Grades weigh down success
One of the reasons students take AP classes is for the opportunity to receive a weighted grade. Although these grades are attractive on a high school report card, the reality of “grade inflation” is much less appealing. A weighted grade is essentially the means to achieve a higher GPA. That’s it; stripped down to the bare bones, a weighted grade doesn’t amount to much more than class rank.
Independent Study Can Offering Extensive Learning
As someone who has taken every art class available, Independent Studies are a great option to further your interest in something that you enjoy. Whether it is English, art, or physical education, students are able to go beyond the curriculum offered at Heritage High School.
Holiday shopping should be stopping
Tis’ the season once more kids, where we will all cozy up to our fall fireplaces, surrounded by loving family and friends, and discuss in excited murmurs what we dream of buying from the upcoming holiday sales.
Never mind sticking around after holiday meals to be with one another, we’ve got to go accumulate more material wealth!
Uniforms benefit students
My opinion that we should have school uniforms in school is an unpopular one, and yet when speaking with my cousin I cannot help but notice the beneficial impact that it has had on her education. She doesn’t need to worry about looking good for school, and isn’t distracted by the flashy outfits by her peers.