NOTE: Not my writing (The poem isn’t… the intro is)! I had been working on my school work, when I got distracted, and somehow ended up researching paranormal, spiritual occurrences. I don’t believe in this type of stuff, but the topic intrigues me nonetheless… This is a children’s nursery rhyme that originated in an unknown … Continue reading Licketysplit
A New Generation of Cars There are 7.6 billion people in the world, and that amount is skyrocketing up . According to worldometer, there are 2 billion cars in the world right now(2020). With all these problems happening in the world right now from Coronavirus, to Global Warming, I say it is right we adapt … Continue reading A New Generation Of Cars
Name:Jaxon Ganchou Teacher:Mr.Jockers Class: Period 2 Date: 4/16/20 Lowering the age for voting will change everything It was the night of the 2016 election. I went to bed hoping Trump wouldn’t get elected. When I found out he was, I thought to myself, I would have made the right decision, and that lots of other … Continue reading lower the voting age
When you get home from a long day of school or work, all you think about is your time to finally rest. Instead, students in America have to stress over the fact that they’re teachers assigned them with pounds of homework. I know I struggle with this problem. I have stayed up till 12 pushing … Continue reading When does the Amount of Homework Cross the Line?
When I was a little kid I thought it would be so cool to go to a circus, getting to see big animals up close like that. My parents always said no, telling me we couldn’t go because they were “mean” to animals there. Instead, they brought me to Noah’s Lost Ark Animal Sanctuary… so … Continue reading Circuses Must Stop Using Animals in Shows
Are you too stressed out? In my opinion, kids are working harder than they need to be and they are too stressed out. Teachers are giving too much homework and that takes hours and hours each week. There isn’t time for anything else! There just isn’t enough time for students to relax or … Continue reading Less is More
15 years before the Fred Finch incident, an event occurred that showed the town how wicked William Weisel actually was. He had actually been running for mayor of the town at the time. One of his prevailing opinions was that they should increase the privacy policies on the local internet networks. The people of the … Continue reading The Despicable Crimes of the Crooked Cop, the Wicked William Weisel
Through the years and how technology of smartphones has developed with our generation, our view on punctuation has somehow changed… when texting. Some sentences might be over-thought just because someone put a period, even though that’s how you’re supposed to end a sentence. People remember how other people text, like their friends. When their friends … Continue reading Texting & Punctuation
It was my first day back to school since my parents divorce. I wasn’t ready to go back into a classroom and just act like nothing had happened. I was in one of the worst times of my life and my mental health was at its lowest. Even though their divorce had nothing to do … Continue reading Why Schools should put more Focus on Mental Health
On December 14, 2012, I was in 1st grade on what seemed like any other normal day. I had just finished my soccer season, which at the time was very important to me, even though looking back now, I realize that type stuff wasn’t too important after all. I wasn’t a big fan of school, … Continue reading Why Gun Laws should be stricter
One Monday evening by a Long Island strip mall, Khaseen Morris died at a hospital after being stabbed to the chest. Fifty other teenagers there witnest the scene, but less than a quarter of them helped. “Kids stood there and didn’t help Khaseen,” Detective Lt. Stephen Fitzpatrick of the Nassau County Police Department said in … Continue reading How Bad is the Bystander Effect?
Hello Mr.Jockers. How are you? How is your day going? Is everybody healthy and safe? Man, it looks so bad outside today, it’s all rainy and windy and a bunch of other cruddy stuff. It was a lot nicer yesterday, well, not in the morning, but in the afternoon, it was super nice. I rode … Continue reading
As a Hispanic I can tell you that, we do enjoy our alcohol of course our corona, dos equis, and don’t forget about the tequila, but there’s a difference between having a good time and having an addiction, alcohol can have a very negative impact on your family and friends. Everyday, people are affected by … Continue reading Alcohol Effects More Than Just You
Every winter, a little less snow falls. Every spring feels a little more dreary. Every summer feels a little less inviting. Every fall feels more like a delayed April. I’d have to rack my memories for the last time I got to throw a snowball on Christmas or curl up by the fireplace on a … Continue reading The Death Toll of Our Earth.
I initially wasn’t going to publish this onto the blog. Thank you, Carsen, for giving me the courage to do so, even though I had already made up my mind that I wasn’t going to publish anymore work onto this. Especially after regretting it last time I published a major piece onto this. Thank you. … Continue reading Pink Skirts, Blue Shorts
We were halfway through summer when my mom had an idea to go to Canada. I thought it would be a great idea so we went. I remember packing the car then starting the 8 hour drive through mostly New York. We made about several stops before reaching the border where we could see Niagara … Continue reading First time leaving the country.
I was reading an article about football and the new helmets that the NFL was working on to prevent concussions, when I came across a paragraph suggesting that we take away high school football because of injuries. I couldn’t believe it, so I looked into the benefits of highschool football. A study held by the … Continue reading High School Football
Fans watched as both teams fought for the higher score. We were in the sixth inning, and the score was tied. The game went into extra innings, after the seventh inning the score was still equal, the next inning rolled around, but still nobody was leading. All of the sudden the umpires called the game … Continue reading Championship Games Are Worse Tied Then Lost
How many times have you clicked on a little box stating “other” on a chat server? How many times have you had to force someone or something into a little binary box? A study finds that about 2.7% of Minnesota teens answer yes to the question: “Do you consider yourself transgender, genderqueer, gender-fluid or unsure … Continue reading Slap A Label On Me And Call Me Mary
All parents have different hopes and standards for their children. And of course, they want the absolute best for each and every one of them. The US is a nation that is bulit up on the idea of gender equality, and where there should be no gender discrimination. However, many studies indicate that parents overlook … Continue reading Do Parents Have Different Hopes and Standards for Their Sons Than for Their Daughters?