• Three Day Weekends/Four Day School Weeks
    Three Day Weekends English III February 12, 2009 Students love three-day weekends. They are always celebrating when the school week is shortened. Why not allow them to celebrate all the time? If the weekend was lengthened, that would mean the school days would also be extended. Fewer days
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  • Push for a Longer School Day
    Students in the United States typically attend school for about six and a half hours a day for one hundred and eighty days. Many experts in the educational field believe that, right now, there is simply not enough time during the school day for children to learn the necessary curriculum. Many other
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  • Do High School Administrators Have the Right to Have Unannounced Locke
    Do high school administrators have the right to carry out unannounced body or locker searches? Does it violate the student's body or personal belongings? Many people think that it is wrong for administrators to have random body and locker searches, but I think it is ok and somewhat necessary. Havi
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  • School Uniform Requirement
    It's official -- the largest school district in the U.S. has adopted school uniforms. Over a half-million elementary-school students in New York City will have to adhere to a dress code by the Fall of 1999. The president of the school board said the policy is "important to diminish peer pressure and
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  • Starting High School
    First day of high School The first day of 9th grade I think, is scary for most people. Your in a brand new school, that is bigger, and your also now the youngest one there. On my first day of high school my parents assured me that it wouldn't be as bad as I thought, and not to stress out. Although
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  • Year Round School; Friend or Fiend
    YEAR ROUND SCHOOL; FRIEND OR FIEND? A main concern for the American youth is the kind of education they are receiving. Over the past 40 years, the debate over reformatting the school year has been constantly discussed. Many schools have switched to year round schooling systems in the hope that s
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  • Middle School Football: My Springboard to Success
    It was very hard moving to a new town in the summer of 1996. This event meant having to attend a new middle school and re-establish myself in a new environment. Even though I had moved a couple times before, that did not make this time any easier. I still had to make new friends and ground myself
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  • School Uniform
    "Write an essay in which you look at the issues surrounding school uniform. In your essay you should look at the pros and cons of wearing uniform and end by stating your opinion." There are many issues surrounding school uniform. Many people believe that wearing uniform increases students behav
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  • Is Praying in School Really Allowed?
    Is praying in school really allowed? Do the majority of children that do want to pray get put down or get frowned upon? Well that answer to that question years ago would have been that praying in school was a part of everyday routine. These days it doesnt look so good considering most of us just put
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  • Can Parents Leagally Home School Their Children?
    Running Head: INDIVIDUAL PAPER ON CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: TEACHING V. Individual paper on Constitutional Law: Teaching V. Home schooling Can a parent illegally home school their child? Yes, according to a recent ruling by a California appeals court. This current ruling is leaving an estimated 16
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  • Ways to Prevent School Shootings
    School shootings are terrifying to think about, but there are ways to help prevent the massacres from ever happening again. The first known school shooting was at the Texas Tower at the University of Texas in 1966 where Charles Whitman shot and killed 16 people while injuring 31 others. Who would ha
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  • Sport Is a Necessary Part of the School Curriculum
    Physical Education is needed for a balanced school week. It not only keeps the students healthy but also gives them a fun break of other schoolwork. For some academically challenged students it gives a chance to excel. In general, it builds team spirit. Students who are in school need a break fro
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  • My Experiences of My Previous and Current School
    My Experiences of My Previous and Current School At my two most recent schools, Symbiosis International School in Pune, India and The International School of Kenya, in Nairobi, the mission, vision and philosophy statements are almost alike. At Symbiosis, the mission was to be together, treat one an
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  • Birth Day Party Times Three
    Once a year birthday day party times three I consider myself blessed in the family department. I have a husband and together we have three boys and one girl. We love our children very much and are very determined to give them the best upbringing and lots of wonderful memories. My husband and I
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  • School Lunches
    The Truth about Cafeteria Food Can you believe that so many children in elementary schools do not bring their lunch to school because parents feel that it’s more convenient or a time saver in the mornings, so their kids eat the school cafeteria food? This topic is fascinating because little do m
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  • High School Essay
    Brenda Carlson Final Copy My life in High School I spent the first two year of high school at Westland High in Columbus Ohio. Those years were somewhat average and most of the time I felt board, even though I was on the track team. One of the more unusual things that occurred was that a c
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  • High School
    Williams 1 Cynthia Williams English 1301 Mr. C. Flores 03 October 2009 High School The last day of my high school career is fast approaching and I can only imagine how I'll be feeling when I step out of United High School grounds for the very last time. It is sad to know that soon it will b
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  • First Day
    The first day of school is a day that I am sure all or most kids dread. I can say that my 8th grade year I was most definitely one of them. I had my shoes tied tight and my lunch box in my hand and my finest outfit on and yet I was still dreading walking into that classroom all alone. You see, if it
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  • Snow Day
    My favorite kind of school day is one where you don’t have to go to school, a snow day! Waking up, I slowly rubbed my sleepy, crusted eyes from the long nights sleep and opened the curtains to see the glory of outside. All I could see was the pure crystal white snow covering everything in sight. I
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  • The Last Day with My Mother
    It was Halloween Day 2008. I had a call from my mother on my cell phone. I could hear her happiness in her voice as she asked me if I was on my way home. October 31 was known as a day filled with fun and laughter in my family. This Halloween was no different than any other, except for the tr
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