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Oh Hell. This school's administration must be kidding.

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by outofplace, Aug 20, 2012.

  1. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    Prague High School in Oklahoma is refusing to give Class of 2012 Valedictorian Kaitlin Nootbaar her diploma because she used the word "hell" in her speech. Fucking idiots.

  2. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    She changed her speech (basically lied to the school).

    School asks for an apology. If she apologizes, she gets her diploma.

    And life goes on.
  3. MightyMouse

    MightyMouse Member

    I'd refuse to give her a diploma because she used a "Twilight" reference in her speech. Other than that, I have no problem with what she said.
  4. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

  5. turski7

    turski7 Member

    Looks like this district went the way of Bob Stoops and choked in the big game. Just give her the piece of paper. Why the federal case?
  6. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    I hate the idea that she even had to submit her speech beforehand
  7. Tom Petty

    Tom Petty New Member

    the btexpress guide to acceptable behavior:
    lying to cover up child rape to protect a college football team = acceptable behavior
    punishing a kid who said hell instead of heck = acceptable behavior

    keep on keepin' on with the man!
  8. Beaker

    Beaker Active Member

    There's no constitutional recourse here either. Public schools can censor "vulgar" student speech (Bethel School District v. Fraser).
  9. Lugnuts

    Lugnuts Well-Known Member

    Love that the school's mascot is a devil.

    Look, she starts college next week on full scholarship. To Katlin I'd say, who the hell needs a fuckin' piece of paper.
  10. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    Much ado about nothing. But if you let students get up and say whatever they want..... well you never know what you're going to get.
  11. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    Or the school could show a modicum of common sense instead of trying to bully the class valedictorian and life would still go on.
  12. Tom Petty

    Tom Petty New Member

    what the fuck does that even mean? she didn't get up and say whatever she wanted. she said, "How the hell do I know?"
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