Things are going a bit better than I'd feared they would.. but, they could do so much better... aargh.
A couple of my debaters are really starting to shine. The are getting it and doing well -- problem is their partners aren't doing as well and seem to be holding them back.
I wish I could put the stars together and leave the others to suffer the consequences of their lack of improvement -- but, the stars butt heads. If they could work together, they'd be awsome... but, I think they both want to be the lead sled dog.
Who knows how the semester will end -- and I know March will come sooner rather than anybody here with me can understand now...
I decided that if the kept the good attitude going, we'd go to the mountains when they are done debating tomorrow... we may not have the time to do it, but if they can manage two back to back tournaments and still be upbeat at the end of the second one, they deserve the reward.