Jeff High School to remain closed Friday

Close to 2,400 Jeff High School students had the day off from school, after a fire Thursday morning filled the basement with smoke. Full Story
lol

Cambridge, MA

#1 Oct 9, 2008
maybe they shouldn't cancel the fire prevention show..haha
Lolwtf

Pearl City, HI

#2 Oct 9, 2008
This is quite possibly the worst writing I have ever forced myself to dredge through.

"He said not much of the air conditioning system is affected, which could be a blessing."

No, it's merely positive.

"We was in the Tecumseh gym and they told us that we don't have to go to school because there's a fire and there's too much smoke," said sophomore Darren Englert.

Nobody could get a quote from someone who can speak English?

"Maybe a little I got to do my biology homework," said freshman Austin Hartz.

Guess not.
Matt East

United States

#3 Oct 9, 2008
im in the 9th grade at jeff this is about the most exciting thing thats happened so far...hah.. anywayz...i always seem to miss the best stuff even when its happening in my own city...last year Barack Obama came to jeff and i missed that...hope he comes back...anyway about the article...it is a blessing though that the air conditioning is working fine...last year the jeff students ended up getting some half days toward the end of the year because the air was messed up...It can get really hot in that school...
EricS

Indianapolis, IN

#4 Oct 9, 2008
Lolwtf wrote:
This is quite possibly the worst writing I have ever forced myself to dredge through.
"He said not much of the air conditioning system is affected, which could be a blessing."
No, it's merely positive.
"We was in the Tecumseh gym and they told us that we don't have to go to school because there's a fire and there's too much smoke," said sophomore Darren Englert.
Nobody could get a quote from someone who can speak English?
"Maybe a little I got to do my biology homework," said freshman Austin Hartz.
Guess not.
I hate to break the bad news to you, but literacy is no longer a requirement to graduate from high school. And from reading some of the "english composition" pieces that have been written by my college student, literacy is no longer a requirement at universities, either. Very poor spelling, even worse vocabulary. Hell, most cannot even tell you the difference between "There", "Their" and "They're". Personally, I was taught those 3 back in early grade school. And I HATED english classes.
Mike

Monticello, IN

#5 Oct 10, 2008
EricS wrote:
<quoted text>
I hate to break the bad news to you, but literacy is no longer a requirement to graduate from high school. And from reading some of the "english composition" pieces that have been written by my college student, literacy is no longer a requirement at universities, either. Very poor spelling, even worse vocabulary. Hell, most cannot even tell you the difference between "There", "Their" and "They're". Personally, I was taught those 3 back in early grade school. And I HATED english classes.
I see you hold the righteous high ground on many issues Eric. You might limit the use of profanity, however, it makes you sound ignorant.
Passer by

Lemont, IL

#6 Oct 10, 2008
LOL! The school needs to do better at teaching proper english : "We was in the Tecumseh gym and they told us that we don't have to go to school because there's a fire and there's too much smoke," said sophomore Darren Englert. We was in?! Aparently either the teachers dont do their job, or this kid is just an idiot! ""Maybe a little I got to do my biology homework," said freshman Austin Hartz." I got to? Dont you mean you need to, or still need to complete? SO, im asking the media to either interview inteligant individuals, or get an editor before posting stories.
Because your not helping to prove that the general public is just plain dumb!
Passer by

Lemont, IL

#7 Oct 10, 2008
Matt East. Let me inform you that a proper way to end a statement or a thought is by using a " ." or a " ,". Now those are called a period or a coma. Repeted use of these PUNCUATION MARKS is just silly in your statement. Pay closer attention in school, or rather, try taking summer english or grammer classes. Do America a favor and become educated. Too many people pride them selves on being idiots.
Name

Japan

#8 Oct 10, 2008
(Naturally, the grammar nazi makes more mistakes than the original poster...)
EricS

Indianapolis, IN

#9 Oct 11, 2008
Mike wrote:
<quoted text>
I see you hold the righteous high ground on many issues Eric. You might limit the use of profanity, however, it makes you sound ignorant.
Sorry Mike. I hold nothing righteous, but I do have my own (and according to my wife, sometimes warped) opinions on pretty much any subject that has or can come up. As for the use of the word "hell", it's a word. And every so often, I choose to use it for the purpose of getting my point across. Then again, sometimes I use it just because it fits.
colton

Elkhart, IN

#10 Apr 21, 2010
i love school. it is my total favorite thing to do. i know it may seem wrong but its something i love. so kiss me men.(:

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