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  • Value Of A College Education
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    In our current economy, the need for a college education has become increasingly valuable despite the high cost of tuition and loans. The demand for skilled, college-educated laborers is high. A college education can also determine a person's future income potential and, in many cases, it is the only way a person can climb up the socioeconomic ladder. The idea that a college education is more valuable that a high school education is correct. A person with a college education generates a higher i...
  • Jump From Middle School To High School
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    High School vs. Middle School A Comparative Essay There are two distinctive differences, that make high school much more difficult, when you make the jump from middle school to high school: you have to work much harder and you get more freedom as a reward. High school is far more involved and it is more difficult than middle school. You have to work harder and spend more time on your schoolwork to receive good grades; whereas, in middle school, it is easy to get good grades, all you have to do i...
  • Their Public High Schools
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    High School Journalism: Breaking the Barriers Throughout the many trials and tribulations of the adolescent years teenagers try to find many different ways to express themselves and discover who they are. There are different forms of expression including music, art, fashion, and, of course, writing. Whether it is through a personal journal used to express private feelings, or through the high school publications such as the school newspaper or yearbook. These forms of expression give teens an ou...
  • High School Education
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    What is an Education? According to the Oxford English Dictionary one of the definitions of the word 'education' is: 'The systematic instruction, schooling or training given to the young in preparation for the work of life; by extension, similar instruction or training obtained in adult age. Also, the whole course of scholastic instruction which a person has received. Often with limiting words denoting the nature of the predominant subject of the instruction or kind of life it prepares, as classi...
  • Drugs In High School
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    For roughly two hundred years, American schools have produced celebrated figures that, subsequent to graduation, lead the United States and the rest of the world. Some of these people include great political leaders like Franklin Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy. They include men of distinguished valor such as Douglas MacArthur and George Patton. Social leaders like Susan B. Anthony and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. were educated within the American school system, as well. This school system has a lis...
  • Marching Band From Colton High School
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    This report is about the 3rd Annual Fall Festival Of Music, Held at Eisenhower High School, Ca. It was a local tournament at the end of marching band season. Some kids came to win, some to hope, and some to work. The primary reason for this tournament was to raise money for the Eisenhower Golden Eagle Alliance. Many bands from their respective High-Schools came to the tournament. All of them local bands, from the surrounding cites. Bands came from schools such as, Banning High School, San Gorgon...
  • High School And College
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    School plays an important role in our life. Many of us will spend more than fifteen years at school in order to get the qualifications that are required to work in a specific field. Of course, those years are broken down into several levels, some of them being more liked than others. Two important steps that we go through are high school and college. Even though some people would think they are almost similar, yet there are significant differences between them. The cost of high school education ...
  • Senior Project
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    Being a senior to me means more that just one thing. It means my last ten football games, senior project and, graduating. It seems like yesterday that I was in eighth grade watching my brother play football on the same field I am now. Back then being a senior in high school seemed so far away that I never took the time to think about it or anything. Now that it's here I wonder where the time went. When I look back I remember that ninety percent of my life in high school was dedicated to football...
  • Need For A College Education
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    Educational Aspiration: Comparing The Value Of A High School Education vs. A College Education. In our current economy, the need for a college education becomes increasingly valuable despite the high cost of tuition and loans. The demand for skilled, college-educated laborers is high. A college education can also determine your future income potential and in many cases, it is the only way a person can climb up the socioeconomic ladder. There are two theories that suggests why the need for a coll...
  • Tech And High Schools
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    HIGH SCHOOLS SHOULD BE HI TECH The world is becoming more and more 'hi tech' and high schools should keep up. High school should be taught on computers because it would save paper, it would save time, and school supplies would be lighter. The first reason high school should be taught on computers is because it would save paper. If textbooks were on computer disks then trees around the world would be saved. This would make our environment much greener and species that are endangered in the rainfo...
