Florida high school yearbook riddled with grammatical errors

(WKMG) - There are so many mistakes in the 2013-14 Winter Park High School yearbook that the school's principal is looking into having it re-done.

The yearbook, which doesn't appear to have been copy edited, has students at the high school talking.

"Oh my God, our coach 'teacheting', that's really bad," said student Sienna White while looking over the mistakes.

The book that students and parents paid $50-$70 for has errors throughout the 339 pages. Some words are misspelled so badly you can't even make the word out.

"Altjhojhgh" and "perservierene" appear in the book as well as these phrases: "Three stunts where done and the crown was in awe" and "Once our coached gave us out pep talk i was able to get in the water and warm up."

"The yearbook represents the school not only this year, but for generations to come and it seemed like just a real bad message to send, particularly when public schools are under so much scrutiny and criticism now," said Randy Noles, the publisher of Orlando Life and the Winter Park Magazine.

Noles graduated from Winter Park High and his son will be graduating from the school this year.

"The issue is not just about the yearbook; it's about setting standards of excellence and preparing students for the real world by teaching them the importance of giving every job their best effort," Noles said.

The school's principal said the yearbook adviser took a leave of absence halfway through the school year.

Find out what an editor had to say to our Orlando affiliate WKMG, click here.


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