posted on Feb, 2 2008 @ 10:47 PM
A letter home to pagan parents from elementary school teacher...
Dear Mr. and Mrs. Thomas,
I write this letter in concern of your daughter, Aradia Moon. Please don't take this the wrong way, however, although she is a straight A student and
a very bright child, she has some strange habits that I feel we should address.
Every morning before class, she insists on walking around the room with her pencil in the air. She says she is "drawing down the moon." I told her
art class is in an hour and to please refrain until then to do any drawing.
And speaking of art class, whenever she draws a night sky, she insists on drawing little circles around all the stars and people dancing on the
ground. And that brings up dancing, I had to stop her twice for taking off her clothes during a game of Ring Around the Rosés! By the way, what does
"sky clad" mean?
Aradia has no problem with making friends. I always find her sitting outside during recess with her friends sitting around her in a circle. She likes
to share her juice and cookies. It is nice how she wants no one to ever thirst or hunger. However, when I walked over to see what they were doing, she
jumped up and told me to stop, pulled out a little plastic knife and started waiving it in front of me. I thought this a bit dangerous, so I took her
to the Principal's Office. She explained to the Principal that she was "opening the circle" to let me in. She also said that her Mommy and Daddy
always told her not to play or run with an "athame" in her hand, that she could put someone's eye out. I don't know what an "athame" is, but
I'm glad she keeps it at home.
As for stories, your daughter tends to make up some whoppers. Just yesterday while I was talking sternly to Tommy Johson and shaking my finger at him,
he started screaming and ran from the room. When I finally caught him, he told me Aradia told him and the rest of the class that the last time I shook
my finger at someone, they caught the chicken pox. I explained to him that the Sally Jones incident was just a coincidence, and that things like that
don't really happen.
One of the strangest things that happened was when I asked the children to bring in Halloween decorations for the classroom. Aradia brought in salt,
incense, and her family album. I see she has quite a sense of humor.
One of Aradia's worst habits is that she is very argumentative. We were discussing what the Golden Rule was (Do Unto Others as you would have them Do
Unto You), she firmly disagreed with me and stated that it was "Do As you Will, but Harm None" and she will not stop saying "So Mote It Be" after
she reads aloud in class. I try to correct her on these matters and she got very angry. She pointed her finger at me and mumbled something under her
In closing, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas, I would like to set up a parent/teacher conference with you sometime next week to discuss these matters. I would like
to see you sooner, but I have developed an irritating rash that I am quite worried about.
With deep concerns,
P.S. Blessed Be. I understand this is a greeting or closing from your country that your daughter informs me is polite and correct.
I hope this was the right place to post this.
I didn't think this was very funny. I think they need to start teaching about Wicca/Paganism, since it is the one of the laregest growing religions
in the USA.