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Things My Music Students Say

Middle School is an interesting place...
May 6 '13

"Teacher, who wrote this piece? This is hard"
"Bizet"
"I’m going to sue him!"
"He’s dead."
"Oh.. my bad. My condolences."

May 5 '13

"TEACHER LOOK!"
*shows me promise ring on hand*
"JESUS PUT A RING ON IT"

Apr 15 '13

"Teacher, why are you wearing stockings?"
"Because it’s proper and lady-like."
"DOES THAT MEAN I’M NOT A LADY???!?!?!?"

Apr 14 '13

"Teacher do you know what my biggest pet peeve is?"
"No, what?"
"When people wear sandals without their toes done…"

Apr 13 '13

"TEACHER DO YOU HAVE A POPSICLE?"
Me: “Yes! What flavor do you want?”
"REALLY??"
Me: “No of course not.”

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Apr 12 '13

“Teacher, do you watch Pretty Little Liars? You look like someone who’d watch Pretty Little Liars

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Apr 11 '13

"Teacher… These students at this school. They need to find Jesus.  They need to FIND HIM TEACHER!"

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Apr 10 '13

 Me: “The sharp sign next to the C is called an accidentalbecause it’s a note that’s not in the key signature.”

Student: “CHASE WAS AN ACCIDENTAL”

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Mar 20 '13

Student: “Teacher, I have a problem. Everyone always tells me when they have wedgies! Maybe it’s because I’m tall?”

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Mar 18 '13

From a colleague:

Teacher: “Can you think of mnemonic device to remember the line notes in bass clef?”

Student: “George Bush didn’t fix america!”

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