope he likes his new school!