Archive for April, 2016

In a previous question you claimed a student would get in trouble if they were assaulted “punched” by another student and defedned themselves by fighting back. Im not promoting fighting but if someone gets attacked why do they have to let themselves be beat up. A person should be allowed to defend them self?

Written by on April 1, 2016 in Grapevine

A. There are extenuating circumstances in every incident…however, the best thing to do is get away and get help from an adult.

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Why is the flat earth theory not taught in Earth Science? When teaching about controversial issues such as the shape of the earth, all viewpoints and theories should be included.

Written by on April 1, 2016 in Grapevine

A. Factual evidence proved that theory wrong. 

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Is it a mandatory school policy at HSW for the students to require a doctor’s note to excuse an absence that is due to an illness lasting “x” amount of days? My child has the flu, and considering there is nothing that can be done other than to wait it out, I do not want to have to pay money for a doctor’s visit.

Written by on April 1, 2016 in Grapevine

A.  The only way a student can truly be diagnosed with the flu is to see a doctor.  If they are diagnosed early they can receive Tamiflu which greatly decreases the duration and severity of the illness.  With excess illnesses they do require a doctor’s note to have them marked as excused.

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Why does Shen not have a band that plays at extracurricular events such as football games or pep rallies?

Written by on April 1, 2016 in Grapevine

A. Lack of interest. No one has made the time or effort to create one.

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