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  2. NYC Schools Http://www.kc1021.com/2017/01/21/padukone-3-watch-xxx-return-of-xander-cage-movie-online-free-full/...(more) 1-21-2017 8:48pm (0 replies)
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  5. NYC Schools First choice letter for middle school at a progressive private? Or are these letters frowned upon? 1-18-2017 10:25am (8 replies)
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    • only frowned upon if you send it to more than one school. they all talk to each other. 1-18-2017 10:27am
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      • np well, duh. Is anyone here stupid enough to do that? 1-18-2017 10:28am
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        • That would be hilarious!!! 1-18-2017 10:30am
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      • Is this really true? 1-18-2017 10:29am
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        • why don't you try it out. go ahead and lie, in writing, on your dc's behalf and see how that works out 1-18-2017 10:31am
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        • why the dislike? It seems paranoid to think that admissions officers are calling each other to compare notes 1-18-2017 10:37am
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          • you simply never know and you're putting your kid's future in jeopardy. ask your dc if they think it's a good idea 1-18-2017 10:47am
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    • OP: I only have one first choice...so, will write to the one school. 1-18-2017 10:35am
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  6. NYC Schools First choice letters to TT MS...(more) 1-18-2017 12:50am (0 replies)
    Does the letter make a difference? Dd has two schools at top of her dream list. Can we send two "I love you" letters or is that a disaster waiting to happen?
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  7. NYC Schools Is the high school at LREI super druggie? what are the kids like? 1-14-2017 12:14am (0 replies)
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  8. NYC Schools Tell me about Trevor for high school. 1-13-2017 10:26pm (2 replies)
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    • there are way better public schools. save your money. 1-13-2017 10:29pm
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      • Not comparable 1-13-2017 10:30pm
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  9. NYC Schools Which NYC private high schools are druggiest? 1-10-2017 7:13pm (11 replies)
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    • Steiner Steiner Steiner. 1-10-2017 7:14pm
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      • Really? 1-10-2017 7:16pm
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        • NP: really. Steiner has always been druggie but even more so lately. My friend's DC says 2/3rds of class smokes daily. many kids suspended for drugs then return and continue. 1-10-2017 7:19pm
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          • Steiner has about 24 kids per grade. It's tiny 1-10-2017 7:21pm
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            • and 2/3rds of those 24 are potheads. Not a pretty picture. 1-10-2017 7:35pm
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    • all. fancier = more expensive drugs though 1-10-2017 7:14pm
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      • NP: yep, Collegiate has the cokeheads. 1-10-2017 7:20pm
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    • SA 1-10-2017 7:16pm
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    • St Ann's is known as the biggest drug school according to my hs kids. 1-10-2017 7:18pm
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    • Lycee 1-10-2017 7:25pm
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      • each has a set of teens who use--do not kid your self!! 1-12-2017 9:38am
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  10. NYC Schools How would you compare LREI and Calhoun for high school? 1-10-2017 6:44pm (3 replies)
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    • Calhoun has no walls, right? 1-10-2017 6:47pm
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    • Toured and were accepted to both. Seem very similar. Kids at LREI seemed a little more offbeat than kids at Calhoun, downtown vs uptown. Liked both. 1-10-2017 6:48pm
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      • where did you send DC? 1-10-2017 7:13pm
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  11. NYC Schools Recovering Alchoholic. Any questions? 1-4-2017 11:21pm (29 replies)
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    • Should I go make a 2nd dinner? I'm starving. 1-4-2017 11:22pm
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      • Absolutely!! 1-4-2017 11:22pm
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    • Did you really hit bottom or did you stop because you knew there was a problem? I know there is a problem but I haven't had social/life consequences as of yet. 1-4-2017 11:22pm
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      • I didn't really hit bottom. Didn't lose job, apartment. But BF wasn't talking to me, parents were pissed and I wanted to die. The drugs stopped working. I hit an emotional bottom....(more) 1-4-2017 11:23pm
        Never planned to stay sober but it just worked and now it's the greatest gift in my life.
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        • still with BF? 1-4-2017 11:24pm
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          • Sorry, unclear - BF = best friend. We are still besties....I'm not married to a man I met in the program. 1-4-2017 11:25pm
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            • good for you. how long sober? you were doing other drugs too? 1-4-2017 11:26pm
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              • 15 years. Mostly weed. 1-4-2017 11:29pm
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                • that's really great. congrats and ongoing best wishes 1-4-2017 11:41pm
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              • Was supposed to say I'm NOW married to a man I met in the program. 1-4-2017 11:34pm
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        • Drugs stopped working? what drugs were those? I haven't had anyone ever say anything to me yet, most of my embarrassing faux pas are 20 years behind me but I drink way too much...(more) 1-4-2017 11:26pm
          and way too often problem is I also enjoy it so much but I worry about my health. Good for you! Is it hard socially to go out and not drink, I am certain my level of social security is absolutely intertwined with drink at this point.
