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Oregon School Cancels Zombie Survival Classes, Ensures Students Will Be Eaten
IO9 ^ | 03/24/2013 | Lauren Davis

Posted on 03/24/2013 2:28:41 PM PDT by DogByte6RER

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Oregon school cancels zombie survival classes, ensures students will be eaten

Armand Larive Middle School had what is perhaps the greatest junior high social studies class ever: Zombie Survival Skills. But the killjoy parents and administrators put the kibosh on the post-apocalyptic class, feeling that undead studies were not appropriate for growing minds.

The East Oregonian reported on Rich Harshberger's zombie survival classes at Armand Larive earlier this week, a class that focused largely on real-world survival skills and also had a reading and writing component. Apparently, parents were a bit surprised to learn the school was teaching a class with such a violent subject matter—as was school Superintendent Fred Maiocco. The class was quickly canceled, to be replaced by an "exploratory reading" class led by Harshberger.

I don't know how much of the class focused on weaponry, but all joking aside, framing a class in terms of the zombie apocalypse does sound like a cool way to get kids interested in survival skills like foraging, compass reading, and the like. And an exploratory reading class won't necessarily mean that the kids won't be reading about gory undead monsters.

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KEYWORDS: apocalypse; extracredit; juniorhighschool; middleschool; multicult; oregon; pc; preparedness; preppers; publiceducation; socialstudies; worldwarz; zday; zombie; zombieapocalypse; zombies
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1 posted on 03/24/2013 2:28:41 PM PDT by DogByte6RER
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Zombies photo zombies.png The best strategy to teach students in a zombie survival class ... do NOT vote for Democrats.
2 posted on 03/24/2013 2:30:13 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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More reference ...

“Hermiston district cancel ‘zombie survival skills’ class for middle schoolers”

Read more at: http://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/index.ssf/2013/03/hermiston_district_cancel_zomb.html


3 posted on 03/24/2013 2:31:02 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER

I would have loved a class like that in HS. I think it would have really promoted the learning of useful skills that have been lost to our technology.
Could you imagine the fun outdoor projects that could have been done? Camp outs, hikes, foraging etc.


4 posted on 03/24/2013 2:35:58 PM PDT by miliantnutcase
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To: DogByte6RER

And I thought ... Am gonna quit thinking. Just when one thought schools were going to get series about the hugh responsibility they have, the schools go and remove curriculum for survival. Am gonna quit thinking ... ain’t safe no more.


5 posted on 03/24/2013 2:38:08 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: DogByte6RER

Back to the basics. Now, if they’d just cut out the Planned Parenthood sex education classes. . . .


6 posted on 03/24/2013 2:38:23 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: DogByte6RER; Slings and Arrows; Revolting cat!
Can't have people learning survival skills. Must be dependent on government. Must have hand out. Must...

Kids were probably alert and paying attention in class too.

7 posted on 03/24/2013 2:38:44 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: DogByte6RER

Bob Hope’s take on Zombies

http://www.popscreen.com/v/6Mn3w/Bob-Hope-Zombie-Democrats


8 posted on 03/24/2013 2:39:52 PM PDT by Slyfox (The Key to Marxism is Medicine ~ Vladimir Lenin)
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To: DogByte6RER

Because of Sequester?


9 posted on 03/24/2013 2:40:57 PM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: miliantnutcase

This would have been one of the few useful classes kids would learn. How to purify water. Methods of self defense. How to find food and identify that it is safe. First aid.
And they’d read books that are not liberal “save the planet” mantras. Unfortunately, they’d probably become more pro-gun after reading the books, and that’s contrary to union wishes.


10 posted on 03/24/2013 2:42:53 PM PDT by tbw2
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To: Mr. K

A Semester of Sequester!


11 posted on 03/24/2013 2:43:59 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER

Its nice that we treat education as a joke or a gag.

Because that’s the kind of unserious students we are going to end up with.


12 posted on 03/24/2013 2:47:43 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: Mr. K
Is Harry Reid a zombie? Inquiring minds want to know!


13 posted on 03/24/2013 2:56:54 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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To: tbw2

For sure


14 posted on 03/24/2013 3:00:21 PM PDT by miliantnutcase
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To: Slyfox

Dear old Bob was good, wasn’t he?


15 posted on 03/24/2013 3:00:47 PM PDT by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: PIF

Yes, he was.


16 posted on 03/24/2013 3:06:39 PM PDT by Slyfox (The Key to Marxism is Medicine ~ Vladimir Lenin)
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To: miliantnutcase

Don’t forget to purchase some of Hornady’s zombie ammo.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQWb-5nblx4
(commercial is a bit violent. Show’s a guy killing dead people.)


17 posted on 03/24/2013 3:15:05 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: miliantnutcase

A class like that would be the perfect excuse to set up a firearms range at the school!


18 posted on 03/24/2013 3:15:38 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Students take a class on zombie survival at the University of Colorado.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0elVOrKxIs

Michigan State University is offering a “Zombie Survival Course” so we decided to do an overview of survival tactics for all our viewers.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkiRI1EvYPs


19 posted on 03/24/2013 3:24:00 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: tbw2

certainly would have been closer to real science than the gorebull warming/climate change crap they are taught.


20 posted on 03/24/2013 3:43:18 PM PDT by bravo whiskey (We should not fear our government. Our government shoud fear us.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Important DHS zombie survival tips:

1) Coat yourself liberally with Worcestershire sauce.

2) Handcuff yourself to a very heavy object so that the zombies will not be able to carry you off to their lairs.

3) Do not have any weapons within reach, as that may result in the zombies *defensively* attacking you.


21 posted on 03/24/2013 4:59:03 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: DogByte6RER

Even the CDC promotes zombie awareness and preparedness.


22 posted on 03/24/2013 5:04:24 PM PDT by ctdonath2 (3% of the population perpetrates >50% of homicides...but gun control advocates blame metal boxes.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Can’t have any cirriculum that would teach basic survival skills, let alone getting young boys to pay attention in class, especially an English class, now can we?


23 posted on 03/24/2013 8:41:55 PM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: DogByte6RER

okay, I’m gonna get bashed for this, but I’m a grown up and can take it.

I agree with the parents to a degree.

My reason is this. Why couldn’t they just call it Survival Class?

Why all this Zombie crap? I’m getting a little sick of it myself, and the fact that my goddaughter is actually worried about the undead coming after her is kinda bothering me.

The dead don’t walk around and eat you (Brain dead) Obama voters are one thing, evil, death is something else. The same thing with Vampires and Werewolves. Kids nowadays are just too stupid to understand (because they aren’t being taught) that this is called FANTASY.

America has turned into a “death” culture. The undead are ‘cool’. Ain’t nothing “cool” about death.

Maybe it’s just me, maybe I’ve turned into the old codger, but it’s starting to get to me.


24 posted on 03/24/2013 11:43:15 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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