Robert Pattinson Helps Peter Berg Close the Taft SchoolOct 28th, 2010 | By Stefanie | Category: Fandom, Featured Articles
Ever wanted Robert Pattinson to come to your school? Well, the students at The Taft School, a boarding school in Connecticut, got something pretty close to that. Director Peter Berg, an alumnus of Taft, made a video announcing
the school’s annual Headmaster Holiday, and he had a little help from Rob this go ’round:
No one thought Headmaster Willy MacMullen could top last year’s Headmaster Holiday announcement. But director/producer Peter Berg came through yet again, filming a video message with Pattinson in a Baton Rouge cemetery.
Berg recapped his theme of unfairness from last year (headholiday09), reminding students that he didn’t have what they have at Taft now. ‘You guys are continuing to dominate,’ he says to the camera, ‘and I’m going to deal with it.’
The tradition of a Headmaster Holiday goes back more than a century, to the election of William Howard Taft, whose son was then a student. Knowing Taft’s son would want to attend the inauguration, Horace Taft declared the first Headmaster Holiday–allowing both Horace and his nephew to attend the ceremony.
Go here to read the rest of the article at the school’s website. Can you imagine the screaming that went on when they played this video for the students? This is making me rethink my educational decisions, maybe I’ll go back and re-do highschool…