Ten Worst Things About High School


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21 Algebra

I get distracted a lot when I'm trying to learn

The only class that I'm failing (As of March 21st 2017) - christangrant

It's much easier than geometry though

My least favorite class ever... - Lucretia

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22 The Teachers

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Snitchy ones, bitchy ones, dickbags, and emotionals. They can either be cool, or just terrible.


23 Cliques

Oh. God. I hate cliques SO BAD!

So here's how they are divided at my school...

The Jock Guys: All of the guys who are athletic. That's literally the only a way a guy can become popular. By their athletic abilities. All of the girls (both popular and unpopular, with the exception of me and a few others) like them. It's insane. Most of them are mean, and it's EXTREMELY rare to find a NICE popular guy.

The Jock Girls: The girls who are athletic. They don't exactly care about looks as much as some of the popular girls do, but some of them do. They usually are found talking to the popular guys and the other popular girls. If an unpopular girl is actually ATHLETIC, (like me), they will get criticized just because they aren't popular. They won't even be considered athletic, even when they actually are.

The Girly Girls
All they care about is their hair, their clothes, their nails, their purses, and boys. Literally. That's IT. I am actually a tomboy here, so ...more - Minecraftcrazy530

That stinks. My school isn't as bad about this but I do sense some sort of drama/clique thing going on at the school (which I never pay attention to). Yeah at least your school doesn't sound as bad as my school in terms of school spirit, running (during gym class), sports, and "greatness". Literally my middle school shoves the concept of greatness down your throat every single day, so much that it makes my brain want to implode. Also for the announcements why do the sports teams get a special announcement time every day while the other clubs rarely get mentioned. Then there's gym class where every class in an outdoor unit you have to run a lap around the quarter mile long track, walk a lap, then run another lap. Also in like the first month of school I'm pretty sure we ran like 4 miles if adding up all of the times running on the school track and also running a couple of courses just a little over a mile long and today when we had to run like half a mile. Yeah that's my school. - Anonymousxcxc

I was friends with a girl since Pre-K. We were such good friends. We would always talk to each other and sit next to each other at lunch. She would always laugh at my jokes and I'd laugh at hers. Then, in 3rd grade, two new kids came: a boy and a girl. Their names started with an A and a B. My friend's name started with a C. In 4th grade, they realized that and became best friends. My best friend called me a jerk and obnoxious for no reason, I was being super nice. She always hung out with them and I was left behind. They are all nice now but they don't really consider me as a good friend. I cannot wait until I'm in middle school (I'm in 5th). I watched Mean Girls and I like the people there (except the Plastic "leader") and I think the teacher is nice. I can't wait! :) I will get to leave those old friends and get new people.

There is another group in my school that I call "The Group." It's all the people who are really rude and act like they're not and ...more - maddyparrot22

Honey enjoy middle school while you can because next year I'll be going to the level of schooling that I will call The Supreme Fire Nation Terror. - Anonymousxcxc

My clique is so unique it deserves a category of itself! So here's the cliques at my school.

Athletic boys: Most popular guys in the school. Most are nice, well to me. I'm close to being as popular as them but I'm not athletic so I'm not one of them. Some, if them are mean, especially the ones in High School.

Athletic Girls: Some are popular and some are not. Some are girly girls, others just don't even care at all.

Prissy Popular Girls: If your unpopular and you so much as say one world to them, they'll accuse you of hitting on them and get their boyfriend of 1 week to beat you up. They whine about every single little thing! They also have super good hearing too since they tell everyone, especially me to turn their music down. Even when I'm at the lowest volume but still able to hear the music, they tell me to "turn that satanic mess down! " But they put their stupid pop songs all the way up. They never get in trouble!

Nerds: People don't mess ...more - SirSkeletorThe3rd

You do realize you just said you beat up a retarded and suicidal kid, right? - Donut

Talk about the game Bully, lol. - AmtrakHan6993

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24 Animal Abuse In Some Schools

There Is nothing worse than animal abuse in any situation, whoever does this and enjoys this deserves to become homeless bums, and burn in hell for the rest of eternity. I'm passionate about wildlife.

