Feeling the stress in San Francisco


When piles of homwork start to stack up.

Cori Holden, Ranger Review Reporter

Being a teenager is hard enough, but adding school to the mix of the many pressures teenagers feel, it becomes a lot harder. Not many people can relate to the amount of pressure high school and even middle school students go through on a daily basis.

Through the many tests and the loads of homework, along with the pressures of friends and “fitting in,” teenagers everywhere have been feeling extra stressed out over the past couple of weeks. Afterschool sports and activities also add to the stress level teenagers deal with. Adding absences during school to the combination of all of the stress brings the stress level of students to new heights.

When my aunt told me that she was getting married in California, I was so excited for her. The farthest thing from my mind was the make-up work I would have to do when I left for California. About a week before we left, the work started to become a lot more stressful.

I would have preferred to have all my work before I left so I didn’t have to worry about it when I got home, but that was not the case. Half of my teachers gave me my missing work before I left, which was very helpful. However, the other half gave me my work after I returned, which was very stressful. Now I am having to deal with my make-up work as well as everything that is being assigned during class presently.

Even though I had a blast at my aunt’s wedding, the stress has really gotten to me with the loads of make-up work I am now having to deal with.