Essays Tagged: "high school seniors"

Marijuana

was something I pulled from the Washington Post about a month ago. The article stated that '68% of high school seniors admitted to trying marijuana at least once during their high school career.' The ...

(3 pages) 32 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

The Search

just outside Portland. My oldest son, John jr., was in his third year at Washington. The twins were high school seniors at this time and my pride and joy, daddy's little girls. Carolyn and I had celeb ...

(16 pages) 378 5 4.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Smoking

igarettesincreased. Smoking also became more prevalent among young adults, with about 29 percent of highschool seniors admitting to smoking in 1975; but by 1987 this proportion decreased to 18.7 perce ...

(1 pages) 52 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Teen smoking

e actionsagainst it, "pack-a-day" smoking has risen thirty-three Percent in the past ten yearsamong high school seniors.Throughout life children and adults are being persuaded to do or trysomething th ...

(2 pages) 116 1 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The Search

just outside Portland. My oldest son, John jr., was in his third year at Washington. The twins were high school seniors at this time and my pride and joy, daddy's little girls. Carolyn and I had celeb ...

(16 pages) 96 1 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Teenage drinking and its effects on teenagers.

trying to force a teenager to have an alcoholic drink. Usually the teenager says yes. About 92% of high school seniors have admitted having tried alcohol. Many of them have tried their first drink ar ... disorders. Alcohol is a gateway drug that leads to other drugs. Most teens by their senior year of high school have tried alcohol or are still inducing alcoholic beverages. Teens drink for the effect ...

(3 pages) 165 1 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Teenage drinking-solutions, causes, and effects

trying to force a teenager to have an alcoholic drink. Usually the teenager says yes. About 92% of high school seniors have admitted having tried alcohol. Many of them have tried their first drink ar ... disorders. Alcohol is a gateway drug that leads to other drugs. Most teens by their senior year of high school have tried alcohol or are still inducing alcoholic beverages. Teens drink for the effect ...

(20 pages) 263 0 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

The High.

The High"Ding-dong!" Outside, the anxious group of high school seniors can hear the laughter and loud so ... one ritual that some teenagers participate in on routine Friday nights. Teens look forward to this high that they will obtain. One boy stated philosophically, "It is the only substance that brings on ... are still in a period of sharp increase in use among the younger teens..." One survey shows 61,000 high school seniors, 82,000 tenth graders and 88,000 eighth graders have begun to try and some conti ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

A review of the article "Why students with special needs have difficulty learning mathematics and what teachers can do to help." Covers congnition and strategies

r and difficulty of mathematics course requirements for graduation, as well as assessments given to high school seniors to ensure they learn material sufficiently before graduation. The increase in gr ... sufficiently before graduation. The increase in graduation standards has led many educators to set high curriculum standards requiring a multitude of concepts for students, to acquire and master. Alt ...

(2 pages) 103 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Cause and Effect "The Tennessee Lottery"

holarships and grants are the main purpose for the lottery and proceeds will go towardsthousands of high school graduates that meet the standards of the lottery scholarshipprogram. That is "graduating ... tional money raised willgo to pre-K programs and funding construction of new elementary, middle and highschools" ( Franacell 14). A smaller percentage of money will go towards, transportation,prison c ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Education

ics perspective, Brimelow treats education as an industry, focusing on output (learning attained by high-school seniors) and input (amount of spending to attain it). Today's educational quality is uni ... apsed even as the cost exploded--indicating that the unions' real goal is not better education, but higher income.Brimelow makes a persuasive case. Most of his book is a well-researched, richly detail ...

(2 pages) 174 0 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

A decline in American Education By: Tan Ly

increasing number of students are failing to meet the minimum skills required, in order to graduate High School. This problem was sent to the forefront 5 years ago, when students from forty industrial ... .S. was ranked at, or near the bottom, in each of the curricula. The general mathematics scores, by high school seniors, were lower than all but two countries, Cyprus and South Africa. In physics and ...

(4 pages) 64 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

This essay is on " Smoking on campus" and talks about the effect of it.

to smoke, and more than 100,000 youths age 12 and under are habitual smokers. Nearly 20 percent of high school seniors smoke cigarettes daily (22). Smoking is a major cause of oral, laryngeal and eso ... om are so seriously handicapped that they cannot work or maintain a household (18).Smokers are at a higher risk of developing peptic ulcers, caused by a sore or hole in the lining of the stomach or du ...

(10 pages) 98 0 4.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The Benefits of a Minimum Legal Drinking Age.

states.First, the responsibilities that come with alcohol consumption are too much for most teens. High school seniors have reported less alcohol use in states that raised the MLDA versus states that ... enforcement agencies have increased their surveillance and ticketing of under age liquor sales. The high school teens in every town know which liquor stores and gas stations do not check identificatio ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Making The Right Choice

Making the Right Choice The thought of "College"� to a senior in high school often seems to mean life or death. So many factors weigh on the minds of our high school ... ust still make one of the biggest decisions of their life. Some questions that are often asked from high school seniors are; "Should I go to a four year school?"�, "Should I go to a Junior Coll ... ior college before a four-year school is the smoother educational transition. Because no matter how high school try to prepare you for college it is still a wake-up call for the best students.In concl ...

(6 pages) 19 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How Graduates Have Changed In The Past 20 Years.

Today's high school seniors are different than the graduates of years ago. Students are changing in signific ... ucture.Practically unknown a decade ago, the virtual world has become commonplace for students. The high school students of today have evolved during this new information revolution and computers are ... aries have recently been supplemented by the information available on the Internet. In 1999, 54% of high school seniors agreed that they have used the Internet for research or homework, where as in 19 ...

(2 pages) 627 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Advanced Literature

prepare students for the rigorous freshman year at college and for the AP exam in May, which offers high school seniors the opportunity to earn college credit. It is a class devoted to the study of so ... dents who have completed all previous work; extra credit is given for attending a cultural event (a highly recommended film, a school play or musical event, a local theater event, or an out-of-town th ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Changing Legal Drinking Age

t nearly 60% of 8th graders have tried alcohol. That number jumps to 77% of 10th graders and 85% of high school seniors. Those percentages are appalling. They show that majorities of young people unde ... thers younger than the legal age. In reality, an age 18 limit would simply push this problem to the high school level, where 18-year-old seniors would be able to buy alcohol to share with their younge ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Career as an IT Professional: Project Manager

rporated to summarize a presentation on the basic skills of a Project Manager to a live audience of high school seniors. Finally, basic instructions are given on how to become a Project Manager.Propos ... e of the other.Summary of a Live Audience PresentationGiven the fact that my audience is a group of high school seniors I would prepare a PowerPoint presentation that informs, defines, describes and p ...

(10 pages) 108 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Untitled

y athletes are leaving college early to enter the draft. Some athletes are even going directly from high school to the NBA and skipping college altogether. A record number of athletes who were still e ... ts college fans because they don't get to see the best guys play for their school. The nation?s top high-school player, Kobe Bryant, was one of a few high school seniors who declared themselves eligib ...

(6 pages) 15 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports