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May 5, 2014

Teachers—I Appreciate You! Book Giveaway Contest!

Happppppy Teacher Appreciation Week!

I was recently prowling around a few great DC area schools and stumbled upon the rolling cart of goodness below. Hmmmm. . . I wondered, what could be inside?!?

Stacie K., the principal, explained it was for Teacher Appreciation Week!

And stapled to the front of each bag was this awesome coupon:

Gift Coupon

Holy cow! The gift of TIME! I would have loved that more than anything as a teacher. Don’t get me wrong, I’ll never complain about a hot breakfast or an on-site masseuse! But the gift of TIME to sleep in, go shopping, make a dentist appointment, or do whatever I decided would help me the most would have been so appreciated.

And you know how I love treats! These bags were fully stocked by parent community leaders with Oreos, Gatorade, and other yummy snacks. Good stuff!

Contest Alert: What would YOU do with the gift of two hours off in the middle of the school day? Tell us in 100 words or less in the comments section below. Be sure to include your first name and last initial. Two lucky winners will be chosen on Monday, May 12, at midnight. They will receive a copy of The Together Teacher and it’s entirely possible we may throw in some homemade cookies, too!

*Fine print. You must claim your prize within one week of hearing from us. Please limit your reply to 100 words or fewer.

Update: Kate M. (#7) and Sydni F. (#15) are our winners!  Thanks to everyone for sharing!

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