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          • how much do you drink? 1-4-2017 11:27pm
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            • Nothing for the last 3 months but only because of health issues rather than will power. I would say I drink every 3 days to excess or every day moderately. 1-4-2017 11:32pm
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              • OP: (I didn't ask you how much you drink because it's not really relevant). The biggest tell here is that you think you have a problem. If you think it, you really do. 1-4-2017 11:41pm
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                • Yes thank you, I more than suspect you are correct. 1-4-2017 11:46pm
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                  • I promise you, it's a life changer. 1-4-2017 11:47pm
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                    • Thank you for taking the time, I will endeavor to turn this 3 month health stint into a permanent thing and try different meetings to find one I feel comfortable in. 1-4-2017 11:55pm
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                      • Also, it's not just about the time you are stopped. I quit using for a year before I came in and nothing changed because all I was doing was not drinking. AA gives you things back...(more) 1-5-2017 12:04am
                        to fill the void left by alcohol.
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          • Just pot. If you think it's a problem, it's a problem. Most people who don't have a problem with alchohol don't think they do. 1-4-2017 11:30pm
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            • True, admitting to yourself that you know drinking is an issue means it absolutely is one. It is difficult because of course we all have this image of an alcoholic being someone...(more) 1-4-2017 11:35pm
              who drinks all day, in the morning, tops up to keep shakes away and because I have never done any of those things its easy to take a step back and say "Am I an alcoholic or am I allowing new societal norms to make me think ill of my behavior/sins"
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              • I never did any of these things either. Why not try to stop for 30 days and hit a few meetings? What do you have to lose? 1-4-2017 11:38pm
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                • I have stopped for 90, but again only because I am on medication that interacts poorly with alcohol. I am not hating it but I am not seeing a marked difference in my life other...(more) 1-4-2017 11:42pm
                  than I would really like to have a glass of wine with dinner. I went to a meeting 6 months ago with a friend who hit rock bottom, was also doing painkillers etc. I never wanted a drink more than when I came out, it was depressing and very - how do I put this - self absorbed and awkwardly indulgent for the participants it really turned me off. Is there an alternative?
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                  • Not one I've found. What meeting did you go to? There are so many in NY and some are quite upscale and lovely. Very high society. Some are very club scene and cool. it's just like...(more) 1-4-2017 11:43pm
                    bars - there are all different types.
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                    • I went to one that was very much as you described, it was my 'crowd' if you know what I mean (grew up on the UES, still live there) but I found it such a turn off. A lot of...(more) 1-4-2017 11:53pm
                      dramatic posing, exhibitionist woe is me behavior.
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                      • Atlantic Group? 1-4-2017 11:55pm
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                        • :-) 1-4-2017 11:56pm
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                          • That meeting sucks. Total posers. Please don't judge AA by that meeting. And, btw, I live on UES and only go to UES meetings. 1-5-2017 12:03am
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    • I like to have a shot every day after work, before I make dinner or lunches. 1-4-2017 11:24pm
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      • Okay. Enjoy. 1-4-2017 11:24pm
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  12. NYC Schools I/m thinking of raising my rate from $175 to $200 (SHSAT tutoring) does it seem like a big change? 1-4-2017 11:19pm (0 replies)
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  13. NYC Schools I just logged on and saw that I had logged in exactly one year ago and these were my parting words...(more) 1-4-2017 11:16pm (2 replies)
    <<Good night ladies, she you in another two years, when I forget what an evil time suck this place is and come back for some more dirty pleasure. >>
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    • Aw, I do that too. It's comforting to come back and see that the same trolls post the same things, though. Gives some order to the universe. 1-4-2017 11:18pm
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  14. NYC Schools Did all 5th graders that ranked Clinton first get interviews? 1-4-2017 11:14pm (1 reply)
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    • not at dd school, she ranked it 3rd and got an interview so I don't think it matters where you ranked it 1-4-2017 11:30pm
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  15. NYC Schools Do we really need to live in District 2 in order for my daughter to get into a decent public high school? 1-3-2017 1:07pm (2 replies)
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    • Not if she does well on the SHSAT 1-3-2017 1:08pm
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      • op: I am realizing that by the time we know how well she did, it will be too late to move. 1-3-2017 1:14pm
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  16. NYC Schools Http://mhscattalk.com/2481/uncategorized/watch-ufc-207-live-stream-rousey-vs-nunes-online-30-dec/...(more) 12-30-2016 10:17pm (0 replies)
  17. NYC Schools Http://www.thunder1061.com/2016/12/30/ufcppvlive-watch-ufc-207-live-stream-rousey-vs-nunes-from-t-mobile-arena/...(more) 12-30-2016 2:19pm (0 replies)
