Today, I made the best decision I have made in a very long time because enough was enough and I was tired of seeing my sweet daughter anxious, nervous, scared, and upset.
I made the decision today to withdrawal her from a school that has slid so far down the success ladder they have nearly reached the last rung.
Let me back up . . .
A hundred years ago when I went to this same school, there was order. It had to do with the attitudes and respect us students showed our teachers, the principle, and coaches. This is how we were all raised and if you were one of the punks who didn’t give a crap, well, you found yourself out on your can. You didn’t cuss in front of your teachers or talk back and there wasn’t cell phones way back then either, something I think was a good thing as I see cell phone neck syndrome and trigger thumbs increasing in today’s kids.
Now, don’t get me wrong, I am a free-spirited, follow the rules and break them too, and feisty kinda chick. I cuss, drink, and like having fun but there are limits to everything lest you perish from your own stupidity.
I may not have liked high school but I was NEVER afraid to be there and it was a damn good school, y’all. It really was! My husband and his two sisters went there, me and my two sisters went there, my bonus son, my son, my other bonus son, and for a bit, my daughter. My bonus daughter couldn’t handle the madness either and withdrew a couple of years ago to home school and that bright child graduates 6 months earlier than her class.
While I was there today withdrawing my daughter, I found out we were 3rd that day in the line of parents withdrawing their children left and right. I was shocked when one of the students told me that at least 3-5 kids are being withdrawn pretty much daily. We were third and it was only 11 am. Does this disturb anyone else?
I also noticed that two news stations were at the school and over-heard an irate husband and wife informing the office that they had a meeting to get to the bottom of a situation with a teacher and their child.
Will this madness ever end? This is serious, y’all!
I got off the phone earlier with the home school I have chosen for my daughter and the lady informed me that she is flooded with new students and that it has been crazy. That too is sad for crying out loud, well, not for the home school lady probably as I detected a bit of harried in her voice, but for the reputation of a once great school.
My biggest fear in all of this is that someone is going to end up shot and dead and if you don’t think it can happen in this school, then you are sadly wearing coke bottle pink glasses and its time to take them off. Brushing stuff under the rug, turning the other way, allowing segregation of discipline, and all of the other things you are not doing is not working and someone is going to die.
Parents, keep a close eye on your children and if they are telling you stuff that you think sounds crazy and they are acting drama, I, first hand, found out that no, no they aren’t lying and being drama. Listen to them!