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RE: worthless subs


From: kimberly herbert (kherbert_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Nov 07 2001 - 18:38:55 PST

Check with your counselor. Our counselor has a list of good subs listed
by preferred grade level, special training - GT, bilingual, special ed,
and listed the good Music, Art, and PE teachers separately. Also when
sub goes into Art or Music an aid greets them in the morning and briefs
them on the lesson plans and what is not allowed. Our special teachers
are a real team and they keep a close eye each other's rooms and

Kimberly Anne Herbert

-----Original Message-----
From: Meredith Steele []
Sent: Wednesday, November 07, 2001 2:19 PM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: RE: worthless subs

One thing I have learned as an art teacher is that you have to pick your
On this listserv, we should try to remain positive and provide
that is helpful to one another.

I'm sure it's not easy being a sub these days. In the grand scheme, the
mixing of the crayons seems to be inconsequential.


Meredith Steele
Cary Academy
Upper School Visual Art
Picks of the week: blisters from bulb planting, making things with
caps, thoughts of soup, figurative painting

 -----Original Message-----
From: Donald Peters []
Sent: Wednesday, November 07, 2001 3:02 PM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: worthless subs

It's getting so I can't afford to be gone for anything...

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
from my desk and mixed with the everyday crayons!!

It seems like I could LOCK everything up and they would still find a way
use and abuse it.

Anybody else have this problem? Any suggestions on solving it? I'll have
be out at least two more days for cardiology appointments.

Donald Peters
Lubbock, TX

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