Are you sending your children to school tomorrow? : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread

Here in New Orleans, school begins again tomorrow, Monday, January 3, 2000. I read in the paper today that 90 percent of the computers in the country will reboot tomorrow. What do most of you think about this - do you feel safe sending your children to school?

-- Scarlett (, January 02, 2000


I wouldn't feel safe sending my kids to school in New Orleans on any day.

-- Look (at@the.facts), January 02, 2000.

I honestly wouldn't worry about Y2K in the schools -- I'd worry about some wacko kid bring a gun to school!

-- Mello1 (, January 02, 2000.


Figured that it was gonna be TEOTWAWKI, so gave 'em a dose of Versed to get 'em calm and sleeping on 12/31/99. A hit of Potassium Chloride a few minutes after that, and then, no more worries for them.

Whoops; was I wrong!

Glad I have lotsa firewood and a big pit out back; it'll help get rid of the "evidence." Then, I'll call the local federales and claim they're missing. That and a few other details shoud keep my tuckus free and clear until I can make it outta the country to my island shelter.



-- Headcase (, January 02, 2000.

By all means, send your kids to school! We'll "instill" in them all they need to know ...

-- NWO (, January 02, 2000.

Yes! We aren't "glowing in the dark." I still think there is a threat to ALL us but, we can do this.

Rollover was a night of uncontrolled fright. Even the USA had a 50 mil dollar watch tower. EVERYONE was scared. Look what Boris did!

Send your babies to school but pay close attention.

Kind of like those nasty "things" that get killed in horror movies...

Make sure its dead!

-- Hatti (, January 02, 2000.

Ventura County - southern California: At the beginning of the year the local school board decided that January 3rd would be a pupil-free day in our school system. The purpose was to make sure that there were no serious glitches in the system. OUr children go back on Tuesday, the 4th.

-- Linda (, January 03, 2000.

Linda, They are ALL OUR children.

-- Hatti (, January 03, 2000.

Hatti: They are not 'all our children.' That book by Hillary, "It Takes a Village to Raise an Idiot", uh, I mean, "It takes a Village Inn to raise a pancake," no wait, I think her book was, "It takes a Village To Raise a Child" is a big lie. It takes a Mom and Dad.

We need to work to rescue children out of the public school system. The public school system is dangerous.

You don't send your kids into war! It's your job to do that, and to protect your children.

Even if we could raise test scores 50% tomorrow, we would have lost our kids because our schools produce disrespectful, obnoxious, soul- less, unlawful kids.

Oh, we can reform the schools? Right! Maybe by salaries-tied-to- teacher performance? Is tying teachers' salaries to student performance a good idea? No. Closing public schools is a good idea. Would tying a Madam's salary to her whores' performances be good for society? No, closing them would be good, and the public schools are much more dangerous than whore houses.

I'll close on this bit of wisdom: A synonym for homosexuality training is: Public Schools. Don't let your kids be homos. Save your kids.

-- Greg Perry (, January 03, 2000.

Greg, Go to bed.

Take care of babies!

It is not political. It is natural.

-- Hatti (, January 03, 2000.

Kids have another month off here in oz.Start back in Feb.

-- Dinky Dunk (iquitsmokong@newyears.eve), January 03, 2000.

Glenda the Good would never endorse that!

She had an agenda!

-- Hatti (, January 03, 2000.

Scarlett I understand your concerns, but things are going very well right now. Don't panic. Yes, send your kids to school. If the power goes out, they will just send them home. I used to teach in the public schools and that happened once. No big problem. Make sure that you can be reached is all.

My daughter doesn't return until epiphany as she attends a catholic school, so I guess I am gonna see how it unfolds before she starts back....just the luck of the draw though. I would send her back today if they were open. The DoDDs school is open and if were she attending there,I'd be sending her back today. I have a full tank of gas, the stations are open and I could go and get her.

Greg, too funny, man! I agree with the "How to Raise a Village Idiot" book. I saw it as a thinly veiled attempt to have Big Brother government take over your parental duties.....They alredy have their nose in too much of my business as it is. But I do applaud anyone in the community who feels driven to participate in caring for the community's children. Mentoring, support in any way for kids is a great thing.

-- Ynott (, January 03, 2000.

Just for the record: My son is NOT in a public school; he attends a Catholic, all-boys high school. I don't know why they decided to open so soon, but they did. Anyway, I decided to send him to school. Everything seems to be okay. I'll keep my eyes open today, though. Thanks all.

-- Scarlett (, January 03, 2000.

I am not sending my kids to school tomorrow...back in November I stopped sending my kids to school and am homeschooling for awhile. Seems like every night we were up until almost midnight doing homework AND the classwork that they didn't finish or understand in class...especially math. (They are 6th and 8th) I'm too tired to run a "night school". And as far as Social Studies and Literature goes, we have learned about every single Indian tribe on the West Coast, but they know nothing about the Declaration of Independence. I could go on and on...the "VILLAGE" is doing a lousy job. I think I'l raise my own kids for a while!

-- EileenMacEnery (, January 03, 2000.

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