Last year I did an after school club where we raised turtles and released them in their natural habitats when they got bigger and it was so nice. I even got to take one home over spring break (there were two named Squirt and Crab Cakes)

I can't stand animal cruelty/abuse. It really shocks me and breaks my heart. I know I'm an animal lover but that is disgusting

I HATE animal abuse. - 906389

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25 Bratty kids getting special attention from the teachers

I am one of the smartest kids in the school, with an IQ of 162. Note, I'm not bragging, because smart kids don't get JACK at my school. No, really, to 95% of the teachers I am practically invisible to the naked eye. Whereas the kids who make all the noise and give all of the other students crap about doing well, existing, etc. get ALL of the perks, and ALL OF THE GOOD GRADES THAT MANY INTROVERTS STRUGGLE FOR! I have a 3.99 GPA and I still get good grades regardless, but the teachers are constantly screaming at me whenever I get tired of the morons in my class not finding an answer, and after that, I am called selfish! I'm not trying to be selfish, all I would like are a few good grades, that's all. If you can relate to this, please like.

P.S. I am also bullied too. Don't feel bad though.

Yes. Teachers give them the time of day and often don't give them punishment. They're just getting attention and annoying the hell out of the other kids!

It remembers me a boy of my class, His name actually means attention & He is the best attention seeker I ever see, He just shows his charm & easily escapes from Punishment. I hate him and excepting me Every girl found him cool - Righteous

In 6th grade all of the cool kids would get the most attention for all the "good things" they do. On Wednesdays we would have a assembly where two students would get deans list (or awards) most of the kids who got in trouble would get the deans list. But when I haven't done anything bad I get about no shoutouts or deans list for the things I did. I even got a 97 or 99% on my science test once and I got no deans list or shoutouts ;~;. I hate this generation. - SapphireStar

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26 Teachers that complain about wasting time but give long lectures that waste time

Yeah, so true. My English teacher always goes on about how we are spoiling ourselves and how we should study instead of having fun and how stupid and ignorant we are... Jesus! Have you realised how much time you are wasting? Just get on with the damned lesson! I hate such teachers so much. They are actually doing what they tell us not to do! It makes me so angry, I wanna bash their head in a ' wall!

My French teacher does that a lot for 3 years.

Teacher :You are wasting a lot of useful time
Me: you are wasting a lot of useful time because you are dragging on and repeating yourself!

Such Hypocrites - christangrant

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27 Annoying Catchphrases

Yes like YOLO and laugh out loud - JollyRancher

Anyone who says swag and yolo repeatedly should be knocked upside the head with a shovel

I used to have a lot of catch phrases...

Dabbing, "Cash me outside howbowdah" and "Rain drop drop top" are overused at the moment. - Lunala

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28 Religious Extremists

This girl at my school was trying to force a student to believe in God... In case you have not noticed, America has the freedom of religion. Due to that, I do not care if you worship a potato chip, just do not try to change someone just because they do not believe in the same things as you do. - LostDream258

Ugh this one girl who my sister met (a narcissist that no one liked) was completely insulting my sister's religion just because it was different than her's while getting everything about it completely wrong by saying things like how in this particular brat's view it's apparently similar to Islam (when it's not) during this Girl Scout camping trip (from when my sister was in like 8th grade) or whatever so my sister was crying so she and the other girls in the troop moved tables so the bratty girl told the troop leader that everyone was being rude to HER so the girl actually made my sister apologize for something she didn't do. Yeah basically I hate over religious people who can't seem to accept that other people don't believe in everything that you do believe in. Dear god hopefully that doesn't happen to me this year. - Anonymousxcxc

I am a Jesus freak but I don't enforce but only preach. If you don't believe me fine, Actually the Catholics are the ones being mean to me (not all just those in my school) the Christians and atheists are cool. I read the Bible but a teacher of mine had me sent outside. I was praying and someone said "stand up and pray with us" I said "Don't disturb me I won't pray with you and your catholicism" but then again I was in trouble.

