Hempstead High

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  • Personal Narrative: My Interest In The Field Of American History

    By the age of ten, I had developed a robust enthusiasm for the field of American history. Visits to my grandparents apartment in our hometown of Hempstead, Long Island would often lead me across the the street to the public library. It was there where I developed my bibliophilic nature. This was how I sojourned — it was through the bookshelves of history that I learned about topics ranging from the great Hannibal of Carthage and his legendary achievements in the Second Punic War to memorizing Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address to diving deeply into King’s theory on nonviolence coupled with the SCLC’s strategy to win equal rights for our people. This was my escape from the cacophonous noise that was my world, from all the things I would see or feel and yet could not comprehend. This was my calm during the storm, my peace that was to be still. By the time I had reached High School, much of that pre pubescent fervor had ebbed. I was now a teenager more concerned with two of the things most boys coming of age fancy themselves with: girls and sports,…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Hepstead

    What Hempstead is Hempstead is the place I’ve called home for nearly 12 years now. I never imagined myself living in a small town because of its disadvantages. Coming from NYC meant Moving out of my comfort zone was a tricky but important transition I had to make. Although, Where I live is one of the greatest neighborhoods to reside in. Hempstead is a mix of everything all at once. Although, there are problems it’s still meaningful to me. Being that I grew up here. My neighborhood is but it's…

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  • The Importance Of Being Judged By Others

    Noor Al-Maadeed “Being judged by others” this personal piece that I shared, describes a past event happened during high school years. I learned how to overcome this negative experience to positive thing that helped shape my character turn into the confident woman I am today. The process of revising this piece of writing is on of the hardest because it is difficult for me to express my feelings about a place that is filled with negativity. In addition, I want to catch the reader’s attention and…

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  • The Importance Of Volunteering In Education

    Are We Losing Our Civic Values? With the concept of “mandatory volunteerism” burgeoning within the education system, both public and private high schools alike are beginning to debate as to whether or not they should all mandate community service. “Mandatory volunteerism” is exactly as defective as it sounds. This term refers to the enforcement of community service within a school. This concept should be negated, as it would devalue the sole purpose of having community service, exclude…

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  • Why Cheerleading Is A Sport

    Cheerleading should be considered a sport Most people only consider competition cheerleading as a sport, others such as cheerleaders themselves consider any type of cheerleading as a sport, such as school cheer or competition cheer. There are a lot of benefits to why cheerleading is a sport, also to why cheerleading should be considered a sport. Cheerleading can be classified as a sport in many different ways such as, a varsity high school sport, or as a competition sport. Cheerleading requires…

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  • Essay On Gender Neutral Bathrooms

    Conformists to the idea of unisex bathrooms don’t want them to be in the public eye or around the traditional bathrooms. The Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) club in Wahconah Regional High School felt that the transgender and gender non-conforming students of Wahconah were feeling targeted for wanting to use the bathroom that they prefer. Consequently, in the school year of 2015-2016, the school changed two of their bathrooms to be gender neutral. A safe alternative to using the standard restrooms…

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  • Classroom Environment Analysis

    students will feel, think, and behave, and its qualities can have a lasting effect on our lives.” For these reasons, the environment in which a school creates plays a very important role in many peoples lives: the students, their families, the teachers, and the community. It can either work for or against those involved, which is why it is always one of the main concerns for schools. A predominately white (97.6%) elementary school located in rural Illinois that serves students aged…

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  • View Of The Curriculum: Equality, Equality And Equality In Education

    An example of this might be when students are asked to work on a project. Students should be given the option to select the topic they wish to study within a particular subject. This more open-ended learning will give the student more ownership on their project and will allow the students to learn more about topics they are interested in. Thus, while the students will learn more foundational knowledge during elementary and middle school, aspects of the student-centered learning can be used at…

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  • Analysis Of Grade Inflation Gone Wild By Stuart Rojstaczer

    This, in essence, is the foundation of why Rojstaczer wrote his op-ed. He argues that getting a B+ or better is achievable for students with only minimal effort. Students can go through the motions, not prepare for class, and limit studying to a minimum to achieve a high letter grade. Students today “study less than 10 hours a week-that’s less than half the hours they spent studying 40 years ago” (68). Rojstaczer tries to back up his claim by looking at the average GPA of universities and…

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  • The Importance Of My Happiest Experience In High School

    settled and I was ready to finalize the end of my high school career. Due to my last name, I was the first one to walk, and to receive my diploma. Both of these events are very blurry memories to me, because they were over so quickly. Walking at graduation felt so surreal, it was over before I could even really process what it meant. The moment all high school students wait for, walking across the stage to grab their diploma, lasted only a brief moment. All of the congratulations and pride from…

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