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xchrom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-17-06 10:44 AM
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32. i guess i think the suspension IS the punishment.
i mean i wouldn't make the duration of the suspension a vacation at home.

however the suspension is the punishment -- it's her matter to deal with both at home and at school -- and after that it's over.
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  -My daughter got suspended from school last night. HopeLives  Sep-17-06 07:15 AM   #0 
  - Given that I was regularly getting drunk when I was 17  billyskank   Sep-17-06 07:19 AM   #1 
  - damn, if that was a prerequisite  Wetzelbill   Sep-17-06 07:26 AM   #4 
  - Well, otherwise it's a bit of a "Do as I say, but not as I did" thing  billyskank   Sep-17-06 07:27 AM   #5 
  - but what was the drinking age then  seemunkee   Sep-17-06 08:04 AM   #10 
     - 18  billyskank   Sep-17-06 08:12 AM   #14 
  - ...egh. Well, take this with the bag of salt you must as I'm a non-Mom,  BlueIris   Sep-17-06 07:22 AM   #2 
  - I would say that  Wetzelbill   Sep-17-06 07:25 AM   #3 
  - Something simliar happened to my sister  Ravenseye   Sep-17-06 07:27 AM   #6 
  - My husband and his fellow firefighters saved my daughter's  HopeLives   Sep-17-06 08:25 AM   #17 
     - I don't know that anything you'll do will help  Ravenseye   Sep-17-06 09:30 AM   #25 
  - Whew! I thought you were going to say....  femmocrat   Sep-17-06 07:35 AM   #7 
  - No, I can't really complain because I understand that life is  HopeLives   Sep-17-06 08:06 AM   #11 
  - Excellent advice. n/t  Shakespeare   Sep-17-06 12:07 PM   #41 
  - Funny, as it turns out, one of the parents did exactly that.  HopeLives   Sep-19-06 05:43 AM   #42 
  - Ugghh, my husband just went out to get the paper and found  HopeLives   Sep-17-06 07:48 AM   #8 
  - students can be real assholes sometimes  evirus   Sep-17-06 08:14 AM   #15 
  - You may want to show the notes to the school  ikojo   Sep-17-06 09:16 AM   #22 
     - I ripped them up, they upset me a lot. I asked my daughter if  HopeLives   Sep-17-06 09:33 AM   #26 
  - I don't think there should've been any punishment from anyone. Drinking  TheFriendlyAnarchist   Sep-17-06 07:52 AM   #9 
  - I am in support of an 18 year old drinking age, but still - she is  HopeLives   Sep-17-06 08:09 AM   #12 
     - Well, if 18 is your personal limit, then I guess you'll just have to punis  TheFriendlyAnarchist   Sep-17-06 08:47 AM   #20 
  - just let her be  evirus   Sep-17-06 08:09 AM   #13 
  - Meh. Seems pretty tame  philosophie_en_rose   Sep-17-06 08:23 AM   #16 
  - She is a great kid for trying to help her friend.  Midlodemocrat   Sep-17-06 08:29 AM   #18 
  - Did the drinking take place at school, or on private property?  Heidi   Sep-17-06 08:32 AM   #19 
  - Private property. All I can say is I'm glad I was a teen in the 70s.  HopeLives   Sep-17-06 09:25 AM   #23 
     - I tend to agree with the approach  Heidi   Sep-17-06 09:28 AM   #24 
  - As a mother of a daughter, and a teacher to teenagers  hotforteacher   Sep-17-06 09:07 AM   #21 
  - Make sure that the days she's at home  huskerlaw   Sep-17-06 09:40 AM   #27 
  - I think the suspension is enough...  GoddessOfGuinness   Sep-17-06 09:45 AM   #28 
  - Under those circumstances  FILAM23   Sep-17-06 10:19 AM   #29 
  - That's pretty much what we decided. She can only go out when  HopeLives   Sep-17-06 10:27 AM   #30 
  - I was suspended from boarding school for drinking  malta blue   Sep-17-06 10:28 AM   #31 
  - i guess i think the suspension IS the punishment.  xchrom   Sep-17-06 10:44 AM   #32 
  - Yes, that is a punishment but it is a punishment by the school.  HopeLives   Sep-17-06 10:50 AM   #34 
  - Seems to me that if she admitted having had a drink...  InvisibleTouch   Sep-17-06 10:48 AM   #33 
  - There is no way to make that message disappear. One of the  HopeLives   Sep-17-06 10:59 AM   #36 
  - i would have the suspension be the punishment  buddhamama   Sep-17-06 10:53 AM   #35 
  - Don't let her have any "free" time while on suspension  Scooter24   Sep-17-06 11:06 AM   #37 
  - Someone help me understand the school's part in this. n/t  retread   Sep-17-06 11:13 AM   #38 
  - the girls attended a school dance  buddhamama   Sep-17-06 11:18 AM   #39 
  - The school will also get involved if the student is on one of the  HopeLives   Sep-19-06 05:46 AM   #43 
  - A friend once got into something like that.  MiniMandaRuth   Sep-17-06 11:22 AM   #40 
  - Since she's suspended for 5 days ...  meegbear   Sep-19-06 06:49 AM   #44 
  - Since she's suspended for 5 days ...  meegbear   Sep-19-06 06:50 AM   #45 
  - Thanks meegbear, that's what we did. n/t  HopeLives   Sep-19-06 05:22 PM   #46 
  - I think it's inappropriate.  Bornaginhooligan   Sep-19-06 05:24 PM   #47 
  - I can tell you what my mom did with me  Ariana Celeste   Sep-19-06 05:32 PM   #48 
  - Ah, fuck it, nobody's ever going to look at her "permanent record"  Redstone   Sep-19-06 05:34 PM   #49 
  - When my daughter got suspended from school  reyd reid reed   Sep-19-06 06:29 PM   #50 
  - I think the suspsension is enough.  LisaM   Sep-19-06 06:35 PM   #51 
  - In my day  mduffy31   Sep-19-06 06:59 PM   #52 

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