  • High School As A World
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    The last day of my high school career is fast approaching and I can only imagine how I'll be feeling when I step out of S.F. Austin's grounds for the very last time. Throughout these four years, I have felt a lot of urgency about graduating high school. I didn't think that the time to graduate would come soon enough. But now, that time is finally nearing. I cannot believe that it has come this fast. I remember my first days of high school. I was just dying to experience all the new and exciting ...
  • White Central High School In Little Rock
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    Warriors Don't Cry By: PePe Reyes Melba Pattillo Beals had to fight one of the most courageous wars in history, a war against color. Melba was one of nine black students who was involved in one of the most important civil rights movements in American history. These nine black students were the first to attend the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. This was a major turning point for blacks all across the United States and opened the way for other blacks to begin attending whi...
  • Start Time Of High Schools
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    SLEEPY DAYS ARE OVER "I have a dream " said Martin Luther King Jr. But why was he able to have a dream It is probably because he was able to get enough sleep, unlike the high-schoolers of today. Almost every high-schooler in the United States would agree, we need more sleep. At my high school on Southern Whidbey Island, school starts at the unbearable early time of 7: 30 am. That is just too early to start school. Most high schoolers don't even wake up until lunchtime; they simply just sleep thr...
  • High School
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    After Junior High all I thought about was getting high school over with and graduating. Even though thinking about starting high school kind of made me sick to my stomach and scared me a bit. I just kept on thinking new experiences around the corner, and new people to meet and greet. Just thinking that I was the top dog for being in high school with all the older kids made me feel somewhat important or privileged. High school was less nerve wrecking than I actually thought it was before I starte...
  • High School Education
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    ; ; ; lk; i 879 An education is very important to ones successes in life. Why someone wouldn't want to accept this gift still baffles some of the greatest minds. As know, for every action, there is a reaction. Unfortunately, the effects of being a high school dropout are extremely melancholy. Dropouts don't get the good job therefore, they aren't paid the top salaries they desire, and they are looked down upon by others because there intelligence level to be an educated being has not been met. D...
  • My Senior Year In High School
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    After looking through the topics in the book for my example paper, one topic caught my eye right off the bat. After five years of high school I finally graduated. I was not pleased with my overall efforts towards my work in high school. By noticing this, I realized that my senior year in high school really was a waste. I realize now that I never really took school seriously. I remember my mother always telling me how in portant my education really was. I never listened to her when she told me th...
  • My Senior Year In High School
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    My senior year in high school was one of the best years in my life. I had many great experiences and some not so great experiences. Like everybody my senior year in high school was the end to all the playing and having fun and the start of the real world. My senior year in high school was great. First of all I was no longer a underclassman. We get to school on the first day and have to sit in the auditorium and listen to a speaker talk about how we are suppose to be leaders on the campus not tha...
  • Students About Sex And Aids Education
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    Apparently, in high school's they aren't teaching enough students about Sex and AIDS education and it is one thing that should be taught. It should be taught at this level in schools because there is a lack of knowledge about diseases, and consequences that come along with having sex and to warn and try to prevent l teen pregnancies and abortions. One reason Sex and AIDS Education should be taught in high school is because, many students don't know about diseases that come with sex. If they teac...
  • Participation In High School Athletics And Activities
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    Sports programs are a big part of school systems and school environments today. These sports programs are starting at a younger and younger age every year. By the time that students reach the high school varsity and college age, sports have become a tremendous part of the students' life. Some may say that the student-athlete has a load of being a full time student and putting in full time hours to becoming a superior athlete, so the two do not mix well. Some argue that the two are so time consum...
  • Young People With Adequate Sex Education
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    "HIGH SCHOOLS MUST PROVIDE YOUNG PEOPLE WITH ADEQUATE SEX EDUCATION BECAUSE IGNORANCE CAN BE HARMFUL' The largest gulf of understanding still remains between the parents and the youth especially in the area of sexuality. Sex is a natural part of life, and when questions arise, they can be discussed in a matured way without condoning certain behavior. Relying to that, we realize that sex education is important to be inserted in a person's life. Therefore, sex education in high schools is very nec...

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