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new times!!!!

well my school has planned a new times scheme and making it look like we are getting out earlier we are but.. we have to go in at 8:45 and get out at 3:30 but in the past it was 8:55 get out at 3:40 in the new times we are getting half an hour for lunch but last time it was for one hour we could hardly get our lunch in one hour nevermind half that.. i put a protest on line and alot of people from my school have sighned but our principal is annoying and a complete ass hole and wont change them back a couple of freinds and i are going to padlock the gates shut until 8:55 and if he still doesnt change them we are going to put a sypathetic vote over the radio soundtown thats comin to our school when it opens after summer.. what do you think what should i do??
08-05-2004 09:54 PM
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my school has new times too. it doesnt bother me that much tho. i think its even earlier than yours too like at 7:30 when it starts.
08-06-2004 05:33 AM
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oh and for some advice you if you or someone you know is over 18 they could run for schoolboard president with there platform being to fire the princible. youd prolly get every 18-25 year old to vote for you if your lucky. and if your really lucky more than one adult will run splitting the adult vote. :biggrin:
08-06-2004 05:36 AM
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well if enough kids hate having to go 10 minutes earlier... if they all just go at 8:55 there isn't really much the school can do about it Razz

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