Yesterday was game day, and the OG wore her uniform to school, as the players similarly wear their jerseys. "I'm always nervous that I've made a mistake, and we don't have a game today." she confided, as I dropped her off. It seems to me that's a capsule summary of middle school.
Last week, the cheerleaders revealed a new routine to celebrate a score. Here's a video of them celebrating a long touchdown pass that turned out to be decisive in a narrow victory. We celebrated that (and her birthday) with cupcakes after the game.