Here's Mimi, a graduating 3rd grader, and her big chicken pillow. You can't see her because she's camera-shy, but you can see a larger version of what many of the students bring to school. Most students have some kind of pillow on hand to make sleeping at their desks more comfortable.
Any given class has at least one sleeping kid. I'm at wits end with trying to keep the kids awake, but short of offering candy, I'm not sure what to do. Waking them up doesn't do much good. The coteachers put up valiant efforts to no avail too. Oh well. More on his later.