Thursday, November 12, 2015

8th Grade Assignment: "Your Response to Getting Drunk, Sex With a Stranger and Herpes"

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Eighth graders were told to write a narrative on how they would respond if they got drunk, had sex with a stranger and acquired herpes.

When confronted, the teacher said it was part of Common Core.

Memo to parents: Heads up.

The assignment was given to the 8th graders at Myron L. Powell Elementary school in New Jersey.

This is the actual assignment:

"You had a really rotten day, but lucky for you your best friend is having an awesome party later. You go to the party and start drinking. You have a little too much to drink and start talking to this girl/guy you’ve never seen before. You head upstairs to get better acquainted despite several friends telling you that you don’t even know this person. You end up having sex with this person. The next day you really can’t remember everything that happened and rely on your best friend to fill you in. A week later you find out that you contracted herpes from your one night stand and that this is a disease you will have all your life and never know when an outbreak will occur."

Mom Amy Loper was shocked when she discovered her son's homework assignment.

Her just turned 13 year old son.

She immediately began calling the school asking what was going on.

She was told she could opt her son out of sex-education classes. The problem is that this was not a sex-ed class. It was language arts.

She was also told the assignment was part of, you guessed it, the school's "core" curriculum, a.k.a. Common Core.

The school said the assignment had been taken from an approved book titled, "7 Habits Of Highly Successful Teens."

Mrs. Loper says, "It's not the school's job to make these points to the kids."

She says, "Society is in such a downward spiral and everyone is willing to go along on the ride instead of trying to bring up their kids and actually parent."

In her moment of crises it probably does seem that everyone is going along with the ride, but they are not.

Amy posted her concerns on Facebook. The post went viral.

Many are concerned, but unsure how to stop this kind of activity in the classroom.

Janice Crouse, who pays attention to these sorts of things, says, "It is ridiculous to think that a teacher would force children of that age to be thinking about those kinds of subjects. We've just gotten so sexualized that I think future generations are just going to look back at this era and roll their eyes and wonder what in the world was going on."

Mom Amy Loper told NBC, "This is vulgarity at the utmost."

She said, "It is insanity."

Actually it is not insanity on the part of those advancing this kind of material in the public school system.

It is both deliberate and calculated.

A number of books have been written to expose how public education has been hi-jacked by progressives to advance an ideology that is in absolute conflict with the intentions of our Founders, including the Father of Public Education, Noah Webster.

"Crimes Of The Educators: How Utopians are using Government Schools to Destroy America's Children," is one of them.

The authors explain how secular progressives seek to transform America by using our government run public schools.

An attempt is being made to "transform" every discipline of education.

When socialism failed in Europe, its apostles repackaged it to become a "cultural socialism,, making public education the breeding ground.

While there are many characters in the cast, John Dewey is most often considered the key player remaking American public education as Webster and other Founding Fathers had intended it to be.

To Dewey and his colleagues, public education and the way it was structured, provided the perfect vehicle to transform the West---in particular America.

Dewey, a secular progressive luminary, laid the ground work to transform public education to a process of social and moral indoctrination, thus creating a mechanism for "socializing America" and dumbing down the population by revising history, instituting moral relativism with its political correctness and removing proven methods of teaching such as phonics, etc.

Journalist Henry Menchen observed back in 1924 that the aim of public education was changing to become indoctrination---"To reduce as many individuals as possible to the same safe level, to breed and train a standardized citizenry, to put down dissent and originality."

The anti-Christian, anti-freedom, anti-American principles laid out by Dewey and his contemporaries in the early 20th Century is coming to fruition.

President Obama is now using Common Core as a tool of choice to not only seize control of public education, but to further "fundamentally remake America."

Heads up parents.

There is a stern warning in Deuteronomy 28: 32, "Your sons and daughters shall be given to another people, and your eyes shall look and fail with longing for them all day long, and there shall be no strength in your hand."

God never intended that the state educate our sons or daughters.

Be Informed. Be Vigilant. Be Prayerful. Be Free.


  1. I suppose if something like that happened to me, I should be like the one who said, "How I have hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof; and have not obeyed the voice of my teachers, or inclined my heart to them that instructed me! (see Prov 5:12)

  2. One would think that if their goal is to teach them creative writing, or critical thinking, or wisdom, they could do it without bringing up the subject of sexual activity, or drunkenness.

    Maybe instead, they could write about a character of the Bible. What can you find out about the things they did? What can you find out about what sort of materials they had, or skills they had in the day that they did what they did? What can you find out about what things were like back then? What do you suppose were some of the problems they faced, and what happened?

    1. And it wouldn't have to be from the Bible, but from anyone in history. But it certainly could be encouraged to pick a character from the Bible, or maybe they could make a long list of characters to choose from, some from the bible and many from history.

  3. So, I'm wondering, with Common Core, does that mean every student gets the same questions on everything? Do they all have to write about the same thing?

  4. I looked on the internet a little bit about common core and found some arguments against it, about the lack of research, and I began to wonder if this is another one of those things that someone "on staff" somewhere just wrote up, designed, or whatever, and then did they vote on it without even reading it? It's just that so much in government seems to go that way. That's how we got Obamacare, as if the government has so much they have to do and so little time to do it, and as if there is such an emergency or something.

  5. The way America is going I began to wonder if it will survive long enough until the day when teachers will have the attitude, "Well, just do whatever the government wants, and you will be OK and you can't be fired, just like government employees, you know", and then education will really fall into the pits. We may find we have teachers that are so controlled by rules and regulation of the government that they loose their desire to educate, because of the loss of their freedom, because they became slaves or servants of the government, rather than being a free servant of the people, and enjoying that liberty, serving those who hired them, and simply enjoy teaching, which is what they were likely called to do.

  6. I began to wonder how the teachers under common core are supposed to grade papers like this. Is it simply on sentence structure or what? Suppose a student is most eloquent and a gifted writer, but his morals are completely corrupt?

  7. The government can't run anything right. Who would ever let me run up enough debt to be more than I can earn in a year? Not my credit card company. No way, and for good reasons. It seems they are out to destroy us a little bit at a time, as much as they think they can get away with. This has to change and change now.

  8. This is nothing less than pathetic. When are parents going to wake up and look at what they children are being indoctrinated with. Is this really what you want your 8th grader thinking about?


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