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Kipper

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Originally posted by: EyeMWing
Originally posted by: CaptainKahuna
Really what's the point? They're both ALREADY INTO HARVARD! What more does Valedictorian count for in life? NOTHING!

Either the guy should just say "Fvck it, I'm into Harvard, you can have your award" or SHE should drop it "Fvck it, I'm into Harvard, and I'll probably DIA (arson) F before I even get there".

Not any more they aren't. Harvard dropped her like she was hot.

I hope she shot herself when she realized what she'd done.

Now she'll just go to Princeton.

Edit: These students are going to make excellent corporate wageslaves if they wrangle over A's and A-pluses.
 

EyeMWing

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Originally posted by: Kipper
Originally posted by: EyeMWing
Originally posted by: CaptainKahuna
Really what's the point? They're both ALREADY INTO HARVARD! What more does Valedictorian count for in life? NOTHING!

Either the guy should just say "Fvck it, I'm into Harvard, you can have your award" or SHE should drop it "Fvck it, I'm into Harvard, and I'll probably DIA (arson) F before I even get there".

Not any more they aren't. Harvard dropped her like she was hot.

I hope she shot herself when she realized what she'd done.

Now she'll just go to Princeton.

Edit: These students are going to make excellent corporate wageslaves if they wrangle over A's and A-pluses.

Yeah, it amuses me how we, the B and C students, will ultimately surpass a large portion of the Straight-A bunch.
 

BlackAdam

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Thursday was my graduation... 38 Valedictorians! Not joking... this disabled girl should quit her b!tching.
 

LordMorpheus

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glad she got a big F-U from Harvard.

She should be sentenced to Community College. It'd be worse than FPMITA prison for a climbing bitch like her
 

MrCodeDude

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Originally posted by: BlackAdam
Thursday was my graduation... 38 Valedictorians! Not joking... this disabled girl should quit her b!tching.
Ours has 12 I think. There were 6 last year. Only four get to speak because they have the highest weighed GPAs (our school doesn't weigh GPAs, but having 12 kid give speeches at Graduation would be insane).

Anyway, if she didn't take PE, how did she graduate? Don't you have to take at least two years of PE at most High Schools?
 

SVT Cobra

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Originally posted by: MrCodeDude
Originally posted by: BlackAdam
Thursday was my graduation... 38 Valedictorians! Not joking... this disabled girl should quit her b!tching.
Ours has 12 I think. There were 6 last year. Only four get to speak because they have the highest weighed GPAs (our school doesn't weigh GPAs, but having 12 kid give speeches at Graduation would be insane).

Anyway, if she didn't take PE, how did she graduate? Don't you have to take at least two years of PE at most High Schools?


i know its a requirement all four yrs in NJ, but i think thats what the letter/waiver was for becuase she was "dosabled"....but she got an A the first two years she took it?? b*tch

before i went to highschool they had to toatally rearrange the schedule's for 20 min lunches instead of the 50 min ones becuase kids were not taking lunch and taking an extra class....
 

IEC

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Originally posted by: TheLonelyPhoenix
Personally, I think Hornstine should have been happy to share the valedictorian status. It was a great honor and while she probably earned it, I don't think she shouldn't have seeked to remove the honor from someone else who worked hard as well.

I moved into a new school district (in a different state no less!) and am sharing the valedictorian honor with another student at my new school - I don't see the problem with it - you'd have to be an *insert expletive here* to complain about it, and worse to even sure about it. "Immune deficiency" is being used as an excuse here - exercising will certainly help with the tiredness part, as well as boosting immunity! That said if it's a documented medical condition, that's fine. Just don't complain over a 1x10-3 difference in GPA - it's up to the school to ultimately decide what is fair and equitable - she DID have an unfair advantage as far as GPA calculations go.
 

mwtgg

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Originally posted by: MrCodeDude
Originally posted by: BlackAdam
Thursday was my graduation... 38 Valedictorians! Not joking... this disabled girl should quit her b!tching.
Ours has 12 I think. There were 6 last year. Only four get to speak because they have the highest weighed GPAs (our school doesn't weigh GPAs, but having 12 kid give speeches at Graduation would be insane).

