Re: [wccusdtalk] Re: Is it a rock concert?
- Good point, Charlie. Instead of waving hands and money, when will we, as
Alicia aptly put it:
> > Go back to talking to peopleThanks, Alicia. I love your rants!!
> > treating each other like you would want to be treated.
> From: "alicat1967" <alicat1967@...>
> Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2005 16:20:54 -0000
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: [wccusdtalk] Re: Is it a rock concert?
> Thank you so much for pulling a point out of
> my long windedness. Being away from the puter
> really showed in that post!
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Charley Cowens
> <charley.cowens@g...> wrote:
>> Your image of the student blocking the doorway pretty much
>> the whole order and safety issue in our district. Now, that we
>> for a lot of continued hand waving (and money waving now that the
>> State budget is signed) over this issue, we have to ask whether that
>> student is still there in the same way a year from now.
>> Charley Cowens
>> On 7/12/05, alicat1967 <alicat1967@y...> wrote:
>>> Its the line at the library, waiting for the library to open so
>>> Internetless (at the moment) folks can get
>>> (30 minutes for FREE with a library card)
>>> and try and figure out what is going on in the world
>>> or the school district in this case.
>>> Who would have thought that one of those useless AOL discs would
> be so
>>> helpful but to this parent, it is for the moment. Didn't really
>>> being online too much, it certainly gives you a different
>>> This different perspective of "helplessness" when thinking about
>>> district became much more intense - that is for sure!
>>> Gave up calling downtown a LONG time ago
>>> maybey I should try again. But then phone calls don't get
>>> now a days
>>> its "emails"
>>> Its really easy for some NOT to return or IGNORE a phone call
>>> Sadly it is the only way that some folks try and communicate their
>>> concerns about their children and the school they attend. If
> they are
>>> brave enough to do that!
>>> Or our community members who want to know what is going on,
>>> want to make a difference and just get a message taken and a
> phone call
>>> never returned.
>>> As this district moves full speed ahead into a future filled with
>>> technology, I do hope their are a few thoughts as to the fact that
>>> there is more to doing the best for our kids than just the email,
>>> PDF file, accountability reports, statistics, test scores and
>>> Why are we in the mess we are today? We have TOO much.
>>> My Dad is 73 years old and says he can't believe that today we
> have SO
>>> MUCH TECHNOLOGY and SO MUCH STUFF that it takes us longer to do
>>> No my Dad does not own a computer
>>> He does enjoy seeing the pics my sister used to send to me, and
>>> marveled at the fact that we could do that just THE DAY AFTER we
>>> the pic.
>>> Go back to talking to people
>>> treating each other like you would want to be treated.
>>> I was at Kennedy High School last week during school hours. One
> of the
>>> principals was at the door speaking with a student who happen to
>>> blocking the path of anyone who wanted to enter or exit.
> Expecting the
>>> principal to tell the kid to move or stop blocking the door,
>>> it didn't bother them in the slightest and the principal didn't
> say a
>>> As I scooted past that student, things got a little more dark
> with my
>>> thinking. I have two young men in this district and if they EVER
>>> something that disrespectful to an adult - in the presence of a
>>> well then I didn't do a good job as a parent did I?
>>> Or to this principal who wasn't doing their job by expecting the
>>> from our kids and getting the WORST
>>> Thats where we went wrong
>>> Cop cars out in front of our schools - not listening to our kids,
>>> even realizing they want to speak, not even caring that they are
>>> Expect the best ------ get the best!
>>> Expect the worst
>>> you know what you will get.
>>> Yes after a absence online,
>>> the queen of the long winded post is back.
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