The kids at my school who are jesus freaks and what not seem like they have sticks up their butts and they never have any fun because they are always praying or begging for forgiveness like damn loosen up and go have some fun get your nose out of the bible and go interact with humans who gives a damn if you "sin" you're only a kid once.

When I am talking about how the universe was created I say big bang but my classmates forced me to belive that some god created it 10,000 years ago. - MChkflaguard_Yt

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29 Anime Fans

Almost everyone that I know of loves anime, I don't have anything against it but they talk nonstop about it, it gets really annoying after a while

I'm going to say it once, and again. Anime High is not like real High.

I read the DBZ books from the library. the people who read the Naruto books picked on me.

Those kids that watch anime loudly in study hall... - Lucretia

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30 People with disabilities get picked on

I have adhd and several learning disabillities and people always talk about me being stupid :-(

Tell those people to look at themselves. (Cause they're the ones who are stupid) - 906389

I have autism, moderate depression/anxiety, and ADHD. I'm in 7th grade. back when I was in 4th grade, people rarely picked on me. I guess that's because they felt sorry for me. I never really liked my friends being al baby voice nice to me, and wanted honest opinions. but back then, those were happy times. but it 6th grade, it turned into a living hell, which is why I have my depression. people, have made fun of me and called me "a retarted little *ussy who needs to grow some balls", "whiney". I was kicked, pushed really hard into a locker, given the finger. my 15 year-old brother years ago was tied to a tree with one of his friends and left to rot for for 2 hours till they finally escaped, I was chased into a stall and had my foot pounded to a pulp. the list goes on and on. that's why I have depression. I sometime lie down and think, "why haven't I committed suicide yet? " and then I realize: "it would break my mom's heart, to relive that moment ...more

I have minor learning disabilities and problems with memory due to my epilepsy. In middle school & high school, most of the teachers refused to accommodate me, acted like I was an inconvenience and didn't deserve to have their attention at all. Some of the teachers actively ridiculed me, gave me assignments that were too difficult for me to complete, talked down to me, and basically just made my life hell. I was ecstatic to graduate high school in 2011.

That's just unfair - christangrant

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31 Pep Rallies

i used to literally get sick at these things i would get dizzy from all the screaming, stinking teenagers. i eventually started skipping them. i would actually rather go sit in dirty school bathroom than go tto them!!!! - luvtoread

I absolutely hate pep rallies with a passion! They are do loud and pointless. I hate when everyone is screaming and dancing. It makes me mad. The cheerleaders are not even hot ( There is even one GUY in it). So me, my friend and only about fifty other kids in the whole school go to the cafe during the Pep rally. We are the smart kids in our school!

I don't think I have pep rallies but if I go to one I would be traumatized. I hate crowds AND loud noises. It doesn't help that people would scream for no reason. - MusicalPony

What disgusting things. It's more like a brainwashing ceremony than anything else. Cheerleaders are sex symbols, the music is so loud it gives you a headache and the whole thing is boring and pointless. I hated these things so much-thank god I graduated, no more of this crap! :D

The only good thing about pep rallies is you have shorter school periods. So use that to your advantage. Still h8 pep rallies because of those screaming demons. - AmtrakHan6993

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32 Druggies

They're a waste of space. Send them to rehab, not school.

I got in trouble one time because they were smoking next to me when I was walking to class and I got suspended when they tried to give me some, keep in mind I'm an honors student so the five day suspension that made my gpa drop from a 4.5 to a 3.67 from missing class gives me some bias to this question.

I've seen some students smoking weed or vaping at the marketplace just outside of my school, or at parties. First of all, I'm ashamed that many people are fine about this, and secondly, it's sad that these people are basically ruining their future. - ethanmeinster

They should be homeschooled, not on the roads.

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33 Crappy Wifi

Many people are too busy walking around for a single bar, which is why this is pretty low.

My friend once got signal on a hike up a mountain over the summer and yet he couldn't get wifi here. what.

