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Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Severe Weather Testing Protocols During HSA Testing

Please read, sign and return to Ms. _____________ asap

Severe Weather Testing Protocols During HSA Testing (HSA = High School Assessments)

  • Should a severe weather situation occur during testing, please remain calm. To display any kind of anxiety would be a testing irregularity and must be reported.
  • Please do not look out the window to watch for approaching tornadoes. You must monitor the students at all times. To do otherwise would be a testing irregularity and must be reported.
  • Should students notice an approaching tornado and begin to cry, please make every effort to protect their testing materials from the flow of tears and sinus drainage.
  • Should a flying object come through your window during testing, please make every effort to ensure to ensure that it does not land on a testing booklet or an answer sheet. Please make sure to soften the landing of the flying object so that it will not disturb the students while testing.
  • Should shards of glass from a broken window come flying into the room, have students use their bodies to shield their testing materials so that they will not be damaged. Have plenty of gauze on hand to ensure that no one accidentally bleeds on the answer documents. Damaged answer sheets will not scan properly.
  • Should gale force winds ensue, please have everyone stuff their test booklets and answer sheets into their shirts being very careful not to bend them because bent answer sheets will not scan properly.
  • If any student gets sucked into the vortex of the funnel cloud, please make sure they mark at least one answer before departing and of course make sure they leave their answer sheets and test booklets behind. You will have to account for those.
  • Should a funnel cloud pick you, the test administrator, up and take you flying over the rainbow, you will still be required to account for all of your testing materials when you land so please take extra precautions. Remember, once you have checked them out, they should never leave your hands.
  • When rescue workers arrive to dig you out of the rubble, please make sure that they do not, at any time, look at or handle the testing materials.Once you have been treated for your injuries, you will still be responsible for checking your materials back in. Search dogs will not be allowed to sift through the rubble for lost tests. Unless of course they have been through standardized test training.

Ok, anyone want to take a guess at how many teachers saw the dreaded "HSA testing" and went ahead to sign and return this document without even reading it?? *laugh*

My doll of an assistant actually DID read the whole thing and signed it and when I asked her if she got the HSA form she says, "Yes and I can't believe it. These folks are more worried about these darn tests then the kids!" I completely lost it and howled with laughter.

Happy April Fools Everyone!!

1 comment:

Kozy Kitty said...

That's hysterical! I wish someone had done this for MSA! We need something to lighten up the atmosphere those two weeks!