The Joys of Teaching: First-Name Basis

Setting: Sister Kim's first year teaching high school, the senior class.

Student: Ms. Kim, you are, like, the coolest teacher in the whole school!

Ms. Kim: Uh...oh, really? Wow...why?

Student: You're, like, the only one who wants us to call you by your first name!!

Ms. Kim: Umm.. Kim is my last name.


Student: Ohmygosh!!!! Your name is Kim Kim??!!?


Jenn said...

I'm guessing that this student is a non-Asian...haha.

Yao said...

Actually, I have a student who's name is Kimberly Kim, and she goes by Kim Kim... so it actually exists... i thought it was a joke, but it's true...

Judy said...

hahaha... i like it when Sister Kim tells the story herself :)

Beautiful Sunset

Setting: Leaving Zion National Park Brother J: Wow, the sun is so beautiful.  Did you know that it sets in the south here?