Eeyore did it

Discussion in 'General Parenting' started by JJJ, Dec 23, 2011.

  1. JJJ

    JJJ Active Member

    Eeyore was able to pull it together enough to study somewhat for his finals. While the grades haven't "locked" in the system yet, it appears that all of his teachers have posted their finals, thanks to a 0.6% 'bonus credit' from his Algebra teacher,

    Eeyore's semester GPA is
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    2.7
    B-

    After congratulating him on meeting the expectation of a 2.5 or higher (to keep his allowance), I pointed out that he has 13 missing or incomplete homework assignments plus over half of his teachers stated that he didn't complete optional study guides and did not seem prepared for tests and his regular ed teachers said that he did not use the IEP accomodations for testing offered to him.

    Now, imagine all of the homework done, study guides completed and studied and actually use the accomdations that are offered.....didn't he think he could get a 3.0. His reaction...wow, I really screwed it up this semester, I should be able to get a 3.0 easy next semester. :) Yep, especially as his worst class was a semester class and IS DONE!!!
     
  2. cubsgirl

    cubsgirl Well-Known Member

    :bravo:

    WAY TO GO EEYORE!!!
     
  3. klmno

    klmno Active Member

    Way To Go!! It sounds like he might really be motivated to do even better next semester so this is all good!
     
  4. AnnieO

    AnnieO Shooting from the Hip

    SWEET!

    And his reaction was absolutely wonderful. Gotta love them!
     
  5. confuzzled

    confuzzled Member

    Go Eeyore!! good for him--i like the lighbulb moment even more than the grades ;-)
     
  6. TeDo

    TeDo Guest

    I'm with Confuzzled. Those lightbulb moments are the ones to hold on to. WAY TO GO EEYORE!!!!!
     
  7. DDD

    DDD Well-Known Member

    I hope you're both bustin' your buttons. Great news! DDD
     
  8. buddy

    buddy New Member

    Horray for Eeyore!
     
  9. exhausted

    exhausted Active Member

    Beautiful!
     
  10. susiestar

    susiestar Roll With It

    Wonderful!!!!
     
  11. DaisyFace

    DaisyFace Love me...Love me not

    Good job!

    Hope he does an even better job next quarter!!!
     
  12. trinityroyal

    trinityroyal Well-Known Member

    Wonderful news. Congratulations Eeyore, for getting the marks, but also for realizing his potential for next term.
     
  13. JJJ

    JJJ Active Member

    Eeyore corrected me... it is 2.71 (gotta get credit for every last 100th of a point!) :rofl:
     
  14. TeDo

    TeDo Guest

    Yep...don't EVER deny a difficult child anything they have actually EARNED. LOL I can so see difficult child 1 pointing that out to me as well.
     
  15. svengandhi

    svengandhi Well-Known Member

    That's awesome. I relate to Eeyore, in some part because my PC15's actual family nickname as a toddler and pre-schooler was Eeyore because his favorite expression was "I will never be happy again, ever ever ever!" His current nickname is Harpo because of his coiffure.

    In any event, I am thrilled by his success but doesn't it just tear you up when they lose so many points because of HW that isn't done or handed in?
     
  16. InsaneCdn

    InsaneCdn Well-Known Member

    Depends on the trend...
    Last year, difficult child turned in maybe 55% of the work. This year, its more like 75% of the work...
     
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