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A Word About Your Future
It’s okay to be unsure of the future. Why should you have to figure out your whole life before it’s even happened? Worrying about life after high school is normal. So many others are in your same situation. You don’t have to... (more »)
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Grades Do Matter
By , Battleground, WA
When you were young were you excited to go to school? I know I was. School was just so exciting and so new, you could meet new people and learn new things, you thought that youwould know things that your parents wouldn’t. As you get older... (more »)
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Dear High School
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Dear High School: I’ll state it blatantly: you have room for improvement. Don’t take it personally; I know you mean well. It’s just that you make the next generation feel confused, angry, and generally sick to its stomach. With a few... (more »)
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Leggings, Skinny Jeans, Yoga Pants: Sexy or Comfy
Leggings come in all different styles and sizes. Anyone can wear leggings and you can wear them anywhere, until now because schools want to ban leggings, yoga pants, and skinny jeans. I don't think schools have the right to ban leggings.... (more »)
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Too Much Homework, Too Little Time
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It's all over the news: kids are spending a lot of time on homework. And, according to some, it's way too much. With the current emphasis on high-stakes testing, educators are trying to do more with less, which can result in an overabundance of... (more »)
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The Homework Revolution This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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A young girl sits at her desk, reviewing her homework assignments for the evening. English: read three chapters and write a journal response. Math: complete 30 problems, showing all work. Science: do a worksheet, front and back. French: study... (more »)
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MATH
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Math is a ladder. If all steps are followed then the ladder will ascent towards the stars. But if steps are skipped, then its victim plunges into an unforgiving sea of bewilderment and must embark upon the ladder once again. There is no way... (more »)
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#8
It's Finally Here
Long summer days seem infinite as the months of June and July slowly creep along. Each day filled with free time to hang with friends, free students savor every moment. The bliss of no responsibilities, no places to be, and no homework to be done... (more »)
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A Library Our of control
A Library out of control Dear Fremd Library Staff, The rules that have been set for the Fremd High School media center have been too laid back and allow far too much freedom to the students. In my observations of the library I constantly see... (more »)
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Advice to the Fremd Student Body
Dear Fremd Students, As a student of William Fremd high school for about two and a half years, I would say that I am pretty well versed in the ways of the high school world. Sure enough, I have seen the good, the bad, and the ugly. And when I... (more »)
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Do Teachers Get Paid Enough?
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Many people make fun of teachers for several reasons, only one of which I will say here: they don’t make enough money. Is it a teacher’s job to get rich, or make tons of money? No, it’s not. It’s a teacher’s job to... (more »)
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Asymptotic Education This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
“We’re going to start this year with a review of fractions!” The fact that my sister is hearing that sentence in fifth grade is discouraging. Her class hasn’t even started utilizing variables, though my fourth-grade cousin in India is... (more »)
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The Cost of Prom This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Every high school junior and senior dreams of attending the prom – the glamour, the glitz, the dressing up, and the memories – but the prom is ­becoming more and more expensive. Is this four or five hours worth the cost? Tickets range from... (more »)
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More to love about an Ivy League
The freedom in America that gives everyone, no matter what background they come from, the opportunity of rising to success has been reinforced by tuition changes made by colleges, which have always been an ideal conduit to this success. In an... (more »)
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Testing, Testing This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Albert Einstein once said, “Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” Even he saw the obvious fallacies in testing. The basic purpose of school is to equip us for success. That's what... (more »)
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Be Who You Are
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When was the last time you acted like someone else, someone different so that you wouldn’t be disliked? I have an inclination that the answer to that is in the “sooner than I thought” category, and I don’t like it. Like... (more »)
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