Unique school names

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  1. ChristyF

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    My kids were selecting schools to send our Great Mail Race letters to Friday. We used schoolbug.org to find them. I was amazed at some of the great names out there. A lot, of course, are named after people or the area, but one really stood out for me, IXL Elementary in Kansas. I am not ashamed to say I spent a minute trying to figure out what the name meant (maybe having a class of 24 in a computer lab with only 17 working computers and about 16 kids who had no idea how to use the Internet helped with the confusion!:rolleyes:) Finally it hit me, IXL = I Excel. How cool to name your school something like that! I love the idea of the name guiding the school.
     
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    Sopchoppy Elementary
     
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    I went to Sweetgrass High School where our mascot was a sheepheader... funny that the sheephearder on the gym floor was a shaggy man smoking a pipe.
     
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    Here's my favourite:

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    I can just picture it:



    Curriculum Vitae

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    Position: Head Tosser
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    2003-2005: Toss English
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    I work at Chloe Clark. She was the first educator in the Pacific Northwest.
     
  7. ILoveGrammar

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    My school name is boring,

    but

    hijacking this thread - I used to in Crawfordville!!! How's life down there these days?
     
  8. SpecialPreskoo

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    There is a Soddy Daisy in TN, I think.
     
  9. scholarteacher

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    There sure is. I think it's around Chattanooga but I'm not sure!
     
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    Yes Soddy Daisy in in Tennesse around the Chattanooga area! There is a Friendsville Elementary
     
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    The name of our school is The New School, and it's not the one in New York City and it's almost 40 years old! :lol:
     
  12. Sheba

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    How about acronyms? I worked in one named Abbotsford Secondary School - ASS. The students in one of the grades even made track pants with the school logo on the side and 'ASS' printed across the seat.
     
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    My school is Ockley Green.
     

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