Some classes at Pearce have been host to some disruptive students this year. Every student has his motives and reasons, but in the end no matter what they do, they always hurt others and themselves academically in the process.
Month: February 2017
Students spend a lot of extra time doing extracurriculars at Pearce, but sometimes they don’t ask themselves if they really enjoy what they do and if it really helps them. These extra activities could be hurting them in school without their realizing it.
The basketball team had a tough season against tough competition. Players felt like they were competitive in every game but a few plays in some critical games kept the team out of the playoffs.
The track team has had many coaching changes leading up to this season. However, the new staff has started the team off early in hopes that extra preparation will help the team to succeed as the season goes on.
Fake news websites intentionally publish false information while claiming to be real news sites in an effort to mislead their readers. News consumers need to carefully evaluate what they read in this politically-charged environment.
As the semester continues, senior students are beginning to make decisions about which university they will attend next year in the fall, if they have not done so already. With students going in different directions after high school, there are also different factors that go into them making their decisions.
Last year’s presidential election brought many issues to the forefront of American discussion. Amongst these issues were the stability of the economy, health care, gun control, and perhaps the most talked about of them all, immigration.
Students deal with stress at school on a day-to-day basis, but the stress seems to overwhelm students more at the end of the year. Stress can come from upcoming exams, end-of-the-year grades, or homework.
Students are not following the dress code provided in Pearce High School. Many students are concerned about this because they are obligated by their parents to follow the dress code. But when they arrive at school, they see boys and girls dressed inappropriately, walking past teachers and principals and not getting confronted for dress code violations.
High school is a busy time for many students. At Pearce, much of the student body is juggling between extracurriculars, AP classes and their social lives. In order to have a healthy and happy life sleep is extremely important, yet many students aren’t getting the necessary amount.