There are less than 100 students in this year’s graduating class at Hoosic Valley High School near Albany. For example, the year book names “Creepy Smile Kid,” “Some Tall Guy” and “Isolation Kid” earned their diplomas, along with a row of track team members identified as “Someone.”
Some parents say it’s bullying.” It was a “non-intentional, honest mistake,” claims Acting Superintendent Amy Goodell.
As a former yearbook staffer — and part of a class of 530-odd students — I have my doubts. In a small rural high school, they don’t know their classmates names? They don’t know how to double check? Nobody proofreaders?