Lewiston High School

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  • Reflection Paper On Community Engagement

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    Youth in Lewiston, Maine. The mission of Tree Street is: To support the youth of Lewiston-Auburn through programs rooted in academics, the arts, and athletics in a safe space that encourages healthy physical, social, emotional, and academic development while building unity across lines of difference. Upon reading this mission statement on their website, I determined that Tree Street was a place that I wanted to spend my Community Engagement hours at. Tree Street is a nonprofit, after school organization

  • Persuasive Essay- Ipads in Kindergarten

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    Auburn Schools: Moving in the Right Direction In 2011, ten years after Maine began issuing laptops to all seventh graders, the Auburn School System launched an initiative to provide an iPad 2 for each of its students entering kindergarten. At a cost of roughly $200,000- representing a 5% increase in the school budget (Opinions Divided…) some taxpayers were less than pleased- calling it a complete waste of money. But in Auburn- and schools around the country- trends are emerging and showing the iPad

  • Personal Narrative : Military Service Woman

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    and forth, and the casual “Welcome to ____!” from teachers. The desks were rickety, the chairs were uncomfortable, the cluster of chattering from unfamiliar faces, along with the summer heat emitted from the walls. It was freshman year, it was high school. Often, I, and many others imagined, was asked by several family members and teachers growing up, “What do you want to be when you get older?” It varied. A princess. Police Officer. Nurse. Astronaut. Marine Biologist. Military Service Woman. Mechanic

  • College Admissions Essay: Why I Attend A College

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    to a college close to home simply because I had easier access to Dominican hair salons, you sure can’t find those in Lewiston, Maine! When May 1st of last year had come I had made my decision: I would try out Bates for a year and see how I’d do, if I didn’t feel comfortable I would

  • How Hockey Changed My Life

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    continued playing to this day. Once it came time to play high school hockey, it all got serious. I was a freshman on the varsity team with my brother, who was a senior at the time. This was nothing but an emotional year for me, it was my first year in high school and my last year to play on a team with my brother. Once my brother graduated, he decided to go onto Juniors hockey, which is what I would do once I graduated. By the time I graduated high school, my brother would exceed the age limit for juniors

  • Technical Education Vs. Vocational Education

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    federally funded in high school classrooms in mid-1917. Picture a high school student that is struggling in their classes and sees no other option but to drop out of school and work at a fast food restaurant. Then they walk into their first day of Agriculture (A.G.) where they will be learning about welding and the fine arts of fabrication. After the first couple days of how to be safe in the shop, they discover that they really enjoy welding small structures, so they decide to stay in school. Several years

  • Matthew Largent's My Side Of The Mountain

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    Prairie. He went to school at the small school house in Peck which was one room with one teacher that taught each student their courses regardless of the grade they were in up to the sixth grade level. Mathew was like any other child eager to learn about the vast world

  • College Costs Are Out Of Control Essay

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    People with college degrees are paid 80% more than people with only a high school education. When the college degree is from a more prestigious school, that percentage increases even further (McArdle). Even President Barack Obama acknowledged this in a 2012 speech, saying that “The incomes of folks with a college degree are twice as high as those who don't have a high-school diploma” (Lemann). While a college education is a good investment for the long run, the cost of college is not a positive.

  • I Want To Be A Physical Therapist

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    the answer lies with them there whole life until they are able to pursue that dream. Others aren't able to choose what they want to be or do until the day comes to make the decision comes. As for me I made my career chose my sophomore year of high school. Although I didn't choose just one possible candidate I have boiled it down to two careers. The first being a Chiropractor and the second being a Physical Therapist. The interest began as a young kid. Just the thought of helping people every day

  • International Student Stress

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    Academic Stress Among College Students: Comparison of American and International Students Ranjita Misra and Linda G. Castillo Texas A&M University This study compared academic stressors and reactions to stressors between American and international students using Gadzella’s Life Stress Inventory (B. M. Gadzella, 1991). Five categories of academic stressors (i.e., frustrations, conflicts, pressures, changes, and self-imposed) and four categories describing reactions to these stressors (i.e., physiological

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