May 12

Mrs. Yeska

We celebrated Mrs. Yeska’s retirement at chapel. She taught in Dekalb Public Schools for 30 years before she was a founding KRCS staff member 11 years ago. Paula has been my partner in second grade for six years, so preparing to honor her was a labor of love. I recorded 15 of our former students that are currently in third through fifth grade. They shared favorite memories that made her laugh and cry. My current class made her a book that expressed why we think she is so awesome and the school presented her with a beautiful plant for her garden. She will be celebrated further at our staff luncheon. Leave Mrs. Yeska a comment to tell her how much she is appreciated by you.

If I could Teach You Teacher

If I could teach you, teacher,
I’d teach you how much more
you have accomplished
than you think you have
I’d show you the seeds
you planted years ago
that are now coming into bloom.
I’d reveal to you the young minds
that have expanded under your care,
the hearts that are serving others
because they had you as a role model.
If I could teach you, teacher,
I’d show you the positive effect
you have had on me and my life.
Your homework is
to know your value to the world,
to acknowledge it, to believe it.
Thank you, teacher.

By Joanna Fuchs

Posted May 12, 2012 by pbright2 in category Special Days

1 thoughts on “Mrs. Yeska

  1. kim z.

    I got teary eyed as well watching the video you made for Mrs. Yeska. A sweet tribute for a very sweet teacher. Mrs. Yeska you will be missed.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *