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Pep Rallies/Spirit Assemblies
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Pep Rallies/Spirit Assemblies

What's the point?
At my school we have an abundance of sports teams, so every month, basically, we have a spirit assembly to get everyone cheering for teams that haven't even won a game in years.
If school is so damn important, then why are they wasting our precious "learning time" huddling all of the students in a cramped gymnasium so we can shout and holler at a prancing wolf trying to throw a basketball into a hoop? I never understand the point of getting student "pepped up" for something they don't even care about in the first place, there is no reason to make attendance mandatory to something that only induces headaches and brain aneurysms!
So if anyone can tell me what the reason is for all of that nonsense, I won't leave school with a stomachache right before a rally so I can rant about it online.

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09-15-2012 04:01 AM
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Pep Rallies/Spirit Assemblies

For some people, it's their chance to act like wild animals and do stupid stuff. For others, it's their chance to make themselves the center of attention (e.g: football players & cheerleaders, you know how that works).

I really think the school is just trying to raise the dying spirit a bit. Especially before a game, they like to hype everyone up at the cost of lost hearing and throbbing headaches, even when you know damn well that they're going to lose. I'm alright with it though; it's not too often that we get to take a break from class.
09-15-2012 05:41 AM
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RE: Pep Rallies/Spirit Assemblies

...every time i read a post about something one of you guys hates about school, the more i realize mine is a pretty good skool.

We have pep sessions once every semester(or 9 weeks, i'm not sure anymore but we just had one a few weeks ago)and if you don't want to go to the gym and sit on the floor or painful bleachers you can go to the lunch room and pretend you're in a study hall until the last 5 minutes when we're allowed to talk, oooooh 5 miunutes out of 30 to talk...that's only how it is with bitches for supervisor...because even though there are like 6 teachers in there, only 1 gets to have power and it's usually the worst one

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Just had one today. Everyone cheered as though they were about to escape from a mental hospital when the win-less football team came out.

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09-15-2012 06:40 AM
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I kind of liked pep rallies because I didn't have to go to class and i could see my friends. And its only really for the football team because.. we're very proud of our football team here for some reason. I don't care

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(09-15-2012 08:09 AM)night.artist Wrote:  I kind of liked pep rallies because I didn't have to go to class and i could see my friends. And its only really for the football team because.. we're very proud of our football team here for some reason. I don't care

i couldn't talk to my friends bc it was too loud, and ours was for all our teams, even the ones i didn't know we had...like a dance team

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"free speech under the constitution only guarantees the government won't stop him saying it and does not guarantee his right to say things and have no consequences at all as a result. also i completely doubt that he is motivated solely by "i'm saying it because i can" and is probably motivated by a more shitheady motive like "i think it's funny to annoy people and Rustle Le Jimmies™ and is just hiding behind the first amendment to try to deflect any consequences or make you realize that being allowed to annoy people is a superior moral right. you can still disdain someone for doing things for dumbarse wankery purposes and you have evne more right to ban and insult them for it" ~Trar's friend about Potato.

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09-15-2012 08:14 AM
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Lol, I used to be on the dance team... I guess we have it for the basketball team or whatever.. It's just our football team wins a lot, i guess.

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The point is to get kids energized so the teachers can shove more shit into their heads at a faster pace.

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09-15-2012 08:39 AM
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(09-15-2012 08:39 AM)IamNoone Wrote:  The point is to get kids energized so the teachers can shove more shit into their heads at a faster pace.

when do you have your rallies? Ours are always at the end of the day, and we go to our homeroom...rooms for a few minutes before they start dismissing us to go down

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"free speech under the constitution only guarantees the government won't stop him saying it and does not guarantee his right to say things and have no consequences at all as a result. also i completely doubt that he is motivated solely by "i'm saying it because i can" and is probably motivated by a more shitheady motive like "i think it's funny to annoy people and Rustle Le Jimmies™ and is just hiding behind the first amendment to try to deflect any consequences or make you realize that being allowed to annoy people is a superior moral right. you can still disdain someone for doing things for dumbarse wankery purposes and you have evne more right to ban and insult them for it" ~Trar's friend about Potato.

Thanks for the diploma… can I have my childhood back?

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09-15-2012 11:37 AM
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Pep rallies are retarded. None of out teams have won for years, but somehow when they come out, all the dumbasses cheer their heads off!! The sad thing is, everybody on the teams always brag about being on them, even though they havent won for years!
09-15-2012 12:16 PM
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(09-15-2012 11:37 AM)Heil_Kaiba8921 Wrote:  
(09-15-2012 08:39 AM)IamNoone Wrote:  The point is to get kids energized so the teachers can shove more shit into their heads at a faster pace.

when do you have your rallies? Ours are always at the end of the day, and we go to our homeroom...rooms for a few minutes before they start dismissing us to go down

My school didn't have any Smile

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(09-15-2012 01:56 PM)zagix Wrote:  http://www.thebestpageintheuniverse.net/...mbassjocks

Couldn't have been said any better. Cold reality sets in on these imbeciles once they leave high school—their fantasy world.

Our generation needs great inventors, engineers, thinkers, writers, etc... Yet in most high schools, there's a large portion of guys that have no other ambition other than to play football. The people in charge must know by now that these guys will never pursue a serious sports career... or any career for that matter. Hell with it, I doubt most of these guys don't even shower daily. So what do we do? Encourage it. Encourage the stupidity. Let's nourish these fools by creating the fantasy world they desire.
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My school used to do pep rallies for students who got good grades.

Fucking bullshit.

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My school had SPA(students of the performing arts) instead of a pep rally. They were either the first or last Friday of the month, and in it we heard announcements and students of the month for each of the arts. Then, we'd either have a guest speaker, college performance, a glimpse of some performance from our school, or we'd play/ watch some drama games.
I don't know if it was a rule that we had to go, but some of the teachers let students chill in the classrooms and do whatever, or we could just go in the library (I think).

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Honestly that sounds way better than a fucking pep rally.

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