Wakefield High School

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  • Wakefield High School Sports Injury

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    Throughout my junior and senior years of high school I was a part of the Student Athletic Training Team in the Sports Medicine Department of Wakefield High School. To help better understand the injuries that the team encountered in the field, I enrolled in the Sports Medicine classes that were offered by the school. The classes were taught by the head athletic trainer for the school who believed in hands-on learning, especially for his student trainers. During the duration of the course and my time

  • Barack Obama Speech At Wakefield High School

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    In the Fall of 2016, there is an estimated amount of 20.5 million students attending college in America. On September 7, 2009, Barack Obama delivered a speech at Wakefield High school. Obama’s main purpose of the speech was going back to school. I choose this speech because the obvious use of rhetorical evidence. Obama is the 44th and current president of the United States. He was a civil-rights lawyer and teacher before pursuing a political career. Through Barak Obama’s use of his awareness of the

  • Summary Of Gerald Graff's 'Hidden Intellectualism'

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    conquer his fear, by creating a humor game so he can laugh about his own fears. After that night he realized that he felt extremely happy helping his roommate that he developed a passion for it, decides to leave, and go into medical school. However, being in a medical school required a lot of focused, attention, and memorization, something that Patch didn’t do. For Patch being a doctor required more than just learning and following rules of a book. His belief was to treat patients in a humanistic way

  • Truancy in America

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    the first sign that a youngster is giving up and losing his or her way. Research shows that students who become truant and eventually drop out of school put themselves at a long-term disadvantage in becoming productive citizens. Dropouts are more likely to be on welfare or unemployed than high school graduates. High truancy rates are also linked to high daytime burglary rates, vandalism, and juvenile gang activity. In some cities, unexcused absences can number in the thousands daily. Combating truancy

  • Back to School Speech by Obama

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    Essay about “ BACK TO SCHOOL “ This essay is about President Barack Obama’s speech “ Back to school “ which he held September 8th 2009 at the Wakefield High School in Arlington, Virginia. The overall message in the speech is whether young people are taking school serious and understand the importance of hard work. Not only for themselves but also for the future of the country. “Hello everyone – how’s everybody doing today? I’m here with students at Wakefield High School in Arlington, Virginia

  • Educational Inequality In Education

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    since the first school ever. All American public schools should have the same opportunity with education. The opportunity should be the same no matter what kind of public school district that the student is in. Educational inequality can be fixed with more funding from state and federal governments, more experienced teachers, technology improvements, programs to help families of low income. Education inequality started in 1635 with the Boston Latin School, which was the first school in America.

  • Community Improvement

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    During my time at Wakefield, I was lucky enough to join and be accepted into many clubs and honor societies within the school. During my Junior year I even calculated that I had completed over one hundred service hours that year alone to fulfill all the necessary requirements to maintain my membership in all the extra-curricular activities I was a part of. One community improvement activity, in particular, stands out as especially meaningful because it has helped me realize my dream career and set

  • Barbara Hepworth Essay

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    BARBARA HEPWORTH Dame Jocelyn Barbara Hepworth was born on the 10th of January, 1903 in Wakefield, West Riding of Yorkshire, and died on the 20th of May, 1975. She was the eldest and only child of Gertrude and Herbert Hepworth. Her father was a civil engineer and she always used to accompany him on car journeys around Yorkshire. Her father was very dominant in the family and would often inspire and encourage her to make full use of her talents. As a result of her education, their family had to

  • College Is Worth Your Time Essay

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    chance to get a very good job to pay off your debts. Any job or company owner would rather have someone with a college degree than someone with only a high school degree. American RadioWorks says “Today, nearly 60 percent of all jobs in the U.S. economy require higher education.” That means almost all jobs need a higher education then a high school degree. College brings so much more then just better Jobs. College brings better family, better knowledge, and better pay. With better jobs, come better

  • Why College Is Important to Me

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    Student name: Marlene I Manzano Student Identification number: AC0412071 Course number & title: EN110.6.1 Achieving Academic Excellence Assignment number & title: Writing Assessment: “Why college education is important to me” Introduction A college degree is important to me because is the phase subsequently to a successful and a brighter future when pursuing your dream vocation. I have determined to continue my college degree education to accomplish more financial stability, increasing

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