//Kaluta took the class out to a staircase to tell a story about a gender-separated summer camp Kaluta: Then, one day, one of the boys actually jumped over the fence. //Will climbs over the railing Kaluta: When it actually happened, it was much more graceful than that. Will: Hey! That's very offensive! //later //Will climbs over the railing again Will: I was expecting applause that time. //Entire class erupts in thunderous applause
//yesterday //Kaluta has car battery, claims that 12V DC, being less than 40V, is safe, asks if anyone wants to try it Kaluta: You can hold your fingers down, even though you're getting shocked, and try to look like you're not, and we'll have to decide if you're getting shocked. Kaluta: Or you can act like you're being shocked, when you're not. We'll see how good an actor you are. //Will steps up, touches the battery briefly, falls backward onto floor Will: Aaahhh! The burn! Kaluta: "How did you break your butt? Well, I fell, when I DIDN'T get shocked." //today Kaluta: We know this battery is safe to touch. It's only twelve volts. //Kaluta repeatedly touches the battery, unharmed, and points at Will Will: You must have replaced it with a fake battery.
Duval: You will be making a skit about your mode of cellular transport. Jack: Can we just write an essay? Duval: No! There will be acting! And drama, Jack! DRAMA! I want to see you fake-faint, Jack! Bring it! Bring it!
//Schwartz is musing on why one says "good luck" to athletes but "break a leg" to actors Sahil: Sports people aren't smart enough to understand sarcasm. Amy Yan: WHAT? WHAT?