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Posts Made By: ellenroo
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-22-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 27
 
Posted By ellenroo
1. How many people did you invite to your...

1. How many people did you invite to your wedding? We intended to invite 150-200 but only got around to inviting 100. About 50 came.

2. What percentage RSVP'd and showed? about 50% showed/came....
Board: The VENT 05-22-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By ellenroo
YES. There is an ideal district I applied for but...

YES. There is an ideal district I applied for but they never interview till July. So I didn't sign at my school and I just have to wait till it's too late to see if I even get an interview.
Board: The Job Search 05-15-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By ellenroo
I am. I've resigned from my current school. My...

I am. I've resigned from my current school. My health was taking a hit between the long drive and stress that this particular school provides. I want to teach elementary but most of all I want to...
Board: The VENT 05-14-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By ellenroo
A good bit I think. I had acquaintances in high...

A good bit I think. I had acquaintances in high school that sold theirs around test time for extra focus. I feel it's prescribed more than necessary, but those that need it really need it and should...
Board: The Job Search 05-14-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By ellenroo
Follow ups

So I did what to me is scary. I sent a follow up email to a district I really want to get into. I feel like I sent it too long after the first few contacts but you never know. They have these...
Board: The VENT 05-14-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By ellenroo
Here if we break contracts they report us to our...

Here if we break contracts they report us to our DOE and our licenses are revoked for up to a year so you can't move schools. At least unless you have a major health reason or something.
Board: The VENT 05-14-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By ellenroo
I'm in the same boat. And a mother took her child...

I'm in the same boat. And a mother took her child off his ADHD meds that he desperately needs last week. I almost called this mother to beg her to put him back on them for one more week as I can't...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-13-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By ellenroo
Definitely been there done that before. And now...

Definitely been there done that before. And now is the time for chocolate. lol plus, hey, it reduces your risk for cancer they say, so I see that as a decision for your health. <!--giggle-->
Board: The Job Search 05-10-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By ellenroo
Same, Greyhound, no interviews yet. Although the...

Same, Greyhound, no interviews yet. Although the district I want to be in I hear doesn't hold interviews till July. <!--eyebrow--> Guess we'll wait and see.

If it helps any, I've never once gotten...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-10-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 24
 
Posted By ellenroo
I mentioned a couple of days ago about my art...

I mentioned a couple of days ago about my art business taking off, and this is one of the projects I've done. Not really a photo, but I haven't taken any photos of note recently. I'm so stinking...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-08-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By ellenroo
Art business

So I didn't sign on at my current school for many reasons, the main one being that it's a 40 minute drive one way and my body isn't processing that well. BUT. While I'm looking for other employment,...
Board: The VENT 05-07-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By ellenroo
Tardies

The argument of the century in my classroom today:

"You can't give me a tardy. I wasn't even supposed to be in classes today. I was supposed to be in ISD but they cancelled it today. So you can't...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-03-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By ellenroo
Nice! I didn't have the cash for a season ticket,...

Nice! I didn't have the cash for a season ticket, but we certainly thought about it!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-03-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By ellenroo
Hamilton!

My husband and I got Hamilton tickets for Memphis this morning and I can't stop shaking I'm so excited! My little sister is coming and a friend of mine from college! We were both logged in for...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-03-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By ellenroo
Top 5.38%. Proof that my mom did well with my...

Top 5.38%. Proof that my mom did well with my home schooling. lol
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-01-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 33
 
Posted By ellenroo
I grew up in an area that was about half and half...

I grew up in an area that was about half and half white and African American. A few Hispanic families, but they kept to themselves. And it was a pretty small town. I did a whole lot of traveling...
Board: The VENT 05-01-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By ellenroo
Always have a screw on lid in my opinion. Mine is...

Always have a screw on lid in my opinion. Mine is a loud screw on lid. I can hear if someone tampers with it. And I either keep it with me at all times, in an area of the room students are never...
Board: The VENT 04-30-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 21
 
Posted By ellenroo
17 full days, 1 half day, and then a PD day. So...

17 full days, 1 half day, and then a PD day. So 19 before I'm done. And I didn't sign to return.
Board: The VENT 04-29-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By ellenroo
They sound like they're actually trying to do ok...

They sound like they're actually trying to do ok by you. You resign in a way saying that you will carry out your current contract to the end and will not return the next year. Then when schools ask...
Board: The Job Search 04-26-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By ellenroo
I'm a specialist too. So I always mention growth...

I'm a specialist too. So I always mention growth like PP said. Success in a specialized course varies from student to student. I have daily grades about twice a week that I do through observation and...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 04-24-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By ellenroo
Can people stop offering me detox diets??

So I went for a follow up doctors visit yesterday. I had a lot of nutrients off kilter and such. As a result I haven't gain weight for 8 years. I'm around 92 pounds.(Mostly due to food allergies and...
Board: The VENT 04-24-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By ellenroo
Thanks Guest. For everyone else's edification, I...

Thanks Guest. For everyone else's edification, I followed school procedure and policy. I gave the student warnings and suggestions on how to adjust behavior before telling him I was going to have to...
Board: The VENT 04-23-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By ellenroo
That moment when...

That moment in the school year when you start looking up resignation letter templates and imagine your name on them... Gives me peace. lol

A high school senior hurt my hand today when I tried to...
Board: The VENT 04-18-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By ellenroo
Iím not actually sure where they put the grades...

Iím not actually sure where they put the grades in at. He has grades for previous semesters which I canít fiddle with anymore.
Board: The VENT 04-18-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By ellenroo
I would think that, except I'm the only teacher...

I would think that, except I'm the only teacher of the subject in the district. So if they put in his grades from the previous class it's still off because it was not an equivalent class.



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