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10 Awesome things about school

Girl in school uniform - 10 awesome things about schoolIt’s almost time for your kids to get their backpacks on and make the trek back to school. But hey, school is a pretty awesome place to be. ParentsCanada partnered with with Neil Pasricha, author of The Book of Awesome! and, to bring you the little joys school brings.

  1. Kindergarten Class Photos: [photos in post] Awesome!
  1. All the things you learned in third grade: It seems like a lot of things we learned in college, we’ve forgotten now. However, all that awesome stuff you learned in third grade? You still know it all.
  1. Being in the oldest grade in school: You’ve paid your dues and now it’s time to reach the awesome top of the ladder, before you slide back down to a bottom rung in the next phase of life.
  1. When one of your paintings or school tests makes it onto the fridge: You’ve gotten that A or A+, but what makes it extra awesome is getting on that coveted spot on the fridge.
  1. Getting a good locker in high school: Even at that age, it’s all about location, location, location! You know you’ll run home beaming about your awesome new locker space!
  1. When someone decorates your locker for your birthday: Sometimes it can be a bummer to spend your birthday in school, but not when your friends make you realize how awesome and appreciated you are!
  1. Bad school photo trends: Are you hiding that yearbook because of a bad fashion choice or crazy hairstyle? Don’t bother, we’ve all been there. Get those photos out and celebrate how awesome you were then!
  1. Elementary school science fairs: When did those kids get so smart? The projects are awesome!
  1. School field trip day: It’s a day off without skipping school. No one’s calling in sick on this awesome day.
  1. When you’re awkwardly standing by yourself with a full cafeteria tray of food and then suddenly spot your friend waving at you: You’ve almost lost all hope and then you see that awesome friendly wave.

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