Anyway, if she didn't take PE, how did she graduate? Don't you have to take at least two years of PE at most High Schools?

This makes no sense. The point of Valedictorian is who's the number one student in the class. Not everyone in life are winners and these kids should be taught this.
 

Nitemare

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Originally posted by: Amused
Originally posted by: jumpr
Originally posted by: Amused
As for her being accused of having plagerized...

It's for two articles she wrote for the local paper. It had nothing to do with her school work.

Seriously guys, google her name and take a look at the number of hate sites set up against her.

It's so disturbing, it actually sways me to her side.
Aren't you normally against our 'litigous' society? Why the sudden change of heart?

I never said I supported her lawsuit. I merely pointed out that the amount of hate towards her is disturbing.

And actually, I believe civil torts are a fine way of resolving disputes. I only have a problem with judges who do not summarily throw out pointless lawsuits.

I have a problem with judges not ordering the death penalty for people that bring up frivolous lawsuits.
 

91TTZ

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I live about 10 minutes away from Moorestown. That is the snobbiest place around me. Most of the students parents are very wealthy and their kids are like trophies to them. It's a very closed, secretive, backstabbing community. I blame the parents more than the students, since the students are merely puppets here (but still VERY stuck up).
 

Nitemare

Lifer
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Originally posted by: 91TTZ
I live about 10 minutes away from Moorestown. That is the snobbiest place around me. Most of the students parents are very wealthy and their kids are like trophies to them. It's a very closed, secretive, backstabbing community. I blame the parents more than the students, since the students are merely puppets here (but still VERY stuck up).

You need to get those 'My kid can beat the crap out of your honor student' and put them on every front door.
 

EyeMWing

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Originally posted by: mwtgg
Originally posted by: MrCodeDude
Originally posted by: BlackAdam
Thursday was my graduation... 38 Valedictorians! Not joking... this disabled girl should quit her b!tching.
Ours has 12 I think. There were 6 last year. Only four get to speak because they have the highest weighed GPAs (our school doesn't weigh GPAs, but having 12 kid give speeches at Graduation would be insane).

Anyway, if she didn't take PE, how did she graduate? Don't you have to take at least two years of PE at most High Schools?

This makes no sense. The point of Valedictorian is who's the number one student in the class. Not everyone in life are winners and these kids should be taught this.

Meh, at some schools (like mine) the calculation is so simple that there is a very present chance that two students will have the same ranking. And depending on how high the school's bar has been lowered...
 

Nitemare

Lifer
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Originally posted by: EyeMWing
Originally posted by: mwtgg
Originally posted by: MrCodeDude
Originally posted by: BlackAdam
Thursday was my graduation... 38 Valedictorians! Not joking... this disabled girl should quit her b!tching.
Ours has 12 I think. There were 6 last year. Only four get to speak because they have the highest weighed GPAs (our school doesn't weigh GPAs, but having 12 kid give speeches at Graduation would be insane).

Anyway, if she didn't take PE, how did she graduate? Don't you have to take at least two years of PE at most High Schools?

This makes no sense. The point of Valedictorian is who's the number one student in the class. Not everyone in life are winners and these kids should be taught this.

Meh, at some schools (like mine) the calculation is so simple that there is a very present chance that two students will have the same ranking.

I prefer to think of valedictorians as first losers to a social life
 

91TTZ

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Originally posted by: Amused

It's not her fault the SCHOOL'S system judged her GPA to be higher while accomodating her according to the LAW of the ADA.

The whole point of the system is to reward the highest GPA. That's based on the SCHOOL'S system of judging that number.

Her hard work and accomplishments should not be discounted because of her disability.

The school should award her the V, and change is scoring system if it believes it to be unfair.

But as it is, according to the EXISTING rules, she won. It's not quite fair to change the rules after the fact, now is it?

