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FCPS Summer School Enrollment
Posted by: bat ()
Date: June 07, 2008 02:32PM

I had to FAX my summer school form (with my parents' credit card number) and a report card giving "evidence" that I go to an FCPS school.

#1- Who the fuck still uses Fax? its the most insecure primitive shit-headed form of paper-based communication on the planet! I have no idea whether they got it, or whether it even fucking sent! AND my stupid shitty fax machine rotates the paper as its going through, so maybe they didn't receive it, maybe they did, I DONT KNOW.

IS IT THAT HARD TO SETUP A FUCKING WEBSITE WITH TEH FORM, OR TO COLLECT IT AT THE SCHOOL THAT IM ATTENDING? Not only is that convenient, BUT IT VERIFIES THAT I GO THERE!

#2- Why do I need to give you evidence? Is everything not already computer based? (SASI, Attendance, Records) so what the hell?

A LOT of organizations, foundations, newspapers, journals, and other districts claim that FCPS has some of the best schools in the country; but they still can't setup a decent fucking "type and submit" system? or better yet a simple computer network which keeps track of students? (yes, I know its not simple, but I BET hundreds of other counties do, so why not ours?)

Screw FCPS.
oh, and also, JACK DALE NEEDS TO GO.

Thursday was the biggest blunder in FCPS history, what the hell was that? MY school had NO POWER (idiots)

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Re: FCPS Summer School Enrollment
Posted by: TRICKIE ()
Date: June 07, 2008 05:03PM

Why are you going to summer school? Did you fail something?

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Re: FCPS Summer School Enrollment
Posted by: Bat ()
Date: June 07, 2008 05:07PM

No, i'm taking Geometry, so that I can take Pre-Cal next year (junior year), and then Calculus in senior year

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Re: FCPS Summer School Enrollment
Posted by: Mofo ()
Date: June 07, 2008 05:34PM

bat Wrote:
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> I had to FAX my summer school form (with my
> parents' credit card number) and a report card
> giving "evidence" that I go to an FCPS school.
>
> #1- Who the fuck still uses Fax? its the most
> insecure primitive shit-headed form of paper-based
> communication on the planet! I have no idea
> whether they got it, or whether it even fucking
> sent! AND my stupid shitty fax machine rotates the
> paper as its going through, so maybe they didn't
> receive it, maybe they did, I DONT KNOW.
>
> IS IT THAT HARD TO SETUP A FUCKING WEBSITE WITH
> TEH FORM, OR TO COLLECT IT AT THE SCHOOL THAT IM
> ATTENDING? Not only is that convenient, BUT IT
> VERIFIES THAT I GO THERE!
>
> #2- Why do I need to give you evidence? Is
> everything not already computer based? (SASI,
> Attendance, Records) so what the hell?
>
> A LOT of organizations, foundations, newspapers,
> journals, and other districts claim that FCPS has
> some of the best schools in the country; but they
> still can't setup a decent fucking "type and
> submit" system? or better yet a simple computer
> network which keeps track of students? (yes, I
> know its not simple, but I BET hundreds of other
> counties do, so why not ours?)
>
> Screw FCPS.
> oh, and also, JACK DALE NEEDS TO GO.
>
> Thursday was the biggest blunder in FCPS history,
> what the hell was that? MY school had NO POWER
> (idiots)


You're forgetting fax is more advanced and secure than snail mail. Better fax machines will print a confirmation page if the page was sent successfully.

Not everyone has computers and/or the internet and knows how to use either. Don't forget language barriers. It may have nothing to do with technology or capability but rather compliance for the economically or socially "disadvantaged". That doesn't mean that people know how to use a fax machine either but it's a hell of a lot easier than explaining all of the variables involved with computers/internet/websites.

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Re: FCPS Summer School Enrollment
Posted by: TheMeeper ()
Date: June 07, 2008 05:45PM

>>> #1- Who the fuck still uses Fax?

I deal with a few federal agencies in my job, two of which are well known for cutting edge science & technology. And both those places rely heavily on fax machines.

(And yes, it's annoying).

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Re: FCPS Summer School Enrollment
Posted by: yes ()
Date: June 07, 2008 11:15PM

TheMeeper Wrote:
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> (And yes, it's annoying).

^^^^^^^ my point exactly.

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Re: FCPS Summer School Enrollment
Posted by: JaceLeigh ()
Date: June 08, 2008 04:49PM

I signed up a little while ago, I still havent gotten my letter yet either. we just havta wait i guess

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Re: FCPS Summer School Enrollment
Posted by: FCPS Mom ()
Date: June 09, 2008 06:50PM

I feel your pain! I had to sign my daughter up for a special ed class and it costs $700 and she has to go to a shcool 30 minutes away because some one fucked up the budget. Special ed classes are supposed to be free. I put a note with the application telling them to call me before processing the credirt card transaction. they didn't. Fortunately, I had my economic stimulus refund in my account.

