Thursday, November 18, 2010

Vivian dines out.

Vivian with her classmates, peer tutors and teachers

Vivian's class took a walking field trip to a neighborhood Italian restaurant today. They had been practicing ordering and using their best table manners at school before the big outing.

I received these pictures and texts from Vivian's wonderful teacher this afternoon. It sounds like a successful experience!

We had a wonderful time today. Vivian walked to the restaurant and back, used her manners, ordered spaghetti for herself and helped me eat my pizza. She asked to take my leftover pizza home for dinner. Coach Cunningham (Eloise's note: a big PE teacher with a voracious appetite!) drove over to meet us. He offered to carry the to-go box back to school for Vivian. She politely but firmly told him, "I will carry it myself." I'm not sure she trusted him!



JoAnn said...

This is GREAT. What a wonderful idea. Very creative teachers.

Jan M said...

A wonderful and special outing for all! I bet that pizza was just as good for dinner, as it was for lunch!

Maggie said...

Yay! It's good to know that there are people in the world like Vivian's teachers.

bevy said...

What a great outing for Vivian and her friends. And love her response to the coach... that Vivian!!!

3 Peanuts said...

It sounds like her teachers are so fabulous. it makes my heart sing to see the old Vivian is back:)