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Posts Made By: gradymidget
Board: Teachers' Lounge 10-04-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By gradymidget
On the anniversary of my husband’s death I baked...

On the anniversary of my husband’s death I baked his favorite cake, made his favorite meal, went to the cemetery, spent time with family, and actually wrote him a letter. For several years after his...
Board: The VENT 10-03-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 17
 
Posted By gradymidget
She sounds like one insecure chip-on-her-shoulder...

She sounds like one insecure chip-on-her-shoulder type of person who has no life and wants to control everyone else. This woman definitely has poor self esteem. I am guessing she probably does not...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 10-01-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 62
 
Posted By gradymidget
Sending positive thought that she gets in touch...

Sending positive thought that she gets in touch soon. Is it even feasible that you or your husband could fly out and check out the situation?
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-25-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 30
 
Posted By gradymidget
The year I retired our youngish new principal...

The year I retired our youngish new principal left the district to become principal in a larger high paying district. She was caught having an affair with a principal at another school. Both were...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-22-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21
 
Posted By gradymidget
You probably won’t have to consider if you would...

You probably won’t have to consider if you would ever go back to this restaurant. Sounds like they are going to run themselves into the ground.

They should have been up front with you about not...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-22-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By gradymidget
This person is totally irresponsible and deserves...

This person is totally irresponsible and deserves to receive a poor review. Based on what you posted, you reached out twice to her. For me it would have been one and done. If she had something going...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-20-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 26
 
Posted By gradymidget
Upper left. Donít care for the cylindrical pillow.

Upper left. Donít care for the cylindrical pillow.
Board: The VENT 09-17-2019, 03:21 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By gradymidget
Could you get the parents involved by letting...

Could you get the parents involved by letting them know their child is not receiving the services that are provided in their IEP? However this could put a target on your back with your principal or...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-10-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By gradymidget
I take wrong mail directly to the post office and...

I take wrong mail directly to the post office and hand it to a clerk. Iíve gotten someone elseís mail with their name and address...dropped it in a mailbox and it came right back to me. So now I go...
Board: Second Grade 08-31-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By gradymidget
I taught third grade(retired now) and had a first...

I taught third grade(retired now) and had a first grader coming to my room for Math instruction. His skills far surpassed even my brightest third grader. He always came up with different strategies...
Board: The VENT 08-21-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By gradymidget
Wow! Sounds like they are trying to twist your...

Wow! Sounds like they are trying to twist your position for their benefit. Do not let them stomp all over you. You need to put your foot down in a very tactful way. It’s good you discussed what your...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-21-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 20
 
Posted By gradymidget
Shame on the facility for giving you only 11 days...

Shame on the facility for giving you only 11 days notice! Thy had to have known prior to that that they were closing. I would be outraged. I am glad you were able to find another facility for your...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-03-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 45
 
Posted By gradymidget
I only wear one out in public or if there are...

I only wear one out in public or if there are people visiting. And if i donít have to leave the house for the day, I never put one on. As an almost official senior citizen, I also will not wear...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-02-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 44
 
Posted By gradymidget
Jazzer, Just checking to see how things are...

Jazzer,

Just checking to see how things are going. What did you and your husband decide to do? Hope you have a solution to this dilemma soon.
Board: Third Grade 08-01-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By gradymidget
I’m retired now (2 years) and so I had no lesson...

I’m retired now (2 years) and so I had no lesson demo suggestion. I would however fear the lesson towards second grade level not third. If these kids are in summer school more than likely they are...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-01-2019, 02:05 AM
Replies: 47
 
Posted By gradymidget
All time fav....Reba

All time fav....Reba
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-30-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By gradymidget
I am guessing the garbage service did not pick it...

I am guessing the garbage service did not pick it up. Probably someone who drives through neighborhoods the night before garbage day and sees what kind of good junk he can find. I’ve thrown out...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-30-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By gradymidget
I physically go into the post office to stop my...

I physically go into the post office to stop my mail. Just fill in the yellow card and turn it in. However, I must show my driverís license when I go to pick up my mail. They will deliver it on a...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-30-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By gradymidget
If I was paying for the whole month of August, I...

If I was paying for the whole month of August, I would start him on Monday, August 5. If you do not have to pay for all of August I would wait until the 25th but maybe do a visit a few days before...
Board: Substitute Teachers 07-30-2019, 03:57 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By gradymidget
Unless you are under some kind of contract I...

Unless you are under some kind of contract I agree with you. You should be paid if they want you to complete the training modules.
Board: The VENT 07-30-2019, 03:55 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By gradymidget
Donít know how close to retirement you are. Maybe...

Donít know how close to retirement you are. Maybe this is a sign that either it is time to retire or leave the profession.

Itís unfortunate that you didnít get the opportunity to move into a...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-30-2019, 03:43 AM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By gradymidget
I had an unexpected hip replacement a few years...

I had an unexpected hip replacement a few years ago due to a fall. I was able to get a 5 month handicapped parking tag from my doctor. When I was still having issues she extended it for another 3...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-29-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By gradymidget
I hate it when a doctor be it a vet or people...

I hate it when a doctor be it a vet or people doctor know they are leaving and donít say a word. Then you find out like you did on the next visit. Maybe they are not at liberty to say anything ahead...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-28-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By gradymidget
There were 23 staff members (including the...

There were 23 staff members (including the specials teachers...art, music, pe) in my building. I retired in June 2017. Just in that year alone, 11 of us left the building for various reasons. A big...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-27-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 44
 
Posted By gradymidget
Jazzer...you and I are probably like...

Jazzer...you and I are probably like personalities. And I agree with you...when you get on an open forum like this, people are going to respond being it good, bad, or ugly. I found you to be very...



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