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Post by J.R. » Sun Jun 19, 2005 12:32 pm

INTERESTING QUSTION:-

If the Staff are monitoring pupils electronic mail, would they then consider opening every letter to a pupil delivered by The Post Office ?

(I feel a good conspiracy theory coming on !)
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Post by yevgeni » Sun Jun 19, 2005 8:53 pm

Are you Old and Blue? Do you have a D in English O level?
Wanted: an article
We have a regular Old Blue writer for the Christ's Hospital Blog, but he is currently on holiday. If anybody has some writing skill and feels able to talk directly to the People of Christ's Hospital, please consider undertaking this article.
Everybody was read the Charge when they left, but how many stick to its precepts? Do you "uphold the good name of Christ's Hospital"? Does Housey feel a part of who you are? Have you forgotton your "great benefits"? Do you feel bound by the Charge? Does the school write to you asking for money, and do you give it to them? Do you feel part of the wider community of Blues, or that you are obliged to interact with people who happen to have gone to the same school as you?

In short, what can this year's leaving Grecians expect from the school once they have left its boundaries? This should be a fascinating opportunity for both the Grecians and the rest of the school to see the school in a new light when it seeks to appropriate a portion of your income. The author can remain completely anonymous with a pseudonym if they choose, or use their real name. To send any articles to me or just ask questions, please go to the Christ's Hospital Blog at http://www.20six.co.uk/housey and click on "Email Yevgeni" near the top of the navigation bar. And of course, if anybody wants to write about anything else, whether to share your wisdom, satisfy your ego or just prove that you were worth more than a "D", send it to me in the same way.
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Post by tobeconfirmed » Mon Jun 20, 2005 10:16 am

There was also a musician in residence about 3 or 4 years ago who got sacked after he was caught stealing in one of the boarding houses.

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Post by Great Plum » Mon Jun 20, 2005 11:16 am

J.R. wrote:I think the general idea is we meet and park at the Bax for a Council of War, then casually stroll into school.

More details nearer the date ???
That was my plan! :-)
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Post by Happy » Mon Jun 20, 2005 12:01 pm

Gosh.
Nice to see the CCTV is working in a positive manner.

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Post by Richard Ruck » Mon Jun 20, 2005 12:19 pm

Happy wrote:Gosh.
Nice to see the CCTV is working in a positive manner.
A sign of the times, I suppose.

An insomniac teacher with a torch was about as much 'security' as we ever saw, although there was a night watchman (allegedly).
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Post by tobeconfirmed » Mon Jun 20, 2005 12:22 pm

Gosh.
Nice to see the CCTV is working in a positive manner.
He was actually stupid enough to be caught in the act by a member of staff!
But the CCTV has been something in the refurbished houses that has been a good success; a number of people who have brains small enough to do things like open other people's letters in the centre hall right below a camera, have been caught and dealt with.

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Post by Richard Ruck » Mon Jun 20, 2005 12:24 pm

Great Plum wrote:
J.R. wrote:I think the general idea is we meet and park at the Bax for a Council of War, then casually stroll into school.

More details nearer the date ???
That was my plan! :-)
Well, we all know where the pub is, we all know when it opens, the only questions to be answered are a) who's going to be there? and b) how will anyone recognise anyone else?

Oh, and who's getting the first round (miserable git landlord permitting....).
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Post by DavebytheSea » Mon Jun 20, 2005 12:26 pm

and the date?

Suggest recognition is made by wearing black patch over left eye.
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Post by Mark1 » Mon Jun 20, 2005 12:36 pm

not sure what the official position of this site is, but i am accessing it from CH network computers with no problems - perhaps there has been a change of mind?

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Post by Richard Ruck » Mon Jun 20, 2005 12:39 pm

DavebytheSea wrote:and the date?

Suggest recognition is made by wearing black patch over left eye.
Parrot and wooden leg optional?
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Post by Richard Ruck » Mon Jun 20, 2005 12:42 pm

Oh b*gger (self-censorship, by the way), I've forgotten the date again.

Anyone?
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Post by Richard Ruck » Mon Jun 20, 2005 12:45 pm

Mark1 wrote:not sure what the official position of this site is, but i am accessing it from CH network computers with no problems - perhaps there has been a change of mind?
This sounds promising.

There's nothing TOO mind-polluting on here, after all....
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Post by Great Plum » Mon Jun 20, 2005 12:58 pm

Saturday 9th July - are we meeting at the Bax for lunch before retreat at 3?
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Post by jtaylor » Mon Jun 20, 2005 1:16 pm

Mark1 wrote:not sure what the official position of this site is, but i am accessing it from CH network computers with no problems - perhaps there has been a change of mind?
I'd heard this too via a PM from a Blue.
Good news - I haven't heard anything from the school regarding it, and I hope it isn't just a mistake!?

We all have a responsibility now to not post content that could get it blocked again - whilst maintaining the freedom of speech! i.e. let's not deliberately incite them!

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