Another three assembly day in, this time in Allentown. The upper grades had just gone through 6 days of testing, so I was the antidote for the kids and teachers. I had a special session with the fifth grade, and, since it was a small group, I decided to bag the sound system/stage deal and play unplugged. The girls were quite mellow, and the boys rather raucous.

I always enjoy Muhlenberg’s kids because of their respect and their infectious laughter. Good job, Muhlenberg! Also, they get the Quietest Exit Award – unbelievable!

A fifth grade teacher came up afterwards and said that her 6 year old child had just written his first sentence, which was, “The cat came back the very next day.” Hmmm. I wonder where that came from? Powerful stuff, this folk music.