"Principal makes the right call"

Essay by SAMOAN_HUSTLAUniversity, Bachelor'sA+, April 2004

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The article "Principal makes the right call" talks about the Woodside high school football team .After a Friday night's loss to Terra Nova high of Pacifica, the team was frustrated with each other and started to shout out profanity at their coach. The coach felt disrespected and went to the front office to talk to the principal about the team profanity in the locker room.

Thesis: Student athletes should respect their coaches.

The principal decision to cancel the remaining two games of the season taught the athletes the consequences for their behavior. According to the article, the author states doing the meeting with the team no one wanted to tell who shouted out the profanity. So Principal "Common decided ... to cancel the two remaining games of the season, including the homecoming against Menlo-Atherton. How would you feel not to play in the games that mean the world to you homecoming? As an athlete I will feel real bad but in life we do thing that causes us to not finish are season with pride.

In life learning correct behavior during hard time build character. Young athletes need to learn how to let there frustration out on other thing like running, lifting weight, and reading. After a five games losing streak never in life takes it out on your coaches. If a player got that much energy to yell profanity at the coaches he did not play hard enough in the game. Principal Common has to teach the young men a difficult but important lesson about the kind of behavior that expected from adults.

Student athletes need to learn how to tackle adversity in life. You are going to be knocked down. I have been on top and I have been at the bottom. To achieve success, you...