Allana Cunha

LAKE MICHIGAN CATHOLIC – All high schools across the United States, Lake Michigan Catholic included, all have seniors who suffer from the same affliction: senioritis.

It is an unstoppable epidemic that affects even the brightest of students.

There are different stages of senioritis.  In the beginning of the school year, senioritis does not really affect seniors, but by the end of the third quarter, seniors know that senioritis will strike at any moment.

At the beginning of the school year, LMC seniors are very busy, not only with college applications but with the Capstone as well.  The seniors are working hard to make sure that they are able to maintain that high GPA in order to get accepted into their dream school.  

By the second quarter, the seniors are done with the Capstone and usually have been accepted to at least one school.  With that said, seniors do not care as much anymore because they know they will be going to college.  They still try to keep a good GPA because they know that colleges will ask for their semester grades, but not as much as first quarter.

After winter break seniors really start to give up in school, especially those who are in sports.  School starts to become a place to “have fun” rather than a place to learn.  By the end of the third quarter, every senior gives up except the person who is number 10 on the class top 10 list.

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