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Snark Attack

Do you know what everyone loves to the bottom of their heart space? High school parking lots. Do you know what their favorite thing about high school parking lots is? People who park like absolute jack@$$es.   I’m talking about the people [...]

Death by a Thousand Websites

Canvas. Illuminate. Pearson. Big History. Dot Info. Myawesometeacherwebsite.com. Myotherevenmoreawesomewebsiteformyclassformystudents.blogspot.com. Oh yeah, and Google Sites – lots and lots of Google Sites.   Okay, I get it – [...]

The Shark Attacks Daylight Savings

Ahh… Daylight Savings Time (DST), when we purposefully subject ourselves to jet lag by “springing” one hour ahead just to “fall back” six months later. Sure, it may be nice to get an extra hour of sleep in the fall — but we all [...]

Snark Attack: A rant on the constant rescheduling of the bus routes

It’s the end of the day. Everyone’s exhausted, and sixth period is dragging along. You can’t help but daydream about going home. The walk, the drive, the bus ride…Oh wait… Surprise, surprise! Route 42 riders are now going to be riding [...]

Snark Attack: The bashing of the evac chair

Imagine you’re in in the midst of a school emergency. The alarms are chiming just loudly enough for you to notice the state of crisis. The voice telling you to leave before you die is giving directions in the most polite and passive aggressive [...]

Snark Attack: Dress Code Enforcement

The dress code was instituted to “promote a professional culture at RAHS,” but the enforcement has become so unpredictable it might be safer to just wear no clothes at all.  I have seen students dress-coded by certain teachers when they [...]

Snark Attack Volume 7 Issue 1

Some aviation-related names along the way are an inevitable part of attending Raisbeck Aviation High School, but it’s time we talk about the aviation overkill. The abstract airfoil shape of the building and the matching light fixtures in the [...]

Snark Attack June 2015

I think that every single person in this school has had a problem with people in the hallway. Every time there’s a passing period, it’s like the entire school decides to act like an urban thoroughfare for five minutes. Loud, crowded, sometimes [...]

Snark Attack April 2015

I know I’m a shark, but I’ve got beef with every single freaking chair inside of this school building. I’d be willing to bet that if somehow the school was plowed over by a runaway train or broken down by an earthquake, not a single chair [...]

Volume 6 Issue 5

Guest Writers: Jes Mannard and Chris Hendrickson Great news for all you insatiable complainers and squeaky wheels out there – the Phoenix Flyer is proud to unveil our newest column, Snark Attack! Every issue, our persnickety roving ombudsman [...]
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