I am fed up with the whole budget cut bullshit! I pay hefty taxes for my daughter to have an education and they are cutting all the good programs because some asshole didn't count the fucking number of students correctly.

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Re: FCPS Summer School Enrollment
Posted by: MMMMMMMM ()
Date: June 23, 2008 08:44AM

Teachers should not have applied to this rigged-up summer school that FCPS is offering this summer.

Who wants to work and do not get immediate gratification for working.....whoever heard of disecting a check into 12 parts throughout the next fical school year for working three or four week! How stupid!

No teachers should have applied so that all the superintendents and subordinates would have had to work the show....they get paid enough, let them work just a litte bit more so this MESS will not happen next year!

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Re: FCPS Summer School Enrollment
Posted by: Mike Sorce ()
Date: June 23, 2008 08:58AM

MMMMMMMM Wrote:
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> Teachers should not have applied to this rigged-up
> summer school that FCPS is offering this summer.
>
> Who wants to work and do not get immediate
> gratification for working.....whoever heard of
> disecting a check into 12 parts throughout the
> next fical school year for working three or four
> week! How stupid!
>
> No teachers should have applied so that all the
> superintendents and subordinates would have had to
> work the show....they get paid enough, let them
> work just a litte bit more so this MESS will not
> happen next year!

My wife is a special ed IA and has taught summer school for the past 10 years since it is only a half day and the extra pay covers most of our beach vacation. She was going to pass this year when she heard about the pay plan, but IAs are being paid in the traditional two payment scheme which caused her to change her mind. It also helps that she can walk to school and it is only four weeks.

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Re: FCPS Summer School Enrollment
Posted by: resident... ()
Date: June 23, 2008 09:33PM

Skip the geometry class. Try taking a class where they teach you to express your views without resorting to nasty language.

Why don't you print your posting and show it to your parent(s) or the person(s) people who take care of you. I'm sure they would be ashamed of you!

I would also suggest you take some technology and business process classes. Your view of insecure communications is off the mark.

Finally, why are you taking pre-cal followed by cal

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Re: FCPS Summer School Enrollment
Posted by: concerned taxpayer ()
Date: June 23, 2008 09:42PM

Sorry to hear you had problems. I don't understand your financial logic. A Credit Card transaction does not take any money from your account. You normally have to pay the bill 20-30 days after the end of the billing cycle.

Regarding costs-- Looks like the USGOVT is paying for your summer school. Your free-govt-handout was probably more than the $700 they charged you. I do want to know how much you pay in taxes. The normal school year costs more than $10,000/student. Most people don't pay that much in taxes. (unless, of course, you are rich and $$$$ should not be an object anyway).

Finally, quit venting with such foul language.


Re" "Posted by: FCPS Mom (IP Logged)
I feel your pain! I had to sign my daughter up for a special ed class and it costs $700 and she has to go to a shcool 30 minutes away because some one fucked up the budget. Special ed classes are supposed to be free. I put a note with the application telling them to call me before processing the credirt card transaction. they didn't. Fortunately, I had my economic stimulus refund in my account. I am fed up with the whole budget cut bullshit! I pay hefty taxes for my daughter to have an education and they are cutting all the good programs because some asshole didn't count the fucking number of students correctly."

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Re: FCPS Summer School Enrollment
Posted by: clappityclap ()
Date: June 25, 2008 08:22PM

That's odd.
At my school, as long as you were filling up the summer school application your counselor could've faxed it for you when they needed to sign the form...


so yeah other then that I do feel your pain...

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Re: FCPS Summer School Enrollment
Posted by: Gravis ()
Date: June 25, 2008 11:47PM

concerned taxpayer Wrote:
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> Finally, quit venting with such foul language.


fuck you, you fucking cunt. people can use whatever fucking words they want and shouldnt have to listen to whiny pissant bitches like you who dont like freedom of speech. go fuck yourself.


"the wisdom of the wise will perish, the intelligence of the intelligent will vanish."095042938540



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 06/25/2008 11:51PM by Gravis.

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Re: FCPS Summer School Enrollment
Posted by: waeas ()
Date: May 06, 2014 09:41AM

did u ended up passing

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Re: FCPS Summer School Enrollment
Posted by: jesss ()
Date: May 06, 2014 12:35PM

At my school, as long as you were filling up the summer school application your counselor could've faxed it for you when they needed to sign the form...

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