My son is ditching school today, with my full permission. (Yes, I am confessing this to Ernest's teachers who may read this blog.)
*It's the penultimate (love that word!) day of school. They're not doing anything.
*Tuesday is the "orientation" meeting for Theater Gone Wild. The schools near the zoo are already out, so the program is starting already.
*Ernest is desperate to reach a total of 200 volunteer hours before Friday, so he can train with the animals (then he will be allowed to handle snakes, turtles, etc. during the Zookeeper shows).
*And the boy has straight A's.
I think he deserves a "ditch day." He won't be lying around, though. He'll be working hard:
9-10 rehearse old shows
10-11 rehearse sheila and primate
11-12 plan auditions
1-3:30 audition newbies
4 animal training for those who have 200 hrs (hopefully)
And I am counting down: 2 days.