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    their style of hair, and even whom they are friends with. Many schools around the world allow students to do just that. But recently, high schools have been enforcing a stricter dress code by demanding students to wear school uniforms. Common uniforms include khaki pants, a plain collared shirt, and classic plain, white shoes. Over the past few years, public high school uniforms have steadily increased. The National Center for Education showed that, “as of 2007-2008, 16.5% of public school require a school uniform” (“How Many Schools Have Uniforms or Standardized Dress?”). Because more schools are demanding a uniformed dress code, the percentage has gradually gone up. According to “School Uniforms- ProCon.org”,…

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    One of the best experiences in life is going through the formative years during the high school stage. There are a lot of fond and memorable times during high school that one wishes this stage could last forever. One of the things that make this phase such a remarkable time in one 's life is the sweet times that one experiences with their high school sweetheart. That is why it becomes quite a challenge for high school graduates to keep their relationships going when they get admitted to college.…

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    Adapting To High School

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    Do you think you'll struggle to adjust to high school? Although we like to think we’re ready for change, once it occurs it may seem much harder than we anticipated. I personally believe it falls upon the student's responsibility to prepare themselves. Whether you decide to seek out help from an adult or get organized there are many ways to handle the situation. I know I struggled to stay focused and turn my assignments in on time during my first year of high school. I suppose the hardest part…

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    High School Changes

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    High school can be quite intimidating with lockers slamming shut, people yelling, older kids towering over you, and public displays of affection. It’s a big change from the controlling environment of middle school. Throughout my life I’ve endured many school changes and it all got better when I graduated middle school and started high school; my freedom increased, class dismissal became more lenient, and you have a choice of classes. On my first day in high school I was amazed at the freedom…

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    High School Stereotypes

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    There’s something all schools around the world have in common. This commonality describes characteristics of a person; it doesn't define one as a person, but rather one as a stereotype. There’s only one stereotype at the top of the kingdom, and its not your who your are thinking. Its the nerds, and this paper will prove why. I chose the article “High School Nerds Make More Money, Says social Science” by Jordan Weissman. This article touches on the subject of the all time low nerds actually…

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    High School Inequality

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    Ashley Douglas: Inequality at College and/or High School Over the course of this semester, I felt that I was able to truly comprehend the work of David Shipler, John Iceland, Anette Lareau, and the like, who reported on the effects of relative poverty. The reason for this being was because my former school, Parkland Magnet High, was a manifestation of the crippling effects of inequality. Income disparity, lack of social capital, and inadequate cultural capital all interacted to define the…

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    High School Sports

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    Synthesis High school and college sports undoubtedly enrich a student’s life during their formative adolescent years. From creating irreplaceable relationships with teammates, to forming unforgettable memories, to perhaps winning a championship or two, it seems that the number of positive results that accompany the participation in athletics is infinite. However, there is a much more subtle, yet much more significant effect of being on a team. Playing sports as a young adult undeniably improves…

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    High School Transition

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    Middle School to High School Teenagers have a hard time transitioning from middle school to high school for struggle like adapting to change, procrastination, poor study habits, sleep habit, and influences that come with being a high schooler. Teenagers fight change because they fear of failure. The feeling of losing control often comes with change(Kanter). Transitioning from middle school to high school is a huge change. High schoolers have more freedom, and teachers stop holding the students…

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    High School Goals

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    Hello, I am Joe Freeman and I am here to discuss my goals in high school and goals leading into college. The next four years i will be attending high school, I would like to see myself achieve at least a 4.0 grade point average, if not higher, and maintain it. I believe this is very important to my high school education since I haven`t done well in my previous schooling and feel like I could have done better. However, if I am able to get a high GPA in the next four years of high school, it will…

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    Surviving High School

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    According to those who have attended high school, high school will be the best and the worst four years of any high schoolers life. It will be the worst because of the work load and the difficulty of the courses, and it will be the best because it will create friendships that will last a lifetime. For those just entering high school, there are three key components to surviving high school. In order to be successful in high school, high schoolers must stay focused, organized, and staying…

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