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Kyle is flooded with parent phone calls

Kyle arrived at school early to get his materials ready for the science lab his 11th graders were going to do that day, and he was surprised to see seven message slips in his mailbox, all from parents of students in his 4th-hour class. He figured the messages were about the upcoming field trip the planetarium. A lot of students were talking about whether they could drive on their own, and Kyle had explained, over and over again, that driving themselves on field trips was against school policy. He wondered, “Now where am I going to get the time to make seven phone calls and get ready for the 3rd-hour science lab? Maybe my mentor can help me think about how to avoid these situations.

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