Author: HBF Teacher
Title: No Teachers Left Behind
Paperback: 241 pages
Publisher: 2nd Avenue Publishing
Genre: Realistic Fiction
Explored through a series of poems, emails, and brief conversations, No Teachers Left Behind is a fictional yet realistic look at the frustrations of middle school staff.
HBF Teacher has been a public school Middle grades teacher for three years. Before that, HBF substitute taught for two years. HBF has also worked as a live-in nanny and an accounts payable representative.
Today when not nurturing young minds, HBF enjoys travel, photography, culinary arts, and the cinema. The Cohen Brothers and Tyler Perry are among her favorite artistic contributors.
From: Margaret Bascombe/Vilyon Middle School/TCPS
To: All Faculty and Staff
Re: CPR Training
It is CPR training time again. Now we can prepare ourselves for life’s unplanned emergencies. If you have not been certified and wish to be, please send me an e-mail no later than Wednesday. I cannot tell you how important it is to have your CPR certification. Just last week, a high school student went to the movies with some friends. When he had his heart attack, no one in the movie theater was certified in CPR. This child, a former student of ours, died on the theater floor. Doctors at the hospital later stated that CPR could have saved this young man’s life. CPR is important. It can make the difference between life and death. If you feel you are too busy to come in early or stay late for this invaluable class, do not think about yourself, think about your students and your co-workers.
Hope to see you at the training,
School Nurse, Vilyon Middle School
From: Sonya Harte/Vilyon Middle School/TCPS
To: Angela Williams
Re: CPR Course
Two questions o we get more money if we obtain our CPR certifications? f we are certified can we be prosecuted and/or fired if we refuse to give CPR to a particular student or staff member? I am certainly not going to save the life of someone I absolutely despise. In that regard, I would be punishing myself, and I already get more than enough hell. I am so not a sadist.
Have a good day girl,
7th grade Social Studies, Vilyon Middle School