Beginning another school year: Ben is in middle school

Update on grandson Ben whose new school year began yesterday.

Believing for Ben

Another school year began yesterday (on a Friday), and our miracle boy is now in a different school. Ben is now in grade six which, along with grades seven and eight, comprise what in my day was called junior high school but now is middle school.

Ben with his dad

Ben with his mom

His school day will be longer with fewer breaks during the day, and although one of his parents will be able to take him to school in the mornings, he will be riding the school bus home in the afternoons.

Ben wants to learn to play a musical instrument, and this year he will be able to learn at school and to play in the school band. He also will be able to further his interest in science by studying robotics.

Best wishes, Ben, for a great school year!

As always, many thanks to everyone who…

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. arlene says:

    Hi Ben, nice to see you again.

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    1. I’ll tell him you said hello. I do worry about him in school. The schools here are back in session in the classroom, and there are no requirements that teachers or students wear masks although everyone is encouraged to wear a mask. They don’t even require the teachers to be vaccinated even though vaccines are available now for everyone at no cost.


      1. arlene says:

        Oh my. Students here are still having online classes. Take care.

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