J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings” takes
place. It’s a magical but brutal land, where men,
elves and dwarves battle the forces of the evil
wizard Sauron. The schools are good, though….
Going to High School in Middle Earth
8> Basketball team assured at least one win over Hobbit High.
7> Immortal Elven teachers remember lots of cool, embarrassing
stories about your parents. And your grandparents. And….
6> Convenient fiery chasms eliminate the need for cafeteria garbage
5> Your school’s Elven quarterback can substitute for a
cheerleader in a pinch, and no one will know the difference.
4> No problems casting the annual production of Snow White.
3> Teasing the girls dating Ents about their boyfriends’ constant
2> Your English teacher, Mr. Gollum, isn’t too strict about
the skeletons driving past the school in black Camaros?)
Selected from 29 submissions from 7 contributors.
Today’s Top 5 List authors are:
Steve Scherer, Rochester, NY — 1 (9th #1)
Upton O’Connor, Pompano Beach, FL — 2
Scott Witmer, Hanover, PA — 3, 7
Scott Elmer, Wheaton, IL — 4, 8
Angela Mazur, Griffith, IN — 5, 6
Mark Zinck, Grand Rapids, MI — 8
Jeff Scherer, Brooklyn, NY — Topic, Guidance Counselor