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  • High School

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    making a direct arc toward a large bulky guy with black hair in a school letter man jacket. Jack McCown, Oliver told me of him, he is the son of NFL quarterback Josh McCown and he had a very bad temper, Jack was to be avoided at all costs. Just before the paint was about to hit him you could hear the gasp that went through the room as he turned around and the paint splatter all over the front of his face, I was pretty sure the entire school held their breath as he slowly wiped the paint off his face and

  • High School Principals

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    definition of a high school is a school that, provides children with part or all of their secondary education. It may come after elementary school or middle school and may be followed by higher education like college or vocational training,or military service. The term "high school" originated in Scotland, with the world's oldest being Edinburgh's Royal High School from 1505. The Royal High School was used as an example for the first public high school in the United States, The English High School was founded

  • High School Dropouts

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    are what most dropouts go through. Education is a key factor in succeeding in life. However, not all students get to complete their high school and continue on to a college. Completing high school and getting a degree from college is the ticket to a better lifestyle. As we look around us, people are still living and paying off their bills even as dropouts from high school. However, they are living at a hand-to-mouth situation. Most dropouts probably work several jobs to just pay off their bills and

  • Mistakes in High School

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    Intro – High school, a time that was hopefully one of the best times of someones life, although there were probably a few bumps along the way. Today I am going to list ten of the top mistakes kids make in their high school career. Body – Mistake #1. Getting cocky, every junior high kid gets into high school and starts to think that he or she is just the coolest person that has ever been created. This can cause all sorts of problem for said person. There is nothing that a senior in high school loves

  • High School Sports

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    Our school district has recently brought up an absurd suggestion, that high school sports should no longer be funded. However, I and many other students believe that high school sports have come to benefit students. Sports benefit players educationally, they aid in the process of developing the ability to set goals and go after those goals, and they promote educational aspirations, closer ties to school , and occupational aspirations. The funding of high school sports should continue. According

  • High School Dropouts

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    talk about high school dropouts. A high school dropout is a student that the ceases his/her education and there is many reasons for this. Although we would like to believe that students concentrate 150% on their education there are plenty other things that overwhelm students on a day to day basis. Things such as low family income and help supporting their family for a decent living, pregnancy, discrimination, lack of support from parents, and/or no interest in an education. High school is the beginning

  • Thebes High School

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    Many high school students read the play Antigone and find it difficult to understand because the characters, scenes, and settings are not relatable to their daily lifestyles. The play is often written in lengthy paragraphs with complex language; therefore, it is difficult to understand the plot. If Antigone were written in modern-day language, it would be much easier for teenagers to understand the play. As Kyle Brenton mentions in Acts of War, “Each generation reinvents the myth to fit its own

  • high school girls

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    High School Girls During Junior High and Elementary teachers always tell you how much paying attention in class is. They say that what you learn in school will help you with everyday situations. But the one thing they don't teach you is how to deal with high school girls and their drama. High school is where you figure out who you are and who your true friends are. Well Marry and Courtney after being best friends for years changed in two months. Marry and Courtney are fourteen and are freshman

  • High School Literature

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    High School Literature The story “Brownies” by ZZ Packer could be looked at as a work of literature from certain views, but in the opinion of Prose, the author of “ I Know Why the Caged Bird Cannot Read,” I do not believe that this story would be looked at as a work of literature. This story does not seem very “uplifting” as Prose would want it to be for a high school reader. Although it is a very interesting story and it holds many important messages about our society and culture, it does not


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    Schools which have implemented smart phone use in schools can provide students with certain apps geared towards success. However, these apps vary according to platform. iPhone Apps (Ng, 2013), identified several iPhone Apps that are useful for school. 1. Astrid Tasks/To-do List – this is like having your own personal assistant as it allows you to make a perfect to-do list. Tasks can be organized using voice memos, reminders, lists which can be accessed anywhere by just syncing it with