Rewind·Posted on Oct 11, 202135 Things About "American Schools" That Are Completely Normal To Americans And Incredibly Weird To Non-Americans"Do American schools actually have those yellow buses or is that just made up for movies and TV shows?"by Dave StoperaBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. The time school starts: lia⁷ jimtober ✨ @storyofpjm why do americans go to school at 7 am ??? that should be illegal 06:09 PM - 19 Sep 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @storyofpjm 2. Cafeterias as a concept: rowlfie @almostvomited do american schools actually have most students sit in the cafeteria during lunch 08:54 PM - 20 Jun 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @almostvomited 3. And lunch tables: ajax 🌤 @otometohoten actually u know what baffles me. that american schools have like. places to sit at lunch. like lunch tables 08:54 AM - 16 Jul 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @otometohoten 4. Specifically THESE tables: si ✡︎ @ssienaah just been informed that americans eat school lunch outside (even if it’s raining) on tables with HOLES IN THEM. HOLES. 03:10 PM - 07 May 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @ssienaah 5. Using hall passes: sezza @Sarah22684186 Do schools in America actually use hall passes? Like you can’t go to the bathroom without a pass?? What?!? I though that was just in movies 03:13 AM - 20 Feb 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @Sarah22684186 6. Lockers for stuff: fen @ShadyFennec wait do american schools actually have these weird-ass lockers where you put your stuff in??? like it's not just in the movies?? 04:17 AM - 03 Aug 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite 7. Saying The Pledge: amoura @amouraals is it true that in American schools students stare at the flag and recite the pledge of allegiance?? That is sooooo wild to me 10:49 PM - 06 Dec 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite 8. And just all the flags in general: Frost @OneRandomFrost Do American schools really have the flag hung in like every class 12:13 PM - 30 Mar 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @OneRandomFrost Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF tommywiseau.com 9. The lunches: Twitter: @barbiemins 10. And the mandatory milk: lys🪐 @insatiate0 why do American school lunches always include a mini carton of milk? 08:05 PM - 21 Aug 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Fox 11. School starting in September: Renns (ALBUM-A-MONTH MODE ENGAGED) @JohnJRennsII what the fuck? American schools start in September? what kinda logic is that, just in the middle of the mf year 10:58 PM - 13 Sep 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @JohnJRennsII 12. Or in August: Hilary Agro 🍄 @hilaryagro Ok but why do American schools start in August anyway. It's still summer, this is madness 04:01 PM - 07 Aug 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite 13. Morning announcements: i don't want to exist @trashboyyx AMERICAN SCHOOLS ACTUALLY HAVE THOSE MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS???????? I THOUGHT THAT WAS FAKE OMG 09:41 PM - 24 Feb 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @trashboyyx 14. The entire concept of school buses: 🤎 @_emmawatt do American schools actually have those yellow buses or is that just made up shit for the movies and tv shows 01:43 PM - 23 May 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @_emmawatt Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Paramount 15. Nurses on the premises: edward phone case @lazlokinner Wait do american schools actually have like dedicated school nurses cus that does not exist in any school i have been to 10:34 PM - 11 Jun 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @lazlokinner 16. Cheerleaders existing: justin @bieberexhale do american schools actually have cheerleaders? And are those cheerleaders stuck up? I NEED TO KNOW 08:08 PM - 11 Jun 2013 Reply Retweet Favorite 17. Not using numbers: Baby @scultator I don’t understand american school years what the fuck is a freshman or a sophomore why do you have these words instead of the numbers 03:32 PM - 05 May 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 18. Water fountains: carmen @tallgnf do american schools really have water fountains, that is absolutely disgusting 05:00 PM - 19 May 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @tallgnf 19. Desks???: Twitter 20. Detention: Andrej @andrej_ngmi Is detention actually a real thing in american schools or Hollywood just invented it for subplots in teen comedies? 01:37 PM - 28 Jul 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @andrej_ngmi 21. School dances: jordyn ◡̈ @singular1989 question, do schools in america actually have dances that take place in the school or???? 12:03 AM - 25 Apr 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @singular1989 22. Rival schools: brooky @unsaidalex do schools in america actually have rival schools or is this only a thing in fictional land? 08:51 PM - 05 Mar 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Fox 23. Parking: ᘛ⁐̤ᕐᐷ rat baby @alienrat do american schools actually have parking lots like is that a thing?? 10:48 PM - 14 Dec 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite 24. The way they look: Mark Bollobas @bollobas Why do American schools look like prison blocks? And what's with the lack of windows? 05:45 AM - 30 Mar 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 25. Mascots: lain 👻 @for1977wolfstar american schools really have mascots??? i thought it was a big inside joke https://t.co/aTFgokohxE 12:45 PM - 08 Aug 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @for1977wolfstar 26. Wrestling as a sport: Liv @o_liviawatson It amazes me that American schools do wrestling. Like can you imagine the absolute carnage if that happened in England?! 10:49 PM - 09 Apr 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @o_liviawatson 27. Drama club: hannah🕊 @balletquartet do american schools really have drama clubs that put on shows all the time ? 07:19 PM - 12 May 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 28. Pools: natalia @hemsbucky do american schools actually have swimming pools in them?!??! 11:57 AM - 20 Jul 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite 29. And clubs in general: kirsty @kirstyclyne why do american schools have clubs for like everything though?? imagine your school having a fishing club aye no thanks x 09:54 PM - 31 Jan 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Touchstone Pictures 30. Pep rallies: s u r 🏹 @Suryanithapa Wtf is a pep rally Do they actually happen in American schools? I genuinely want to know 02:40 PM - 23 Jul 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @Suryanithapa 31. Vending machines: ㊙️🍞 ninjabread man @prostrider Do American schools really have vending machines what the fuck 03:40 PM - 05 Feb 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite 32. Climbing ropes: jaymi @ERODAVOL6 Do American schools actually make their students climb a rope in PE? 02:49 PM - 29 Sep 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite 33. Snow days: jay. @argentdols why tf do american schools get cancelled when theres snow. every january in sweden there is a meter of snow and NOT ONCE have our school cancelled the day. DO IT THE AMERICAN WAY SCHOOL 02:38 PM - 28 Jan 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 34. The weird duration of school: spencer / august !! A APPRECIATION @bunnysmiIez do american schools actually go from 7-2 02:29 PM - 08 May 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @bunnysmiIez 35. And, just like, lacrosse: Snowlax ☃️☃️❄️ @UnamusedSnorlax Do American schools really have lacrosse teams? 11:23 PM - 23 Mar 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Crazy, I know.