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How to leave school early.

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Ok There was an 'ible posted but it covered one quite poor technique...

These are the tricks I learned from a school I hated a lot, I was caught the odd time, which is a good thing, it exposes the holes in your plans, making it harder to be caught the next time.

Also no school, no matter what is completely inescapable, some may be harder to fool, to the point where it's a waste of effort but it can always be done.

Also since photos are going to be difficult I'll do my best with one's on my computer and google...
 
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Step 1: When Do you want to leave?

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This is important to the whole thing, if you're planning on leaving between classes that's ok we'll cover that.

You need to pay attention to routine, you don't want to walk past the teachers break room window on your way out, more so you need to get an idea of what teachers are on patrolling where, in every school there are a few teachers on patrol, usually teachers that chose the job of doing that...

The older they are the better they are at it, new teachers are easier to get around, consider this in your plans, the longer a teacher has been at the school the better they will know all the wee tricks students do or did.

I tried to walk out of school to go home, but a police officer caught me, and I made up an excuse that I was sick and my dad wouldn't take me home, until my dad came there in like 5 seconds (he's a police officer as well)

panny19961 year ago
I remember my days, im 15, my school got over this year, in mumbai its absoultely impossible to cut class in school, cuz heavy security and cameras and rfid uniforms....u just cant leave that easily, yeah i had few sweet teachers there and i just made some or the other medical problems and tried to leave early. Somtimes my friends used to feel jealous about my drama and used to complain that, hard time right? But now im in college...no restriction can leave and come anytime and another great thing we dont have attendance.
We are here protected by law. The schools nor colleges cant suspend us on any cause. If detained by the school, the school tops the crime headlines. The only best thing u can do in class is to sleep.
We are here protected by law. The schools nor colleges cant suspend us on any cause. If detained by the school, the school tops the crime headlines. The only best thing u can do in class is to sleep.
zack2472 years ago
ive never really thought about it but theres probably a million ways to get out of my school unnoticed :P
sure, they have cameras, but you can observe their viewing angle and figure out their blind spots.
not to mention at noon lots of students go to the nearby mall for food, you can easily go home from there.
theres some places with outdoor exits that arent covered by cameras (like classrooms and such) and theres almost no cameras on the exterior of the school.

ive never really had a good enough reason to skip but if i really want to i just get my parents to clear me for the day saying im "sick".
If you think this is a good idea think about what was expected of kids before school was mandatory. It came under the heading of cheap disposable labour. All that can be said of this 'ible is willful stupidity! Stay in school and get the education that lets you succeed in life.
lhinkle2 years ago
cant u just take a hot pocket warm it up in the microwave and rub it on ur head before u eat it
freeza362 years ago
I could never do this. I get in trouble for cutting class a couple minutes early, never the less a full period. Plus my school has cameras.
Or do what i do walk out and if they see you run lol. It also helps if you know someone who lives next to the school so you can just hand at there house.
rickharris3 years ago
Oh dear the world is full of smart people who think they don't need or can't be bothered to get educated - It's " Soooo boring" - Most of them are unemployed.

Lesson to learn there?
'Many students, especially those who are poor, intuitively know what the schools do for them. They school them to confuse process and substance. Once these become blurred, a new logic is assumed: the more treatment there is, the better are the results; or, escalation leads to success. The pupil is thereby "schooled" to confuse teaching with learning, grade advancement with education, a diploma with competence, and fluency with the ability to say something new.'

-Ivan Illich, "Deschooling Society."
Our society has come to rely on the bits of paper produced by students at school to differentiate between the "good and bad". This is a fact for better or worse.

Whereas I agree you can't teach a student who doesn't want to learn - at least being present and keeping quite and non-disruptive makes it more likely that some knowledge will stick.

It has been long known that "Knowledge is that information that remains when you have forgotten what you learned".

I'm not disagreeing with the usefulness of a degree. I know from personal experience that dropping out and finishing with a GED can result in working full time at a job you don't like and pays enough to rent yourself a life but not enough to make going to university seem feasible. And run-on sentences, too.

