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IS IT FUN TO BE THE PRINCIPAL?


I returned for a reunion at a school where I had been principal 30 years before.  Among those who introduced themselves were two brothers who had been in the primary grades when I left, but who
now towered above me.  One brother remarked, "Mr. Alexander, you haven't changed one bit in all these years."  "Oh, yes he has," the other brother said.  "He used to be eight feet tall.

 
A woman walks into the bedroom and says, "Johnny, it is time to get up and get ready for school." Then she walks out. 15 minutes later the woman goes back into the bedroom. "Johnny, this is your last warning! You have to get up NOW!" 10 minutes later the woman returns to the bedroom where Johnny has pulled the blankets over his head. "Johnny, I have just about had it. If you don't hurry you will be late for school. Now get up or you will be in big trouble." 5 minutes later the woman is back in the bedroom. "Now Johnny, this is it. You must get up RIGHT NOW!" Johnny stirs under the blankets and whines, "But none of the kids like me. Actually, none of the teachers like me either. I don't want to go." "But Johnny," the woman exclaims, "you have to go - you're the principal!"
 
      At a high school faculty meeting, the principal had presented an agonizing list of our sins, failures, flaws and transgressions, and we were all feeling rather tense. Then the principal announced that the science club project would be a blood drive, and that in order to promote faculty participation he would donate the first pint of blood. The meeting burst into laughter when a voice from the back of the room demanded anxiously, "Whose?"

     As a school principal I often watch the younger pupils play. On one occasion some children were playing school when a younger child joined them. One of the more out spoken tots turned to him and said, "You can't play school, you can't read or write. I'll tell you what — you be the principal."

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