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School raises money with 'help' from Justin Bieber music

School Raises Money with 'Help' from Justin Bieber Music

A Seattle high school might have found the secret to getting students to cough up some cash for school fundraisers.

A high school in Seattle blasted a Justin Bieber song all throughout the building.

The music continued playing during passing and lunch periods at Tenino High School, until students raised $500.

KING visited the school, where even the Beliebers were losing hope.

'He's about to go deaf. Collin here is about to go crazy.'

'I love Justin Bieber, but that one song just needs to stop playing.'

'I'm pretty sure I've had 5 Ibuprofen already.'

Tenino High School is raising the money for Crossover International Academy in Ghana. The idea to donate to the academy came from Tenino Elementary School, which also raised funds for Crossover.

The money goes toward rebuilding the school, which was destroyed in a 2010 flood, and for food and supplies for the 254 orphans who attend the school.

USA Today reports the high school students raised about $963 dollars. Of course, it's impossible to tell how many of those students donated for the good cause versus how many simply wanted the music to stop playing.

Tenino High School plans to continue the fundraiser, with a goal of $1,200 ... although for its next round of fundraising, Tenino won't be blasting Justin Bieber.

May we suggest going more old school - maybe Backstreet Boys?

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Elle See March 13 2014 at 10:14 AM

Good Grief -- this was a light hearted way to mobilize -- Kudos to the school

personally I am not a Bieberite, so I am hoping he lost some of his fans from the constant play

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Bev March 13 2014 at 12:55 PM

At least that's one way to get rid of Bieber. Very novel idea. :-)

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carnut122 March 13 2014 at 7:58 PM

I bet the teachers coughed up a bunch of money to "make it all go away."

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amystar286 March 13 2014 at 7:45 PM

Ha! I would never think a school would do that, but good idea that would be fun.

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tony March 13 2014 at 12:48 PM

I'm surprised no one killed themselves.

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bigpapapuff425 tony March 13 2014 at 1:19 PM

Not sure I would have killed myself, but somebody for sure! Lol!

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Bob March 13 2014 at 3:27 PM

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Sounds like a subtle type of coertion. Having to listen or read about Justin Bieber is agony in it's highest form. Would love to see someone kick his punk a$$ all over town.

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woconn01 March 13 2014 at 7:02 PM

Sounds like Blackmail! Local law enforement authorities should file criminal charges.

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RANDYTHOMAS711 March 13 2014 at 4:54 PM

Didn't know beavers could sing...

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sialva RANDYTHOMAS711 March 13 2014 at 6:23 PM

Well , He is certainly no worse than 90% of the "in vogue" singers.

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kharmah21 March 13 2014 at 11:10 AM

How is this ethical?

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Clear-cut case of EXTORTION.

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