A staff party which was misplanned, mismanaged with noone taking responsibility for it. Wine and Cheese almost all gone 15 minutes into the party. No water available, nothing for the non-drinkers, of whom they are plenty. And key select Teacher Gems did individual things out of their own time and effort to boost things up. But it was Gems in a load of slushy muck.
Speaking of water, how do we get water to drink in this new environment that we have found ourselves in this school? So far, two water fountains for kids have been sighted. What about the water coolers we used to have for staff? Nothing.
Husband, also working for the school, gave up a while ago and bought his own computer. Senior Admin have the new model machines, a few select members of staff (me included) got some old model macs while the remaining bunch have archaic models that can take up to 10 minutes to boot up and crash all the time. So husband, following a few conversations with the relevant people, gave up and spent his own money to buy his own school computer.
Our school hired an academic advisor this year who is part of senor admin. This lady is yet to speak to a single mainstream high school teacher. Parents look at High School results. But the focus, the nurture and the attention goes only to Primary.
This is so stupid.