Gym Uniforms

Evy Eversole

March 20, 2017

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     I like the concept of gym uniforms, but I don't like the actual gym uniform. They are ugly, costly, cotton, and since they are cotton they make everyone sweat more and that makes us smell, creating social tension. These ...

Social Media and Education

Haley Woodward

March 20, 2017

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Students use social media nearly all day, every day. They bring their phones to school with them. Most students spend more time on their phones rather than studying or doing their homework. If students aren’t studying, is there a d...

Standardized Testing

Lauren Reedy

March 20, 2017

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   Every child in a U.S. school has had to take some sort of standardized test, whether it’s the SOLs, STAARs, or the WKCEs. However, Virginian students take SOLs. SOLs are a way to test you on what you know, regarding wha...

Overuse of Technology

Sarah Mowbray

March 20, 2017

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   Technology has made a big change in our world, but it has also blinded some who overuse it. For example, when you go out to dinner with your family, I'm sure at least one person goes on their phone at least once during the ...

Cheating in Schools

Hope Wimmer, Author

February 2, 2017

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    Cheating is a common problem in school systems. Cheating is when a student willingly or unknowingly shares answers to an assignment. Cheating is a common problem when it comes to tests and stressful tasks. Consequenc...

Ten Point Grading Scale

Bailey Fralin, Author

February 2, 2017

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The ten point grading scale is often used by many schools throughout the US, and it works just like it sounds. An A is a 90-100, a B is an 80-89, a C is a70-79, a D is a 60-69, and an F is a 60 and below. While the ten point ...

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