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  • No, I don’t think so. For me, it comes down to the breaks.
    I am aware that there would be more breaks throughout the year, but for me, that simply wouldn’t work. Summer vacation is really the only time that I can see family members who live far away, because the other breaks are too short to go traveling. Summer vacation is also a break that I look forward to because of how long it is. To me, and many other people in my school, summer vacation is appealing because of its length. For us, it is also the only time we don’t have homework. No matter how many more breaks we would get, we would never have a break from homework, because the breaks would be short enough that there would be more school in the near future. While I am certain that year round school works for many people, I can not see myself being happy in an environment that has no true ‘break’ from school.
    • Yeah. It's relaxing to know that you won't have to go to school for a long time.
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  • If you had year round school it could be like homeschooling/unschooling and you would be able to take brakes and get up kinda late and stuff like that instead of getting up early and having school for a certain amount of time and having lunch at a specific time and everything.
  • This is the thing I wrote about for school, if anyone wants to check it out.
    Year round schools?
    Most everyone can agree that they want schools to be able to give students the chance to learn the skills that they need to have a successful adultho…
  • I don't think that year around school is a good idea. One of the only things that gets me through school is knowing summer is coming up and I get a break. Without that a lot of kids would be miserable. School would have no end and it would just add to the stress.
    • a misconception that people make about year round schools is that they have less break time, but in reality you go for the same amount of days, but you have your summer break time spaced about throughout the year. There is still summer break in year round school, but for a shorter time period. I have personally never gone to a year round school, but I think that year round schools would decrease stress levels among students instead of increasing it.
    • In year-round school, there would be *more frequent breaks*, it wouldn't be just school every day (that would be awful xD). People wouldn’t forget everything in the long summer stretch, and would have more time to themselves.
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Preparing For Your Period

“I feel very unprepared about getting my first period. I don’t know exactly what happens and I am really worried about getting it at school. I wouldn’t want to talk to anyone about it and I don’t feel comfortable talking to my mom about it ahead of time either. Would I be able to just use a wad of toilet paper instead of a pad for a day until I get home and can ask my mom for one? Where would I keep pads after I did get my period if I had it at school? I just feel uninformed and unprepared and…

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Redesigning Characters

"Do you have any advice on redesigning characters? I have an old one I want to polish up and I'm not sure how to go about it." -Willa While I don’t have a lot of experience redesigning characters visually, I have a bit more experience with reworking characters that I’ve created in pieces of writing. After thinking about your question a little, I think that both crafts tend to come down to the same core pieces, so hopefully my advice will help you out whether you’re looking to work on visual…

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3 Replies · Reply by Touhndwrah Aug 6

Too Much To Do

“Yesterday I felt overwhelmed because I had more to do than I was used to (Lots of homework, after school activities and dinner). Do you have any tips for girls to feel less overwhelmed when they have a lot to do?”  - Anonymous Feeling overwhelmed by long to-do lists is a very common experience, especially as we get older and start taking on more responsibilities and commitments, have more time-consuming homework, etc.—so you are far from alone in this. (It’s certainly something I’ve had to…

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0 Replies · Reply by Evie Jun 3

Not a People Person

"Okay i am going to very very clear...I need advice from someone older than me. I am not very much a people person like I don't talk much around other people how would you say I deal with this?" - Anonymous Hi! I’m not very much of a “people person” myself, and am generally very shy and quiet in social settings, so I definitely understand this. As I know firsthand, it can be hard being less socially inclined than those around us… but I’m actually going to start by suggesting that, contrary to…

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