What’s the best way to start winter break with a bang?
Rocking the last few hours that separates you from festive freedom, of course.
Sure, waking up to a blaring alarm clock might not put ya in the mood, but tune
the radio to some holiday jams and you’ll be busting a move at you tug on your
blue jeans. Don’t miss the bus, babe! This half day is gonna be one for the
If you’re the sort of person who loooves pairing up red and
green during the holidays, don’t hesitate to let your style flag fly this half
day. Go subtle, with red and green jewelry, or all-out with a chunky red turtleneck
and green matchstick cords. Do be wary of your school’s dress code, though. I’m
sure there’s more than one Grinch patrolling the halls and tugging Santa hats
off students’ heads.
Why be shy? Before winter break, many teachers ditch lessons
for holiday-themed fun. Don’t sit on the sidelines—jump in feet-first! Whether
it’s kicking Santa Baby Bingo’s butt or playing name that carol, we’re betting
you’ve got what it takes to win first prize.
Bring a treat to share during lunch
Go for something breakfast-y, like banana bread muffins
studded with semi-sweet chocolate chips. Want more ideas? Bring in honey wheat
bread and Nutella finger sammies or snag a bag of mini-bagels and a tub of
Take the time to say thanks
Instead of running out the door with your sistahs as soon as
the bell rings, tell ‘em you’ll catch them in the hall in a minute and stay
after to speak with Teach. Offer up a sincere thank-you (and maybe a baggie of
homemade peppermint bark) before bookin’ it to the bus.
Now what are you waiting for? Let winter break begin!
BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 12/18/2012 12:00:00 AM
POSTED IN happy holidays, school, rock your new school, end-of-the-year fun, have the best school year ever