Clip of the Day: Teachers Kick Off School Year with ‘Call Me Maybe’ Flash Mob

This is the most entertaining back-to-school welcome we’ve ever seen, hands down.

“Call Me Maybe,” the infectious pop song from 26-year-old Canadian singer Carly Rae Jepson, has inspired countless covers and parodies, from Cookie Monster to Chatroulette. The latest of these videos comes from Kiln, Mississippi, where a group of bold staff and faculty at Hancock High School created a flash mob to the catchy pop tune on the first day of school.

The opening notes of the song immediately brought out cheers and laughs from the high school audience, and the teachers delivered a choreographed dance you can’t help but smile at.

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"Call Me Maybe" flash mob welcomes Hancock students back to school. (Photo: YouTube)

The video has generated more than 17,000 views in the last few days, with plenty of commenters applauding the video’s stars.

“The staff at HHS [Hancock] clearly love what they do and they put this energy into their classrooms as well,” wrote one comment. “This is a terrific school, they are doing great things and so are the students. As a parent, I couldn't be happier.”

We can’t think of a better way to kick off the new school year.

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Kelly Zhou hails from the Bay Area and is currently a student in Los Angeles. She has written on a variety of topics, predominantly focusing on politics and education. Email Kelly | @kelllyzhou |