• June 24, 2024

School Posts Harsh Notices On Doors For Parents Bringing Forgotten Items To Students

The Catholic High Schools for Boys in Little Rock, Arkansas, deserves a raucous round of applause, because its educators clearly known the meaning of personal responsibility and achievement.

What makes me believe this? Namely, the sign educators at the school posted for parents attempting to drop off any items that their son may have forgotten to take with him that morning.

“If you are dropping off your son’s forgotten lunch, books, homework, equipment, etc., please TURN AROUND and exit the building,” the sign read. “Your son will learn to problem-solve in your absence.”

Take a look:

Posted Wednesday on Facebook, the sign had by Thursday morning already received almost 10,000 likes and 7,000 shares from parents who appreciated the educators’ impressive wisdom.

“This is all about teaching young men (high schoolers are not children) to become responsible adult men and spouses and fathers through allowing ‘soft failures,’” one parent, Margaret Barsocchi Willis, wrote.

We all make mistakes, but unless we learn from them, the likelihood of us repeating them remains pretty high.

Likewise, young boys (and girls, I might add) must learn the hard way that mistakes like forgetting lunch or homework at home lead to tangible consequences.

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