If you ask a high school student what their biggest issue with school is they will most likely than not say that it's the start times and their lack of sleep. Why? Typically you'll hear that it's the students' fault and that they need to make themselves fall asleep sooner so that they’ll wake up earlier. But in actuality, that just isn't the case. Teens genetically are programmed to not even get tired until eleven p.m. everyone has an internal 24-hour clock called a circadian
Have you ever felt like you were always that "other" kid? You know, the kid that is always picked last. The leftovers, pretty much. Or you're the friend someone makes in the beginning of the year before they start making their own friends and then forget about you? Well, that's me. I was always the other kid. That kid who always wanted friends, but whenever she tried, it just never clicked. I always felt like the weird kid. The "weird" kid. Like whenever you tried talking to
"Generation Z will change the world" Gun violence plagues a lot of countries and it has always seemed to be a problem in the places I've grown up. An epidemic, an untreatable disease that kills those that mean the most to you.
You never expect it to happen, you never expect to lose your loved one to a bullet from a gun, it's not something you sit and imagine but it happens over and over and over again. If you've ever lost someone important to you, then you probably already
School. It's basically hell on earth. I know, I know. As a teenager starting my second year of high school, these past few days do feel like hell. Sigh. It gets tough, exhausting, and sometimes it gets to be too much that you take a day off to breathe, sometimes even more than one. (I've done so in the last school year at least three times… but that'll be our secret so shh!) But today! It's a whole new school year! Same pits of hell to spend eight hours a day in for almost 10
Let's talk about school, being a current high school student I have a lot of thoughts and opinions to share. Feel free to drop your opinions as well! For any of you that take part in a student council which is basically the student government would know that even though we represent a student body we still don't hold enough power to voice some of our opinions.
The first thing that I would like to mention is the fact that the education system is completely different now tha