EnoughWithTheIce

EnoughWithTheIce

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    Teacher Issue...

    Sometimes these practices come back to bite them on the butt. I had a student that the SPED was sending home A LOT for "illness." When mom got the truancy letter - she was mad! Admin came to me on why illness absences not excused. and I explained it ...
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    I'm tired!

    BOTH!!! Why do they EVEN come to us if they are going to argue??
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    Weirdest Thing About School Nursing...

    OMG, yes to all of the above! I have been at several different schools in several different districts. Though I get along great with my current office staff, counselors and admin - I still feel that staff is the hardest part of the job. The teachers ...
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    I'm tired!

    I just had a conversation with a SPED teacher who had "no clue" she was supposed to call or put on my e-pass before sending a student down because of covid protocol. We have been in person since August!! More like, she knew and thought rules don...
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    I'm tired!

    This is so well said. Why apologize for something that we did not create and have no control over????
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    C'Mon Now!

    Masks are now optional in my district! One giant free for all.................
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    Athletics = Madness

    I just sent a student home with 4 covid symptoms, including a temp. Reason for being sent to school - so she would not miss basketball tryouts!
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    SPED

    Do you ever feel that their department is a full-time job in itself??? And I am not talking about the kids, THE STAFF! And they don't seem to know how to use a telephone - they just love to call people on the radio instead. And panic when I can't ans...
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    Rapid testing in schools- any here in MA?

    This is what I would fear! After 8 weeks in, I am finally getting parents to understand the need to keep ill kids home and follow up with their PCP. If they found out we are testing, the lines will be out the door every morning. What are the imp...
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    Is it Friday yet?? (a cautionary tale about locked nurse room doors)

    In my soul, I really believe that this would not be done to any other person on a school campus besides the nurse. That is disheartening!! I would find a place where nobody could find me from here on out And to not even have the decency to ask the ...
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    S/s x 3, 4, 7 days??

    Yep, this!!
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    Gabriel Fernandez Docu-Series on Netflix

    Didn't I read somewhere that the LA area of CA has one of the worst student to school nurse ratios in the country??? Like 1:2500 students? Was it an aid? A nurse only on campus 1/2 day a week?? A secretary that staff think is a nurse? Sort of irrele...
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    Nightmare Principals Man...

    So sorry! WOW!, I have had some bad administrators but this takes the cake for sure. Just as others have stated, bring all of your documentation to the table. stay calm, stay professional and state the facts. What burns me is she knew she done somet...
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    3rd Party Lice Reports

    Not going on a hunt / wild goose chase among 950 middle school students based on rumors about something that is a nuisance. I feel like I could have actually written this post as I have dealt with the same thing the last few weeks. 3 moms and their d...
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    C'Mon Now!

    I am in North Texas where allergy season is pretty much all year around. They come in with watery eyes and allergic shiners - swear up and down that it is a cold........