'Teach Me How to Huskie' nearing 35,000 hits on YouTube

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By Terry Dean

Staff reporter

Since debuting its student-produced video 'Teach Me How to Huskie' at a school pep rally last Friday Dec. 10, the video has gone viral (no doubt helped by OakPark.com's carrying of the video almost immediately after Friday's pep rally). 

The clip has received nearly 35,000 views on YouTube as of today (Dec. 17).

The video has been picked up by local TV and online news media. The students who made the video and appeared in it, along with their teachers who helped shoot it and choreograph the dance moves, were recently honored by OPRF. The school board on Thursday replayed the video at their meeting and gave out certificates of appreciation to the students and their teachers. 

If you've not seen the video yet, check it out.

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Posted: December 23rd, 2010 8:12 PM

Hmm--35,000 hits is about 11 views per HS student. Not that hard to do. And the creativity was at U Wisc not at OPRF. The HS staff came up with the idea to copy, all our kids did was implement. So why all the kudos for our HS students? Maybe it is training our kids in self grandizement--we're good at that here. Folks should look at the U Wisc version--Teach Me How to Bucky (on YouTube) to see how little creativity OPRF really has: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVAZXZfIlNk


Posted: December 20th, 2010 9:50 PM

Teach me how to huskie = bad ripoff of teach me how to bucky = bad parody of teach me how to dougie, which is a bad song. I thought OPRF was known for its originality. Guess not...


Posted: December 20th, 2010 11:55 AM

By "rip off", I mean use the same lyrics, beat, and style of video. The creators of Teach Me How to Bucky made a PARODY of Teach me how to Dougie, with their own home-made beat, lyrics, and different style of video. If Teach me how to Bucky was a video of them rapping the New Boyz lyrics, imitating scene-for-scene their video, that would be ripping off, and they certainly would not get recognized or rewarded for their "work". A parody and ripping off are two completely different things.


Posted: December 19th, 2010 8:19 AM

...and UW-Madison ripped off "Teach me how to Dougie".


Posted: December 18th, 2010 9:50 AM

As a UW-Madison student, I find the whole thing funny because they directly ripped off "teach me how to bucky". They used the same style, beat, and lyrics (but replaced their school name). Immitation is the highest form of flattery, but honors seem over the top since they literally just ripped something else off...

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