  18. NYC Schools Http://wsau.com/events/event/community/13834/tv-fox-ufc-207-live-stream-rousey-vs-nunes-on-full-fight-comcast/...(more) 12-30-2016 8:04am (0 replies)
  19. NYC Schools Anyone on whose dc applied to Clinton hs and got an interview? 12-25-2016 3:04pm (0 replies)
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  20. NYC Schools Applying to middle school and ISEE scores 6-6-8-7. good enough for all girls TT? 12-12-2016 11:14pm (3 replies)
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    • Yes will get accepted at them 12-12-2016 11:15pm
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      • - no subject -...(more) 12-12-2016 11:18pm
        from your fingers to gods ears
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    • Eh. Depends on the school and everything else 12-12-2016 11:15pm
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  21. NYC Schools D2 Middle - has anyone transferred from another D2 Middle School into Wagner AP? 12-9-2016 5:28pm (12 replies)
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    • We have been at Wagner all along and I know at least 6 kids in our grade who transfered from ESM to us 12-9-2016 5:31pm
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      • Wow! 6th graders? 12-9-2016 5:39pm
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        • One did. Most I know just started in 7th. 12-9-2016 5:40pm
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          • Do you happen to know how Wagner is for kids with learning issues but not in ICT? 12-9-2016 5:42pm
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            • My DD has LDs- she receives SEETS services. Never been in the ICT class. I found she was very well supported. They have a Spec Ed Team for each grade. The regular teachers have...(more) 12-9-2016 5:44pm
              always been very willing to work with DD and her needs. Very flexible and understanding.
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              • Thanks - good to know! Is she in SP or AP? Don't think my kid has the grades for SP. 12-9-2016 6:04pm
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                • Also - how is the science instruction at Wagner? 12-9-2016 6:05pm
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                • 75% of the school is SP. My DD is 8th grade SP. The science was fine. I don't think as rigorous as someplace like Salk but it challenged by DD. 12-9-2016 6:08pm
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                  • Sorry, I meant is it hands on and interesting? My kid loves science and is frustrated with current option. 12-9-2016 6:16pm
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                    • Seems relatively hands on- they did things like DNA of a strawberry and they do a science overnight 12-9-2016 6:17pm
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                      • cool. Thanks so much for your replies. Much appreciated! 12-9-2016 6:55pm
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                        • Good luck. Another good thing about Wagner is it's large and every variety of student. I think it's pretty easy to find your tribe here. I get the feeling from smaller schools...(more) 12-9-2016 7:05pm
                          that kids with LDs sometimes have more social issues because they are with a more homogeneous group of kids.
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  22. NYC Schools Anyone applying for off-year entry to progressive schools? has anyone gotten dc into one of these schools offyear needing FA? or is it a pipe dream? 12-8-2016 10:25am (0 replies)
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  23. NYC Schools Manhattan Country School...(more) 12-6-2016 9:01am (3 replies)
    YBM ladies: Any intel/inside info on MCS? We toured for K, liked it very much. Is the social justice piece too much for some families? We are looking for a lovely warm community, academics are important. Do families leave at 5th grade? Stay til 8th? TYIA!
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    • We loved it too! I asked and most kids stay until 8th. I have mixed feelings about the farm trip in 2nd grade, though. 12-6-2016 1:40pm
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      • Thank you for sharing. Me too re the farm trip... 12-7-2016 12:02pm
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      • What's the farm trip? 12-15-2016 2:49pm
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  24. NYC Schools Anyone have a dc attend New Voices MS 443? What did you think? 11-29-2016 9:09pm (0 replies)
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  25. NYC Schools For those with dcs in private, when did your dcs start getting homework? In my ds' very progressive school, there is homework in 1st grade! I have checked with friends in more...(more) 11-28-2016 12:06pm (8 replies)
    traditional schools and other then reading every night, there is no homework until at least 2nd.
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    • than, not then... 11-28-2016 12:07pm
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      • She went to public school 11-28-2016 12:08pm
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    • our public has a very small amt of HW for that grade. i dont' find it intrusive or too much. and it lets me be involved in the math curriculum, which i think is important 11-28-2016 12:07pm
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      • op: Thanks, that is silver lining, which is getting a better sense of how they are learnign in class. I assumed publics had homework since K. Are you in the suburbs? 11-28-2016 12:08pm
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        • yes. 11-28-2016 12:09pm
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          • In NYC publics, there is homework since K. 11-28-2016 12:11pm
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    • our top rated(public) schoo lsystem is getting rid of homework (elem) and really ratcheting down at jr and high school 11-28-2016 12:08pm
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      • op: I heard that Spence had no homework in elementary school a while back.... 11-28-2016 12:10pm
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