Essays Tagged: "high schools"

Hazing Essay for Law. This essay discusses the issues and concerns that all deal with initiation.

including sororities, the military, athletic teams, student clubs (such as marching bands), and in high schools. Those who have never been involved in hazing may wonder why the victim would agree to ... hazing, such as beatings or theft.In addition to hazing being a major component of universities and high schools, it is also an issue that the military must deal with constantly. Military hazing "can ...

(6 pages) 201 2 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The differences in high school and college.

How College and High School DifferA good education is an important part of ones life. To achieve a good education, o ... od education is an important part of ones life. To achieve a good education, one should attend both high school and college, I find them to be very different. After graduating from high school I enrol ... given to the students.To begin with, there are many ways in which the attitudes of the teachers in high schools differ from the attitudes of the teachers in college. In high school my teachers seemed ...

(3 pages) 90 1 3.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Debate - Condoms in High School

"Making condoms available in high schools doesn't spur teens to become sexually active, new research shows.""There are never any ... h shows.""There are never any increases in sexual behavior" [in the event of condom distribution in high schools.]"Students in schools with condoms were a little less likely to report ever having had ... ive, nor among youth who'd never had intercourse." The study illustrates that allocating condoms in high school did exactly what people have hoped; that is, encourage those who were already engaging i ...

(2 pages) 42 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

A Reflection on the Movie "Dead Poet's Society"

ol in Vermont. Such schools were (and often still are) very conservative institutions that serve as high schools for parents who insist on sending their children to the best universities.The story is ... out life being too short. It is certainly appropriate for a teacher to use this perhaps unusual but highly effective method to drive home the point that young people are only young for a "short" time ...

(7 pages) 73 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Should condoms be given out in highschool? I do believe condoms should be given out in highschool.

High Schools' Should Make Condoms Available to StudentsOne of today's growing arguments is whether o ... able to StudentsOne of today's growing arguments is whether or not condoms should be distributed in high schools. Should schools take the responsibility and make it easy for teens to obtain a condom? ... s parents and for me being a parent I have to ask myself in when deciding for or against condoms in high schools. And by looking around my own environment and what is plainly to see many teenagers are ...

(6 pages) 56 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Write a letter to the school newspaper expressing the advantages of having a gap year.

rten their happy-time. When they go to universities, they will see that it is way so different from high schools, and the change in environment or friends' circle may also make them more anxious that ... ns for universities as they may be more advanced than students who directly go to universities from high schools. There is no limit for people's action in this "one year" (of course within the legal t ...

(2 pages) 28 0 2.2 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Pratical Application Paper.

in their families, or in the community (Academic Innovations, 1997)."Today most school have a much higher student to teacher ratio, making students feel unsafe and some feel as though they do not bel ... safe and some feel as though they do not belong. One study indicates, "the ideal size for middle or high schools is 200 students, with class size from 15 to 20. But most school enrollments are much la ...

(4 pages) 53 0 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Language acquisition

cannot see the real language since in general instructors are not native speakers, particularly in high schools. As for the style happened on the street, because nearly everyone speaks the language o ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Who Are We Testing?

ave been required to give their students standardized tests.Elementary schools, middle schools, and high schools have their own specified tests for each grade level. Every student, including students ... er schools need the funding to educate their students better. These less fortunate schools also are higher populated with unprivileged pupils.A writer for The Christian Century, Ronald J. Sider, has m ...

(2 pages) 27 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Too Many Kids

Too Many Kids More than 2000 kids, over 10 different races, at 4 different ages. This is what my high school consisted of. All these different adolescents with their varying backgrounds and beliefs ... In an article written by Paul Solomon on the overcrowding of schools, he states that "enrollment in high schools has increased by upwards of 50 percent in some cities just in the last five years."(Sol ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Playing A Game

Some high schools allow students to study the courses that they want, but other schools don not permit st ... of students.First, interest of learning will be increased if students learn what they like. In many high schools, students have to study the courses that they don¡¯t want, because they want ... ducation should put emphasis not only on school subjects but also on the ability to solve problems. High schools should give students rights to elect curricula that they enjoy; it is beneficial both t ...

(2 pages) 266 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sex education in the America

inence-only sex education in the schools, 30 percent of the principals of public middle schools and high schools where sex education is taught report that their schools teach abstinence only. 47 perce ... x was more important than abstinence. Middle schools were more likely to teach abstinence-only than high schools while High schools thought that to teach abstinence is not the most important thing (Ka ...

(8 pages) 108 0 4.3 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Love from the Dark

ven, so we've known each other for awhile. We actually started dating February 2nd, the night of my high schools Home Coming game and dance, instead of going with my little sisters I stayed home, whic ... ttle sisters I stayed home, which of course was were Derek was. My dad dropped the twins off at the high school, and when my dad got home he wanted to go to Wal-Mart and Walgreen's just because he wan ...

(16 pages) 51 2 4.3 Aug/2007

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

Why Sports Are an Important Part of High School Life

Sports Are an Important Part of High School Life"Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn ... ore talkative teen, then football may be the perfect sport. Every sport betters anyone in or out of high school physically and mentally. Playing a high school sport betters teens all around inside and ... lass. Sports reduce the number of fights, and bad classroom behavior. In order to play any sport in high school, the students must maintain good grades. If they fail to make the grades, they are eithe ...

(5 pages) 29 0 4.3 Sep/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

College Reflection

Coming out of high school into a college where you have no idea what you are getting into is tough for everyone. E ... This class can move you further or just break you. There are only two options: passing with a B or higher and you would not have to take English 114 or failing and just getting kick out of the whole ... oing really well in the beginning and then it was getting harder and harder. Coming straight out of high school, I thought I knew what it took to write a decent paper, but I was just wrong. I'm not su ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Curriculum Articulation

efforts by the Wisconsin Technical College System on behalf of students coming into the system from high school.Goals and ObjectivesIt has been a long-standing goal of the technical college system in ... 8; (Wisconsin Technical College System, 2006). The system has had advanced standing agreements with high schools since 1996, which have grown tremendously in the past ten years. In 1996, only five col ...

(5 pages) 40 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Condoms A Good Idea

n its release in 1978. A newer, generation that is more modern got to experience the gang at Rydell High when it was re-released in 1998. There are many memorable scenes in the movie, but one that rea ... ntially. A solution to the problem has been to include sex education and distribution of condoms in high schools. People were able to accept sex education in high schools but many were opposed to the ...

(4 pages) 31 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Sleepy days are over...

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 s ... 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 through first and second p ...

(2 pages) 9 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

My Life

really played much of a role in my life). However, as the years continued to pass and as I entered high school, my untouched, insecure, and shy life became plastered in a number of different activiti ... id, “Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken.” High school can easily be classified as my awakening. I recall my junior year in high school openin ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Mlfe

really played much of a role in my life). However, as the years continued to pass and as I entered high school, my untouched, insecure, and shy life became plastered in a number of different activiti ... ce said, "Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken." High school can easily be classified as my awakening. I recall my junior year in high school opening ...

(3 pages) 565 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers