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graduation practice

so apparently all freshmen have to attend this graduation to practice for when they actually graduate. they have to dress nicely so no jeans, t-shirts, and even sneakers. i find it dumb because some people cant afford nice clothing. its not like the graduation is real, its just ''practice''
i find it funny how they want us to be successful in our classes but they're taking time off of 2 bells just for this shit. hypocrites much. i mean in my opinion im fine with that because id rather be somewhere else than in class but please stop bitching about us not attending class when you're doing this activity, gg.

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02-14-2017 03:22 AM
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Freshmen? Is it that a bit early to worry about graduation? Shouldn't you have to be a senior to worry about this crap?

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All I can say to this is wow. That is truly insane.

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(02-14-2017 05:32 AM)Sadly_Not Wrote:  Freshmen? Is it that a bit early to worry about graduation? Shouldn't you have to be a senior to worry about this crap?

i know right... its early in the morning too.
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