Monday, February 29, 2016
Tomorrow is my meeting with the district science people, with 20 minutes set aside for my proposal. I have literally no idea how it will go. The email with the agenda implied we could actually make a decision, and that surprised me. Perhaps it's true.
I don't want to be perceived as an agitator, but there's a pretty good chance that's where I'm headed. I'm distressed because two teachers that I had expected to be allies have decided not to come back next year, and so I am feeling very much alone. No one has given me any feedback on my proposal at all so far, even though they've had it for almost two weeks. I just hope they've read it.
Meanwhile, I did nothing but sleep after school all last week and Saturday. My fever finally broke Thursday night but I still have residual crud. I'm trying to wean myself off all the medication but then I end up swimming in post-nasal drip and dealing with an annoying little tickle in my throat all day long -- guess I'll go back on the meds at least for the meeting tomorrow.
Of course I still have all that work to do: grading, writing, my Reading to Learn in Science course, and very little energy after school to do any of it. Being sick is the worst!
Amazing to think that a week from Friday I'm flying out. Time to clear the deck of all those tasks!