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Re: poster contests

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Maggie White (mwhite)
Sun, 13 Sep 1998 13:07:19 -0700


Wendy Manning wrote:
>
> My new principal (middle school) is great, supportive and enthusiastic, and my
> scheduling has gone from nightmarish to somewhat reasonable.
> However, she keeps putting information about poster contests in my mailbox. Even
> if I did have time to do them, I detest them.
> What I'm asking you for is a diplomatic, educationally-sound, non-whiny way of
> saying NO thanks. I don't want to simply sound negative, but to educate.
> Any ideas?
> Wendy

Wendy,

My mailbox gets a lot of those, too. I just toss them without a word.
No one ever asks me about them later.

Perhaps your principal is placing them in your box thinking you would be
interested. It sounds like she's trying to be helpful.

Maggie