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Re: funny scissor story

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Beth Ann Williams (bethw)
Wed, 31 Mar 1999 19:23:03 -0800

They are difinitely worth the price! I put the fiskar scissors on the art
supply list that is given to the students. That way I hopefully do not need
to buy any of these great scissors. But I do keep a few on hand for those
students whose parents are short on money. Hope this helps, Beth
-----Original Message-----
From: MPBC90 <MPBC90>
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Date: Tuesday, March 30, 1999 8:02 PM
Subject: Re: funny scissor story

> It is very important to use good quality scissors. >>
>When I took over this Art teaching job, I had the fun task of going through
>all the supplies. The previous Art teacher was VERY frugal and creative and
>used/saved EVERYthing. One day last summer I find a big ol' box of
>in my mailbox! Yea! I take them to my supply closet and hand them out to
>first graders on one of my first days. At first, I just thought I had
>underestimated the students ability to cut, but one after another, as I
>around and saw that they were ALL having trouble cutting, I tried a pair
>myself! Lo and behold, every single pair was totally defective! I
>and assured the class that it was NOT them, and that I would have to get
>scissors! I found out that the previous Art Teacher had "rescued" these
>scissors from the GARBage can (where they belong) and put them in my box
>me! Sometimes it is hard to part with supplies! Anyway, I keep hearing
>Fiscars work great, but they are kind of pricey. It is worth the expense,