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Why does summer school exist. It retarded. Just because a teacher thinks that im stupid doesnt mean shit. I smarter than half of the people in class it just the way schools teach.
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lol, move to australia, we dont have that here.

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YAY Australia FTW!!!
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OR you could just not go. Biggrin
02-27-2008 05:28 PM
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Xylophone Wrote:OR you could just not go. Biggrin
This.
02-28-2008 12:12 AM
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It exists because Satan infiltrated the school systems? Cuckoo

It's absolutely beyond me why there's summer school. If you don't do well during the normal school year, what makes the administration think you'll somehow become a valedictorian when you're trapped in a classroom during the summer, with heat, distractions, and a general feeling of irritability on your mind? It makes no sense whatsoever.

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NiteRaidah Wrote:It makes no sense whatsoever.

Yeah, but since when does anything the schools do to us have to make sense? After all, "IT FOR YER OWN GEWD HEHEHEHEHE"
02-28-2008 11:37 AM
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They do in fact, believe it is for our own good. Whether they're right or not is another subject entirely, but their heart is in the right place.
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Gorebell Wrote:They do in fact, believe it is for our own good. Whether they're right or not is another subject entirely, but their heart is in the right place.
Well, I don't know about your school, but at mine they use it as a punishment. And I'm not too pleased when people punish others and say 'its for your own good.'
02-28-2008 01:05 PM
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Gorebell Wrote:They do in fact, believe it is for our own good. Whether they're right or not is another subject entirely, but their heart is in the right place.

You sure about that? You really think they honestly care about every kid (in their school's) education?
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Do you honestly think they sit in their offices cackling evilly and wondering how to make our lives more miserable?
02-28-2008 01:07 PM
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Gorebell Wrote:Do you honestly think they sit in their offices cackling evilly and wondering how to make our lives more miserable?
Yes, actually I do. Razz
02-28-2008 01:08 PM
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I do hope you're joking.
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Gorebell Wrote:I do hope you're joking.
No I'm not! They're all against me!!! Of course I'm joking! Razz
02-28-2008 01:19 PM
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Gorebell Wrote:Do you honestly think they sit in their offices cackling evilly and wondering how to make our lives more miserable?

No, I don't think they really care at all.
02-28-2008 01:27 PM
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You're not invited to the victory party.
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Cosbydaf Wrote:
Gorebell Wrote:Do you honestly think they sit in their offices cackling evilly and wondering how to make our lives more miserable?

No, I don't think they really care at all.

Which is almost as bad.
02-28-2008 04:21 PM
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I think it varies. Some teachers really do care and really do believe that what they're doing is for the best, others just don't care at all either way or they just do what they do because it's their job, and you do get some evil sadistic ones that enjoy causing pain. In my case, I think most of them were the middle group, a reasonable amount of the first group, and one or two sadistic ones. I had the sadistic ones for grade 1 and grade 3. The grade 1 bitch eventually got fired, luckily. The grade 3 one didn't cause enough physical injury or bleeding to get fired, though. There was one other teacher that had a few sadistic tendencies occasionally, but he was tame compared to those other 2.

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Gorebell Wrote:They do in fact, believe it is for our own good. Whether they're right or not is another subject entirely, but their heart is in the right place.

good intentions don't justify unlawful imprisonment, saddism, mental soddism. Just cause it might 'feel right' doesn't mean it is.

Quote:Do you honestly think they sit in their offices cackling evilly and wondering how to make our lives more miserable?

sometimes i wonder.
SoulRiser Wrote:I think it varies. Some teachers really do care and really do believe that what they're doing is for the best, others just don't care at all either way or they just do what they do because it's their job, and you do get some evil sadistic ones that enjoy causing pain. In my case, I think most of them were the middle group, a reasonable amount of the first group, and one or two sadistic ones. I had the sadistic ones for grade 1 and grade 3. The grade 1 bitch eventually got fired, luckily. The grade 3 one didn't cause enough physical injury or bleeding to get fired, though. There was one other teacher that had a few sadistic tendencies occasionally, but he was tame compared to those other 2.

very true, there are deffinately a few great teachers.

and then there are those who make every attempt to make you fail if you think a little differently than they do.




Summer School would suck. you might have to play their game for a while to get your Grades looking good, otherwise your out of luck. Sometimes you just gotta do what they say :( (just be sure to let them know you hate every second of it).

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In my school district, we use a credit system. That basically means that we have to have enough credits, or pass enough classes, and certain types of classes to get a diploma. For example if I take a year of gym, U.S. History, English 1, and Algebra and pass all 4, I now have one earned credit for the "Physical education and health" category, one for the "social studies" category, one for the "english" category, and one for the "mathematics" category. We need a certain amount of credits in each category (and there are more than what I listed) to pass.

With that being said, in my school district, some people have to go to summer school as a "credit recovery" type of thing, ya know, for failing a class. Here, people who go to summer school don't go because they want to learn and teachers and administrators to make us go because it's out of the "goodness" of their heart, it's simply to get more credits.

And that's what school is about in the Pittsburgh Public School system. It's not about learning at all, it's not about school being a joyful experience, it's about doing work for no REAL pay and getting the fucking right grade, so you can get the credits and get the damn diploma.
02-29-2008 08:18 AM
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True, true, true.
If you had crappy grades in regular school, what difference will it make when they put you in school again?

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I've considered just slacking the fuck off in school and going to summer school. I mean, easy classes and a fuckload shorter. But that's no longer an option in high school, as you have to pay. In middle school it was free.

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summer school does sound like it sucks though.

how long do you guys get for summer holidays?

private schools, in australia usually finish school at the start of december, whereas public school finish just before the 20th of december, which sucks, cause theyre hardly gettting a holiday.

what about summer school, how long do you have to be there for?

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2.5 months.

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Where I'm from, summer school is 4 weeks, during July. It can suck if you actually do all the work. But if you "slack the fuck off" then it's actually fun, and you get to meet like-minded individuals. Summer school is also more fun than regular school because the students tend to be more interesting, it's easier, as they strip it down to just the bare 'essentials' (as school should be), and instead of taking the stupid course again FOR THE WHOLE YEAR you get it over with in a month (assuming you pass).

I'm not pushing summer school on anyone, and ultimately it's up to you. But it's not as bad some might think. Of course, it may be different in other places.

I'm talking about high school summer school here, and I think that doing it in middle school would suck. That's just my opinion. They recommended that I go for math in gr8 but I chose not to.
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The problem is when i went they went over everything again, I was ready to pull out the gun and shoot myself. Its that bad. Jezz two hours for two classes wit like a 15 minute break in between. Fuck shit. Fuck that and fuck the goverment WORLD DOMINATION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Isabel Wrote:summer school does sound like it sucks though.

how long do you guys get for summer holidays?

3 months

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I have a nice, yet strict teacher who goes too far on the sadistic sometimes. I believe a lot of teachers truly believe they are doing the right thing, but too many seem to easily justify themselves by being sadistic and disrespectful towards students.

The school system is anchored towards teaching obedience, fear and humility towards higher powers on the highest priority. As a result, teachers feel that they should disrespect students in order to do what they think would creating confident, well rounded, intelligent self-thinking individuals. It saddens me to see how gullible most 'mature' adults can be. I would never take part in an organization that mass distributes fear to the youth of our nation.
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The thing is I had a asian teacher for summer school shes nice but strict as hell. Also im asian and the only asian in the school without A all over there report card. Besides I dont need to be a math genious to go to police acadamy Shooting
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