Around here we like to reward greatness. Yes, we do EXPECT our kids to do their best at everything they try, but when they actually knock one out of the park, well, that gets rewarded.
Around here $70 will buy you 7 A's in 7th grade!
Way to go, Jesse! Way to go, Jesse's teacher! Oh wait, that's me... and don't you think for a minute that I went easy on him. I probably gave him more work in the first quarter than he would have gotten in public school.