Monthly Archives: September 2010

It’s Simple Math

1 hour window for Lunch/Recess 30 minutes allocated for Lunch 30 minutes allocated for RECESS 15 minutes on the playground It just doesnt ADD up. If there is a 30 minute window, WHY ARE STUDENTS IN CYFAIR being taken off … Continue reading

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Why a petition?

Why a petition, because we have a voice and we should be heard. It’s not taking the common road to stand up and say that something is not right, but these are our children, and they dont have a voice … Continue reading

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13 miuntes..

13 minutes is how long one of my children had for recess today. I timed them, yes I did, why? because she complains everyday that recess is too short. So I watched her from apparatus to apparatus, there are no … Continue reading

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Recess Matters

As aired in 1999, the show is about 10 minutes, but certainly does stand to show the point that reducing or taking away recess will not result in increased test scores, high morale or creative/imaginative expression among our children. In … Continue reading

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Do you know how long your children have for RECESS?

One thing I learned as a parent this year, is don’t assume you know anything when it comes to the public school system. As our school year started we were informed that RECESS was reduced to 15 minutes. We were … Continue reading

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