Tuesday, 2 September 2008
Cheering and blind people performing, Thailand.
Today at school there were a few surprises. At lunchtime there was a couple on our stage that is near the canteen. The couple was blind and was singing songs for the students to listen to.
The guy could really play a tune on the guitar and also sing really well and the lady also had a great voice. There were donation boxes about the place for students to donate money if they wanted to.
The other surprise was our Matayom 4 or year 10 students had a cheering competition on. Each year 10 class had to compete against each other. This is the first class going through their cheer.
This is their support team belting out or school song.
The next cheer squad then stepped up for their turn.
Their support team didn’t look overly enthusiastic.
This was Year 10 class 3; they had a typical “Engrish” sign. I always get a laugh from signs that are made by students. They never ask a teacher to check or proof read before they put the paint to canvas.
The support team was rocking, a drummer and electric guitarist to help spur on the chanting.
This is the cheer squad going through their routine.
The last team was a classic, they were dressed like clowns. I thought very clever and different from the usual outfits.
So that was some unexpected excitement from school today. It was a good way to break the boredom of just another school day up.