12th Grade: 2008-09

"I need a fairy partner!"
"I'll be your fairy!"
(3rd hour Advanced Expository Writing, filling out a matching worksheet to determine project partners.)

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"What time is it? It's before lunch, and I'm thinking! Amazing!" (Mrs. Keith, 3rd hour AEW, on brilliant thoughts.)

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"Ninjas versus pirates? Oh, come on. Ninjas have kung-fu moves and giant swords. Pirates have one eye and a wooden leg. How could they possibly win?" (Mr. Graham, 1st hour Worldviews, on a random "debate" over who would win a battle between the two.)

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"Duh! Duh! Duh-duh-duh!" (Mr. VonderBruegge, 7th hour Newspaper, on being stupid.)

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"Who let the dogs out, and who the heck took my keys?" (Mrs. Keith, 3rd hour AEW.)

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"I'm glad the toilet wasn't invented by the Smith family. Can you imagine saying 'Oh, Smith!' or 'I gotta take a Smith'?" (Mr. Boesch, 5th hour American Government, on the toilet supposedly being invented by Joseph Crapper.)

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"The Civil War was not a war. You can't declare war on yourself unless you're schizophrenic or have DID." (Mr. Boesch, on officially declared wars.)

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"Attenuate. At-ten-u-ate. At ten you ate, at eleven you threw up because the cafeteria food gave you food poisoning." (Mrs. Keith, on pronouncing spelling words. Failing a spelling test in her class was close to impossible.)

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"Well, maybe Jesus kept turning all that water into wine because he needed some!" (Mr. Graham, 1st hour Worldviews, on Jesus potentially being crazy. "Jesus: Lord, Liar, or Lunatic?")

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"Alek, you're being weird again." (Mrs. Keith.)

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Mr. Graham: "The Hebrew word for Yahweh is called the Tetrogramatron."
Alayna:
"Sounds like a type of dinosaur." (1st hour Worldviews.)

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Mrs. Pike: "For my generation, kissing was practically a hobby."
Alex:
"People did that back then?"
Mrs. Pike:
"Yes, we kissed and had sex back then. So did Adam and Eve." (4th hour Life Skills, on dating and courting.)

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A discussion in 5th hour Government class started out with Mr. Boesch saying that the printing press was the best invention. Someone argued that the wheel was more important, since you need wheels for transportation. Mr. Boesch challenged him that maybe there should be cars without wheels. This led to an hour-long discussion on the merits of hovercars.

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"GED: Good Enough Degree." (Mr. Graham, 1st hour Worldviews, on the importance of a good education.)

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Mrs. Keith: "All in favor of watching a movie instead of doing Vocabulary homework, raise your hand."
Alek:
"No, I wanna do Vocab."
Alex:
"Well, go crawl in a hole and do it, then!" (3rd hour AEW.)

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"Be still and know that I am God!" (Mrs. Keith.)

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Sign on the Senior class bulletin board in the final weeks of school: "The Senioritis Hotel is the only place where you can be checked in and checked out at the same time."

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El Fin