Teaching the Kids of Jonestown
Teaching the Kids of Jonestown west side! essays Go West Side Friends, faculty, and acquaintances, on this day, I ask you this. Is it wrong for a student to cheer against his or her own high school sports team? Before such an easy answer rolls to the forefront of your mind, let me ask you another question. Can a person be Teaching the Kids of Jonestown beyond the limit of his The Predator Is a Disappointment capacity to cheer for a team that is not exclusive to represent his school, but still promoted to be? Speaking as a former and potential future football player and as a great friend of many of the football players at North Marion, I can undoubtedly say that the answer to the latter question is yes. My words are not spoken alone. Many of my peers feel the same about this issue. North Marion High School is not based on education. North Marion High School is not based on equality. North Marion High School is not based on faculty or students. North Marion High School Gospel for Asia Founder Expresses The Power of Oneness centered around the "god-like", almighty, manly competition most of us have come to know as…football. There are over 20 athletic teams, not including the Husky Marching Band. Out of these, I can think of only one that is praised and gratified to the point of my sickness. One of the biggest events on the school calendar is Homecoming. There is no Homecoming for basketball, cheerleading, or track. Then why do we have such a special week in honor of football? What makes football any more worthy or different than cross-country, swimming, or softball? Recently, it seems as though our celebration of Homecoming is marked by how badly Morgantown High annihilates us, 50, 60, 70? The numbers are never too high. Another example of the on going celebration of football is thuses. These energy-sparking gatherings are supposedly meant to celebrate team spirit and encouragement in all sports. Has anyone noticed when the majority of these events are held? I have. They are held before "big" football games: West Fairmont, East Fairmont, and Morgantown.