Bombers, Workers and Vogue Representatives

Essay by demongoddess1024High School, 11th gradeA+, September 2004

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"Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible." -Robert M. Hutchins, a modern day quote writer, had said. Nowadays, teachers are almost guaranteed to come across students of different backgrounds and personalities during their career. From the academics to the slackers, high school students today can be classified into one of the three categories: bombers, workers and Vogue representatives.

Every classroom is bound to have a few bombers mixed in with the rest of its student population. Bombers can be defined as those who achieve nothing except goose eggs throughout the school year. This group of students can be further categorized as: druggies; sleepers ; and skippers. Druggies are the worst of the worst in this category. They consume space in the classroom; a seat has to be left for them no matter their attendance record.

Also, they bring into the classroom smoky air from their "washroom breaks". Their work habits are better left unmentioned; their personal lives allow nothing else than their drug intake related matter. Sleepers are the other side of the spectrum. Their near-to-perfect attendance record of stepping into the classroom is plausible. However, they cannot be accounted for on being attentive during the class. Two minutes after the teacher opens his mouth, any energy left from chatting with peers before the lesson started is then converted into a substance called laziness. The substance then circulates the body, first attacking the ears, causing it to shut off to any incoming information. Then it reaches one's brain, leaving behind a substance called drowsiness, side effects include: folding of arms under the chin; dropping of the neck; and an eventual shut...