It is the same way in the high school where I work - if I'm gone, everything
gets stolen, from pens, scissors, artwork, etc. If I lock everything up
(which I don't even have locked cabinets to accomodate everything, then
would have to move evertyhing out of drawers, etc) then the kids can't get
to the materials they need. It's so frustrating!!
>Early on in the year I was gone three days unexpectedly... When I came
>I was missing a bunch of crayons, colored pencils and 10 pairs of
>SO... last week when I was leaving for TAEA I put everything either in
>locked lockers or a cupboard with a BIG sign that said DO NOT USE...
>I come back and things in the cupboard were out and worse yet, my
>multicultural crayons that I purchased with personal funds had been removed
>from my desk and mixed with the everyday crayons!!
>It seems like I could LOCK everything up and they would still find a way to
>use and abuse it.
>Anybody else have this problem? Any suggestions on solving it? I'll have to
>be out at least two more days for cardiology appointments.