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Watch: School Teachers' Snow-Day Rap Video Goes Viral

This isn't your typical school-closure announcement


Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014

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Two teachers at Durham Academy, a private school in North Carolina, came up with a novel way to announce the school's closure today due to the winter storm: They rapped the announcement over Vanilla Ice's "Ice, Ice, Baby." No wonder the video has gone viral. They make a great pair.

(H/T/ Gawker)

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digginya62

See there kids, this is living , "PROOF" that older People are Way more than just cool.kool, kewl &
once we were younger an acted like fools.....And these boys still got it Going on, Don't they....
That's that beat & basic notes of a 20 year old tune & "Ice Ice Baby" are the Real lyrics and that
makes this all the better & funnier because we ALL wanted out of school. Is Ice or Snow fell from
the Heavens, we didn't sleep on the chance a flake would fall & hit without us knowing or hearing it
hit the "Streets"!??! They still got the exact way I felt waiting all night long to see if the school board
was going to let us go at 9, 10, 12 or go late & leave early(rare) or the Bonus Round was daybyday
off school to play Going so crazy in our head/Then playing chickenagainst cars with our sleds...cuz
we got out without any parental wactch....free to be stupid w/ no parents to watch over us...great
times even in the mid 70's-80's when I did it! I'm older than the teachers but I felt the same way when we .......GOT OUT of SCHOOL for ICE DAYS, yes it's still as great as EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

April 06 2014 at 6:27 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Marian

WAY COOL!!!! Good going, fellows.... It had me dancing on my sofa.....Kids will get the message... But I also hope and pray that the weather will let up for you there.. It is so dangerous in more ways then one....We had are share of ice and snow here in Arkansas, but nothing quite like that....

February 16 2014 at 5:22 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
cocolamar422

Love the fact that these are some cool teachers...and the fact that you have get the children's attention first...then they will focus. Great Job....got all attention!

February 15 2014 at 10:25 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
jbhluch

It was so fun to watch and listen to these two. I imagine that they are also great in the classroom with the students.

February 14 2014 at 4:09 PM Report abuse +3 rate up rate down Reply
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nwyrkjeremy

School is cool?

Loving the 21st Century!

February 14 2014 at 5:12 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
zookintruder

these guys are copycats...another school did this two weeks back...

February 14 2014 at 3:21 PM Report abuse -5 rate up rate down Reply
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nwyrkjeremy

Wah wah wah - buzz kill - always one in the crowd.

February 14 2014 at 5:10 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
dunndebbiedo

And you are also a copycat, you learned from other people how to use the restroom, drink from a cup,use the internet, learned the word "copycat" and so on...

February 14 2014 at 5:49 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
scubafreak333

This was awesome. Very creative way to spread a message.

February 14 2014 at 2:46 PM Report abuse +3 rate up rate down Reply
rlpl02

This was great! Loved it.

February 14 2014 at 2:29 PM Report abuse +3 rate up rate down Reply
suziebisback

I LOVE IT! I wish a handful of OUR teachers were that laid back. They had me chair dancing!.. LOL

February 14 2014 at 1:07 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
jessicanormile

Why is this the wrong message to send to young people? There was nothing inappropriate about this whatsoever. My guess is you associate the beats with black culture and black people are scary and bad, thus rap music (with fun, wholesome lyrics)= wrong message?

February 14 2014 at 12:57 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
Joan

Love it..

February 14 2014 at 12:26 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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