My school's wifi is actually not too bad. - Lunala

That's why I use celluar data instead - MChkflaguard_Yt

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34 Having Horrible Teachers Ruin Subjects You love

When learning devolves into annotating pages upon pages and packets of homework in your favorite subject, your interest can be ruined. There is so rarely teachers who care more about their students then their pay, but when they come buy, it's good to let them know.

Sometime teachers make the subjects you love ' hard. - tent2

Good thing all my teachers are good. - Lunala

I had 2 gym teachers and the female I hated so much. In the middle of the gym activity session like volley ball she would stop the game and would demonstrate THE SECOND TIME how to play and I just wanted to take a huge ass garbage can knock her out with and I hated her so much that I hated gym and the transferred to health as a result which I don't regret doing she even got two teachers at her previous school fired. Her old school was connected to my school and I hate my school as much as I hate her🖕🏻

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35 Oral Presentations

Everyone stares and snickers if you made a mistake, and make dumb comments thinking they're funny and cool - Bec

My worst fear is laughing incontrollably in front of everyone /: - PinkflASHES

Worst thing ever. I'd rather die

Yeah these stink. I'd rather be burnt to a crisp by Shego from Kim Possible or beaten up by Stanley Pines from Gravity Falls than ever have to do one of these. - Anonymousxcxc

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36 Call of Duty / Halo Fanboys

These idiots are dominating my year and I get judged just because I play different games. They automatically assume that Mario or Pokémon is the worst game ever, just because it's not a shooter! They think they are the ultimate gaming masters, but they would die in three seconds flat if they played Mega Man.

This was the reason why I hated Call of Duty at some point ( I no longer care about Call of Duty at ALL). - MusicalPony

I don't know what a quad feed is. "Oh, get out of here."
I don't like shooters. "What the heck, those are like, the only good game genre ever."
I like Kingdom Hearts and Final Fantasy, "RPGs are for wimps."

This kid said that Undertale was trash because it lacked blood and violence. What is wrong with this generation?

What is wrong with this? - AmtrakHan6993

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37 Hallways

At My school they are overcrowded - christangrant

One-systems in schools suck - Ziffe

38 Not Getting a Hint On How to Use New Math Concepts In Actual Situations

Okay, that concept seems logical, now how the hell will I figure out when and where I'm supposed to use it?! - PinkflASHES

Why does everyone hate math? Truth hear: more likely than not, your job will involve math/science.

I know right. I actually love math; sometimes I feel lonely because of it. - Anonymousxcxc

They say useful stuff about it WHICH WAS GOOD IN THE PAST but now with calculators and all that sort, what is the point of learning stuff? - AmtrakHan6993

So, artists, musicians, actors... you were saying about "yer jawb will have mayth aynd scienze mowst liekly"? Yes, that's how you sounded. Idiot.

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39 Unnecessary Amount of Homework

I get that homework is essential in student learning-by doing it at home, we review and sometimes preview the materials. However, I just had so many classes where I had gratuitous amount of homework. And to make it worse, other kids just BSed it and got full credit. I am somewhat against standardized testing, but I really don't think unnecessary homework assignments should hinder students' lives outside school. Just please give us enough but not too much homework. Please!

It's like each teacher thinks that the only class in school that you take is theirs, so they bombard you with piles of homework. It sucks!

Too much English and Math homework EVERY WEEK

I just don't do it... The teachers are not smart enough to actually check to see if u did it

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40 Teachers that have nothng to do but to talk, talk and talk with a surprise quiz every meeting

Oh my god! There's this one teacher... I swear I learned how to fall asleep with my eyes open in his class. Then... BAMM! Here's a pop quiz on all the crap I've been talking about for the past 20 minutes! Not to mention this stuff isn't going to help you in your life...

very strict, and very lazy teacher - ronluna

Basically my 7th grade math teacher in a nutshell. At least my math teacher this year actually has us do stuff. - Anonymousxcxc

Surprise quizzes should be banned. They destroy a student's schedule.

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