Actually, the rules also state the the school board has final say over this issue, and in this case the school board ruled that her home instruction had given her an unfair advantage over her competitor.

So according to the rules *which include the school board's authority*, she was named co-valedictorian.
 

skyking

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She got a lot of unwanted attention over it, and lost out in the long run.
I'd bet it all that the parents were pushing her hard to be "all that she could be", making abig deal of everything and pushing forward with that lawsuit. The parents are the tards here. They deserve all the scorn, not her.
After all, she was a minor for all but her last year of school.
 

mwtgg

Lifer
Dec 6, 2001
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Originally posted by: EyeMWing
Originally posted by: mwtgg
Originally posted by: MrCodeDude
Originally posted by: BlackAdam
Thursday was my graduation... 38 Valedictorians! Not joking... this disabled girl should quit her b!tching.
Ours has 12 I think. There were 6 last year. Only four get to speak because they have the highest weighed GPAs (our school doesn't weigh GPAs, but having 12 kid give speeches at Graduation would be insane).

Anyway, if she didn't take PE, how did she graduate? Don't you have to take at least two years of PE at most High Schools?

This makes no sense. The point of Valedictorian is who's the number one student in the class. Not everyone in life are winners and these kids should be taught this.

Meh, at some schools (like mine) the calculation is so simple that there is a very present chance that two students will have the same ranking. And depending on how high the school's bar has been lowered...

38 people with the same GPA? Hmm...
 

dquan97

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Jul 9, 2002
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Originally posted by: EyeMWing
Originally posted by: mwtgg
Originally posted by: MrCodeDude
Originally posted by: BlackAdam
Thursday was my graduation... 38 Valedictorians! Not joking... this disabled girl should quit her b!tching.
Ours has 12 I think. There were 6 last year. Only four get to speak because they have the highest weighed GPAs (our school doesn't weigh GPAs, but having 12 kid give speeches at Graduation would be insane).

Anyway, if she didn't take PE, how did she graduate? Don't you have to take at least two years of PE at most High Schools?

This makes no sense. The point of Valedictorian is who's the number one student in the class. Not everyone in life are winners and these kids should be taught this.

Meh, at some schools (like mine) the calculation is so simple that there is a very present chance that two students will have the same ranking. And depending on how high the school's bar has been lowered...

In case of ties, winner is the one who comes first alphabetically?
 
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Originally posted by: 91TTZ
Originally posted by: Amused

It's not her fault the SCHOOL'S system judged her GPA to be higher while accomodating her according to the LAW of the ADA.

The whole point of the system is to reward the highest GPA. That's based on the SCHOOL'S system of judging that number.

Her hard work and accomplishments should not be discounted because of her disability.

The school should award her the V, and change is scoring system if it believes it to be unfair.

But as it is, according to the EXISTING rules, she won. It's not quite fair to change the rules after the fact, now is it?

Actually, the rules also state the the school board has final say over this issue, and in this case the school board ruled that her home instruction had given her an unfair advantage over her competitor.

So according to the rules *which include the school board's authority*, she was named co-valedictorian.


Wouldn't it also be an unfair advantage that she was able to get out of P.E., which was apparently worth less towards her total GPA than some other classes she could take?
 

GoingUp

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(Harvard, which had admitted her to the Class of 2007, rescinded the offer not long after a local paper for which Hornstine had written a column revealed that she had plagiarized material.)

Woohoo! Suck it! :)
 

rhairwolf3

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Plan backfired for a nasty greedy Jew.

She probably threatened the teachers with "lawsuits" if they didn't give her the high GPAs in the first place. What a piece of sh*t and scum of the earth.

Just stuff your face with 60K of food at home and never come out, because if you do, you'll be suing anyone's asses off for disagreeing with you, with unconditional support from your corrupted daddy as a judge. What a joke.


 

mchammer187

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pretty lame that is why my H.S. had a 0-100 scale but AP classes get weighted * 1.07 honors * 1.05 and CP * 1.03, General * 1.0

virtually impossible to have a tie