Poll results

Every week, the Newtonite posts a poll on the sidebar of all pages of theNewtonite.com. Here are the results from all polls.

What did you think of the State of the Union Address? (February 20-February 25)

  • I think Obama’s plan for next year is good. 50% (44 votes)
  • I didn’t watch it. 22% (19 votes)
  • I think Obama’s plan for next year is good, but unrealistic. 16% (14 votes)
  • I think Obama’s plan for next year is bad. 13% (11 votes)

Do you think there will be a snow day tomorrow? (February 7-February 19)

  • Yes, I think there will be a snow day tomorrow. 63% (36 votes)
  • No, I think we will have a full day of school. 23% (13 votes)
  • No, I think there will be an early release. 12% (7 votes)
  • No, I think there will be a late start. 2% (1 vote)

Did you watch the Super Bowl? (February 4-February 7)

  • Yes, but only for Beyoncé. 30% (14 votes)
  • Yes! I was really into the game! 30% (14 votes)
  • Yes, but only for the commercials. 20% (9 votes)
  • No, I’m not really into that stuff. 20% (9 votes)

What was your favorite part of the Inauguration? (January 22-February 4)

  • First lady Michelle Obama’s outfit. 53% (152 votes)
  • President Barack Obama’s speech. 26% (75 votes)
  • I didn’t watch it. 14% (40 votes)
  • The musical performances. 7% (21 votes)

How are you feeling about your grades for second term? (January 14-22)

  • They aren’t important so whatever. 77% (92 votes)
  • I’m happy with them. 14% (17 votes)
  • I’m happy with them but my parents won’t be. 6% (7 votes)
  • I’m not happy with them. 3% (4 votes)

How often do you buy food from the vending machines? (January 2-14)

What are you doing for Winter Break? (December 19-January 2)

  • Homework, SAT studying and college applications. 41% (19 votes)
  • Staying at home–video games all the way. 28% (13 votes)
  • Going on vacation to somewhere cold. 13% (6 votes)
  • Visiting family. 11% (5 votes)
  • Going on vacation to somewhere warm. 7% (3 votes)

Do you celebrate Hanukkah? (December 11-19)

  • No, I am not Jewish. 42% (33 votes)
  • Yes, I love the presents. 31% (24 votes)
  • Yes, it is a very important religious holiday for my family. 19% (15 votes)
  • No, I do not believe celebrating holidays. 8% (6 votes)

How do you like to study/do work? (December 3-11)

  • Stay up until 3 a.m. cramming. 37% (38 votes)
  • Spread out the work over time 26% (27 votes)
  • Who studies, anyway? 23% (24 votes)
  • Do it all the day it is assigned. 14% (15 votes)

What do you think of our new bimonthly video broadcast, Newton North News? (November 26-December 3)

  • I haven’t watched it. 57% (33 votes)
  • It’s too long; keep it within my attention span, please. 21% (12 votes)
  • I’m liking it; keep it just as it is! 17% (10 votes)
  • It’s too short; I think it could use some more content. 5% (3 votes)

What are you doing for Thanksgiving? (November 20-26)

  • Having dinner at my house. 29% (14 votes)
  • Stuffing my face with turkey 27% (13 votes)
  • Going to see family out of town 24% (12 votes)
  • Nothing! 20% (1o votes)

What do you think of the school-sponsored extracurricular activity (club) fees? (November 13-20)

  • I think they’re fine; they’re a good way to raise revenue for the Newton Public Schools. 12.31% (8 votes)

How pleased are you with the results of the election? (November 6-9)

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Who do you think will win the 2012 presidential election? (November 5-6)

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What did you do to celebrate Halloween? (October 31-November 5)

  • Homework; who needs fun when you can read a textbook. 53%, (21 votes)
  • Went to a Halloween party (don’t worry, PG-13). 23% (9 votes)
  • Went trick-or-treating…because I still haven’t figured out how to buy candy with my own money. 18% (7 votes)
  • Tried to cope with a flooded basement and/or still not having power thanks to Sandy. 8% (3 votes)

Who do you think won the presidential debate Monday? (October 22-31)

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  • Who cares? 8.55% (5 votes)

 What do you think of the new grade point average scale? (October 16-19)

  • I don’t mind it. It is easier for college admissions officers to understand.  20.75%  (11 votes)

What is your most difficult class so far? (October 9-15)

  • I’m a boss. Nothing is difficult for me. 27.59% (24 votes)
  • Foreign Language 18.39% (16 votes)
  • History or social science. 17.24% (15 votes)
  • Science. 12.64% (11 votes)
  • Math. 10.34% (9 votes)
  • English. 8.05% (7 votes)

What did you think of The Hunger Games book? (October 1-8)

  • Awesome; this was a great choice for “One School, One Book!” 54.1%  (33 votes)
  • Average; it wasn’t anything special. 19.67%  (12 votes)
  • Bad; why did we read this, again? 14.75%  (9 votes)
  • …We were supposed to read it? 11.48%  (7 votes)

The first day of fall was Saturday. What is your favorite thing about the fall? (September 24-October 1)

  • Pretty-colored leaves on trees 39.62%  (21 votes)
  • School starting 16.98%  (9 votes)
  • Cool weather 18.87%  (10 votes)
  • Halloween 13.21%  (7 votes)
  • Fall sports 11.32%  (6 votes)

What did you do for the long weekend? (September 14-24)

  • Went to synagogue for 30 hours a day. 40.91%  (9 votes)
  • Celebrated the holiday with friends and family 22.73%  (5 votes)
  • Got caught up with schoolwork just before it all piles on top of me. 18.18%  (4 votes)
  • Savored the extra day to sleep until 12 p.m. and watch television. 13.64%  (3 votes)
  • Absolutely nothing! 4.55%  (1 votes)

 

How was your first week of school? (September 7-14)

  • If this week has been any indicator, it’s going to be a long year. 20.75%  (11 votes)
What are you most excited about for this school year? (June 8-September 7)
  • Reconnecting with friends 18.28%  (17 votes)
  • Seeing your favorite teachers 25.81%  (24 votes)
  • Learning 16.13%  (15 votes)
  • Participating in extra-curricular activities 24.73%  (23 votes)
  • Starting to look forward to Winter Vacation 15.05%  (14 votes)