- 'Twas the night before school... 'Twas the night before school starts, and all through the house. Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The backpacks were packed, and laid next to the door. The shoes were all shiny, lined up on the floor. The girls they were snuggled, asleep in their beds, while visions of hair bows danced through my head. Then what to my wondering ears should resound, but the buzz of the clock, ringing long, ringing loud. On Kenzo, On Suzie, On dear little Mabel. Hop out of the bed, and run to the table. Gobble your breakfast, then go brush your teeth. Put on your shoes, let's go hit the street. And I heard them exclaim as they ran off to school, "when is vacation? "I sure miss the pool."
- Twas the Night Before School Started Author: unknown Twas the night before school started when all through the town the parents were cheering it was a riotous sound. By eight the kids were washed and tucked into bed when memories of homework filled them with dread. New pencils, new folders, new notebooks too, new teachers, new friends, the anxiety grew. The parents just giggled when they heard of this fright and shouted upstairs-GO TO BED-IT'S A SCHOOL NIGHT!
You know school starts tomorrow when you have
40 papertowel rolls and 50 boxes of kleenex!