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Tuesdays Question- Have You Ever Skipped A Day Of School?

Hello, and welcome to Tuesday's Question. I wonder if I should have phrased this question, "Have You Ever Been Caught Skipping A Day Of School?" But, then I thought, maybe you never have skipped a day of class, but if you haven't, you can still tell us why.

I began asking questions every Tuesday since 2007 in an effort to get to know my readers, for you to get to know me and to encourage conversation between everyone who leaves comment, so feel free to comment to each other.

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Alright, now's the time to tell, Have You Ever Skipped A Day Of School? 

I'll be fair and answer first:



Have You Ever Skipped School? 

I'm ashamed to say that yes, I have, although I rarely skipped the whole day. In high school I skipped math class on a frequent basis and never got caught, but one crispy Spring morning a friend and I opened our front doors to the intoxicating fragrance of  Magnolia Fuscata's, which are tiny magnolia blossoms that smell like banana's. Magnolia Fuscata's are one of the most heady scents found in the Southern United States, so we when we stepped off the school bus, we couldn't resist making a run for a field of clover across the street from our school.

Once we realized we hadn't been noticed and we caught our breath, we lay on the soft bed of clover, laughing, then opened our books and began to read. -novels not textbooks-

It was blissful, I can still feel the feathery clover and smell the promise of Spring on it's way...until...we heard footsteps marching in our direction.

I don't know why, but we pretended we didn't hear him, when our Principal said,

"Miss Clemmons, just what do you think you're doing?"

I think my friend was relieved because he didn't address her by name, so she just kept reading, it was if she thought if she didn't speak, he wouldn't see her.

But, the reason he said my name was because when he called my house and asked if I was ill our housekeeper told him,

"No, she's not here, and she's not ill, she's probably across the street in that field of clover reading. Go look, I'm sure you'll find her."

Okay, that's my confession, now it's your turn: Have You Ever Skipped A Day Of School? And, if you never skipped class, why? 

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Note: I cannot remember how to add the link to the image, so I beg your pardon. Although, you can still add the tag, I'll figure it out eventually, and do not feel bad if you would rather not post it. I completely understand. You cannot post everyone's images, besides some of you may prefer to keep your courageous actions to yourself. :)

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8 comments:

Sandee said...

No, I've never skipped a day or class from school without permission. With my parents you just didn't do this type of thing if you wanted to continue to breathe. I did run away from home when I was sixteen. I never went back either, but that's a completely different story.

Have a fabulous day. Big hugs. ♥♥♥

Mike Golch said...

the only time I missed school was when I was sick,I did not dare skip school.Dad was a cab driver and you never know where he would pop up.

"Annie" said...



Sandee, I hate that your parents were so strict and hard on you, but believe it or not, mine might have been a little bit better, but that was because either one of them were at home much. My father was a sheriff's Captain, and my mother left us with our Edna, our housekeeper.

And you know whats odd, I left home when I was fifteen, and you're right, it's a whole different story. I'm sorry Tuesdays Question wasn't more uplifting this week. But, you do get to know people better.

Thank you for answering it and for visiting.

You have a fabulous day too!

And, "Big hugs" back to you-

"Annie" said...



Mike, I know what you mean about "Dad popping up"...My Dad was a policeman, but I guess I thought I could get away with it.

Thanks for answering, and for your visit.

Have a great Tuesday! :))

Grace said...

I pretty much skipped the first semester of my sophomore year of high school, just showed up for tests. My high school had an enrollment of about 6 thousand kids; nobody missed me!

Ann said...

Yes, I did skip many days of school. I knew exactly how many days we could legally miss and that was how many I would skip each year. My parents were divorced and I lived with my dad. I had his signature perfected.
Not only did I skip whole days but a group of friends would go in late once or twice a month so we could go out to breakfast first. I remember going in to school late one morning and when I saw my homeroom teacher he asked me how breakfast was.

"Annie" said...



Grace, Laughing...I cannot believe you missed most of the semester. It just goes to show how smart you are...

Thank you for visiting and your comment. :)))

"Annie" said...


Ann, Laughing...boy, you had it down to a science, didn't you? And evidently your homeroom teacher knew it. That's too funny, and you had breakfast too!

Great answer, thanks for visiting. :))

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