I believe that all high school students should NOT skip school and stay in school.

Priscilla - Lincoln, Nebraska
Entered on November 24, 2008
Age Group: Under 18

I think that skipping school is a waste of time. Why do lots of high school students skip school? I’ll tell you why, because they think that by skipping school they won’t have to make up any of the work that they had missed just for skipping class. Most students go outside because they need to smoke or they need to meet their friends to go somewhere (mall, gas station, etc.).

Do you really get places or graduate on time by skipping school? Well when you are a senior in high school you won’t get anywhere you will get left behind. You thought that by skipping school, you can graduate on time. If you start to skip, you will be graduating late and will have to go to summer school or go back to school for another semester.

What do you think would happen if you didn’t go to school? I know that answer, the state can go to your parents and your parents can get into a lot of trouble. Your parents suffer the consequences, not you, that would be wrong for someone to do to their parents. Also you can be the person to get in trouble with the law as well, but not in as much trouble as your parents can get into. The law thinks that your parents are the cause for your miss of an education at school. You can also be taken away from your parents and be put into a group home until you learn your lesson. I wouldn’t want to be put into that situation. That is why I believe that high school students should NOT skip and stay in school.