Setting: Michelle Sun, the director of Joyland children’s ministry, has a meeting with all the volunteer adults who will help out with Joyland Christmas Celebration.
Michelle: Who can tell me the reason why we have our children do JCC?
Volunteer: To learn about Thanksgiving!!
submitted by Anonymous Brother’s roommate
Anonymous Brother: I didn’t get what Daniel was supposed to be in Thanksgiving Celebration.. Why was he wearing a white suit?
Brother K: I think he was supposed to be like Elvis Presley.
Anonymous Brother: Who’s that? Is he someone in Gracepoint?
A few weeks after Parent Teacher Conference and the bewildering talk with his 1st grade daughter, the father has a little chat with his daughter again...
Father: So, how's school been?
Father: Have you been a good girl in class?
Daughter: (pause) I think so.
Father: Have you been speaking too loud in class?
Father: (concerned) Have you been too loud?
Daugther: (long pause) I don't think so...
Father: Okay, have you gotten in trouble in class recently?
Daughter: What do you mean "recently"?
Father: I just had the conference with your teacher.
Daughter: What did she say?
Father: She said that you're a good student, and that your behavior in class got much much better. She said that you listen and that you now have an indoor voice. So keep it up.
Daughter: Oh, okay.
Father: So... what caused you to change?
Daughter: Well, about 2 weeks ago, I remembered that there's going to be a parent-teacher conference.. And so I wanted the teacher to think that I... (pause) you know.
Father: [pause] So you crammed behavioral change???