Persuasive Essay on High Schools and Fast Food

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Imagine that you are a high school student. Everyday, you eat lunch with your friends at the fast food place near your school. You order your usual double cheeseburger with French fries and go to sit down with your friends. They’re standing by the wall, waiting for another group to get up so you can sit at your usual table by the vending machine. Ten minutes go by before the group finally leaves. When you sit down and look at your cell phone, you realize that you have only three minutes to get to class! You scarf down your double cheeseburger and manage to squeeze in a few French fries before you hastily start for the door. You try to put on your fleece, it’s a rather blustery day, but it won’t zipper up all the way and fits you much more snuggly than it used to. Now you have a mere two minutes to cross the street and race up the stairs through the throng of students. When you finally get to class, the late bell has already rung and you’re out of breath. Your teacher decides that taking 5 off your essay due today is reasonable punishment, not that he believes you will ever get an A anyways. I am writing this essay to express my opinion on closing down the fast food restaurant that recently opened across from my school. My opinion is it should be shut down. I believe the way I do because students return late from lunch, fast food is extremely unhealthy, and not all students can fit in at once.

Students return late to class after eating at the fast food place across from school. When students come to class late, they are not only taking away from themselves, but they are disrupting the students who were on time. Pupils who are not punctual are often unprepared as well. They may have forgotten about an assignment because they are too concerned with spending time with their friends. Teachers tend to get annoyed with students who choose not to complete assignments, which would already start the class off on a negative note. Also, class time is taken advantage of...
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