Volume 2 No. 11
Eric Van Wart
Mrs. Dalleska, faculty advisor
CTO STAFF CTO STAFF CTO STAFFSpring Fever?
A humorous look at actual school excuses compiled by Sam Marshall.
These are actual excuse notes from parents with the
original spelling. These were acquired from the Office of
Educational Assessment at the University of Washington.
* My son is under a doctor's care and should not take P.E.
today. Please execute him.
* Please excuse Lisa for being absent. She was sick and I had
* John has been absent because he had two teeth taken out
of his face.
* Please excuse Jennifer for missing school yesterday. We
forgot to get the Sunday paper off the porch, and when we
found it Monday, we thought it was Sunday.
* Sally won't be in school a week from Friday. We have to
attend her funeral.
In With The Old, Out With The New
Vacations a bore? Sick of the same old hot beach
and skyscraper hotel? Try Europe, and bring a
whole new meaning to retro. Europe is full of
history, huge stone castles, beautiful cathedrals,
foreign languages and much more. Sound horrible?
Twelfth century buildings not your thing? What
about sitting out in the 80 degree weather on the
Mediterranean? How about riding a gondola through
the waterways of Venice? Europe is the new “old
thing” and you’re about to get a sneak peak about
where to go and what to do.
SPAIN- Love tapas? How about bullfights? Like to flamenco? Spain is the hottest place for
Spanish lovers around the world. Don’t be mistaken, Spain is no