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Inspirational Messages Found in Southern California Public High Schools, As Observed by a Substitute Teacher.
In a Mathematics classroom: You have just entered a learning zone.
In a Physical Science classroom: With attitude comes altitude.
In a Special Education classroom: The only excuse is no excuse.
In a Biology classroom: Campus Crime! Report it anonymously. Call 948-COPS.
In a Mechanics classroom: Don’t make excuses, make improvements.
In a Computer Skills classroom: Imagination is the highest kite one can fly.
In a Bandroom: One day I’ll look back on all this and laugh.
In a World History classroom: What part of NO don’t you understand?
In a Chemistry classroom: Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
In a Business Education classroom: Salaries go up as competitiveness goes down, a study of people in business dramatically refuted the contention that competitiveness is vital to a successful business career.
In a Physics classroom: No gum, No food, No drinks, No vulgarities. Please.
In a Home Economics classroom: We knead to rise to the occasion.
In an English classroom:
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In a Spanish language classroom: ¿Qué parte de NO no entiendes?
In a U.S. History classroom: You can’t choose your circumstances, but you can choose to overcome them.
In a World History classroom: Help! I’m starting to like it here.
In the Gym: Real winners aren’t content with yesterday’s victories.
In a Photography lab: Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band, Tour 2000.
In an Art classroom: Attitude is the mind’s paintbrush, it can color any situation.
In a Philosophy classroom: Time is passing… Are you?
In a Civics classroom: Be somebody you would be proud to know.
In a Health classroom: Milk! The only thing that tastes better is victory.
In a Creative Writing classroom: Today’s science fiction is tomorrow’s truth.
In a Latin language classroom: Sometimes heaven is just a hot bath.
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