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CanIcallmymom CanIcallmymom (Member)

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I'm pretty sure they're gonna be the death of me. Between having to correct uniform dress code issues to helping find clothes for those who've bled on their clothes, etc...

Not to mention keeping it folded/straight/hung up.

Just... I'm gonna explode.

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Can you advocate that you aren't there for dress-code violation assistance? Maybe put that on someone else's plate? Pretty sure that doesn't involve medical assessment and valuable time for you to be doing other things.

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I agree you should advocate to not be in charge of dress code violation assistance. The only thing I deal with regarding dress codes is if a student needs to be dressed out of uniform for whatever reason like wearing gym shoes for a foot injury or sweats over a casted leg and that's just me verifying & sending out a staff email.

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Can you advocate that you aren't there for dress-code violation assistance? Maybe put that on someone else's plate? Pretty sure that doesn't involve medical assessment and valuable time for you to be doing other things.

You are absolutely right that it's not medical. I make a point to make sure they wait until I have taken care of any medical issue before I even think about correcting a dress code violation. I have thought about talking about doing this elsewhere/another person's responsibility, but admin was pretty adamant about telling me this is my duty since the day I started.. It is my first year here, and I'm trying not to make too many waves just yet. Apparently this has been "the way things are done" here since this school opened.

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Who supplies uniforms to you? I was able to quickly stop helping with uniform issues once I ran out of clothes. Just said, "sorry, I don't have any clothes to help" and left it at that. If they want to supply me clothes, by all means. In the meantime, I obtained a small stash that I kept aside for medical related needs.

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Who supplies uniforms to you? I was able to quickly stop helping with uniform issues once I ran out of clothes. Just said, "sorry, I don't have any clothes to help" and left it at that. If they want to supply me clothes, by all means. In the meantime, I obtained a small stash that I kept aside for medical related needs.

They take donations from past students, and there are a ton. Also, they make me sign in and out clothing with students and instructed me to take something from them in trade (ie phone, charger, ear buds).

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They take donations from past students, and there are a ton. Also, they make me sign in and out clothing with students and instructed me to take something from them in trade (ie phone, charger, ear buds).

WOW! Yeah, no thank you. I'm sorry you got roped into this.

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They take donations from past students, and there are a ton. Also, they make me sign in and out clothing with students and instructed me to take something from them in trade (ie phone, charger, ear buds).

That sucks. So sorry!

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If they just started instituting an actual punishment for not wearing their uniform (they will zip their hoodies up all the way to the neck to make it hide the fact that they aren't wearing their collared shirt--soooooo clever /s) then maybe I wouldn't see so many.

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There has to be some sort of consequence for being out of dress code. If not, what's the point. I bet you that most students that come to you are repeat offenders.

I have a very limited supply of clothes and ran out the first month which was fine with me. I did keep a small stash for kids with a true medical need.

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I understand not rocking the boat your first year. Up until a month ago I was in charge of color photocopying (teachers only have access to black & white printers). I waited until this year to throw a fit about how it's taking away from time I could be using my skills as nurse.

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Ugh. I got out of the clothing business many years ago. Parents can send extra clothes with them to school or they can bring them to school as needed.

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