Does anyone have a nice letter to parents about healthy/alternative birthday treats? I am so sick of cupcakes!!! I understand that students really love them, but I loathe them. The main reason is that I see a huge difference in focus and behavior shortly after students eat them. They truly have a "sugar high." They area also very messy, and my classroom has carpet (not to mention, no one sends napkins!). The worst part is that on really warm days, like today, the frosting melts if we don't eat them right away (no air conditioning!). I want to send a letter home next fall, but I'm worried that parents will get upset.