I also know that the U.S. Is losing the education competition, that we graduate a proportionally insane number of lawyers to scientists, economists and engineers, and that No Child Left Behind only guarantees that the slow kids earn degrees with lower standards. Our education system is almost systemically being watered down, and the most we can say is, "Well, earn it anyway. It's the litmus test we use to estimate your value."
killerjackalope (author)  rickharris3 years ago
Probably is indeed... I made this as part of burning questions, I escaped school plenty but I never had the attitude of not needing educated...
This is all very cute, but as an English teacher I recommend you don't cut class. Your posts are full of comma splices. :)
killerjackalope (author)  daviesshelby3 years ago
It's an awful habit, but much better than my two page sentences.
Maksim1253 years ago
Behind my school theres a big cement path into pennypack park! I know where it leads and It goes near my home. So that is a perfect place to escape.
Maksim1253 years ago
Very good job, My middle school has 45 minute periods so there is always somebody walking around every 45 minutes. But I live 2 miles away from my school :( and it takes a hour to get home if I take the shortcut through the bridge with the train tracks.
naa here's what you have to do: if they use the under the tounge themometers, you take a penny (that you have cleaned with soap and rubbing alcohol and boiling water) and put it under your tounge. gets your temrature to about 99-100 =D

and if they use the ear one, get a piece of foil, and make a ball small enough th fit in your ear. before you check your temp. rloo the ball in your hands to produce friction.

Enjoy =D
Wait, they can seriously take your temp. with your ear?
Yep. In America, taking your temperature thru your ear is the most common. Now, this is going to sound nasty, but they can also take your temp by sticking a thermometer up your @$$.
Yep. New electronic ones do it. They have a little paper cover that they put over the end so that the actual thermometer doesn't come into contact with anything - which is nice to know as I DON'T want someone else's ear infection :D
They can take your temp. with your ear?
what are blazers???
Jumpers I think
Nope a Jumper is a jumper (or in America it can be a sweater). A blazer is a jacket.
Yes.
A blazer is a school jacket with a traditional cut. You know. The ones with a badge on one of the top pockets. They're more common in Britain. Probably worn more in Private schools in America although I've heard that they're becoming more popular in America.

http://img.alibaba.com/photo/200641423/School_uniform_Men_s_Blazer.jpg

A blazer goes with a school uniform. The theory goes that a common uniform breeds a common sense of respect and, well, uniformity and that it prevents bullying. This would only ever be true if a school were to provide the uniforms themselves. Most don't. They provide the badge to sew on the blazer usually but that's it. So instead of getting picked on for not having Nike trainers or whatever you get picked on for wearing a Nylon blazer and not a wool one.
Hiyadudez3 years ago
About a month ago, I got a tiny tiny splinter while using bamboo sticks in P.E. and i said it was really really stinging. The sent me home for a splinter, apparently they were not allowed to remove it, hehe, incase of any infections if any was left unde the skin, and it would be their fault.
killerjackalope (author)  Hiyadudez3 years ago
Well that's one way, granted the sudden magnetism to splinters might seem a bit odd to the school.
Hehe. My mate came into the medical room while i was waiting to be picked up, i told him. He tried getting a splinter too. In the end he broke a pencil in half, and tried to jab it into his finger. It was because we had a 2 hour English assessment to do that day :-P
bounty10124 years ago
Well, the logic that you are marked present in one "block" and absent the next without documentation would lead to suspicion... Your best bet is probably just to stay in school...
Unless you're Peter Griffin!
JohnJY5 years ago
Hey If your school has cameras use a very strong and bright pointer light., just point it at it while it's on(duh) and the whole camera stops. P.S How do you throw breakers?
killerjackalope (author)  JohnJY5 years ago
You need to be in the mains control room, it's just a big version of the ones in houses... That doesn't sound like it works for any length of time...
Saw a site were a guy tested that theory, it doesn't damage the camera, but makes a massive red lens flare that you can't see anything through it.
So I guess it could work. 
RedFlash JohnJY4 years ago
Does it really break the camera?
poparoo44 years ago
Its as easy as pie at my school, The teachers practically let you go out of school. Infact most of my friends pop over the style in our school field and get lunch at the chippy or the co op. The teachers also let you smoke right in front of them. Not that I smoke.
Yeah, I go to "Highschool"
Where students are free to roam wherever they please at lunch and between classes =P

I go to the nearby chevron almost every lunch
PetervG5 years ago
Sounds like middle school. The high school that I'm in, I was part of the first year that it was opened. Everything is as high tech as it gets. The system is almost perfect. You can't do it.
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