Today I taught 3 classes of English. In the course of the day, I was called a bitch, the work was "stupid", and Shakespeare "gay". Another class wanted to know exactly how Romeo and Juliet die, but moaned and groaned when I made them read lines. However, the third group made up for it all. They were given a "catch-up" day today, and choose to use their time writing a letter (which they all signed) to the principal. The letter outlined reasons why they believe I should be offered a full-time, permanent job. I had no idea what they were up to (honestly!) until they started passing the paper around.
Shakespeare might be gay, reading plays aloud might be stupid, but 14 students enjoyed my class enough to sign a petition to keep me around. I could just hug them all!