Get Out Your Number Two Pencils. Is The Oak Hill Teacher Video: A) Creepy B) Counterproductive C) A Waste Of Taxpayer Money D) All Of The Above

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sat-nonsenseWALES — When Oak Hill High School juniors take the SAT on Saturday — as all juniors in Maine will — they may be humming the tune, “Sexy and I Know It.” Blame their teachers. To boost student performance and call attention to the importance of the exam, Oak Hill teachers made a music video about the SAT, borrowing heavily from the hip-hop group LMFAO’s “Sexy and I Know It.” They used the same beat and changed the lyrics. Their title is “So Smart and I Know It.” Instead of cruising for chicks in Venice, Calif., as the rock stars did in the original video, Oak Hill faculty cruise the school halls, pretending to be cool, smart, high-schoolers studying for SAT. The video has been a hit at the school and has received 2,448 hits on YouTube. The video opens up with: “MAY 5, 2012,” then an SAT sign with an arrow, a closeup of a No. 2 pencil, followed by energetic music with big letters: “ARE YOU READY OAK HILL?” (read more at the Lewiston Sun Journal)