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Watch This Awesome Massachusetts Middle School Flash Mob Their Retiring Principal

Liz Dwyer

Hingham Middle School in Massachusetts gave retiring principal Roger Boddie the surprise of his life when what he thought was a tour of a new school campus turned into a goodbye flash mob, complete with students waving signs that say "Thank you for believing in us" and dancing to Journey's "Don't Stop Believing." I got teary-eyed watching Boddie, who's been on the job for 36 years and is clearly loved by the kids and community, get choked up. "I don't deserve this," he said. "It's the kids."

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  • Elisa Huang

    His reaction is so genuine and priceless! And love that the crowd has students but also their parents and families--a true community effort.