Bristol Eastern High School's seniors are currently in second place in a national contest to see which high school can watch the most insipid Disney videos and eyeball the most Disney photos from 'High School Musical 3,' a useless commercial endeavor at best.
There's also something about voting via text messages each day to add to Eastern's tally. That might be easier.
Anyway, if you want to help the kids win -- they also get a free concert from somebody I've never heard -- then check out this link. You can also find the updated leader board to see which American high school is on top.
Bristol Central High School, by the way, is number 22 on the leaderboard. So it's not out of the running.
This whole thing is supposedly aimed at building school spirit, though it's hard to escape the obvious conclusion that it's mostly aimed at building the High School Musical brand name for even more Disney profits.
Personally, I'd rather see high school seniors put their efforts into helping their community instead of helping Disney make more money. (And, to make it clear before someone lashes into me for it, I am keenly aware that many, many teens are also doing great things for the community; so please, you don't have to tell me that.)
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