The freedom from school that comes during summer break or vacation is greatly anticipated by students all over the country. Summer break helps students rest and prepare for the next round of school. Unfortunately, the time to recharge during the summer is disappearing for some students with the rise of year-long schools. While year-long schools have some benefits, they are not advantageous to the student. With hectic schedules, late nights, and the pressure to push themselves academically, it is important that students have summer break to regain their social, physical, and psychological health.
There is often a great deal of stress on students because they have been away from school for the whole summer. More frequent miniscule breaks would help the students so they didn’t get as burned out. They are able to have breaks from school and recharge. Conservatively affecting around 10% of children and
The main reason is because many students decide to attend summer camps and different activities that are only found throughout the summer. As well, many teachers also attend to work at some select camps for a summer job. According to “Scotti Madison” in the article “Year Round school: Is it the answer or a mere band aid?” he states that “teachers will not be able to work summer jobs in the private sector including summer camps. This may cause a decrease in teachers salaries compared to teachers’ that teach using the agrarian cycle. Besides events that take place during the summer like camps, the shortened summer vacation causes multiple defects in the school year.
I personally love to take naps with my free time, but I know that if I take too long of naps or nap too frequently then I will not be getting things done that need to be done. In college you think you are caught up, but honestly you never are. If you think you have nothing to do, think again. You could be looking over and reviewing notes for your midterm or final that you will have at the end of the term. Also, never wait until last minute to do an assignment just because it’s not due until Friday and it’s only Monday.
Counter Argument for Why We Should Have year round school Some people would say we should have summer break. On the other hand, I think we should have year round school. According to Amanda Morin, we should have year round schools because shorter summer breaks mean students are less likely to incur summer learning
Reading,"The Sun Goes Down on Summer" by Steve Lawhead brought back feelings I have about summer ending, school starting again, and being the real me! Summer ending means no more late night adventures. It means all the relaxing is traded in for hardcore studying. It means getting ready to see which friends will leave you and change for new friends. In the poem, Steve feels anxiety about starting school again, I relate to this in a big way!
Taking long breaks from education can distract one and may lead to taking more than one year of a break. While taking a break from school before going to college, may cause some people to become young parents, then going back to school will not be a priority because now the main focus will be about their child. I think it is better to go right after high school that way you are not
More and more schools are starting to move towards to the Year round school calendar. There are too many downsides to this form of education to count. It adds to costs, is harder to bring about, and worst of all, it takes away a huge portion of our much-allocated summer vacation. Many people think that year round schooling is good for education and allows students a more positive impact to
In addition, for the body to relax and repair itself, kids need time off (Blanchard et al.) As a student, summer vacations give him or her a way to relax and take a break off. As well as Blanchard et al. reports, by taking time off can help kids’ mental skills for when they get back into school. Aside from stress, taking a break or vacation can help with a kid’s physical health.
I learned that I should look at the bright sides of things because even if my dad left I will still see him every summer until I’m off to Harvard School of Politics. The aftermath was bad my dad’s side of the family ignored me at the time I needed them the most but not my madrina she loved me the most. But less than a year later some of them payed me more attention but I haven’t seen some of them since my dad left. During all of this I still miss the summers with them the weekends and the parties I really miss them I miss basically everybody of my family. But like the what I learned from the story to see the bright side that some do care about me and that I will still see my dad.