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On pushing boundaries.

“Remember how you were mad about us calling ourselves Twerk Team?”
“Yes.”
“We planned that.”
“I have a shape-shifting booty monster.”
“Ok, Miss, that was NOT planned.”

Stuff High Schoolers Say

On misheard words

<explaining how milk goes from the animal to what we get in the store, in reference to what Polyphemus does in The Odyssey.>

“…of course, I drink skim milk, which has all the fat removed from it.” 21 more words

Stuff High Schoolers Say

On faking ignorance

“Excuse me, did you just refer to a strip club?”
“No, Miss, I don’t even know what a strip club is! What is it? Like a chicken place or what?”

Nice try, kid.

Stuff High Schoolers Say

On red herrings.

<We’re reading the end of our book, when my 4th period today starts losing it.>
“UM, Miss V…”
“Just a minute, we’re like a paragraph away.” 115 more words

Stuff High Schoolers Say

On Kahoot! answers.

<My students played a review game today, using Kahoot!, which means they were a little cray.>
“Oh, it’s the square – it’s the square!”
“No it’s not – you’re lying.” 11 more words

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On my choices...in general

“Miss, are you really wearing sunglasses and eating a banana right now?”
“Yep. Guess I forgot to take them off.”
“Why is this happening right now? 36 more words

Stuff High Schoolers Say