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Staff member Cynthia Avila (1)

Staff member Cynthia Avila (10)

All Worked Up

As SECA students, coming up with words to describe our experiences at such a complicated school is not as difficult as some may think. It’s often described as fun, challenging, and even interesting, but one word which most students often agree upon when describing our school is “stressful.” Now, the question here is, what makes our school so stressful? Is it the loads of homework, the college classes, or just school in general? There’s many justifications for our stress, but there’s one thing, that gets to every generation. SECA students have a problem, and the problem is procrastination. We wait to the very last minute to get something done, no matter how small the task is, we feel like we have all the time in the world.

It’s not that we’re lazy, because honestly our school is full of dedicated students, and it’s not that we have horrible time management, which often times we do, but we learn how to control it quickly. The truth of the matter is, we are procrastination masters, and we don’t really know how to stop. Let’s face it, high school, specifically SECA, is extremely stressful, but it doesn’t have to stay that way forever. Yes we should remain dedicated and try our best on everything we do, but treat yourself once in a while.

Remember what you’re trying to achieve and never stray, but have fun while you’re doing it. So when you’re binge watching your favorite tv show on Netflix, remember your priorities, although binge watching once or twice can’t really hurt, as long as you finish what was needed to be done. Don’t wait until the last minute to finish that presentation or that research paper, just do it now, because the feeling of accomplishment that you will have at the end is like no other. We are dedicated.

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Staff member Hareet Mann (10)

 

TV Takeover!

Today all kids want to do is lay around using their electronics doings absolutely nothing. Now let’s all be real we all have had those moments where we don’t want to do anything but lay down and sleep, but the outcome is being on our electronics for an hour or two before we even go to sleep.

Children used to go out and play soccer, basketball, baseball, or throw around a frisbee for fun, but now a days all children want to do is go on instagram, twitter, or just watch television. Too much television slowly kills brain cells not only that, but 61% of television we watch has violence in it. Just by watching 3 to 4 hours of television a day, a child can see around 8,000 small screen murders before finishing grade school. Not only that, but children spend around 6 hours a day watching television or using other types of media as in the internet or video games.

Children can spend some of those hours outside taking in fresh air by playing sports or just walking around.

Watching television does kill brain cells slowly, but watching educational television programs are not a bad thing either. There are television programs that talk about things that can get a person through personal issues or non personal issues. Now a day’s there are basically so many television shows that nobody knows what to watch anymore that they watch everything. With all the varieties today on television people just watch anything and they will even if they don’t like it.

Now a day’s we depend on our electronics for almost anything for homework, entertainment, and for our personal problems sometimes. Electronics are most peoples’ lives.

Stockton Early College Academy's Premiere News Center
Opinions: Stress and TV Binging