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Re: gripe

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Rick (rlarson)
Thu, 02 Sep 1999 17:26:48 -0500


Stuff her mailbox with the lit. about the benefits of arts ed. It worked for
me.. betsy

Amie Ray wrote:

> Well this subject really caught my attention. I hate to say it but i am
> relieved to know it's not me! I travel between two schools everyday. From JR
> High to elementary.My Jrhs principal is wonderful but the other...well I
> could be here for days listing all the problems. I am so sick of thinking
> about it that I can't even type about it anymore. This is one thing that I
> thought was pretty funny. She taught elementary for 20 years before becoming
> a principal. She was painting something and didn't have any red so she came
> to me to ask what colors you need to mix red. Even after I reminded her that
> red is a primary color her response was "are you sure there aren't any
> colors I can put together to make red?" She also didn't want me to order any
> art prints because she felt it was over "their" heads.My question is how can
> I receive a meaningful observation and evaluation from someone with such
> little understanding. I have never gotten a complement on any
> displays,interdisciplinary projects or schoolwide activities (The other
> teachers are wonderful). Anyway I started to become bitter and wouldn't stay
> to do anything above and beyond the call of duty until my husband pointed
> out to me that this negative attitude was only hurting me and the kids. I am
> turning over a new leaf and it's going to be nice and fresh and shiny!!!! (
> I hope).Now for day 2.
>
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