Essays Tagged: "high school students"

high school life

"High School"High school is a place where young teens learn to become mature andresponsible. It is a ... d to take on bigger challenges in life.Obstacles such as college. From my own personal experiences, high school didn't seemthat way. Students were more concerned about getting a passing grade then abo ... out getting a passing grade then about whatthey were taught. They would even cheat their way out of high school. This wouldprepare them for college.My freshman year of high school, I was in a totally ...

(3 pages) 163 1 3.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Smoking

gnized as of the greatest problems inthe United States. According to the statistics, tobacco has thehighest death rate.Smoking is a very popular habit, even though we all know thatsmoking is very dang ... ify your age if you want legal!Almost anyone can buy them! Yes, the are legal! Nowadays,even middle high school students are already smoking, and willl even leadto using drugs such as: marijuana, coca ...

(1 pages) 69 0 3.8 Oct/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Internet beyond human control

so their is many different chat lines that consist of a lot ofprofanity and violence. A majority of high school students are minors. This is why most collegesare hooked up online to the Internet syste ... ost guaranteed this will not happen for another five to ten years.Being hooked up online helps make high school easy to slide through. There is a studentat Chichester Senior High School that has a hom ...

(4 pages) 74 1 1.8 May/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Linking Media With Fitness Perceptions, A Study on the Affect of Media on Fitness and Body Image

ness and body image. This was assessed by collecting data from surveys taken by three groups of ten high school students, five of each sex. Two of the three groups were exposed to different media pack ... an individual expressing his or her true attitudes. This research sought to assess the attitudes of high school students towards fitness and body image in the presence of different physical media icon ...

(5 pages) 207 0 5.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Racism in america

ticular school is socially segregated. Moreremarkably, the survey indicated that over 86 percent of highschool students feel that there is racism in their communities.The magazine, which circulates 50 ... in their communities.The magazine, which circulates 500,000 copies to over 1,900schools, polled 285 high school juniors and seniors across thecountry. The poll shows that racism is not just a problem ...

(5 pages) 321 0 3.3 Mar/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Canada's educational system

ional system is a perfect and ideal way to ensure that students will live successful lives.Canadian high school students study both compulsory and elective courses together. They pursue academic studi ... y choose. Even the students' averages are low, they can still go to universities that don't require high averages. Therefore, many students can easily study in this highest level of education. However ...

(3 pages) 72 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Differences in education systems

n system. The education system in my country is very restricted and it is not easy to graduate from high school. I have been attending US colleges for almost four years now. I finished high school in ... end college in there. In this essay I would like to compare and contrast the differences between my high school education system and US education system. Even though,I never attend high school in US b ...

(3 pages) 204 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Alcoholism

is the most widespread form of drug abuse, effecting at least 5 million people. About one third of high school students in the US are though to be problem drinkers. Many already may be alcoholics.A p ... rates of drinking, frequent drinking, and binge drinking among pregnant women may actually be even higher than indicated in the study.Child abuse manifests in various forms, including physical abuse, ...

(5 pages) 136 0 4.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

"Bullying in the school system." by Igor Litchakev

________________Bullying is a serious problem in our schools today. In a recent study of middle and high school students by the US Department of Education, nearly 77 percent indicated that they had be ...

(2 pages) 135 2 3.4 Dec/2002

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

School Should Start Later! A persuasive essay (could also be used as a speech) about why high school should start later.

Don't you hate waking up early in the morning? Almost every weekday, high school students are waking up around six o'clock in the morning to get ready for school, some e ... round six o'clock in the morning to get ready for school, some even earlier. It's not practical for high school classes to start at 7:44. It's just too early for teenage minds to function properly. Ou ... change?For the 1997-1998 school year, the University of Minnesota conducted a study on Minneapolis high schools. Their starting times were changed from 7:15 to 8:40. The results of this change were o ...

