Ask Edmond: What’s the funniest thing a student has ever said?
Certified Pre K Teacher
Charles Haskell Elementary
Student: Miss Giles, what happened to your face?
Ms. Giles: I did not wear makeup today. My allergies are bothering me.
Student: Oh, you should put some of that on!
Gifted and Talented Teacher
John Ross Elementary
One day, I was using an air freshener, and a student came into the room, sniffed the air and declared, “It smells like roses and cheap perfume in here.”
Gifted and Talented
While I was being observed, a student decided to impersonate Forest Gump and loudly proclaimed, “Welp, stupid is as stupid does!” in response to the question I had asked.
Russell Dougherty Elementary
Student: Mrs. Gruen…This didn’t happen on purpose, but because I got frosting on my pencil, I HAD TO lick it…so it wouldn’t get sticky.
Mrs. Gruen: We should really wash it off then.
Student: Hmm, I wonder which one it was…
Eric Dabney, M.Ed.
Orvis Risner Elementary School
I bought a book for our library and couldn’t wait to read it with the kids. I’d enjoyed it as a child and was telling them all about it, admiring the illustrations, etc. Finally, a little girl said, “Just read the book.”
Library Media Specialist
My kindergarten library lesson reinforced a lesson about pilgrims. I asked who remembered the name for these settlers – no answers. I prompted, “It starts with a ‘P’ sound:, puh.” A hand shot into the air and an excited voice exclaimed, “Paleontologists!”