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Section A: General News


Letter: A plea to change FISD to one mascot




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March 16, 2016 | 2,658 views | 28 comments

Editor:

I’m very proud of our district, teachers, and kids after dealing with such a catastrophic event as the tornado in October. Our kids have taken it in stride and just rolled on through the year. Since we’re looking back and wanting to move forward I’d like to propose a change.  . . .

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Franklin  
Floresville  
March 25 at 3:36pm
 
Ok, didn't want to start a giant argument. Just wanted to make a point about the mascot issue.

 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
March 25 at 3:17pm
 
Russell. I don't use Ensure. I prefer Boost!

 
Russell Dickerson  
Floresville, TX  
March 25 at 3:09pm
 
Apology? Seriously?! more like a back-handed insult.. go back to your Ensure

 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
March 25 at 2:56pm
 
Russell. That's not my definition. You can't even accept an apology! Are you always this angry? And, T-Bone, don't read this blog if it bothers you so much. That's a cure for your anxiety!

 
T-Bone Pickens  
Poth  
March 25 at 1:55pm
 
You two and all of your going back and forth is really bringing me down man.

 
Russell Dickerson  
Floresville, TX  
March 25 at 12:47pm
 
No Bob, just a self-righteous condescending jerk with no actual argument.. I'm sure you have to apologize a lot. Everyone always has to accept whatever definition you throw out. Who made you God? Everyone either agrees with ... More ›

 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
March 25 at 11:31am
 
Russell. There are no hurt feelings here. I gave you the definition of PC and you apparently don't or won't accept it. Can't help you. What's the difference what other districts do? The main premise of this request is ... More ›

 
Russell Dickerson  
Floresville, TX  
March 25 at 8:57am
 
Floresville is the outlier. Name another district in the area that does this? They created another mascot to appease someone who wanted the girls to get special treatment.. thats ALSO PC. Its a 'hurt feelings' argument. ... More ›

 
Franklin  
Floresville  
March 24 at 4:16pm
 
But, they are still the PGA........ Just like there would be Tiger Ladies basketball and Tigers Boys basketball.

 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
March 24 at 12:18pm
 
Russell. In your great wisdom, tell me how having different mascot names for women and men IS PC. Remembering that there is a ladie's PGA and a men's PGA and on and on for a reason. Definition of PC ... The avoidance of ... More ›

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