newbie delurking with a problem

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Registered: 03-27-2003
newbie delurking with a problem
Wed, 05-12-2004 - 12:58pm
Hi everyone! I've lurked several weeks on this board but now I need some advice. I have a dd who will be 11 on the 17th. She's always had an attitude problem with me at home(single mom)but never had any problems at school. Well on her last report card there was an indication that she may be having an attitude at school and just this morning her teacher confirmed it. He basically told me that everytime a teacher asks her anything or to do anything she gives a hateful response or a dirty look. She has also been in and out counsling this last year and she has her next appt next week. I think that will help but I'm worried that this is just the beginning and with her starting middle school next year I know she is going to have some teachers she doesn't like. She uses that as an excuse now, even though I tell her that it isn't acceptable. She is an excellent student, has always done well, and I don't want her behavior to start effecting her school work. How do I get her to realize that she isnt going to like all her teachers that she has to treat them with respect and end the school year on a positive note, rather then a negative one which its heading in that direction.



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Registered: 10-18-2003
Wed, 05-12-2004 - 2:06pm

My favorite books are:

"Queen Bees and wanna bees". (I forget who wrote this)


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Registered: 05-02-2003
Wed, 05-12-2004 - 3:31pm

Hi Tracie,

I'm so happy that you de-lurked and let us know you were here so that we could give you a proper welcome.

Sherrie Rainbow

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Registered: 03-19-2003
Wed, 05-12-2004 - 7:54pm
ITA with Sherrie and Kim. Just wanted to add my welcome. Glad you delurked and posted! Please let us know how you and dd are doing. Hope to see you here often.


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