I started the day with a student informing me that another student probably wouldn't be at school because his father had been shot and killed. I spent five hours at parent teacher conference night and saw eight parents, five of whom belong to kids I don't have for anything besides homeroom. During parent conference night, I got called down to the office and informed that I'll be taking over a different class of physical science kids starting Monday.
There was a mother who was angry about the grade her child received in another teacher's class, and rather than back that teacher the administration decided to give into the mother's demands and have another teacher (me) take over the honors section. Then the angry mother agreed to sleep on it. So Monday I may or may not be taking over the class. If the switch takes place, planning will be interesting because the other teacher started with the chemistry half of physical science and hasn't gotten to any of the physics standards yet even though we have a mere eight weeks of school remaining.
I'm getting officially observed tomorrow for my annual evaluation. (Eep!)