Oh. My. God.
This is really the only way I can describe my day: INSANITY!
It's been busy this week, and that's fine. I work as a school administrator, and know it gets busy. Beyond that, I've chosen to work in middle school, which comes with it's own set of issues. But today was just incredible.
I'll summarize quickly:
Suspensions (out of school): 12
Suspensions (in school): 15
1 fight. 2 kids throwing stuff into traffic. 9 kids with gunpowder-based noisemakers ("poppers"). 1 kid cursed at a custodian, then accused him of grabbing him. One kid lighting matches in class. Then there's the soccer games after school, the pep rally during lunch, the evening basketball games, the call to Child Protective Services, and the metal comb with the pointed handle (in the possession of a kid who was nearly expelled earlier this year!)
And it's only Wednesday.
Friday cannot come soon enough.