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Describe Your School in Two Words
Old 10-14-2019, 12:14 PM
 
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I'll start... "aggressively mediocre"


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Old 10-14-2019, 12:17 PM
 
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Crazy kids
Amazing staff
Unsupportive admin
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Old 10-14-2019, 12:26 PM
 
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Mean Girls
Admin Sucks
No Support
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Old 10-14-2019, 01:04 PM
 
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Testing obsessed
Low morale
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Old 10-14-2019, 02:07 PM
 
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Retired now but the last year was

Bat#### crazy

( might be three words, but I made it work )


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Old 10-14-2019, 03:37 PM
 
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Burning out
OR

Over worked
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My school is...
Old 10-14-2019, 03:40 PM
 
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.... pleasantly relaxing.
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Retired but my school was
Old 10-14-2019, 03:40 PM
 
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Micromanaging principal
Backstabbing crabbers
Nice team
Great secretaries
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How about all the schools I've been at?
Old 10-14-2019, 04:09 PM
 
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School 1:

Mean Girls
Generation Xers
Estrogen Heavy
Balless Principal

School 2:

Nutty Principal
Annoying Principal
Fake Principal
Fake Staff
Police Calls
Screaming Kids
Fun staff (they were fake, though, but we did do fun things!)

School 3:

Hilarious Staff
Amazing Kids
Independent Principal
Teacher Freedom
Positive Environment
Fun Staff
High Morale
Staff Comrade

School 4:
Cluster ####
#### Show
Turn Over
Clueless Administration
Clueless Staff
Three-Ring Circus (can that count as two words?)
Free-For-All (Okay, I know that can only be 1 or 3, not 2!)

New School:

One Team
Overcrowded (I know that's one word)
Many Resources
Same Page
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Old 10-14-2019, 04:12 PM
 
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Teacher Heaven

Amazing principal

Welcoming colleagues

Sweet class

Happy place


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Old 10-14-2019, 04:15 PM
 
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School 1:
Fights
Lockdowns
Violence

School 2:
Bitch principal
Micromanaged

School 3:
Peacefulness
Lovely prinicpal
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Old 10-14-2019, 04:28 PM
 
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Retired now

Last school
1. Mean girl cliques
2. Not welcoming
3. Horrible para
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Old 10-14-2019, 04:52 PM
 
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Munchkins
and others who have good working situations
What a blessing enjoy

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Old 10-14-2019, 04:53 PM
 
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Progressive vintage
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Old 10-14-2019, 05:21 PM
 
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Last school: admin was Pinterest on steroids
New school: low keyed
Pleasantly calm
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Old 10-14-2019, 05:34 PM
 
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7th circle
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Old 10-14-2019, 05:36 PM
 
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Mean Girls
Over worked
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Old 10-14-2019, 06:03 PM
 
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Bad principal
Falling apart
Low morale
Crappy behavior
Dangerously incompetent (leadership)
Sexual harassment
Underserved kids
Clipboard people
Cronyism rampant

36 resignations in two years. I am not kidding. That needed more than two words
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Old 10-14-2019, 06:04 PM
 
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steadily improving

fantastic coworkers
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Old 10-14-2019, 06:48 PM
 
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second home
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Old 10-14-2019, 07:12 PM
 
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At present:

Low morale
Broken spirits
Future uncertain

Overall, on average:

Strong staff
Loyal faculty
Student-centered
Family culture
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Old 10-14-2019, 07:42 PM
 
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The school overall
Teacher autonomy

well oiled

pretty great

close knit

Parents

difficult parents

outrageous expectations

pretty involved

Generous spenders


Staff


parent centered

Excellent staff

creativity central

extremely dedicated
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Old 10-15-2019, 04:56 AM
 
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Amazing Family
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Old 10-15-2019, 06:13 AM
 
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For the ones Iíve been at:

Principal Favoritism
Cliquey Staff
Testing Obsessed
Lovely Principal
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Old 10-15-2019, 06:59 AM
 
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Kidding, right?

JUUL consumers

Zero consequence

Blame game

Gotcha game

Ridiculousness abounds

Chaos rules

Staying afloat

Great intentions

Some cooperation
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Old 10-15-2019, 08:25 AM
 
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I'm retired but here goes for my former school.

messed up
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Old 10-15-2019, 08:29 AM
 
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Pressure cooker.
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Old 10-15-2019, 12:20 PM
 
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Helicopter parking
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Old 10-15-2019, 12:27 PM
 
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I no longer have my own classroom, (I'm a sub now...) but my old school was:


Students: Zero consequences
Teachers: Cliquey aloof
Admin: Scary aloof
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Old 10-15-2019, 01:21 PM
 
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Iím retired, but contract for testing within the special ed department, so I still see quite a bit as Iím kind of ďinvisible. ď


Sh*t Show
Train Wreck
Cluster F***
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Old 10-15-2019, 03:13 PM
 
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Great team

No consequences

Constant squeezing
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Old 10-16-2019, 04:13 AM
 
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Im retired.

First 25 yrs. THE BEST
last 5 Pretty good. (people died or retired)
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Old 10-17-2019, 10:34 PM
 
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Iím subbing in 6 districts.

District 1
Scary kids
Scary parents
Buck passing
Blame game
No support
Weird admin
Eh teachers (push in teachers are frequent no-shows if they see a sub)

District 2
Kind kids
Fantastic parents
Helpful teachers
High expectations
No problems
Very supportive

District 3
Spoiled children
Demanding parents
High growth
Over crowded
Elitist teachers (wonít talk to subs it they can avoid it)

District 4
Difficult children
Helicopter parents
Lawn-mower parents
Bull-dozer parents
Fiscally irresponsible
Top-heavy admin

District 5
Okay children (some are obsessed with the latest childhood vice)
Okay teachers (some are friendly, others are not)
Okay admin (some are friendly, others are not)
Multi-cultural
Always better
Involved parents

District 6
Really small (only three schools)
Entitled children
Entitled parents
Celebrity parents (athletes, newscasters)
Police presence (SRO in every building)
Alice training (subs are told to follow the Alice protocol, only we havenít been trained in it)
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Old 10-18-2019, 02:27 AM
 
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Joyful learning
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I'll do it!
Old 10-20-2019, 05:37 PM
 
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Micro Management
Hyper Controlling
No freedom
Over Testing

Is that too words?
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Old 10-28-2019, 12:15 PM
 
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"Iím retired, but contract for testing within the special ed department, so I still see quite a bit as Iím kind of ďinvisible. ď


Sh*t Show
Train Wreck
Cluster F***"


Post of the week. This made me laugh. I wondered if #### hole would be a compound word.
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