Many Bothans Died to Bring you this New Principal.
After school on Friday, there was an Emergency Meeting.
At that Meeting, Pledge LA’s Fuhrers announced that there was a “problem,” and that the coming of our new principal would be delayed. They said that “a board member” was blocking the transfer, and that they had gotten an “ominous text” about it on Monday. Despite the “ominous text”, they claimed that they didn’t know anything about it until Friday.
This contradiction…this small lie, made me lose my temper. Made me blow my stack, in front of the whole staff.
You see, earlier that day, on the final day of “anti-bullying week,” between first and second period…one seventh grader attacked another. There were no adults around. A student ran upstairs to get me, and by the time that I came barreling down the stairs, it was done. One student had already moved the loser of the conflict, who had a major head injury, and was unconscious. I took the situation over, and the student was unresponsive for four minutes until regaining consciousness. Admin arrived a little while after.
Being lied to by these clowns…after an event of such magnitude…I couldn’t take it. I lost it.
I think we need a principal, to be sure. I also think that Pledge LA knows this Board member is their enemy, and thus, should have made a choice outside of her possible influence. More importantly, I think that people who claim to manage our school, and take credit for our achievements…should have known that a student was beaten senseless on our campus. That response time was terrible, and that four downstairs teachers had no clue that it had happened. They should have known that I held a young boy’s life, quite literally in my hands.
I told them. Loudly, angrily, and with great feeling.
That…that was the Emergency. Not some political mistakes by a multi million dollar not-for-profit organization. Not seeing that has put them firmly on my list of enemies, and I will make sure to take them down as a result.
We need a principal, but there is no principal so good that they can walk in to our current school environment, and stay above water. Honestly, the guy himself seems pretty political, and I wonder at his ability to see the right road. To stand up for the individual student, the actual little guy…someone not bound by politics. I don’t think he can do that, mostly because, like so many others, he’s a Suit.