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Hi Nikki112, and welcome to GreatSchools Parent Community.
Hopefully she has made it clear what you have been banned for. If not, it would be helpful for you to know what she's claiming you've done.
Schools need to be a drama-free environment, and at my daughter's elementary school, occasionally a parent was asked to stay off campus for their inability to talk to teachers or staff with respect.
If she says you've done something you can apologize for, you might want to just apologize--whether you feel you did it or not. I'm sure you'd rather be able to be on campus to support your kids than worry about the issue behind it.
If she's openly hostile to you or refuses to explain her reasoning, then remember, even principal's have bosses. Contact the district office and ask to speak to the superintendent or ask whom to speak with when dealing with an issue with a principal. They'll put you in touch with the right person.
This is absolutely ridiculous, I was nearly banned or arrested from my son's elementary school after I requested my money back from a PTA that was not a legal PTA. I found out that dues had not been paid for almost 2 years. You must at least pay the dues in order to have a legitimate PTA. The principal was not helpful and the "PTA board" had accused me of stealing over $400.00. After, the parents and I had raised over $5000.00 in 2010/2011 and bought new cafeteria tables for the school. This is what happens when we take God out of our schools. 82604
My intention isn't to be mean, but what did you do. You said the principal has a personal grudge against you - but why? And banned from what?
I am a PTO president at my child's school and have been highly involved since he started attending. I have seen many parents behave in ways that would embarrass many people. Outrageous or demanding behavior creates conflict and drama in the school and does not make for a positive teaching environment.
You have to take a look at your own behavior and ask yourself what you may have done - intentional or not - that would result in being banned.
Many parents have been banned from volunteering at my child's school for reasons as simple as they cannot get along with other parents. Others have been for more serious reasons.
Teachers and school administration deserve respect. I suggest you make an appointment with the principal to calmly discuss the reasons for her action towards you.
Perhaps there is a resolution to the situation that would limit your access to certain areas or people, but still allow you to participate in meaningful ways. 82605
Hi, they do form opinions and at times it is the :"jump of the gun judgement" on people. I am a parent and advocate for many students in BPS..I find they tend to fear what may come out about what really goes on. I ask that you continue to stand up for what is right and remember there is someone above them all to report to and also if you feel they are doing nothing they work for someone too. 82608
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