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We were fortunate that disrespectful students were a rarity. Ah! The good old days!

Once we had a student come in from out of state from what he said was a tough school. The school had armed guards in the halls and needed them, we found out later for sure, so he was not exaggerating.

In the 8th grade English class taught by a fabulous, no nonsense veteran teacher, that first day, he tried to be cool and misbehave in class. She would just LOOK at him, realizing that "we had not raised him" and this was his first day in a different school environment.

After class, the boys in the class took him aside and explained to him that students did not act as he had done. They also advised him not to mess with(misbehave and be disrespectful with) that English teacher, who had a well- earned reputation for no nonsense. They also explained it would be to his advantage not to mess with ANY teachers at the school.

This new kid got with the program and became an achi...See More
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Michele ME TOO!!!!!!!!!!!! Wow!

On 6/08/11, shelia wrote: > I want to work at that school when I grow up!
Jun 19, 2011
judy5ca Vet, I can't get over your plan and how wonderful your school must have been. What a culture of responsibility!

But I didn't understand the part about the principal. I don't understand how he walked down the hall and efficiently took care of the situation without asking questions. Did he speak to the student? I'm confused.

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Jun 29, 2011
Teri Sounds like a fairie tale. The key, I'm sure, is in figuring out how to achieve that cooperative attitude in the first place.

6/29/11, judy5ca wrote: > Vet, I can't get over your plan and how wonderful your school > must have been. What a culture of responsibility! > > But I didn't understand the part about the principal. I don...See More
Jun 30, 2011
judy5ca I'd love to understand more...

On 6/29/11, judy5ca wrote: > Vet, I can't get over your plan and how wonderful your school > must have been. What a culture of responsibility! > > But I didn't understand the part about the principal. I don't > understand how he walked down the hall and efficiently took > care of the situati...See More
Jul 1, 2011
Almost impossible to find families this wonderful. nfm On 6/04/11, VET wrote: > We were fortunate that disrespectful students were a rarity. > Ah! The good old days! > > Once we had a student come in from out of state from what > he said was a tough school. The school had armed guards in > the halls and needed them, we found out later for sure, so > he was not exaggerating. > &g...See More
Sep 15, 2011


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