Many students feel as if there is no one to turn to because their parents and other adults did not undergo this excessive amount of stress when they were young. The anxiety is so crippling some think there is no hope that things will get better, or they are worried they will let their parents down that the easiest solution is dying. Stress in high school is a problem that leads many teens and children to suicide, and Robbins highlights this with the statistics
When first arriving to the school parents were taking their students out of school. Teachers was quitting and not wanting to teach her making it seem like she’s not the same as the rest of the children in the school. It affected Ruby by her being the only student in her class as she would be lonely sometimes. In the end Ruby had an effect on them because she had the highest scores than all the rest of the students in the school. She also made some of the parents notice that their child wants to be friends with Ruby even though they didn’t want them to play with her.
Finally, schools shouldn’t bring back staring atime because of students after school activities. According to “Should Schools Start Later?” by Junior Scholastic, “A later start, say opponents, also interferes with some teens part time jobs and disrupts after school activities” (Scholastic 21). If schools start later, it would result in messing up everybody 's schedules. It could also result in students being more tired toward the end of the school day because they have no energy, because of the school
One mother, who is concerned about her twins, stated that one of her children was too afraid to raise her hand and was so stressed that she did not understand one of the questions (Cunha). The stress of taking a test and not being able to ask questions will break a student down. Pennsylvania schools have many students opt out of the test because of stress, “...a growing number of parents are refusing to let their children take the high-stakes standardized exams...It's part of a national groundswell of opposition by parents who cite design flaws in standardized tests, increasing anxiety in students and teachers, and unrealistic performance standards...” (“Pennsylvania Parents Against Standardized Tests”). Teachers and parents stress just as much as children do and that just puts more on the
In Penrod’s Anti-Intellectualism: Why We Hate the Smart Kids, Penrod provides a brief summary of how teens are affected by their peers ridiculing and judgement. *insert supporting (integrated) quote from the article* From this, it is clear to see that it isn’t harmless what is being done in these situations. Kids are going home from school feeling broken, embarrassed, and outcast by those who were once their friends. Anyone can tell stories about how high school is all a popularity contest of different cliques, but no one is ever really willing to talk about how extreme this contest really is. There have been several news articles chronicling the bullying of kids who are designated as ‘too intelligent’ and are thus being bullied because of it.
In teenagers’ eyes, the world is so hypocritical. They have parents who are coercing them to go to the Ivy League, MIT, University of Chicago, Caltech, or Stanford, but parents only expect excellent results without knowing anything about their children. As a result, teenagers get so much stress. They sometimes want to run away to somewhere very far away from their home or commit suicide. In The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield views the world “phony.” However, influenced by some characters, he decides to view the world more brightly.
She got bullied constantly by other children of school because they could not understand her. The teacher’s will easily give up on her and she will often need to go to new places. Temple was born intelligent, but no one ever really took the time to see her intelligence. Temple did not want to be part of school because she was constantly bullied. She however had a teacher by the name of Mr. Carlock who was her science teacher in high school.
The effect on this is that kids will either want to come to school. Another reason is because students will be nervous for school everyday. That why students should not wear uniform. In conclusion uniforms is a bad idea. Another reason students should not wear uniform is because students parents might struggle for paying for uniform and and the kids might feel uncomfortable wearing uniform.
High school can be rough! You have bundles of homework and to prepare for college. I feel like you have less friends in high school, then you do in grade school, you have all these friends and you’re always spending time together, but once you get in high school, I feel like you lose all your friends. Once you go into high school I feel you get too know who your real friends are. Try not to get too close to friends in high school because you never know if they will stick with you or they end of leaving.
As Navarrett acknowledges, “Fear is essential to respect. Children won 't do what we tell them to do, unless - at some level - they fear the consequences that will come from not doing it.” Continuing his debate about spanking, he states that “Too many parents today are falling down on their job. The problem isn 't that too many kids get spanked. It 's that some kids who need a spanking might never get one… Too many children in America do not respect their parents; that is a real threat.” I remember seeing an exhausted mother chasing after her 5 year old son nearly 11 pm and trying to tell him that it was over bedtime; but the boy was still running around the house until