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This Senior’s Yearbook Quote Used “Stranger Things” to Roast Her Teachers

This Senior’s Yearbook Quote Used “Stranger Things” to Roast Her Teachers

‘Tis the season for high school seniors to share their parting words with their friends, classmates, and teachers via yearbook quote. Whether it’s sad, funny, heartfelt, or inspiring, the whole point is to leave a lasting impression. And one student did exactly that by sharing her true thoughts on her teachers, care of a cryptic quote from Stranger Things.

Beneath 18-year-old Lucky Julia Simsuangco’s senior yearbook portrait, she wrote, “To all the teachers who never taught me a thing: Stranger Things Season 2 Episode 5, 35:08.” The timestamp, according to Buzzfeed, refers to a scene from the hit Netflix show where Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo) says: “Son of a b*tch. You’re really no help at all, you know that?”

Lucky Julia explained her savage decision to Buzzfeed. “When quotes were due, I was struggling with a few teachers in particular who made students worry more about passing the class than actually making sure they learned the material,” Lucky Julia said. “I didn’t want to put that specific teacher on blast, so I just generalized it because I knew a lot of people who felt the same about different teachers.”

She took to Twitter to share a shot of the quote, which sparked major praise in response to the tweet.

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She followed up with another tweet to explain why she decided to issue such a burn in the pages of her yearbook.

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“To some people, it may seem disrespectful, but that wasn’t my intention. I’ve had so many teachers who made a positive impact on my life and I appreciate them all,” she told Buzzfeed. “They’ve helped me grow as a person and I can’t thank them enough for it. I feel like a lot of people have had teachers who don’t make an effort to get in touch with their students.”

She continued: “It’s kind of crazy to me how so many people relate to it. It’s important to give credit where it’s due but it’s also important to call out those who are unhelpful to their students. I also know it’s a two-way street and that students should be meeting the teachers halfway in order to learn something, but sometimes it’s out of the students’ control on what goes on in the classroom.”

As the saying goes: If you don’t have anything nice to say, mask it as a cryptic Stranger Things quote, and hope that everyone gets the message.

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