There is barely any penalty and it needs to have a hold over the classroom otherwise students are going to be fearless and start to cheat because it is all about the good grades in order to go get into the top college if it means cheating to get there people will do it and I personally have seen it. I have heard siri go off during exams and nothing happened and so, this is why there has to be some sort of fear within high school to prepare students to not waste thousands of dollars for something as simple as not cheating and understanding that it is terrifying to be in the position of
Some students are struggling academically with this kind of schedule. I believe that students do not have to go to school for 8 hours a day to be have succeeded. Other ’s think we should not have an 6 hour school day because kids would have more time to do after school things like coloring, playing, talking laughing, and many other things and also the school district will save money the percentage of students that day 89 percent should not have an 6 hour school day and 11 percent say yes. Most people have their opinions about different things address more they would do less work but have badder grades.
I also learnt that the friends you entered high school with wouldn’t necessarily be the ones you were hugging on the last day. I had genuinely thought that the people I considered to be my best friends in Grade Nine would still be my best friends when we said goodbye to the beige brick walls that is Beaulieu College. However, I was completely wrong. I was so fixated into being friends with everyone that I didn’t choose my friends
Sometime you can get too busy with your work or job and school that you don’t really have time with your friends. Once I found out who my real friends are I felt a whole lot better because I knew that I could count on them. Yeah, we all have
The author suggests, “ To succeed in school, you don’t have to be brilliant. You just have to show up and do the problems and essays and reading you are asked to do.” This may be the simplest suggestion in the article. Overall, 11th grade will be over sooner than you can imagine. Junior year may be the hardest year in high school, on the other hand, it can be the most rewarding year when you receive an acceptance letter from the college of your dream.
I want to tell you a story about something else. A real life lesson that I learned in school, something truly beneficial to my future. My senior year of high school taught me many things, however nothing compared to what I learned when I hit rock bottom that year. My second semester of school I decided that because I already knew where I was going to college I didn’t have to try as hard in school and work as hard for my grades as I had before.
Not having to take anymore modified test, not being restricted to certain classes, not having to go into a special education classroom after school, and most importantly not being read too by a teacher on test like a child. However, the negative thoughts were also filling in my head as well. The most terrifying thought was if the man thought that I needed to be in the special education program in high school. Taking special education in high school would have been a big downbreak on me. Mostly because I knew that it would appear on my transcript that I was in that program, and would have colleges in my future turn me down because of
It drastically decreased my grade point average since I had enrolled in this course with other difficult courses in my schedule; however, I did end up learning a lot from this experience. It taught me to be very aware of what I choose for my courses as a senior in high school and possibly as a freshman at Purdue. This experience also taught me, even though it is a human instinct, not to compare my intelligence to other people, regardless of what grade they are in, what grades they have, or how many more AP courses they are taking. I have also learned to make my own decisions instead of letting others make them for me because if I let others control what I do, then I will risk missing out on following my own unique path and expressing my individuality. Classes are different for everybody since every person has strengths and weaknesses, and everyone is intelligent in a unique way.
As what we have observed, not all courses and year levels are covered with this implementation. Many teachers and education experts wanted to impose back the five day school week scheme. This gives rise to many students especially those higher year level students that are having a hard time on managing their time doing school works complaining that the four day school week scheme should still be implemented. Although some teachers and education experts agree on a five day school week scheme, we believe that the four day school week scheme is still beneficial for Sillimanians because it reduces traffic and the cost for transportation and utility, it gives
”Some kids spend hours just to decide of what they are going to wear that day and it might be very stressful for them just to choose what to wear.” In schools with uniforms there is not that kind of pressure. Those are some of the reasons why I think that uniforms cause less stress in what students have to wear to school because they won’t have to worry about getting the best brands or decide of what to wear to school that
As a freshman the transition was some what difficult for me. These are somethings I think would be good to new for the middle schoolers that are tranistioning into highschool. First keep organized. I can 't stress that enough because if you don 't you will lose things really easy and become a real mess. Another thing is a personal opinion but I don 't think that going to your locker every passing period is a good idea.
Next year I don’t want to procrastinate at all I want to get all my homework turned in on time with my best work. I want to have all A’s and maybe some B’s and a GPA no lower than 3.0. The most important thing I want to do is not judge teachers the ones that might look the coolest could total jerks and the ones who look really boring could be the best teacher I’ll ever meet. I hope in high school that I am a really good student and that the people in my grade actually start trying in school because I don’t want any more disappointed
When I started Unity High School I thought that it was going to be boring school because my first choice was Skyline but my mom made me come to this school so I had to obey what my mom wants because she takes care of me and helps me with whatever I need help with so going to the school that she wanted me to go to was the least I could have done. I thought that high school was going to be difficult because the work that my brother would bring home when he was in high school looked really hard and I did not understand most of the work he needed to complete. But I realized that I need to be taught the material before I go on and do the work
No Makin It”. In Mcleod’s book, the view of schools as a sorting machine shows us how schools are not a place for equality. We put students into different tracts such as AP and IB, creating a hierarchy or stratifying system (Mcleod). Even though my parents aren’t very wealthy, a private school has put me higher in the stratifying system and pushed me to try hard and get good grades so I could get into a good college. This is another aspect of my life that has been socially constructed as normal.
When 6th grade came, I transferred into a Baltimore City Public School since I really wasn’t getting the education I needed at the private school. It was still rough not fitting it. I thought that becoming like the other kids would make me happy, but I was learning new things everyday and I realized in high school that being the outcast is better than being like everyone else. The journey I dealt with in high school was very emotionally tough and life changing.