We have only two male teachers (PE and Computer) on our staff of 30. Both
get stipends to coach and neither are ever there past 3:00 including days
with faculty meetings (which run late) or inservice. Their excuse-which is
accepted by admin.- "I have to go to my other job" Works every time!
Well, anyone who has a family, especially with young children, also has
another job, a job that is certainly more important than any swim or
So if you need an excuse to leave before dark you could try saying "I have
to go to my other job!"