I appreciate all the changes you've made to make the parking at the school easier and safer--they seem to be doing the trick!
I thought I would bring up one concern, however. I'm not sure what you can do about it, but I see some rude behavior from the
Frankly--and this leads me into another rather difficult topic I have often thought of broaching--the behavior of some of the parents at the school
It is a shame that at this point in my life, I should be sharply reminded of junior high-school cliques when this sort of thing has no place in a school community. Sadly, I am not referring to the children but to the
While this year it's too early to tell, I don't have high hopes based on last year's experiences. Seeing
I realize there is little you can do about people's attitudes, but I believe that a school should be a welcoming, loving community from child to staff to parents. This has a huge impact on my perceptions of the school as a whole. I find myself saying to friends who ask: "Yes,it's a lovely school, but the parents just
Realistically, I don't want him growing up in a community where he has no outside contact with his friends other than the school hours. Nor do Iwant him to think that such rudeness and unmerited elitism are a good way to behave; I fear that his young school friends, given a few years, will morph into small versions of their parents [yeah, you know they will, and it's gross].
I don't mean to suggest that you can "do something" about this or even that my perceptions
Although school should not about me and is about my son, my experiences there do make an impact on him. I do wish I had the experience that friends of mine have shared about their children's preschools, in which the community is nurturing,
subtle things that can be done to
Thank you for listening. New Ro is in the house!