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The Quiet Zone

Maybe we worry too much about shushing students. While I was window-shopping at the Parent-Teacher Store, I saw the sign below. My friend Jackie gave it to me as a back-to-school present. As I was packing it in the boxes & boxes of things to take to school Monday, both of my 17 year olds pulled it out and tried to take it. 

They both insisted they wanted it for their own rooms so everyone (friends & family) would know they wanted quiet in their room. I think they only want quiet in the morning as they try to sleep in, but they insist that they need quiet time throughout the day. 

Looks like we’ll be getting out the markers and yellow paper.