Personal Narrative: In School Suspension

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In middle school I was not always the best student, I would always get myself into trouble or allow others to get me into trouble. I did not know how to control myself in a new environment because I was still used to elementary school expectations. I was sent to In School Suspension (ISS) many of days because I wouldn’t listen to the teacher, talk back, or not do my work. In middle school we had a discipline form where each time you get in trouble you receive a step, when you reach your 3rd step they will call home to your mom and when you reach your 5th step they decide on ISS or OSS. I would receive 2 steps a day because my behavior was so bad so I would be sent straight to ISS instead of being in the classroom with my classmates. It took being banned from school celebrations and other festivities just to change my behavior. I was the type of person that wanted to fit in with my friends and do the things they did to be “cool”. I would do bad things that my friends told me to do even though I knew I shouldn’t do those things because it was not the right thing to do. In the morning before class would start we had this class called enhancement and not every student had the same enhancement class. My enhancement class was Basketball Poets, in this class we would…show more content…
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