Sometimes you can say more with fewer words.
Following is a recent post made by my friend, a middle school science teacher.
Student: “I’m going to miss class tomorrow, I have to go to a violin thing.”
Teacher: “Ok, thanks for telling me.”
Student: Starts to leave and turns back, “By the way, this is my favorite class and I’m going to be an engineer when I grow up.”
Teacher: “Yes you are.”