Wednesday, December 4, 2013

FHS Breaking News!

1. Paul Opening Moment

2. NYT:
Read the above article and then respond to at least two of the below questions on your blog:

  • Should scientists try to help people beat old age so we can live radically longer lives? Why?
  • How long would you want to live, if you could choose your life span?
  • Do you agree with the author that “adding years to a life doesn’t necessarily make it any fuller?”
  • What would be the benefits of a scientific breakthrough that allowed people to live radically longer lives?
  • Do you think the benefits outweigh the potential negative consequences, such as higher health care costs for society and fewer jobs for young people? Explain.

3. Hard News Practice: Do this with a partner, and when you finish, post the article as a comment to this blog post.

HW: Read to page 148 in ICB


  1. Beiber injured in car crash.

    Yesterday, Justin Beiber was critically injured in the FPAC of Freeport High School in a crash, when his Mercedes crashed through the glass windows and struck the inside wall.
    Several students of Freeport High School were injured in the accident. The car appeared to have been speeding, and lost control at the corner.

    The students injured remain unnamed. Justin, at last report, is in a coma at Maine Medical center. Doctors have not yet released information on the case, but family members have reported that his condition is stable. All students involved are in stable condition, with mostly minor injuries such as scratches.

    The damage done to the fpac included complete destruction of the glass paned south wall, and severe structural damage. The cost of the damage totaled about 26000 dollars.

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  3. Police investigation points to scandalous activities as a cause of the fire in the GPL that claimed 36 lives:

    A cause has been discovered for the raging inferno in the Gap Parking Lot that engulfed many teenagers this afternoon. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find ShmEthan ShmWard in a compromising position with Justin Bieber.

    Many cigarette butts were found on the ground including many in the vicinity of the car that exploded setting off a chain reaction. When questioned about the butts ShmEthan yelled "I dunt give a durmm" before charging the police and being taken down by a taser.

    Many students reported seeing smoke coming from the car after hearing many loud noises. Justin Bieber later told police that him and ShmEthan were fighting, but further investigation points elsewhere.

    Once ShmEthan was in custody began the task of collecting the bodies of the deceased among the dead was notorious mobster Sven McMillan who was found among a pile of prostitutes in the back seat of a very exotic sports car, a Toyota Corolla.

    Both ShmEthan and Justin will be charged with multiple charges of arson, manslaughter, resisting arrest, and truancy.

  4. Lady Gaga on fire

    Last Friday, Lady Gaga was performing at the FPAC with her latest hit song. Suddenly, around midnight time, during her performance the fire spark effects that shoots out of stage. Caught the stage on fire and immediately spreads.

    One of the student name Benny, said " it was crazy, fire everywhere, everyone was freaking out!"

    Kayle said that she overheard Drake say " if I was up there, I would run."

    Sumo said "I saw the clothes on the stage got caught on fire, it spread so fast."

    The police reported that the clothes was near by when the spark that shoot out from the staged ignited and cause this accident. Also no one was hurt in this fire.

  5. The great biebs dies, are you still a bieliber?

    Justin Bieber was found dead in the Freeport high school parking lot after he drove his 2012 Audi R8 in to the FPAC lobby at a high rate of speed at midnight. He was known to go fast and drift around the FPAC lobby. Mr. Bieber just took a wrong turn and crashed in to the FPAC lobby he was attempting to drift around the corner but took a wrong turn and his car burst into flames. He was killed in a matter of seconds from a combination of the impact and suffocating from the flames.
    Mr. Earle said that "I had no idea what was happening but before I know it it was just a huge burst of flames". Justin Bieber alway said that he expected to be assassinated by a scorned lover or stalker. Bieber would describe this as a "crazy" and "ridiculous" situation.
    It will be difficult for school to be in session the next day due to all of the carnage. Authorities are predicting that there will not be any school until after the investigation is done. Justin Bieber will be missed by all haters and lovers alike.

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