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Posts Made By: dutchgirl
Board: The VENT 02-24-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By dutchgirl
No, it's not reasonable. You sent a schedule,...

No, it's not reasonable. You sent a schedule, and it hasn't changed. Parents should either print it or write it down and be responsible. You should not have to hold their hands for them.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-24-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By dutchgirl
With the hybrid and back in-person, we all have...

With the hybrid and back in-person, we all have students eating lunch in our rooms. They say we'll get paid . . . I have absolutely no break from kids from 2nd hour through the end of the day. ...
Board: BusyBoard 02-23-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By dutchgirl
The BFG was my all time favorite read aloud. The...

The BFG was my all time favorite read aloud. The kids' laughter when we read about whiz-poppers was the best!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-23-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By dutchgirl
Thanks everyone. I drank a ton of water and took...

Thanks everyone. I drank a ton of water and took some ibuprofen. It is helping. Now I gotta pee . . . .!!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-23-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By dutchgirl
vaccination reaction 12 days later?

I had my 2nd vaccination two weeks ago, and had a fever, headache, fatigue, and felt like I'd got run over by a truck for a couple days. I was fine when I got up this morning, but now have a...
Board: BusyBoard 02-21-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By dutchgirl
This! Being bored often is making a choice not...

This! Being bored often is making a choice not to engage. Student attitude and choice - not my fault. My dad used to say "Only boring people say they are bored".
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-21-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By dutchgirl
Yuck - no, just no!

Yuck - no, just no!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-21-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 53
 
Posted By dutchgirl
Chocolate chip cookies? Yes! Wait - I have to...

Chocolate chip cookies? Yes! Wait - I have to make a choice? Just YES!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-21-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By dutchgirl
My white outdoor lights are up all year, and the...

My white outdoor lights are up all year, and the timer is still set. I like them. :) We had a neighbor who always had colored lights up all year. He would post on the neighborhood FB page telling...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-20-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 30
 
Posted By dutchgirl
The location looks beautiful, though the house...

The location looks beautiful, though the house would definitely be waaaayyy to big for me even if my kids and grandkids live with me. The light inside is good, but the decorating does NOT appeal to...
Board: The VENT 02-19-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By dutchgirl
Until you have a contract with a different...

Until you have a contract with a different position, you are intending to return. We have to give 30 days notice if we are leaving. Don't cut that job until you are sure! You can still give your...
Board: Substitute Teachers 02-10-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By dutchgirl
I don't read anonymous emails. They go straight...

I don't read anonymous emails. They go straight to the trash or spam.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-08-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By dutchgirl
Oh no! Now I'm thinking of actually trying yoga....

Oh no! Now I'm thinking of actually trying yoga. I've lost soooo much muscle tone and gained extra fluff during this stupid covid! If Hifi can do it . . .
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-08-2021, 05:51 AM
Replies: 23
 
Posted By dutchgirl
It was one time I couldn't wait for The Weeknd to...

It was one time I couldn't wait for The Weeknd to be over.
Board: BusyBoard 02-06-2021, 05:00 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By dutchgirl
Exactly! What's really annoying is when it's a...

Exactly! What's really annoying is when it's a staff member's kid and they pull him/her without consulting with you even once!

Your P is a jerk. Gromit is right.
Board: The VENT 02-05-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By dutchgirl
Nope, not ever giving out personal numbers! ...

Nope, not ever giving out personal numbers!

My district is now enabling a program where we can call on our computer and the caller ID will list the school phone number. Or you could use a google...
Board: The VENT 02-05-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By dutchgirl
It is really a difficult spot we're in. I'm...

It is really a difficult spot we're in. I'm tired of kids who won't try and admin who tell us to do whatever we can to help kids get passing grades.

Grades are supposed to be earned, not given...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-05-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 39
 
Posted By dutchgirl
I'm so sorry. Our pets truly become part of the...

I'm so sorry. Our pets truly become part of the family and leave a big empty hole in our hearts when they leave. <!--heartflower-->
Board: BusyBoard 02-03-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By dutchgirl
With everyone remote, I've been doing the one...

With everyone remote, I've been doing the one question "are you here' quiz. I was hoping to get away from it, but think I may have to stick with it. I just want something simple!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-03-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By dutchgirl
Never say. "It's ok." because it isn't! ...

Never say. "It's ok." because it isn't! Previous posters gave good options. For a first tie offender, I'd probably just say "thank you" and nothing more.
Board: BusyBoard 02-03-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By dutchgirl
How do you take attendance in a hybrid class?

We're finally starting next week with some in-person and the rest virtual. This is mid-school, so I have to take attendance every hour. It's been hard enough with everyone on Zoom, but I didn't...
Board: The VENT 02-02-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By dutchgirl
I see it more and more too! It feels like a...

I see it more and more too! It feels like a waste of time to write out clear directions, because so many donít read them.
Board: The VENT 02-02-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By dutchgirl
Connie is right - play nice, but do your own...

Connie is right - play nice, but do your own thing.
Board: The VENT 02-02-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By dutchgirl
It's a tough one. PowerSchool lists the legal...

It's a tough one. PowerSchool lists the legal name, so unless you have been informed, that's the name that gets used. When you work with over 100 students daily, it can be easy to forget until you...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-01-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By dutchgirl
I must have missed that one - on my way to order...

I must have missed that one - on my way to order right now!



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