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Originally posted by habitforming
I cannot believe every response in this thread besides mine is someone SWALLOWING this tripe. Nothing about this story rings true at all. It just sounds ripe for inciting anger.
If this is real, there needs to a named school. People need to do something.
Originally posted by IronVelvet
You must not have passed high school because English is writing and literature.
Chemistry is memorizing useless combinations of chemicals. Biology is similar and likes to come across as a more adventurous profession but your really just sitting in a lab all day dealing with bacteria.
I was in IB physics my junior year. Most of the stuff I learned in that class I already knew besides using Calculus + physics.
I also took an IB calculus class that same year, haven't even touched it since unless im using engineering. . Most classes contain some sort of history lesson whether its intentional or not.
Trig is a joke. Art was a joke. I can draw better than most people without opening my eyes. I took a strength and conditioning course every term of high school. I also won a state championship in football. Dont insult me. If you were intelligent you would have realized that most class room rhetoric and agenda's are chosen to stay away from more important topics that could raise issues in society.
Originally posted by _Phoenix_
I think it's one of those stories that's so weird that it must be true, it would not suprise me that this story is true the way the world is today.
But I do hope it's not true, because that would be pure BS if it was true haha.
If this is true, I would geuss that quite a few students didn't turn up wearing a hood, but she probably got picked on because of what she said the day before?
Edit: now rethinking this, it does reek of BS.edit on 10-6-2012 by _Phoenix_ because: (no reason given)
I felt it was wrong ever since I was 4. "I HAVE to go?" "Why?" "So I'm not free?" "I want to learn about fire, but they're making me color pictures of bears."
Originally posted by kyred
reply to post by MrSpad
I'm willing to buy the story.......but not your bridge....
So I suppose when you and other posters read that my granddaughter's middle school also had a Trayvon Martin Day and everyone was required to wear a hoodie to school that day you won't believe me either. Like I care.
She did wear a hoodie. But, then, she usually wears a hoodie anyway, as do many of the kids in her school.
I didn't get bent out of shape over it, though. She told me what was required and I told her I thought it was a stupid requirement for that day and why I thought so, but she was free to make up her own mind as to whether she participated or not.
I have no idea if any of the students were sent home for not wearing a hoodie. I didn't ask.
Originally posted by babybunnies
Major lawsuit pending.
The school has to stand by her rights of freedom of speech. This girl was smart enough to say that she didn't have all the facts yet to make up her own mind on the issue and they penalized her for her forward thinking?
I would not only be suing the school district, I'd be sending her to a new school with the $$$ settlement.