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Re: Chaperoning disaster

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Donald Peters (softsnow)
Mon, 25 Oct 1999 11:28:25 PDT


>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.
>I'm sorry I'm venting, But I would like to know what happens at your
>schools.

Don't feel too bad. I used to teach at a small school in Kansas, and I was
Prom sponsor-- art teacher=creative=good prom sponsor...
Anyways, I had students try to sneak a bottle of JD into Prom, had a cooler
of beer hidden outside the back door of the gym, had a drunk student punch
the mirror in the bathroom and break 3 knuckles. All in one year. FUN!!

Three students were suspended and the rest were guests, so couldn't do much.
Calling the police was unheard of. (unfortunately)

I feel for you!
Pat
Pat

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