Sweet Child o' Mine came in after school today. He wanted to use a computer to play a game; I said he could once he finished a science lab that I've been holding for him. He hemmed and hawed a bit, then sat down and got to work. We chatted a bit as he worked and I graded. At one point, he said, "Do they have teachers like you at Local High School?"
"I'm sure they do," I replied.
"Because maybe you could just go teach there."
I told him I probably couldn't (honestly, I'm lucky to have a job next year), but that I really appreciated that and that I'd keep an eye on the job postings just in case. He nodded. A few minutes later, he asked, "So.....would it be okay if I came back once I'm in LHS and you could still help me with my homework sometimes?"
"Of course it would," I said.
I don't imagine he'll ever come back for that, not actually...but how sweet that he asked.
And even more - how amazing that he's planning on doing homework in high school.
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