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Got invited to an awards ceremony tomorrow

And you know what? I'M NOT GOING. Whatever kind of "awards" i'm getting from this educational prison are WORTHLESS to me, WORTHLESS. These schools suck, they dont teach anything worthy!! It's like what Bob from The Incredibles said: "They keep creating new ways to celebrate mediocrity, but if someone is genuinely exceptional..." (helen interrupts him here)

...then they get pushed to the side and forgotten. Nice society, right?
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RE: Got invited to an awards ceremony tomorrow

Yeah, I didn't go to mine either. Didn't give a rat's ass about that stuff.

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RE: Got invited to an awards ceremony tomorrow

They act like a piece of paper stating you had good attendance or whatever bullshit has some kind of holy value to you. What a joke. The awards ceremony at my school is required, everyone HAS to go to it.
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(05-17-2012 04:58 AM)Sharpie Wrote:  They act like a piece of paper stating you had good attendance or whatever bullshit has some kind of holy value to you. What a joke. The awards ceremony at my school is required, everyone HAS to go to it.

That sucks, it was like that in junior high and elementary (for me, anyway.) Razz
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(05-17-2012 06:03 AM)kelby393 Wrote:  
(05-17-2012 04:58 AM)Sharpie Wrote:  They act like a piece of paper stating you had good attendance or whatever bullshit has some kind of holy value to you. What a joke. The awards ceremony at my school is required, everyone HAS to go to it.

That sucks, it was like that in junior high and elementary (for me, anyway.) Razz

Yeah, we sit there for an hour or two while a bunch of people I don't care about make a bunch of speeches I don't care about. Then they hand out "awards" that are printed on computer paper and look bland as fuck. Award ceremonies really are retarded.
So I'm assuming you got an award? That's why you were invited to it?
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(05-17-2012 10:51 AM)Sharpie Wrote:  
(05-17-2012 06:03 AM)kelby393 Wrote:  
(05-17-2012 04:58 AM)Sharpie Wrote:  They act like a piece of paper stating you had good attendance or whatever bullshit has some kind of holy value to you. What a joke. The awards ceremony at my school is required, everyone HAS to go to it.

That sucks, it was like that in junior high and elementary (for me, anyway.) Razz

Yeah, we sit there for an hour or two while a bunch of people I don't care about make a bunch of speeches I don't care about. Then they hand out "awards" that are printed on computer paper and look bland as fuck. Award ceremonies really are retarded.
So I'm assuming you got an award? That's why you were invited to it?

Yup, that's why. But like you said, the award ceremonies are all a sham.
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RE: Got invited to an awards ceremony tomorrow

Do you know what your "award" was supposed to be? Lucky you, you have the option to not go.
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RE: Got invited to an awards ceremony tomorrow

Oh god. I remember being in the guidance office in 8th grade and I heard these teachers talking about an awards ceremony.

Teacher 1: We are having an awards ceremony for the kids who got a 4.0 gpa all year.

Teacher 2: When is it?

Teacher 1: During the school day.

Teacher 2: We should make it required that all students in the school attend! Those kids earned it. It could inspire the other kids to work harder!

That's basically how it went.
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RE: Got invited to an awards ceremony tomorrow

(05-17-2012 12:20 PM)fish20 Wrote:  Oh god. I remember being in the guidance office in 8th grade and I heard these teachers talking about an awards ceremony.

Teacher 1: We are having an awards ceremony for the kids who got a 4.0 gpa all year.

Teacher 2: When is it?

Teacher 1: During the school day.

Teacher 2: We should make it required that all students in the school attend! Those kids earned it. It could inspire the other kids to work harder!

That's basically how it went.

A piece of paper - Now inspiring your children to work harder do what you say!
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RE: Got invited to an awards ceremony tomorrow

(05-17-2012 12:12 PM)Sharpie Wrote:  Do you know what your "award" was supposed to be? Lucky you, you have the option to not go.

Oh, im not even sure. Not perfect attendance for sure because i have some abscences (sp), i guess because of my GPA (i'm 4.8)
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RE: Got invited to an awards ceremony tomorrow

(05-17-2012 12:20 PM)fish20 Wrote:  Oh god. I remember being in the guidance office in 8th grade and I heard these teachers talking about an awards ceremony.

Teacher 1: We are having an awards ceremony for the kids who got a 4.0 gpa all year.

Teacher 2: When is it?

Teacher 1: During the school day.

Teacher 2: We should make it required that all students in the school attend! Those kids earned it. It could inspire the other kids to work harder!

That's basically how it went.

Stupid teachers. Dont try and force ME to do anything
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