Thursday, April 24, 2008


So I recently made a deal with my students that if they would promise to try their best on the STAR examinations that I in turn would allow them to design my beard and come to school one day with the design that they had voted upon. My students voted for a half-beard. So, this past Monday I made a fool of myself and came to work with half of my face shaven. Needless to say, observing the one class of students that does test with me. . . all of my students have the appearance of making an honest effort on the exam.
For those of you that are curious as to what type of ugliness exists with a half-beard (and let me be the first to admit that it is quite ugly), you may view the aberration below. I must forewarn you, however, that by looking at these images, you may have nightmares. As such, I include this disclaimer that I am not responsible for anyone soiling the bed in the middle of the night as a result of some half-bearded creature that is roaming about one's dreams.
Best wishes to you all. . .
*Note: This entry will only be posted for a limited time. . . I can only handle so much public humiliation! Nevertheless, there are a few friends who have inquired as to the look, so here is your brief window to check it out.


Jennette said...

Wow Brett, now you REALLY got it going on. That half-mustache is pretty impressive too. Kudos to your students for their creativity and effort!

i'm courtney said...

something you might enjoy: Bart kein Bart. it really is totally hideous, brett. this is the kind of dedication most public school teachers lack--you're a gem!

Kyle said...

That was totally my choice of beard! I'm surprised it got so many votes, and I'm even more surprised that you actually went ahead with the plan to shave it in that style. I will admit though, it looked pretty freakin' awesome.

Isabelle said...

wow Mr. hall, you should definitely let us do something weird to you this year.
By the way. I am one of your students but you won't know who I am because I'm under an alias. I'm a junior though and not who you'd expect.