Saturday, January 10, 2009

Schools Out... so you say Alice Cooper...

Here we go again, another media frenzy "school closings"... should be able to get 6 months out of this puppy... Island issues are kind of funny... an independent poll showed that over 70% of Islanders believe that closing one of the hospitals in Western PEI was the right thing to do but when you ask the similar question in Western PEI 70% are against closing any hospital.... so now the Government want to make adjustments to the schools and before they announce where the closing are…. Islanders give them a 70% in favour of closing rural schools... but once people find out it's "their" schools that are being closed then 70% are against the closings... don't you just love this Island full of Nimbies.... "NIMBY" is an acronym for Not In My Back Yard and although the term was coined backed in the 1980's by a British politician he certainly can't claim full title to it because we Islanders started the franchise... awe the media was running out of good stories anyway.... can anybody get Peter Llewellyn a new pair of socks… and how about an Alice Cooper Concert this summer in Georgetown...
The following is results of the Guardian's latest poll:
Do you support the recommendation to close 11 Island schools?
· Yes - students and staff need the programs and support only offered at larger schools (72%)
· No - Programs don't improve education; personal one-on-once contact plus high expectations for students is better than fancy curriculum and extracurricular offerings. (28%)

Schools Out Lyrics
Well we got no choice
All the girls and boys
Makin all that noise'
Cause they found new toys
Well we can't salute ya
Can't find a flag
If that don't suit ya
That's a drag

School's out for summer
School's out forever
School's been blown to pieces

No more pencils
No more books
No more teacher's dirty looks

Well we got no class
And we got no principles
And we got no innocence
We can't even think of a word that rhymes

School's out for summer
School's out forever
School's been blown to pieces

No more pencils
No more books
No more teacher's dirty looks

Out for summer
Out till fall
We might not go back at all

School's out forever
School's out for summer
School's out with fever
School's out completely

1 comment:

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