PBIS: Achievement/Excellence in Extracurriculars

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rectangle really but that's where mom and dad step in

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they realized the importance of extracurriculars for a high school

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student not just because it makes college admissions officers like

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you better but because by broadening a young person's horizons

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it potentially introduces them to something they may decide to

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make part of their life's work and otherwise fills them

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out as a human being After all who sounds like

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a more interesting person toe spend time with someone who

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speaks french can build a birdhouse plays fierce game of

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chess and can hit a baseball a mile or someone

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who knows how to make themselves a grilled cheese sandwich

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Yeah that's what we thought so urged on by his

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parents jeremiah signs up for a few extra curricular activities

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but he makes it clear that he's doing so under

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protest He joins the debate team but spends the bulk

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Of his time debating what the point is of having

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a debate team which doesn't really cause him to get

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on the debate team coach is a good side there

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he joins the choir and becomes really good at mouthing

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the words to songs and finally he signs up for

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track because well he's always been exceptionally talented running away

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from things rabid dogs responsibility you name it well the

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debate team doesn't take but at least jeremiah does improve

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his debating skills a bit naturally something that'll benefit him

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later in life when he successfully talk someone into giving

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him a grant related things Mr hendricks choir was never

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going to be his thing but it helped expose him

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to a variety of music that will one day service

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an important connection between himself and his future wife If

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he hadn't known the song ain't misbehavin well they might

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never have gotten married and track well It turns out

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that jeremiah had to hit and talent all along given

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the proper motivation and boy were these trophies whatever shiny

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well jeremiah could run circles around well around the football

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field and he could run them very very quickly in

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fact It'll earn him a scholarship to his dream school

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where he'll go on to earn a degree in biomedical

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engineering and ultimately make a boatload of money curing cancer

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All that stuff never would have happened if he just

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stuck to reading writing and arithmetic So run jeremiah run 00:02:22.165 --> [endTime] run like the wind