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Not-So-Scholarly Quotes From Abbott Elementary On ABC

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If you aren’t watching this one, you will be soon! Don’t be tardy to class: the educators at Abbott Elementary are your next feel-good obsession. Think Parks and Rec style with teachers instead of bureaucrats. Here are the wisest (and sassiest!) not-so-scholarly quotes from Abbott Elementary on ABC and Hulu. Airs Tuesday nights on ABC.

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Abbott Elementary – Key Art. (ABC)

About Abbott Elementary

A workplace comedy following a group of dedicated, passionate teachers — and a slightly tone-deaf principal —as they navigate the Philadelphia public school system.

Despite the odds stacked against them, they are determined to help their students succeed in life, and though these incredible public servants may be outnumbered and underfunded, they love what they do — even if they don’t love the school district’s less-than-stellar attitude toward educating children.

Watch the Abbott Elementary trailer here.

Janine quotes from Abbott Elementary season 1
ABBOTT ELEMENTARY – “Student Transfer” – After a negative teacher review, Janine gets a confidence boost when a student gets transferred from Melissa’s class into hers, but it turns out the student proves to be too much to handle. While trying to forge a friendship with an uninterested Gregory, it is revealed that Jacob is constantly getting roasted by his students. The two bond after Gregory unintentionally gives Jacob the idea to incorporate the roasts in an educational way on an all-new episode of “Abbott Elementary,” TUESDAY, JAN. 25 (9:00-9:30 p.m. EST), on ABC. (ABC/Gilles Mingasson) QUINTA BRUNSON

Not-So-Scholarly Quotes From Abbott Elementary On ABC

  • This is a classroom, not a hoagie stand. – Barbara quotes from Abbott Elementary
  • I know this school is rough, but we make do. – Janine
  • There have been 3 presidents since this one. Here’s where I taped in the others. – Janine
  • I thought one of my colleagues here hired a stripper for me. – Ava quotes from Abbott Elementary
  • It sho’ ain’t the money. – Barbara Howard
    I could make more working in the street. Easy. – Melissa
ABBOTT ELEMENTARY – “New Tech” – When a new computer program is introduced at Abbott, Janine is excited to finally help Barbara out with something. However, Barbara is reluctant to accept change and finds herself in a tricky situation when she decides to lie about her students’ results rather than admit defeat. Elsewhere, Melissa surprises Jacob when she offers up a friend to assist with his lesson on unions, but she ends up teaching Jacob an important lesson herself on “Abbott Elementary,” TUESDAY, JAN. 18 (9:00-9:30 p.m. EST), on ABC. (ABC/Gilles Mingasson) SHERYL LEE RALPH
  • I shook mine out and all the asthma kids had to go to the nurse’s office. – Jacob
  • No press is bad press Barb. Look at Mel Gibson, still thriving. – Ava
  • We do this because we’re supposed to. It’s a calling. You answered. – Melissa quotes from Abbott Elementary on ABC
  • You’re on a mission. It’s cool to see. – Gregory
  • It’s like they walked into the Haunted Mansion at Disney- which is a very scary ride, I don’t care what they say. – Janine
  • We don’t want to get sticky, do we? – Ava
teachers in the teachers lounge at Abbott Elementary.
ABBOTT ELEMENTARY – “Student Transfer” – After a negative teacher review, Janine gets a confidence boost when a student gets transferred from Melissa’s class into hers, but it turns out the student proves to be too much to handle. While trying to forge a friendship with an uninterested Gregory, it is revealed that Jacob is constantly getting roasted by his students. The two bond after Gregory unintentionally gives Jacob the idea to incorporate the roasts in an educational way on an all-new episode of “Abbott Elementary,” TUESDAY, JAN. 25 (9:00-9:30 p.m. EST), on ABC. (ABC/Gilles Mingasson) ABBOTT ELEMENTARY
  • Okay, then bring your little Nissan sandwich with you. – Mrs. Howard
  • This is it yall, the end times, its three months early but it’s happening- Ava
  • H@ll yeah I’m a doomsday prepper. Why wouldn’t I be? I don’t know why more people aren’t. -Ava
  • Jacob helped me open the breaker. – Janine
    It was a chance to help a strong black woman. – Jacob quotes from Abbott Elementary
  • She fell like a zombie. You know they eat the hottest people first. Let me back my tasty @ss back up. – Ava
  • Well as Melissa would say, snitches get stitches. – Barbara Howard
ABBOTT ELEMENTARY – “Student Transfer” – After a negative teacher review, Janine gets a confidence boost when a student gets transferred from Melissa’s class into hers, but it turns out the student proves to be too much to handle. While trying to forge a friendship with an uninterested Gregory, it is revealed that Jacob is constantly getting roasted by his students. The two bond after Gregory unintentionally gives Jacob the idea to incorporate the roasts in an educational way on an all-new episode of “Abbott Elementary,” TUESDAY, JAN. 25 (9:00-9:30 p.m. EST), on ABC. (ABC/Gilles Mingasson) LISA ANN WALTER
  • We care so much we refuse to burn out. If we burn out who’s here for the kids? – Melissa
  • Because of me when people say their favorite director is that Ava lady, somebody else gotta be like, which one? – Ava
  • What is this like an iPhone 9? It’s like a Walkman. I don’t know nothing about this- that’s before my time. – Ava
  • Do you twerk? You don’t look like you can but I can be wrong. – Ava
  • Here you are teaching on the moon. In a space durag. -Janine quotes from Abbott Elementary
hilarious principal ava quotes from Abbott Elementary
ABBOTT ELEMENTARY – “New Tech” – When a new computer program is introduced at Abbott, Janine is excited to finally help Barbara out with something. However, Barbara is reluctant to accept change and finds herself in a tricky situation when she decides to lie about her students’ results rather than admit defeat. Elsewhere, Melissa surprises Jacob when she offers up a friend to assist with his lesson on unions, but she ends up teaching Jacob an important lesson herself on “Abbott Elementary,” TUESDAY, JAN. 18 (9:00-9:30 p.m. EST), on ABC. (ABC/Gilles Mingasson) JANELLE JAMES

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