School rules and regulations are made not to be broken. Rules are made for the safety and better welfare of the students in school. Another is to promote good behavior among students and to maintain the good image of the school. Parents send their children to school in order for them to learn not only academic values, but also moral values. Implementing school rules will help the students mold their character and values expected from them by other people.
There are certain factors why nowadays, students tend not to follow rules disseminated by the school despite of the punishments they will have to face for doing such actions. Some of the reasons are as follows: peer pressure, drugs, poverty, homelessness, low self esteem, lack of love, boredom, bad instructions, unclear rules, unclear expectations, psychological problems, lack of parental supervision and guidance, and media influences.
Let us try to consider the saying, “MASARAP GAWIN ANG BAWAL.” According to some students, breaking rules is a part of every teenager’s life especially in high school. Because this is the period where you will find your true peers and get to know more about life. They say that it is not bad to break rules when you don’t get caught doing it because it is part of one’s challenge. And there goes your second attempt of doing it again.
Use of illegal drugs another factor why a student gets away with the rules. Any person under the influence of drugs sees no reasons at all. They become more aggressive in anything, uncontrollable, think unreasonably and act strange. Drugs have different effects in every individual, but one thing in common, is that drugs makes a person quite disillusioned and do whatever he wants to do though he knows he is breaking what is right.
An individual that has no enough funds to sustain himself or his family is capable of doing what is wrong. Because he lacks something, he becomes desperate and in that way, he thinks and acts differently....
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