Why Students Should Required For All Students Essay

1177 Words Feb 17th, 2016 5 Pages
In school, many subjects are taught to students including English, math, history, and science. Students spend a lot of time in a classroom learning about events of the past, memorizing formulas, and computing formula after formula, but some students make it through school without learning the basic skills that should be developed at a young age in order for them to succeed in their later lives. Teaching students how to repeatedly solve a math problem or understanding is not enough knowledge to make it in the real world. They need to learn how to interact with others and how to work with people. These basic core classes are not building these traits in students. Extracurricular activities are very beneficial to students for these exact reasons. It should be required for all students to participate in some form of extracurricular activity.

In Colorado, a man named Brian Kunz wrote an article that built a picture of senior students being asked to fill out forms listed with all of the possible activities they could have participated in from their high school alone and some students returned blank forms. This hurt many of those teachers because there are so many opportunities given to these students, but the students never took advantage of the possibilities that were placed in front of them (Mandate extracurricular activities). There are a wide variety of extracurricular activities that students can participate in so every student could find an activity they would…

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