Archive for the ‘School stuff’ Category

Sitting Softly In the Seat of Your Selection

March 15, 2010

How many of you are attending school? Please raise your hand. Okay, I see um… one, two, three, four, five, please raise your hands, six, you in the back are seven, and me. Um Eight? Yeah, yeah, rough estimate, I know. So, some of you are still in school? Okay… how many of you sit in […]

If Art is Our Culture, Modern Art is Our Embarrassment.

March 10, 2010

What do you think about modern art? Good, bad, or otherwise? I think that most of it is pretty bad. Try the one below, for instance. They could use all of the material that the builders put into this infinite staircase to build an airplane or something. At least that would actually do something. This […]

Science. Fair?

March 5, 2010

Have you ever taken part in a science fair? I know that I have. I hate them. Ever since you were in grade one, you were taught the basics of science. You know, purpose, hypothesis, materials, method, observations, conclusion, and the newest one, application. If you do this at least once a year for 7+ […]

Here-o’s. Not Just For Breakfast Anymor

February 3, 2010

How would you describe a hero? Is someone a hero if they save an angry cat with rabies from a tree? We’ll get back to this later. My definition of a hero is someone who dedicates their life to a cause. They probably don’t do it for money, even if they get it on the […]

Parental Testing? What on Earth…

January 7, 2010

Do adults get tested? Sure. Driving tests, job tests, and the like. What if adults had to get a test to become parents? What would be on it? How many people would try to get past it? How many people would fail, and why? This is the question we have to answer in a speech […]

Inslaving Slavery

December 18, 2009

These are my issues…. This is my world issue. An end to slavery. As you probably know, slavery is when you put a price on a life. It’s when you buy a human, and then force that human to work. Or effectively whatever you want them to do. In fact, today, right now, twenty seven […]

Insider to The Outsiders : One To Four

November 18, 2009

Hi there. Welcome. What is The Outsiders? It’s a book. It was copyrighted in nineteen and sixty-seven. Author: S.E.Hinton. I’m here to tell you what happens in the first two chapters. Well, not really tell. Unfortunately, you’ll have to buy the book to find out what the whole story is. I’m just here to tell […]

Who’s Fighting? Good. It’s Natural

November 7, 2009

Conflict is natural. It happens everywhere, and is inescapable. People in a crowded space for weeks on end will get bitter and fight for authority. In schools, peers will bully the odd one out. The weakest. The one with all of the answers. War is a conflict on a massive scale. With all of the […]

The Smoothwall is Breaking? OR Finding Tiny Cracks in the Smoothwall Defense Sytem

October 30, 2009

Smoothwall. What do you know about Smoothwall? It seems to be a kind of site blocker. Smoothwall has been installed at our school. The horror. No, really. Let me explain. Here’s the picture before Smoothwall… “A kid Named Yoshio Naru* skips merrily along the path to the local school. Grinning to himself, he thinks of […]

The Piano From the Future? Maybe Not.

October 7, 2009

You might not be aware, but talking piano’s are not new. Even my kinda old digital piano talks to me. But this is not pre-recorded talking that happens when you push a button. The speach and the piano music are intermingled together. If you want to see for yourself, please watch the below video. I […]

Robotix: The Aircraft Factory

October 5, 2009

This is a really weird but cool video about Mindstorms RXT. It is made with the Robotix stuff we are going to be using in an extra lunch-hour class. It said as a side-note on You-Tube that this airplane factory took 8000 Euros, and 2000 man hours to create. If you look closely, you can […]

On the Eighth Day of School, My Teacher Said to me…

September 18, 2009

So, like everyone else in my class (or at least half of it), I have to write a post explaining how the first eight days of school went. Unlike most everyone else, I’m going to try to be different. Right now, I’m sitting at my lonely little table, writing a blog post. Or so everyone […]

Wear it with pride.

June 8, 2009

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Project Smart Set = Shanghai

May 20, 2009

So, you might have heard that our class is doing a project in school called Smart Set. You had to choose a place outside of North America, and then explain why that place was the best to open the fictional office company called Smart Set. As you can probably guess, I chose Shanghai. The first […]

Shanzhai Threat?

March 13, 2009

Ni ping, a famous actor on CCTV (China’s main TV station), wants to stop, blot out, terminate, destroy, Shanzhai culture. Now, Shanzhai is a peculiar term, and it could mean one of three things. The first is armed mountain village. The second is small home-based factory, and the third is copycat production. Ni ping says […]