I like to get to work early, because there's a ton of stuff to do when you teach ... anywhere, but at small schools with small staffs, it's worse.
All of our Cedar Key School teachers teach about twice the topics that the average teacher teaches, just because of our size.
When you teach 5 or 6 different courses each day, you better have your pelicans in a row by the first bell.
Early for me is anytime just before or after 7 am.
On the flipside, I also need to get home at a reasonable time to let Bear and Coquina out.
I did a poor job of being punctual last week, but it wasn't my fault.
Here are my excuse notes: