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  • 2001 video shows Obama admitting being a ‘thug,’ fighting, drinking, drugging in high school

    10/04/2018 8:43:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/04/2018 | Thomas Lifson
    The standards being applied to Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s fitness for high office would have killed the presidential candidacy of Barack Obama, among other recent Democrats (Clinton and Kennedy, for starters). Bill Clinton has adopted a low public profile, and deployed Hillary’s ”Bimbo Eruptions” squad to silence and discredit the women “survivors” of his sexual aggression. But Barack Obama went on the record in 2001, and nobody cared about behavior in high school they now feign outrage over in the case of judge Kavanaugh. Kudos to Ryan Saavedra of The Daily Wire for uncovering a video from 17 years ago...
  • Kavanaugh was asked about ‘formative’ high school years. Where was Feinstein? (Trunc)

    09/18/2018 6:42:20 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 25 replies
    https://www.bizpacreview.com ^ | September 18, 2018 | Tom Tillison
    "At the end of his time, Kennedy said he was considering asking Kavanaugh if he or his friends ever “snuck a couple of beers past Jesus” during high school, before saying he wasn’t going to go there."
  • Teacher Accused of Sex With Student on 8th Grade Trip to DC.

    08/24/2018 8:31:24 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 77 replies
    NBCPhiladelphia.com via Instapundit ^ | August 22, 2018 | Andrea Swalec
    A California woman was arrested Monday because officials say she had sex with a 14-year-old student while she chaperoned his eighth-grade class trip to Washington, D.C., this spring. Jacqueline Nicole Muller, 26, was charged with first-degree child sexual abuse after she had sex with a male student at a hotel in D.C. on May 9, charging documents say. Investigators say they found extensive text messages between Muller and the teenage boy.
  • If this HS cheerleading squad T-shirt is ‘racist’ then the term has no meaning anymore

    08/19/2018 10:45:40 AM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 25 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 8/19/18 | USA Features
    Overused: These days, the term “racist” is used so often as a means of attacking anything having to do with an American traditional value that the term simply has no meaning anymore, and frankly that’s a shame because there are real racists out there. Louis Farrakhan, neo-Nazis, some BLM members and white supremacists come to mind. But when a T-shirt is called “racist” simply because it contains references to Americana — and the accuser believed and taken seriously just because they’re a minority, then “racist” has no meaning anymore.
  • Inner-city students do better at Catholic schools

    08/14/2018 12:05:11 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 13 replies
    New research from the Loyola Marymount University School of Education (SOE) shows that inner-city Los Angeles students attending Catholic schools graduate high school at a much higher rate than their peers in comparable public and charter schools. 100 percent of these students, who came from families living at or below the poverty line, graduated high school. 96 percent were accepted into either two- or four-year colleges. Key factors in achieving not only high academic excellence but also character formation boiled down to school climate, personal relationship and tuition assistance, according to interviews with the tracked students. One alumnus spoke of...
  • Former high school behavior counselor pleads guilty to beating man with bat in road rage incident

    06/13/2018 5:30:10 PM PDT · by BBell · 13 replies
    https://www.nola.com/ ^ | 6/13/18 | Heather Nolan
    A former high school behavior counselor accused of attacking a motorist with a baseball bat in a 2016 road rage incident pleaded guilty Wednesday (June 13) to aggravated battery. Wilbert Gray, 42, pleaded guilty as charged as potential jurors assembled outside Criminal District Judge Darryl Derbigny's courtroom, according to District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro's office. Gray was involved in a minor wreck with a 37-year-old man at the intersection of Tulane and Carrollton avenues around midnight on Sept. 4, 2016, according to New Orleans police. The other driver told police he didn't see any damage and drove away. He then noticed...
  • Teacher Says He Was Forced To Quit Over School's Transgender Student Policy

    06/07/2018 10:02:37 AM PDT · by BBell · 19 replies
    https://www.yahoo.com/ ^ | 6/7/18 | Curtis M. Wong
    An Indiana teacher says he was forced to resign after he refused to comply with the school district’s policy of addressing transgender students by their preferred names. John Kluge, the former orchestra teacher at Brownsburg High School in Brownsburg, Indiana, argued that the policy ― which also requires teachers to refer to students using the pronouns which best align with their gender identity ― goes against his religious beliefs and violates the First Amendment. “I’m being compelled to encourage students in what I believe is something that’s a dangerous lifestyle,” the teacher, who has been with the Brownsburg School District...
  • Hoax at Sante Fe HS not taken lightly

    05/18/2018 5:28:50 PM PDT · by stocksthatgoup · 12 replies
    The Edmundton Sun ^ | March 1, 2018 | Mark Cordner
    A potential threat at Santa Fe High School appears to have been a hoax emanating from Galveston, Texas, according to officials with the Edmond Police and the Edmond Public Schools system. Edmond Police had extra presence on campus Thursday morning out of caution and to be visible to students and the community. EPS Public Information Officer Susan Parks-Schlepp issued a statement saying, “We are aware of a social media post that referenced an act of violence at Santa Fe High School today. Please be advised that none of the students mentioned in the post attend Santa Fe. We believe this...
  • BREAKING: Santa Fe High School Killer Wore ANTIFA and Columbine Hammer-and-Sickle Pin

    05/18/2018 3:22:48 PM PDT · by bitt · 44 replies
    GATEWAYPUNDIT ^ | 5/18/2018 | Jim Hoft
    At least 8 people are dead, several injured after a gunman opened fire at Santa Fe High School in Texas Friday morning. This is who is responsible for killing 8-10 people this morning at Santa Fe High School. Dimitrios Pagourtzis.
  • Curtain Falls For Good on NBC's Extremely Liberal High School Drama 'Rise'

    05/17/2018 2:18:42 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 21 replies
    https://www.newsbusters.org ^ | May 16, 2018 | Dawn Slusher
    “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” This famous quote attributed to Dr. Seuss applies to many things in life, but NBC’s high school drama Rise is not one of them. If anything, we should cry because it happened, and smile now that it is finally over. Unlike the show’s title Rise, every episode in this debut season continued to sink to new lows, so we can also smile over the news that the curtain has been lowered for good on the series. The show takes place at Stanton High School, where theater teacher Mr. Mazzuchelli (Josh Radnor),...
  • 25-Year-Old Man Arrested After Posing as 17 to Play High School Basketball

    05/16/2018 4:58:35 PM PDT · by BBell · 28 replies
    http://bleacherreport.com/ ^ | 5/16/18 | TIM DANIELS
    Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley allegedly posed as a 17-year-old Hurricane Harvey refugee so he could play boys' basketball at Hillcrest High School in Dallas, Texas. On Tuesday, the Dallas Morning News reported the 25-year-old, who also spent time at Skyline High School, was arrested Friday on a charge of tampering with government records. The mother of a 14-year-old female student told the paper he dated her daughter while at Hillcrest High. Gilstrap-Portley, who officials say was operating under the alias Rashun Richardson, was named the District 11-5A Offensive Player of the Year during the 2017-18 season.
  • Ridgefield NJ students participate in national walkout to Stand for the Second Amendment

    05/04/2018 5:45:02 AM PDT · by dead · 10 replies
    NorthJersey.com ^ | 5/2/18 | Katie Sobko, Staff Writer, @katesobko
    While much attention has been paid to his peers pushing for gun law reforms, a Ridgefield High School sophomore thinks his message is just as important. On Wednesday morning, Mario Giordano led about 100 students on a walkout in support of the Second Amendment. It was part of a national "Stand for the Second" event that saw marches in an estimated 40 states. The 10 a.m. walkout started at the high school and ended with a presentation at a nearby community center, where Giordano spoke. Other New Jersey walkouts occurred in Cherry Hill and Jersey City. “The Second Amendment requires...
  • Paterson, NJ Student Slams Teacher on the Floor for taking his phone away

    01/23/2015 6:42:43 PM PST · by Coleus · 42 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jan 21, 2015
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  • Classic FR Posts 'for the ages' Archive Thread

    04/20/2018 5:32:53 AM PDT · by JockoManning · 57 replies
    FR ^ | 20 APR 2018 | JockoManning
    Second mistake this year. You do know you can go to the mistake exchange and buy error credits from those of us who never make mistakes. We have surplus error credits banked from past years of mistake free living. That way, when you use up your allotted three annual mistakes, you can merely purchase more on the Error Exchange so you can continue going through life free from worry about those little oopsies that plague the error prone "Imperfects," as we perfect people call you, our customers. You can buy Error Credits singly, which have a one-month use-by expiration, or...
  • This 1960s High School Gym Class Would Ruin You

    04/04/2018 2:09:04 PM PDT · by polymuser · 77 replies
    Mental Floss ^ | April 13, 2015 | Jake Rossen
    “The program, in sum, not only builds physical fitness, but good Americans.” That’s how Look magazine summarized the physical education program of La Sierra High School in January 1962 [PDF]. If you’re wondering how a gym class got a major spread in a national publication—as well as an endorsement from President John F. Kennedy—take a look at this.
  • I Left My Hot Dog in San Francisco

    03/28/2018 7:27:25 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 49 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | March 27, 2018 | Malcolm A. Kline
    If you ever wondered what it was like to teach in a high school in the bay area, a high school English teacher gives us a precious glimpse of what it is like in a blog on Quillette. "Last year, at my high school, the students enjoyed arguing if a hotdog is a sandwich, the millennial equivalent of asking how many angels can dance on the head of a pin," S. A. Dance writes. "The hotdog question made its way to the whiteboard in our staff lounge." "By the time I arrived, my colleagues had written their responses. Some argued...
  • California Teacher Put on Leave After Asking if School Would Allow a Pro-Life Walkout

    03/20/2018 6:20:34 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 31 replies
    Julianne Benzel, a teacher at Rocklin High School, asked students if school administrators would permit an anti-abortion protest, gets placed on administrative leave as a consequence A California high school teacher has been placed on leave after she wondered if her school would permit an organized walkout to protest abortion. According to CBS Sacramento, Rocklin High School’s Julianne Benzel said all she did was have a conversation with her class last Thursday and Friday about the “politics of protest” — a lesson ahead of yesterday’s school walkouts. However, this seems to have angered some students and their parents. Benzel said...
  • CRIME 5 hours agoTexas teen arrested with rifle, ammo near high school

    03/01/2018 8:49:42 PM PST · by Beowulf9 · 52 replies
    FoxNews/AP ^ | 3-1-18 | Associated Press
    ROWLETT, Texas – A Dallas-area teenager was being held on $1 million bond Thursday after a police officer encountered him sitting in his car outside of a high school sporting event with a semi-automatic rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition.
  • Colleges cheer on high school students ditching class for gun control protests

    02/28/2018 3:18:42 PM PST · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 28, 2018 | Valerie Richardson
    Applicants will receive no penalties for walkout-related suspensions Ditching class won’t hurt your chances of gaining admission to the college of your dreams — and may even help — as long as you’re playing hooky in order to agitate for gun control. More than 200 universities, including Harvard, Yale and MIT, have rushed to reassure applicants that they won’t be penalized if they’re suspended or otherwise disciplined for participating in peaceful school walkouts spurred by the Feb. 14 mass shooting in Parkland, Florida. Not only that, but some university officials have commended and encouraged would-be protesters, leaving the impression that...
  • A WI student invents a door protection tool (short video)

    02/24/2018 9:12:38 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | 2/20/2018
    A Wisconsin student used his shop skills to invent a door stopper.