Persuasive Essay on High Schools and Fast Food

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Imagine that you are a high school student. Everyday, you eat lunch with your friends at the fast food place near your school. You order your usual double cheeseburger with French fries and go to sit down with your friends. They’re standing by the wall, waiting for another group to get up so you can sit at your usual table by the vending machine. Ten minutes go by before the group finally leaves. When you sit down and look at your cell phone, you realize that you have only three minutes to get to class! You scarf down your double cheeseburger and manage to squeeze in a few French fries before you hastily start for the door. You try to put on your fleece, it’s a rather blustery day, but it won’t zipper up all the way and fits you much more…show more content…
I believe that students should be forbidden from going to the fast food restaurant during school hours. Students return late to class, there is not enough room for everyone, and fast food is extremely unhealthy. I urge to side with me because I know that you do not want to witness another generation of young America deal with obesity, and struggle through their schoolwork. The future of our nation needs to be healthy and well prepared to take on whatever challenges they may face, and a fast food restaurant will most certainly not help that cause. By Lauren P., Montclair,

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