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Expectations are high for school-wide lipdub
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Expectations are high for school-wide lipdub

By Kasia Roubal ’13 STAFF WRITER

This fall, the high school is full of exciting activity. Many of these events follow the school’s slogan of “tradition”, but one of the novel events that will be happening is “the lip dub”.

A lip dub is a video where people are lip syncing to an audio-dubbed song that is shot in one take. Generally, this involves a large group of people.

T h e school fol­lows in the footsteps of universities, such as Grand Val­ley State University, high schools, and even the whole city of Grand Rapids in the spring of 2011, that have their very own lip dubs. Rob Bliss organized the lib dub of the city that was recognized by actor Ashton Kutcher.

Mrs. Steers and a committee of students and teachers met in the summer to plan this event. Nick Salasky ‘13 was one of the students involved, and he is very excited for the school to come together on Oct. 5 to record this Lip Dub.

“[The lip dub] is to bring us together as a school as well as to have fun,” says Salasky.

The committee came together over the summer and compiled a list of songs. After removing the songs that are not school appropri­ate, including poor subject matter and foul language, the...


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