(3 pages) 86262 8 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Predictive Validity of College Admissions Test

t designed to predict students' future performance in college. It is administered to over 2 million high school students each year and two-thirds of colleges in the United States rely on it as part of ... ult of its failure to accurately predict future performance. These opponents argue that the SAT has high reliability and consistency because it consistently tests the wrong material and is loaded with ...

(5 pages) 147 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Non-profit and for-profit schools in society.

Dating back to the mid-1970's and mid-1980's, education was a darling of high-technology in investment. Today, investment in education is only a fraction of overall private- ... ttle in 1989, is possibly the most famous. Channel One, an MTV-style classroom news show for junior-high and high- school students, garnered significant criticism from teachers and parents alike becau ... to the Texas Education Agency, both elementary schools in the Vogt family's enrollment area report high scores but the non- Edison school still beats the Edison school. "Why spend all that money if t ...

(5 pages) 120 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

School Uniforms: For the Good of the Student Body?

One controversial topic among high school students today is the subject of school uniforms. The question is whether the uniforms t ...

(4 pages) 194 3 3.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Journals: Writing In The Pressure Cooker

it is not something that can be forced.Mandatory written assignments make writing a grueling task. High school students fret enough about test scores, independent study units, essays, assignments, no ... not to mention their own personal issues from jobs to relationships to their futures. Point being, high school pressures in addition to life's obstacles all pile up fairly high for students. The last ...

(2 pages) 73 1 3.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Reasons teenagers should not be allowed to work.

Today, many high school students are entering the work force. Students are becoming more and more eager to start ... k schedule, hours of school followed by hours of work and hours of homework may be overwhelming for high school students. All of this considered, a student will sacrifice homework and actually be enco ... tually be encouraged not to participate in school clubs and sports if working part-time.An employed high school student will suffer the loss of time spent with friends and family. Do you really think ...

(2 pages) 60 0 5.0 Apr/2003

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

Illicit Drugs: Bringin Down Our Youth.

h on are marijuana, one of the easiest drugs to obtain, ecstasy, a drug growing in popularity among high school students, and the non-medical use of prescription drugs.Marijuana, known by it's street ... ical and Psychological addiction (c) Mental disorders, here is our proof that it is not a harmless "high" Advocates say Marijuana should be taken off the banned substance list and made legal, but ther ...

(4 pages) 97 0 3.7 Apr/2003

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

This essay is about "The Wave", a movie based on an actual story involving the psychological transformation of students of a Californian high school from beliefs of democracy to fascism.

shes an individual toward certain tasks in order to reach a desired goal. In "The Wave", a group of high school students' desire to be apart of a community and to hold power blinded them of reason and ... crucial role in the gradual destructive behavioral changes of the students at Palo Alto's Cubberly High.The psychological and behavioral changes initially began to evolve when a history teacher, Mr. ...

(2 pages) 121 2 2.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Memory Management 2.

ojects and exams.Allocation is important and it is something often neglected in the final years for high school students. Students need to be aware of the grading schemes used in teaching because with ... it should be slightly more difficult to remember the second word than the first word, although the higher IQ you have, the less noticeable this effect will be. People with higher IQ will have a great ...

(7 pages) 72 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Community Colleges Vs Four-year Colleges and Universities.

Every year thousands of junior and senior high school students take the task in making a decision on what they want to do with their lives upo ... on what they want to do with their lives upon completion of their basic twelve-year schooling after high school. Choosing a college means venturing into a new, unfamiliar world of immense possibilitie ... when it comes to making their decision. Some of these students choose a path that will take them to higher levels of education at a prestigious four-year college or university, some take the option of ...

(3 pages) 209 3 4.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Should "Huckleberry Finn" be taught in High Schools?

e novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, but analyzing this controversy is what is important to high school students. Despite being occasionally depicted in negative ways, the numerous positive po ... e ways, the numerous positive portrayals of African Americans make this novel quite appropriate for high schools because it obligates high school students to analyze and understand how blacks overcame ...

(9 pages) 71 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain