These 20 funny back to school quotes will get you belly laughin’. Ah back to school time! That time when even the most prepared and organised teachers get jitters, nervousness, anxiety and the whole works! Anyone else feel this way too? I’m sure I’m not the only one! 😉
Although you don’t wish this upon anyone at all, you truly do feel a LOT better knowing the rest of the teacher world is going through the same emotions as you.
And let’s be real, feeling like a part of a tribe is MUCH better than feeling like you’re alone right?
These funny back to school quotes and memes will show you some FUN and TRUE memes and quotes that almost every teacher feels during back to school time.
If you’re looking for motivational quotes and mindful coloring, I’ve got some of those here for you. They would make for a great back to school gift to a teacher friend too.
These are not created by myself (I wish I were that funny ;P), but I have searched and complied them from my fellow (more comedic) teacher blogging buddies. Read on for some laughs! 😉
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Funny Back to School Quotes
This quote made from a user on Some Ecards had the right idea. Although we’re from Australia, so we will be counting down all the way to our summer Christmas break. Now that is a looong count down. 😉
Now this is one quote from Julie Faulkner’s Blog that can resonate with teachers across the globe! Australian teachers would be on their mid-semester break (which is winter break) and it is a 3 week one (although it definitely does go by ‘faster than Burt ina transam’). 😉
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This one from The Educator’s Room is a classic. The expression on Jennifer Lawrence’s face just remarkably imitates a teacher’s expression on their first week (and sometimes month) back to school!
And of course, we can’t have a roundup of memes without including some from the ever so AWESOME Bored Teachers.
Firstly, who doesn’t love Matt Damon in the Martian! Absolute favourite of mine! I just have to say I shall NEVER look at a potato the same way again – LOL.
Ok, we really don’t need any words to describe this one from Middle School Mob! SO on point! 😉
We all LOVE PD of course – but do we really really need another one?? 😉 Had to include this one from the Pensive Sloth.
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This one from Sunshine Sand and Scissors is hilarious. PS: favourite movie of all time! 😉
Our inner thoughts FOR REAL. 😉 This one is from Buzzfeed quoting from the always awesome show The Office.
This also from Bored Teachers cracked me up! What do you do to try to keep your supplies from disappearing? Does anyone else feel possessive about their supplies or just me? 😛
Another one from Teach Outside the Box. Isn’t this just OUR worst nightmare? The laminator OR the printer. UGH!
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This one from Class of Kinders is on point. What do you carry to school? I literally use my car as an office. #truestory.
Um, yes! This one is from We Are Teachers.
And of course, we always look for the silver lining. 😉 This is one is from Teachers with Humor.
Um, YES. We actually have SO many copier problems that we now joke about ‘how many teachers are in the queue to use the copier’. Of all the Back to School Quotes we’ve read, this one is the #StoryofOurLives.
This one from a user called Soaring_Sandy (no link) is sadly SO TRUE. Who else wouldn’t? A blink and before you know it – back to school. And it seems as though summer goes by in a FLASH!
This one from Teacher Way of Life is simply FUNNY and true! Out of all these Back to School Quotes, this one is one that can be used YEAR ROUND.
Of course, teachers leaving school for the first weekend is very accurately described by Depp.
WE cannot forget a meme by the one and only the Office! 😉
It’s such a funny thing, how time literally FLIES during summer break. Here we are, back to school again.
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I’m not sure about you, but I’m REALLY confused that first week back to school on what I actually NEED.
And you bet your bottom I’ll be running to that first lunch break like BB8 did here.
This one made me crack up, if you’re a Star Wars fan, you love it!
Don’t look directly at that meme above, it’ll drive you to the loonies bin.
Just don’t call me about back to school stuff, EVER.
This cracked me up, what preschooler doesn’t have this face when you tell them you don’t actually LIVE at school?
We all know those back to school weeks when we’re just run down and all the cold and flu bugs from the kids and staff are going around and weaving their way to us.
We just can’t take another sick day, can we?
It’s actually a requirement or necessity now, after what we have been through as teachers. Remember COVID? Yea. No one else tackled that better than teachers did.
When you’re desperate, you’ll turn to those impossible leave requests.
I’m not sure about you, but that first week of school does bring retirement vibes. If you haven’t thought about them, you can be sure that you will during those first few weeks of school.
Another thing is, why does Walmart, Target and Co ALL decide to start back to school ads in early June.
It’s JUNE! Let it be.
Anyway, as much as I love buying all the supplies, I still need my precious break over summer.
More please! It’s all true! How about “Professional Development and staff meetings: SPED teachers be like, ‘ I have no idea what they are talking about. This has nothing to do with my class. I’ve already got an IEP to write.’l
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