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At my new school.....Police......no option, no flexibility! End of story.
So....we'll see how that works. There were no kids that smelled of alcohol at
the home coming dance...much to my relief.
> Dear Arties:
> One of my "other" duties was to chaperone the homecoming dance. It was
> yesterday. Three of our students came in reeking of alcohol. All of the
> other teacher chaperones said, "Did you smell that?" But not one stopped the
> kids. So I went to the advisor (and I use the term loosely) and she said
> what do I want to do about it???!!! I was furious! These "children" are 17.
> It turns out that they were at a restaurant and were served there. That's
> another story ... any other students would be expelled from school. We are a
> private institution. And this advisor lets all of their friends come in the
> room to "console them" Like the were hurt in an accident or something, while
> we waited for their parents to show up.
> I'm sorry I'm venting, But I would like to know what happens at your schools.
> I can't wait to see what happens tomorrow.