Over the years, we’ve heard some outrageously funny things issue forth from the mouths of our students – sometimes intentional and (even better), sometimes not. We hope you enjoy these as much as we do.
Emma (17): “I have a Spanish test tomorrow and [as anyone who knows me knows] I don’t SPEAK Spanish!”
Tyler (17): “I’m a weird child. I don’t think a lot of people understand me.”
David (16): "I realized today how much of a nerd I am."
Zane (14): "At least I'm not as worthless as that other kid!"
"I didn't have any exams this week, just lots of tests."
Courtney (13): "Yeah, I'm smart and not as strange as Michael."
Hilary (14): "You no longer have the right to make fun of me. I can do just fine on my own."
Kate (17): "Are you joking me? Do I do anything in my head?"
Clay (13): "You're good with the brains, but I'm good with the ladies."
Will C (16): "Every kid's life depends on T.V., but that's because most kids have worthless lives."
Will E (13): "I'm strange in my own little way"
Justine (11): "But you're not a psychiatrist." (Said in response to the tutor's request to draw a picture representing the problem.)
Katherine (13): "I'm a genius-- it's easy for me!
Marisa (16): "I don't WANT to do what's good for me!"
"I'd rather go to camp than go to Harvard!"
"We need T.V. like we need air."
Zane (16): "[Even] If it's [as stupid as] like 'Barney' and [as long as] it's like rated 'R', I'll watch it!"
"My grandmother is the Osama bin Laden of Christianity."
Hilary (15): "I want to see how long it takes me to beat myself [at this game]."
Hilary (15): "There's a logic behind EVERYTHING I do!"
Natasha (16): "I don't like to think a lot!"
Hilary (15): "Dad matters because he has a credit card."
Christian (16): "Mom matters because dad is whipped!"
Matt (16): "Trying is the first step to failure."
Ben (14): "No one cares what you have to say."
"But I have nothing in my life WORTH two pages of writing!"
David (13): "I dont [sic] no [sic] what u are...but I dont [sic] make mistakes."
Ashleigh (15): "You're not like a tutor...you're like a guy that knows a lot."
Seb (16): "I've gotten much better than I would have applying myself."
Richie (15): "Wow! Thinking works!"
"Nothing exciting requires brain power..."
"Oh...you mean I'm supposed to read the directions first?!"
"But I wanna be a wimp!"
David (16): "Tell me the weird ways...to solve the problem" [Meaning, "There has GOT to be a shortcut to this junk!]
Hadrien (12): "I may not be very cunning...but I CAN lie."
Alex(13): "Sometimes my conscience...man, it just beats me up.."
Sam (15): "You need a better protractor if you're gonna be working with highly tuned thinking machines like me."
Kellie (14): "Maybe you should try thinking!"
"Oh my Gosh! I should use my head more."
Dan (14): "I always got my homework done except when I forgot."
Clay (12): "But I like doing it the hard way!"
Jeremy (18): [On Adult Advice] "When they're wrong all the time, it doesn't help to listen."
Lexie (17): "I'm sorry. You got me disfocused."
Kevin (12): [On How To Be A Better Typist] "BE the keyboard!"