Parras Middle School

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  • Essay My Best Day Of School

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    The best day of school was January 3, 2017. That is when I first came to Parras. That day i will never forget. I had just moved from Wilmington, Delaware to Redondo Beach, California. When i got up from my bed, i went into the shower, then i got dressed in my favorite shirt. It was also blue and yellow so that was perfect for Parras. I got my favorite breakfast too, waffles! They were hand made from my dad, who is the cook in my family. Lastly, my mom drove me there. The office ladies told us to

  • Children Growing Up Too Fast

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    Today’s society is filled with a lot of pressure among our young people. They’re a lot more bold, and liberal which causes a lot of influence and problems. For an example, it’s almost rare to go to middle school, and not be exposed to drugs, sex, and violence. Drugs are used to experiment, and in most cases, it becomes a bad habit as young as 15 years old. Kids are taught that it’s cool if you go against authority, and do the complete opposite. Tweens

  • Ways to Prevent School Shootings

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    School shootings are terrifying to think about, but there are ways to help prevent the massacres from ever happening again. The first known school shooting was at the Texas Tower at the University of Texas in 1966 where Charles Whitman shot and killed 16 people while injuring 31 others. Who would have known since that date that we would have more then 200 deaths on school campuses? The most storied shooting in the 90’s was probably the Columbine massacre where on April 20, 1999 Dylan Klebold and

  • The Influence of Teacher Self-Efficacy on Technology Integration

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    technology as a learning tool can make a measurable difference in student achievement” (p.6). Statement of Problem Federal requirements and increased accountability on schools require educators to provide students with technology infused instruction that develops 21st century scholastic skills (Wiley, Mathis, & Garcia. 2005). Even though technology has been identified as an effective way to enhance educational opportunities

  • Neighborhood Essay

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    The village that I live in is called MerricK . Merrick is a hamlet in Nassau County, Long Island on the South Shore. This village is 35 miles from New York and one expressway exit from Jones Beach. The name "Merrick" is taken from Meroke, the name (meaning peaceful) of the Algonquian tribe . The first people that lived here are the Merokee Indians that farmed and fished in the area.  In 1650, a Reverend Denton moved his congregation to the area from Stamford, Conn., and founded the Town of Merrick

  • Educational Autobiography Essay

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    Miguel Huerta Period 1 September 8, 2010 Educational Autobiography A lot of people think education is just something you get in school, but in reality education comes from different places and people not just school and teachers. For example, way before I started school I was already being educated by my parents, they taught me how to eat, behave, use the bathroom, talk, and a lot of other things that help out in life. I started my educational career in John F. Kennedy Elementary. I don’t

  • Essay on The Shack Book Report

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    November 2, 2012 This Week at The Rock A weekly update from Shattuck Middle School Important Updates and Information Dates to Remember • November 6-8: WKCE Testing • November 21: Noon Dismissal • November 22-23: Thanksgiving recess • November 27: Shattuck Orchestra Concert, 7 PM • November 29: Shattuck Band Concert, 7 PM • December 4: Shattuck Choir Concert, 7:30 PM • December 6: Shattuck Parent Forum, Topic: Bullying 6:00 PM Shattuck Library • December 12: Noon Dismissal • December

  • Essay on Bullying

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    CONTRIBUTION Bullying Behaviors Among US Youth Prevalence and Association With Psychosocial Adjustment Tonja R. Nansel, PhD Mary Overpeck, DrPH Ramani S. Pilla, PhD W. June Ruan, MA Bruce Simons-Morton, EdD, MPH Peter Scheidt, MD, MPH ULLYING AMONG SCHOOL-AGED youth is increasingly being recognized as an important problem affecting well-being and social functioning. While a certain amount of conflict and harassment is typical of youth peer relations, bullying presents a potentially more serious threat

  • Diversity Paper- Communications

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    Since I was thirteen years old I have struggled with the crippling fear of gaining weight and a completely distorted view of myself. I was insecure and focused on weight at a very early age and continuously obsessed with body image throughout high school. I grew up in Dallas, Texas until I was about twelve and then I moved with my father to a small town in south Texas. When I began 8th grade I started to develop as many girls and boys did around that time. It wasn’t terrible at first until I started

  • It's Time To Put and End to Sexting Essay

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    Jesse Logan was a girl who had just graduated from high school when she was humiliated by her ex-boyfriend to an unforgivable state.  She sent a fully frontal nude photograph of herself to her then-boyfriend, which is now known as sexting.  After their breakup, the ex-boyfriend forwarded Jesse's sext to their entire school, causing her embarrassment and humiliation.  She then did an interview with the Today Show stating "I just want to make sure no one else will have to go through this again."  Two