The day before the Inauguration, we decorated our
classroom with flags.
On Tuesday morning we practiced the Inauguration
Ceremony. Julia was Michelle Obama. D’Angelo was Barack Obama. Hobi was
the Judge. Katelynn was Mahlia and Kelsey was Sasha. Faith was Jill
Biden. Nolan was Joe Biden. Jared, Anthony, Dylan, Roberto, Jared, and
Colin were Secret Service. Jaylen was the poet. Sydnee was the piano
player. Lauren was Laura Bush and Morley was George W. Bush. Kris was
At 10:00 we inaugurated our new president. Mrs.
Catanese’s class came and Mrs. Torrey came.
After the Inauguration we went to Mrs. Torrey’s room to
watch the real Inauguration. We saw Barack Obama and the Secret
Service. After lunch we watched Barack Obama do his speech. We saw a
person singing America. After the speech they blew the cannons. We saw
two million people watching. We saw Mrs. Obama and the kids.
Then we had a toast.
Then we had the Ball. We danced to jazz music. Some of
us dressed up in fancy dresses and clip-on ties, and Ethan wore a
tuxedo. We had punch and cookies. The best cookie there was chocolate
chip. We did the side-step dance.