***Really bad language. I am that mad.***
The teachers still never called. I went to the damn school to tell them other children were at risk. They acted as if they felt it was important. Still no call from the teachers. Ava's teacher did call and I began to speak about her sticky fingers and was interrupted. She didn't want to hear it. She was only calling all the parents to be sure the kids came home. That's it. I was already pissed off about another situation and basically said, "Great! You enjoy her.". I will not help her find her missing items, as they are sure to disappear. I will not explain 200 times that I never received that note or that item. She blew it. I had the same issue last year with Ava's teacher. I hope she just gets the good stuff but I know Ava.
The other incident I was talking about is actually the reason I am having a glass of wine. As many of you do, I go through great lengths to give the school and all their employees directly dealing my children a heads up. We always have issues on the bus. The driver is vulnerable b/c she is alone with so many children and usually many of mine. Knowing the stress Patches is under to fit in and the fact I feared the school hadn't explained the situation to her, I wrote a letter explaining that she has to sit directly behind the driver with her sister. I was polite and clear. I kept it as short as possible without leaving any doubt as to the seriousness of my concern. She completely disregarded it and handed it back to Cyr when she got off at school. At the end of the day, she allowed Patches to go to the back and sit down. Two 8th grade boys began harassing her about sitting in the back with the older kids. They called her a few names and she went off. She started screaming and kicking the seat. She tried to destroy her book bag. She was crying her eyes out when Cyr told the driver to pull over. She had called me on a friend's phone and I got right on the road. The driver told her to have me meet them at the school b/c she was bringing her back.
I arrived at the school before the bus. I went in the front door and loudly begged for assistance. They kept chatting up. I was livid. I interrupted and insisted they tell me where the bus would let her off. I knew she was in a bad situation and everyone was in danger. They pointed to the back of the building. I had no idea where to go. I headed over to the special school she is in and found the Asst Director. She told me to go to through the cafe and out the back. She was calling for back up. The driver never even called the school to let them know there was a problem. I saw the bus approach and the driver smiled and waved at me. I took a second look b/c surely she wouldn't be happy. The damn woman had no clue what I was talking about when I stepped up on the bus and went off myself. I asked her if she read the letter. She claimed she wasn't given a letter. I asked Cyr and she told her very respectfully that she handed her the letter and told her to read it and call me if she had any questions. The driver then said, "Well, they walked right to the back so I couldn't tell them to sit by me." SO she read it and just didn't listen. Big mistake! She will surely get written up for it. All she had to do was keep her close. She would have felt safe. This redneck woman thought she knew better than me and could handle a bunch teens. Now my child had a humiliating day and can't handle getting back on the bus. She will focus on it and will never live down the episode she had. The county will now be sending a little bus to get her. That will cost them a pretty penny. Stupid people piss me off. This happened b/c she was being stupid. Now people will know Patches is crazy. She has been doing so well and hoped to continue that this year. She has a grip on her behavior and outbursts. I want to throw a hissy fit myself.