The Weekender: MORP Edition

61 things to do on the 16th other than attend the annual winter dance

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The Weekender: MORP Edition

photo by Katie Golden

photo by Katie Golden

photo by Katie Golden

If you are anything like me, school dances may not be your thing. I’ve never been one to enjoy buying an overpriced dress, making a corny poster, and planning months in advance all for a night of random top 5o hits that echo through the darkened cafeteria. Assuming that this notion applies to you too, below is a list of 61 alternatives that might prove be more fun than awkward dancing on February 16th.

1. Give your dog a bath.

Pick out decorations for your dorm room.”

2. Teach your grandma how to play iMessage games.

3. Binge watch all the Harry Potter movies.

4. Make a pizza from scratch.

5.  Celebrate V-day late with your special someone.

Bleach your white Converse or Vans.”

6.  Rearrange all your living room furniture so it emits Fengshui.

7.  Go online shopping and regret nothing.

8. Run errands for your mom.

9. Do that school project that you’ve been putting off for weeks.

Watch every NATV video ever created.”

10. Read a book.

11. Buy a gym membership that we all know you’ll never use.

12. Organize your sock collection.

13.  Buy a pet fish to help you feel less alone.

14. Get a face tattoo.

Go ice fishing in North Park.”

15. Go out for dinner with friends.

16. Make your college decision.

17. Bleach your white Converse or Vans.

18. Take your siblings on a Target shopping spree.

19. Pick out decorations for your dorm room.

Try every McDonald’s menu item, then email your gym teacher to apologize.”

20. Contemplate dropping out of high school as a junior (don’t).

21. Try to make a sticker wall like Mr. Mooney’s.

22. Try to take the stickers off your district-issued laptop.

23. Watch every NATV video ever created.

24. Think about all the homework you have to do.

25. Paint your toenails.

Start a DIY project that probably won’t turn out well.”

26. Create a new board game to play with friends.

27. Food tour McCandless Crossing.

28. Try a snowsport that you’ve never tried before.

29. Start a DIY project that probably won’t turn out well.

30. Finally, figure out that math concept you’ve been stuck on.

Teach your grandma how to play iMessage games.”

31. Do some laundry.

32. Dye your hair a color you have always wanted to.

33. Facetime a friend while they’re at MORP.

34. Get creative/emo and write a poem.

35. Clean your car, inside and out.

Take a weekend trip to somewhere new.”

36.  Make a scrapbook of your favorite high school memories.

37. Go ice fishing in North Park.

38. Take a weekend trip to somewhere new.

39. Inform your friends about the dangers of vaping.

40. Purchase an overpriced water bottle.

Organize your sock collection.”

41. Teach your old dog(s) new tricks.

42. Teach your new dog(s) old tricks.

42. Egg your own house just for fun.

43. Hate-watch your least favorite YouTubers.

44. Get an early start on Prom preparations (assuming you’re going).

Remember that we don’t have school on Monday.”

45. Eat your favorite foods.

46. Hypothesize how the world might end.

47. Raid your closet and give to Goodwill or Plato’s.

48. Try every McDonald’s menu item, then email your gym teacher to apologize.

49. Learn how to use Photoshop.

Watch paint dry.”

50. Schedule a doctor’s appointment.

51. Donate blood.

52. Organize your Spotify/Apple Music playlists.

53. Watch paint dry.

Make a pizza from scratch.”

54. Go to bed before 10, just because you can.

55. Make a detailed schedule of your Sunday plans.

56. Start completing some of your Sunday plans early.

57. Cry because after Sunday comes Monday.

58. Remember that we don’t have school on Monday.

59. Follow @nash_uproar on Instagram.

60. Follow @nashuproar on Twitter.

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