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Re: [IPp] preschool problem



I'm trying not to blow this out of proportion so am turning to you guys to
let me know if I should be upset about this.  I am rather upset right now
but
not sure if it warrants.

Tammy, I do not think that you are blowing this situation out of proportion
at all!  I cannot believe that they would spring this on you at the last
minute.  Our school makes every effort to accomodate if the nurse is out,
for instance, the nurse from our Middle School comes up and does his
testing, or on some occasions the Asst. Princ. will test Jeffrey because her
Mother has diabetes, and she knows a lot.  We left private school when
Jeffrey was diagnosed because there was no nurse, and it was apparent that I
would have to move in if we stayed at that school.  I dont know what your
rights are though since you attend a private school, they seem to have their
own rules!  I do believe that if you pay for your education, you have a say
in what happens with it!  In other words, I would be up there jumping up and
down on the headmasters desk, demanding to know why you were not included in
this decision!  Good Luck!
Laura, wife to Jeff, mom to Eryn 8, Jeffrey 6,dx 5/99,pumping since 2/02,
and Mary Glenn, 4!
----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2002 9:35 AM
Subject: [IPp] preschool problem


> I'm trying not to blow this out of proportion so am turning to you guys to
> let me know if I should be upset about this.  I am rather upset right now
but
> not sure if it warrants.
>
> My DD has been attending a private Christian preschool which is part of a
> regular
> Christian school for children kindergarten thru 8th grade.  One of the
> primary reasons for us sending her here is because they have a full time
> nurse.  From the very beginning they have been open and accommodating on
all
> aspects of Shannon's care.  The nurse, Shannon's teacher and the teacher's
> aide all went on their own time to attend a private pump class at my
endo's
> office --  willingly...without any pressure.  The nurse and I have worked
out
> a contact system that has been working quite well...with only a few bump
> along the way.
>
> Anyway the reason for my distress this morning is at 7:45am I received a
call
> from Shannon's teacher informing me that the nurse was out sick today and
> that she and the head master had decided last week that from now on when
the
> nurse was out sick I would have to come and stay the day in the classroom.
> Needless to say at 7:45 am I was speechless.  I have a previous commitment
> today and cannot do this, so based on these new restrictions Shannon
cannot
> attend school today.  I am stunned and don't know how to handle this.  The
> school has been wonderful up to this point, very accommodating and willing
to
> discuss and work things out.  But I feel that having me stay in the room
is
> not fair, not only to me and my 20 month old daughter who would have to
also
> go to school with me, but to Shannon.  I think it sends a negative message
to
> her.
>
> Any thoughts or comments on this would be appreciated.  Hoping to hear
from
> you too Michael! :0)
>
> Tammy, wife to David
> Mom to Shannon, 4, dx'd 2/99, pumping 3/01
> & Kaitlyn 1 1/2 and running wild!
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