Wednesday, October 6, 2010

If I had been blogging back then....

I would have totally blogged about this!

Fifth grade is so much fun! I'm not sure if it is that way everywhere, but at our little elementary school, 5th grade is the best! There are many special days and privileges reserved for the big kids on campus. One of my favorite 5th grade days is Retro Day!
The kids , parents, teachers and staff dress up in their best retro costume. The parents decorate the 5th grade hall with disco balls, juke boxes, an old vw bug cutout for photos, and lots of other groovy stuff!
Of course, there is a huge party with food and games and music...and each student gets a copy of the retro CD. The best part is the costume contest. Take a look at these groovy kiddos.


I even pulled out the poodle skirt I had saved from my
High School Musical "Bye Bye Birdie".
I never miss an opportunity to dress up.
These pictures were taken 4 years ago when Emily was in the fifth grade.
Jonathan is in 5th grade now....
so we are on the look out for an afro and some cool platform shoes!

Peace!

17 comments:

  1. So cute!!
    Tomorrow is "Throw Back" day here at our high school. If I had only known I would have saved a pair of parachute pants.

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  2. Love it! I recognize that costume. ;) I love how into it all the kids are. They all look fantastic!

    So far, 5th grade for us means a million opportunities, but no big parties. My big ballerina is now in chorus, morning news cast, and is crossing her fingers she'll make art club.

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  3. Adorable!! Love the Retro outfit and earings...way too cute! =) ~Liz

    P.S. Oh, and you look super cute yourself! =)

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  4. Oh man, that looks like fun! I can't believe you were able to fit into your skirt from H.S. Good for you!!!

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  5. very cute. . .I love the pink peace sign ear-rings!

    The boys and the afros. . .oh my!

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  6. too cute! and 5th grade is the best!

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  7. Oh my goodness that is WAY too fun!! Those are some groovy kids. :) I would love this stuff, I hope my kids school does this kind of thing when they go!

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  8. Those are too cute. My daughter is in 5th grade and loving all the privileges. You are adorable in your poodle skirt.

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  9. Wow...5th grade does look cool at your school!:)
    Enjoy the day

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  10. I LOVE dressing up and love it more when my kids do it, too.

    This is so fun.

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  11. Wow! Those kids look so cute, so awesome that they were all totally into it! Very appropriate for Halloween.

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  12. Fifth grade is the honeymoon before sixth grade and its angst. I'm glad they're enjoying it.

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  13. How fun is that? It's always fun to dress up.

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  14. Fabulous costumes!! My momma made us Roaring 20's outfits when we were little... I wish we had saved those!! they were hip!!

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  15. So cute! Those pictures made me smile. Love them!

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  16. I used to LOVE dress up days at our school when I was growing up! Love these pictures!

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