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Tebowing NY teens suspended by high school

Posted on: December 16, 2011 9:59 am
Edited on: December 16, 2011 10:12 am
By Will Brinson

The world, in case you didn't realize it, is obsessed with Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow.

The latest example was Rick Perry name-checking the Denver quarterback during Thursday's Republican debate.

As if Tebow didn't have enough unnecessary controversy surrounding him, though, there's a story coming out of a New York high school, where a group of teens were suspended for Tebowing in their school's hallway.

The logic for the suspensions? The students were clogging up the hallways.

Tebowing, in case you didn't know, involves going to one knee in a prayer-like fashion during normal, daily activities. And in this case, screaming "TE-BOWWWW! TEEEE-BOWWWW!"

"Basically I took part in this to show tribute to Tim Tebow," one student said. "He's an ideal role model. He's a winner, he's a leader he has great faith. I thought eventually they would tell us to stop but I didn't expect a suspension by any means. I think it's an overreaction.

"I don't think it's that big a deal -- we're showing tribute to a role model. He's not a guy doing steroids or drugs or anything like that. He's an ideal role model. People should look up to him."

The school rescinded a pair of the suspensions, but as I understand, two students are still in trouble.

"It’s wonderful that our students look up to sports heroes such as Mr. Tebow, but we can’t allow students to create unsafe situations in school," Riverhead superintendent Nancy Carney said. "Students cannot block hallways and prevent other students from getting to class."

Not mentioned in that statement: "if I let kids go buck wild with prayer-like gestures, I'm going to get sued!"

Perhaps in the future if the students want to to imitate Tebow, they should simply run around swinging their arms through the air like they have poor throwing mechanisms or something.

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Since: Aug 24, 2010
Posted on: December 17, 2011 3:43 am

Tebowing NY teens suspended by high school

Great job American teenagers!  This is such good news to me.  This is well worth a 2 day suspension!  I hope your parents are proud of you and give you all a 2 day trip to disneyland.  Parents, flood the principal's office with hot protests! Rake them over the coals with firey words of condemnation for their insane correction of your kids.  As far as the administration of this school, it is my hope that the publicity from this will rock the school, the city, the county, the state and the country.  This is persecution of the christian faith.  All the administration needed to do was ask the boys to take their tribute outside or to another place.  A big smelly fart in the face to the leaders of this school and their continues attacks on the freedom of and expression of religion.!  There will always be prayer in public schools among the students.  Where there are test, kids will pray.  Where there is competion, kids will pray.  Where there are cute girls, boys will pray.  Where there is conflict, kids will pray.  This is the beginning of a possible movement away from the darkside.  Press on kids!  Just do it with more wisdom next time. 

Since: May 3, 2010
Posted on: December 17, 2011 12:55 am

Tebowing NY teens suspended by high school

I was tebowing before tebowing was cool...vietnam

Since: Aug 16, 2011
Posted on: December 17, 2011 12:19 am

Tebowing NY teens suspended by high school

Thought everyone might enjoy a laugh. Remember Al Michael's famous " DO YOU BELIEVE IN MIRACLES" ? statement at the 1980 Lake Placid, NY  Winter Olympics after Team USA beat the Soviet Union in men's hockey? Well, I guess TEBOW'S CREATOR is up to his old tricks. Latest forecast for Denver this weekend: Ice storms with a chance for a light snow!!!!  Al Davis get's GOD to exact revenge on the Pats for the Raiders being robbed of their playoff victory at New England some years ago. Al's been TEBOWSTRUCK. Tebow earns most unlikely ROY Award based on this game. Just saying. Brady versus Denver : 1 - 6 alltime. 

Since: Jul 21, 2008
Posted on: December 17, 2011 12:17 am

Tebowing NY teens suspended by high school

Nancy Carney if your reading any of these, you should be embarrassed.  You should be even more embarassed for you own comments as to your reason for suspending.  You have kids on drugs, kids not making grades, kids with family problems, kids with no family income, kids having sex, kids having babies, kids trying to get into college, kids with many reasons to be concerned with in your school.  This is what you choose to concern yourself with?  Hallway clogging?
I'm embarrased for you..........................

Since: Feb 27, 2008
Posted on: December 17, 2011 12:03 am

Tebowing NY teens suspended by high school

Suspended for clogging up hallways?  Man, schools today are extremely scared little entities.  What a joke.  I think we all know the reason they were suspended.  It might offend someone who doesn't believe in their God.  It's official, and has been for a while now, our country is just a bunch of pussies.

Since: Jul 8, 2010
Posted on: December 16, 2011 11:40 pm

Tebowing NY teens suspended by high school

Tebow homers are douchebags, but come on, lighten up America. It's just for play

Since: Oct 21, 2006
Posted on: December 16, 2011 10:28 pm

Tebowing NY teens suspended by high school

They are a public nuisance.

Since: Oct 21, 2006
Posted on: December 16, 2011 10:26 pm

Tebowing NY teens suspended by high school

Tebow better do some serious tebowing if the Broncos are going to beat New England this wekend.

The fans will probably be doing some Bradying this weekend.

I wish Denver was playing Green Bay too, so there could be some serious Aaron Rodgering!

Since: Aug 18, 2006
Posted on: December 16, 2011 10:11 pm

Tebowing NY teens suspended by high school

The kids were clean and well shaven and weren't protesting Wall St.

Since: Apr 20, 2008
Posted on: December 16, 2011 9:33 pm

Tebowing NY teens suspended by high school

Tebow gets more support than any other football player I've ever read about. I have nothing against Tim. Nor do I wish him misfortune. But to say that society is sick because some people, in your opinion, worship the devil is way over the top.

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