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High School Seniors Suspended for Biking to School

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  1. skibunny24

    skibunny24 Enthusiastic Receiver of Reputation

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  2. stoney

    stoney Part of the unwashed, middle-American horde

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    stupid people are stupid
     
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    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    so vandalism is better then biking to school.
    awesome
     
  4. Quo Fan

    Quo Fan don't make me kick your ass

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    School officials are pissed off because they weren't informed beforehand, but the students had the presence of mind to get a police escort, so the principal's assertion that they were in danger was bunk.
     
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    sanjuro Tube Smuggler

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    Critical Mass this Friday.
     
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    gonefirefightin free wieners

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    chit can the principal.....problem solved

    GFF for president
     
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    baca262 Monkey

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  8. DirtMcGirk

    DirtMcGirk <b>WAY</b> Dumber than N8 (to the power of ten alm

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    That principal is a cunt!
    This is why women should never, ever be given positions of power. One PMS day, and its suspended seniors and I will promise impending legal action.
     
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    skibunny24 Enthusiastic Receiver of Reputation

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    :shocked:
     
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    X3pilot Texans fan - LOL

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    Stupid. Administrators ( my son's HS of 1000 students has 8 administrators) don't want to deal with issues so they just suspend. Today show today had a story of a girl who had an assignment and made an anti bullying video and a fake FB page (which she said was fake) and it was an awesome project. She got suspended for 5 days for "creating a disturbance" because some other stalker parent saw the FB page and freaked out. No Child Left Behind? How about Every Child Left Alone and let them be kids.
     
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    DirtMcGirk <b>WAY</b> Dumber than N8 (to the power of ten alm

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    I'm going to run on the platform of "Every Child Left Behind."
    Mostly 'cause I hate kids. And the parents of most kids. Somehow in the last 20 years America has REALLY turned the retard corner when it comes to kids.
     
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    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    That's why I beat my kid every day.
     
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    rockofullr confused

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    Whoa there Mr. Ragypants having a drink early?

    If you are then I'm jelly.
     
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    DirtMcGirk <b>WAY</b> Dumber than N8 (to the power of ten alm

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    This is me sober. I get a lot worse when I drink. Or a lot friendlier.
     
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    I almost got suspended and withheld from walking at graduation for riding my bike to school during senior week. I had permission from my physics teacher to leave my bike in the back of her room, but security and the principal freaked out that I had brought my bike inside... for safety and also in part because it could leave skid marks on the floor and damage the building... ironic because a week after we were graduating the building was going to be demolished to make room for a new school building.
     
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    lol skid marks. you should've raided the school with a local street bmx crew wearing ski masks after graduation. cunts.
     
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    insanitylevel9 triple nubby

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    sounds like my school, accept my principle is a crazy ass mormon lady attempting to preach her religion on students :rofl:.
     
  18. Jim Mac

    Jim Mac MAKE ENDURO GREAT AGAIN

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    That's more about power and control!
     
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    dante Unabomber

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    That was fast....

     
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    4130biker PM me about Tantrum Cycles!

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    "...making the Bike Parade an annual event for Seniors. "

    Now that's what I'm talkin' bout!

    I was the one of five bmxers at my high school of 1200 and this would have been a dream come true!
     
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    :stupid:

    My daughter is not like her peers, thank gawd.

    <edit>

    Sounds like the principal should get a flaming bag of &#8220;Senior Surprise&#8221; on her doorstep.
     
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    dante Unabomber

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    What's funny was the "dangerous" part of this whole thing. Dangerous? Seriously? It's a slow suburban street with a wide shoulder... Even without the police escort they would have been fine.

    This was the road to my HS, and while the speed limit was 30mph everybody usually did 45+. Not a single person rode a bike to school back then, although this was 20 years ago and gasoline was under $1/gallon. That would have been dangerous, although it would have been just as funny, as every single person going to school had to take one of two roads for 1.5-2 miles. It was a clusterf*&k on a normal day, I can't imagine what it would have been like with 30 buses and 200 cars backed up behind a bicycle parade...
     
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    stevew unique white person

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    whitepeoplesproblems.....
     
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    eric strt6 Resident Curmudgeon

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    funny but back in the dark ages before rampant morbid obesity (mid 70's) the bike racks/pen at Santa Monica High was always packed with 200-300+ bicycles. No bike lanes, busy streets, no lines of cars of parents picking up or dropping off students. You rode, walked, skate boarded or took public transportation, unless you were one of the few that had a car...
     
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    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    I didn't get my license until after high school. I either rode my skateboard (THS was only 8 miles) or rode my roadie (DHS was 22 miles each way). But I was also never a senior.
     
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    a few of my friends attended this school years ago, one of the suspended students was a friend's little sister.

    pure stupidness.

    her apology was a backhanded attempt at saving face.

    fire the bitch.
     
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    DirtMcGirk <b>WAY</b> Dumber than N8 (to the power of ten alm

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    I have a laundry list of people in this world I truly loathe with all of the loathing a large man can muster, and high school principals are damn near the top of that list. **** shoveling wanna-be dictators. Drag them all by the feet down the street til their goddamn heads pop off and roll down the street, the lies, cover-ups, conspiracy and hypocrisy running crimson and brown all over the pavement.
     
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    dante Unabomber

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    As far as making it a permanent thing, is there anything MORE likely to kill it than having it be an official, school-sponsored activity?
     
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    Sounds like a great way to suck the life out of something that was supposed to be unexpected and fun.
     
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    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    she should have forced her education on you instead of religion
     
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    I guess I was lucky to have HS administrators that were hellions in school themselves and not completely out of touch with the students. Being sent to the office for general, harmless f-ing around usually led to shooting the **** with the principal and him telling us how much fun he had terrorizing the school in his teen years. My favore time was when he told me about how he caught some pigeons and taped fireworks to their legs. He lit the fuse and released them over the bleachers at a varsity football game, it was messy, people were not happy.

    The vise principal was the man too. He would pay out of his own pocket to get 30+ dozen donuts for free doughnut fridays when the nutrition nazis took the soda and candy machines out.
     
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    skibunny24 Enthusiastic Receiver of Reputation

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    Even in elementary school we were allowed to ride our bikes to school--by ourselves. You just had to have parental permission.
     
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    Lol.... If I had a dollar for every time I heard about their kid not being like the others. I am 21 years old. If this is indeed true about your daughter, you are a great parent and have a good kid, but it's rare. I guess it would depend what standards and expectations you have too. My parents were strict growing up, and so were a few of my friends, but a lot of those kids ended up effing up the most.

    Haha that's awesome. My principle always sucked a fat one. So lame.
     
  34. DirtMcGirk

    DirtMcGirk <b>WAY</b> Dumber than N8 (to the power of ten alm

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    My high school principal was a douche. The Dean of Students was even worse. Had a giant velvet Jesus behind him on the wall. Somehow he thought this was intimidating.
     
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    flunked out, did ya?
     
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    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    Yes, yes I did.

    <edit> Technically, I tested out. Same thing.
     
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    mines got a whole room full of cactus, always wonder if he ever has pushed a student into one. but the jesus thing is just weird as hell
     
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    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    It depends on what you did after you tested out. I did the same and went to community college.

    I never saw it as flunking out. More like sneaking out. :D
     
  39. DirtMcGirk

    DirtMcGirk <b>WAY</b> Dumber than N8 (to the power of ten alm

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    He ended up going to the Catholic school my ex-wife went to, became the principal.
    Was later busted for misallocation of funds and some questionable behavior with a student.
    He was a total nut job who seemed to have a hard on for anything I did. As you can imagine I was a wild child, but this guy had a stick up his ass with my name on it. It began to suck when every other day during 2nd period I would get the call to his office.

    What was even better was when he tried to tie an underground newspaper to a buddy of mine (both on variances) a week before our graduation. He couldn't grasp that after 4 years of raising hell that I was more interested in beer, sex and ditching class than I was in messing with his little utopian vision of our school. Kept threatening both of us with not being able to graduate and loss of our respective scholarships. He damn near ended his tenure in the desert over that ****.
     
  40. jdcamb

    jdcamb Tool Time!

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    My high school was in a rather dangerous area. I didn't ride my bike to school as it was rather dangerous to do so.....