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Rodney Krebs: Class Valedictorian or G.P.A. whore?
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My son is a made man in the primero crime family,
Tags:gang, gangster, gangs, gangsters, mafia, mob, mobster, mobsters, crime family, honor student, honour student, good student, honor students, honour students, good students, proud parent, proud parents, parent, parents, parenthood, criminal, criminals, car, cars, word play, bumper sticker, bumper stickers, sticker, stickers, initiated, initiation, mafia member, vows, oath, vow, oaths, silence, vow of silence, oath of silence, broken vow, broken oath
"My teacher didn't assign any homework for tonight...this throws off my whole routine!"
Teacher to other: 'The parents I love the most are the ones I never have to talk to.'
"I was going to bring an apple for the teacher too, but since the marking period is approaching, I decided to bring an apple pie."
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"School starts in two weeks!"
"Gracie, I'll never reveal my secret to being the smartest girl in the third grade."
"I love math! I love spelling! I love school lunches!"
"That Melinda Alvarez thinks she's so smart! Well, I've been studying, and I'm gonna teach her a lesson on the test we have today!"
"I may be a kid, but I'm a student, too! And students have needs! Desires! Rights! I will not allow those rights to be trampled upon by anyone...not even a teacher!"
"What did you study in school today, Gracie?"
"How far are you from the correct answer, Baldo?"
"Of course I'm not quitting school, Dad! If anything, I've learned that if you want to succeed, you need passion and leadership and a whatever-it-takes attitude!"
"It helps to read a grade level ahead!"
"Tests! That's one thing I don't like about the end of school. I can't believe it! You're not finished studying, either?"
Gracie can't sleep by counting sheep so she sleeps by counting A+ grades.
Tags:baldo, grade, grades, good grade, good grades, sheep, count sheep, counts sheep, counting sheep, insomnia, insomniac, insomniacs, sleeping trouble, sleeping troubles, good student, good students, gifted student, gifted students, student, students, academic, academics, academic achievement, academic achievements
"I can't believe it. School starts tomorrow!"
"It's one of life's great rules...do something great once and you'll hear about it forever. Do something great all the time and you're just another overachieving brainiac."
Tags:baldo, brainiac, brainiacs, smart kid, smart kids, overachiever, overachievers, overachieving, unfair, unfairness, good grade, good grades, low bar, low bars, clearing a low bar, underachiever, underachievers, underachieving, bad student, bad students, good student, good students, high bar, high bars, low expectation, low expectations, high expectations
"Baldo, no normal kid is excited about summer ending."
"Well, I had my first pop quiz. Then I had a bigger pop quiz. Now I have a huge pile of homework."
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"Here's my homework, Miss Sanchez."
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"That's just it! She's good at everything! She gives me high good pressure."
Tags:baldo, blood pressure, talent, talents, talented, natural talent, natural talents, naturally talented, smart, smarts, curious, curiosity, good natured, sibling, siblings, sibling rivalry, sibling rivalries, pressure, social pressure, peer pressure, peer pressures, good student, good students, smart sibling, smart siblings
"I got an A+ on my math test! I'm updating my resume."
"It's not fair! I only got 100 on my English test!"
Tags:baldo, english test, english tests, english exam, english exams, high score, high scores, a grade, a grades, a+, achiever, achievers, high achiever, high achievers, grammatical error, grammatical errors, grammatical issue, grammatical issues, extra credit, overachiever, overachievers, overachieve, overachieves, fairness, good student, good students
"I've outgrown my backpack."
Tags:baldo, backpack, backpacks, back to school, going back to school, wagon, wagons, books, heavy books, lots of books, textbook, textbooks, study, studies, studying, heavy load, heavy loads, rucksack, rucksacks, ambitious, ambitiousness, ambitious student, ambitious students, good student, good students