Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Back-To-School Dance

Keith and I could both could tell that school had started on Friday night when all of the kids had made plans with friends for the evening.  Keith and I were left to be their taxi drivers for the night.  In between drop offs and pick ups, we just relaxed at home by ourselves (it was so peaceful).
 I dropped the three youngest off at the high school gym for a back-to-school dance sponsored by the High School Show Choir.  The choir is raising money to buy new performance outfits.  They had decorated the gym in a Hawaiian theme with palm trees and lights.  They had an area for the kids to get their photo taken with a background.  The kids could purchase leis and glow necklaces.  They also had a snack table with snacks available for $.50 to purchase with lemonade free.  The dance was for all grade school students Kindergarten through 6th Grade.  Admittance was $3 per student.
Justin with his friend, Kaden.  Notice they both had to get glow necklaces.
 The evening was very well run and I was totally impressed.  There were parents at each gym door monitoring the students so that they could not leave the gym.  If they needed to use the restroom, a parent escorted them.  I have to admit that Keith and I were both a little reluctant about just dropping our children off and leaving them for three hours.  But, after checking out the gym and the set-up, I was confident about the supervision provided.
Ashlin ready to dance.
 The high school students danced with the students, took photos, worked the music and helped supervise the younger students.  Our kids had so much fun and were so excited to attend!
Erica with her friend, Cece.
The dance was attended by quite a few students.  It was a great way to start off the school year.

Keith was Cara and Charli's driver for the evening.  They decided to go to a movie and then hang out at our house.  I am waiting to find out what plans they make for this week.

Take care,


  1. Being at home alone IS peaceful!!!!! Well done.

    Such a cute idea....the dance.

  2. What fun! Love the school activities -- makes me feel young again -- and that's really something! ;)

  3. Wow! That was the perfect back to school party! Enjoy your time home alone! We always do!