John Ehret High School

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  • The Importance Of My Happiest Experience In High School

    The long, unhappy buildup to my happiest experience began many years ago, when I first started school. Even on my very first day of kindergarten, it was already clear to me that going to school wasn’t going to be something that I enjoyed. I was very shy and withdrawn, and the other kids weren’t at all interested in being friends with me. They never seemed to like me as much as they all liked each other, despite my efforts to try and fit in. The kids in my class didn’t see my quiet nature as…

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  • Analysis Of John Taylor Gatto Against School

    In John Taylor Gatto’s essay, “Against School,” Gatto writes about his perspective on the American public school system that he believes is not as beneficial as it is expected to be. He begins by explaining that teachers and students are bored inside classrooms simply because students are not taught better qualities such as critical thinking or curiosity. Instead, they are “schooled” rather than “educated” so students only learn how to conform. Gatto goes on to describe the goals of school as,…

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  • Narrative Essay: A Personal Experience In High School

    It was the week of my high schools celebrate choir concert, so I knew sure as hell that I had no choice of being late. It was the most important concert of the year and included oodles of choreography and immense songs from movies and video games. While I was driving eagerly to school across Highway 13, I drifted across a big patch of black ice. I slammed on the breaks and the smell of burnt rubber filled…

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  • Charles Murray's Are Too Many People Going To College

    A college education was once deemed as the finest ticket to a better life. However, the rising costs of higher education, the burden of student debt, and an insecure job market have left many wondering: Are too many people going to college? Political scientist, Charles Murray, wrote “Are Too Many People Going to College?” published in 2012 in They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing: With Readings, and he argues that there are, in fact, too many people going to college. While…

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  • College Obstacles: The Challenges Of The Freshman Year Of College

    exciting, yet stressful semesters of their academic career. The stress lies in the unknown and the expectations of what college will bring. Entering college straight out of high school or a job, is a culture shock. A college education and curriculum is different and far more challenging than any students academic high school career. There are many obstacles to consider as a college student. Obstacles like the writer William Zinsser once wrote “I see four kinds of pressure working with college…

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  • Nursing Case Study: G. C. A. H)

    G.A.H. is in the 5th grade at Public School 110. Mrs. H reported she, had some difficulty during her pregnancy, which caused G.A.H. to be born premature at 34 weeks as opposed to 38-40 weeks. Mrs. H also mentioned that her daughter’s first developmental milestone was when she started crawling, which was when she had reached 8 months. G.A.H. reached her second milestone, walking, when she was 13 months and was toilet trained when she was two years old. Mrs. H reported G.A.H. began speaking…

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  • The Education Concepts Of Plato And Plato's Education

    acquire in a school. It also addresses the issue of morality wherein as both, Plato and Aristotle emphasized the idea of virtue that an individual should possess. Both of the philosophers constructed the above mentioned idea because at their time, the Sophists were the one responsible for teaching the students but then, some critics said that they were not properly teaching the real things because of their vested interest. Another thing, the Sophists were not able to establish a specific school…

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  • My Role In My Family

    could not find her directly and I also did not want to ask anyone. I thought an intelligent way to know where she lived was that I pretended that I could not move my foot because I had suffered from this disease when I was a freshman in the middle school and the only way to treat was lying on the bed for a few days. Then I made a phone call to my mom and she came in a hurry, drove me to see the doctor and took me to her house. When I came to her room, it was not big and she lived with a teddy.…

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  • Analysis Of We Send Too Many Students To College

    culturally aware and involved. These institutions are full of intellectuals who are putting in their all to set their ideas into motion, and being a part of that environment is an enlightening experience that far exceeds the importance of getting a high paying…

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  • Health Factors: The Generational Cycle Of Teen Pregnancy

    can ruin the teens’ school life, ruin their relationship…

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