On a different note, some of my students (who have grown up in the city of Chicago their entire lives) had never been downtown. When one student told my mom this (she was a chaperone), she said she almost started crying. You might have thought we were from Kansas- they were staring at the big buildings and asking if we could come downtown to just walk around again.
|"Kia - smile!" "Ms Cook, I don't smile for pictures."|
|Some of the group waiting for the bus... It broke down and I had to change routes last minute. Yikes!|
|You should have seen the bus driver's face when my 20 students got on the already-full bus. :)|
|All the kids outside the opera house before the show.|
|I told a few of them to walk to the front and look up so they could see how huge the theater is.|
|a bad picture, but the view from the front of the theater looking back at all the seats.|
|Dinner at Pizano's|