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    Drugs In High School

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    One in five people in schools drink use drugs and smoke during the school day. Almost half of all middle and high school student know how to obtain the drugs. Cody Buchko a sophomore in high school estimates “250 people” do drugs in Southwest High school. Cameron Williams another sophomore in high school believes that “200 people” use drugs in Southwest High school. The alcohol use in schools is continuing to drop. The tobacco use in schools are taking a sharp decline only 14% of eighth graders

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    was my first day at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJ). I entered the building and silence rippled through the hall and hung in the air like heavy fog until a sharp whisper cut through. “It’s a black guy.” Those were the first four words I heard in high school and those four words have stuck with me for the past three and a half years. TJ is no stranger to the issue of race; race has been a dark stain on the history of my high school, most notably when it came under investigation

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    High School Cliques

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    Fitting In: High School Edition Blake Lively once said, “In High School, there are so many cliques. You’re never safe” (Lively). Whether teenagers like it or not, there are a lot of different types of cliques in high school. There are the populars, (a.k.a. the jocks and cheerleaders) the nerds, the party animals (they are usually the troublemakers), the misfits, and then finally, the floaters. High School is a very scary world and every high school student is forced

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    High School Narrative

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    High School High school has been pretty good to me this far. I really have not had a problem with any of my teachers, and I’ve made a lot of new friends. A big reason on why I have liked it so much is because freshman year went by like a flash. All I can really remember is moments of me showing how immature I was at that point. A big memory was me not being able to shut my mouth in my english class. The teacher was Mrs. Peterson, and I had a bunch of my good friends in the class. After the first

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    Cheating In High School

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    “If I cheat and don’t get caught, the reward is an ‘A’ in the class”. Cheating is a getaway for everyone beginning from high school to college up to graduate and professional schools. Which leads to students participating to an academic dishonesty, a violation to any educational environment with any form of cheating or participating of any kind of sharing information to others for homework, tests, and papers. It has become so common for students that cheating has branched out to different type of

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    High School Volleyball

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    my name engraved in the plate above my locker, and I glanced to the right where all of the volleyball records were posted. There, I saw my mom’s name written high on the leaderboard, and in seeing this, I couldn’t help but to think back to where this all began… I was born into a volleyball family. My dad had played volleyball

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    sport, with some players coming out unharmed and others being severally affected by it. Even though there is many different opinions about High School students playing football, the reality is that it is very dangerous for them because their bodies are still developing, it could cause them permanent damages and their brain could be very affected. High School students are around the ages of 14 to 18, which means they are still in growth. Their bodies are still developing, some of them are growing

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    with school and personal issues. As a student, many teenagers also have a lot going on with the changes that occur with puberty. With these natural changes juniors and seniors have to deal with school and the pressure of life as a growing young adult. In high school, senior year seems to be the most difficult for students of this generation. High school seniors can go though many things within the duration of a year that will eventually cause them stress. One of the reasons most high school seniors

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    figuring out what high school to attend. I chose to go to a High School 30 mins away that was over the mountain where the “wealthy” lived. When I made this decision, and people judged me for it. “Why are you going to school all the way over there?” “You want to go to a white people school?” “Wow i'm shocked you're going to that school” former teachers would tell me These were the people who didn't believe I could go to a school like this. I knew from the moment I learned about this school, that's where

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    High school is filled with unique experiences that prepare students for their respective futures. However, its duration and strenuous commitment may make it a stressor on one's life. It may even reach a point where it becomes serious: “While almost everyone feels anxious from time to time, when you worry excessively for six months or more, you may be suffering from Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). Other symptoms can include difficulty relaxing or sleeping” (Kallen 1). Since the duration of high

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    year, there has been 161 school or attempted school shootings which averages to nearly one every week. () It seems like every day there is a new article or story on another school shooting and because it is becoming such common news it seems just as if it was another static.(is this a run on?) Shootings are becoming more relevant in our everyday live than ever before and the government is taking no action on changing loose gun control laws in the United States. Now the schools and states are taking

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    Mean Girls is a movie set in North Shore high school that is run by distinguished stereotypical social groups. These social groups are consistent with that of a typical high school movie. Although these social groups may be typical with the conventions of movies that take place in high school, these stereotypes serve an important purpose. This purpose is to deconstruct what these stereotypes actual entail and see them from an outside perspective. This idea is most exemplified the social groups of

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    were going to be aligned into a tougher district. This meant our opponents were now going to be stronger, faster, taller, more skillful, and much more experienced. These large schools that we were now aligned to play against have had strong athletic programs that were established years ago. Memorial High School (my school) on the other hand, has yet to establish an athletics program, which meant each of us were behind experience wise. When we were given the news, I could tell by looking at everyone’s

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    South Carolina, was concussed—twice in one day—while playing high school water polo. o “At my high school, there was a stigma that surrounded people who got concussions about how they were weak or using it as an excuse to get out of things. I was a very academically-oriented person in high school who took AP classes and got straight A’s. After my injury, I could barely read and process information on my own, let alone get good grades. My school performance really suffered for about a year. That's the

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    students in Adkin High School in 1951 decided to walkout. The Adkin High School students demanded equality until they got it. These students wanted what local white high schools had. Local white high schools had books with no pages ripped out, new sports equipment, a large gym, and more. This African American high school had none of that. Instead of new books, they had books with pages ripped out. The things that Adkin High School did have resulted in poor learning. The Adkin High School Walkout helped

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    brightens my day more than to be able to make someone who’s going through something beyond my understanding smile” (“Do-Gooder, Listener, Healer”). Community service has many benefits and can help the population of America in many different ways. High schools in America need to require community service for its students to provide people with the many benefits of service, allow teenagers to give back, and to leave an

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    Participation in high school sports helps promote a physically active lifestyle. High school sports participation has grown from an estimated 4 million participants during the 1971--72 school year to an estimated 7.2 million in 2005--06 (1). However, despite the documented health benefits of increased physical activity (e.g., weight management, improved self-esteem, and increased strength, endurance, and flexibility) (2,3), those who participate in athletics are at risk for sports-related injuries

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    “Many high school, colleges, and universities have honor codes or honor systems: sets of rules or principles that are intended to cultivate integrity “. My school, Rockville HIgh School, should maintain honor code or honor system to prevent plagiarism. This allows a “ healthy academic environment”, where you can feel safe and relieved knowing that no one will copy your answers and use it to get credit.Many students in our school don’t even know honor codes exist and is placed in this school to avoid

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    I have gone to school in Elcho my whole life. Elcho has given me countless chances to participate in everything. As a current member of student council, Students against destructive decisions ( SADD), Forensics, Cheerleading, and Golf, I value these opportunities. Extra curricular activities have taught me to be responsible, work with a team, and untimely made my highschool career one to remember. Being so involved in high school has forced me to be responsible. I am responsible to know what’s going

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    indifferently going to sleep or shaking off your exhaustion to complete your work. The public is led to believe that excessive procrastination obstructs high school students from meeting their deadlines on time. Contrary to popular belief, the act of procrastination could be beneficial to the average high school student if executed correctly. High school students could achieve

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