As An Athlete

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As An Athlete

Darcy Kampe, Sports Editor

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After hours of physically intense practice, student athletes go home and prepare for hours of mentally intense
homework. Student athletes have little time to finish their extensive heaps of homework after practices and
games. Being an athlete alone brings extreme schedule demands, and being an athlete and a senior, a worker, or a
dual-enrolled COA student just adds to the mountain of stress.

MALE:
Mekhi B.
Mekhi participates in sports all
year round, begining with football
in the fall, basketball in the winter,
and track in the spring. This is his
typical daily schedule.
Wake Up- 5:30 a.m.
Leave For School- 6:30 a.m.
~45 minute drive to school~
School- 8:00 a.m. to 3:05 p.m.
Practice- 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Homework- 7:30 p.m. – varies
Bed- 3:00 a.m.

  “All I care about is the ball game
and only the ball game, eyes on the
prize… School is just an illusion
that grades you based on the quality of your work just like a factory
grades the quality of its products.
The worst grades are sent to the
worst workplaces and the best
grades are sent to the higher quality
factories to work on the important
stuff. Don’t assume that the method
of grading has an effect on homework because in some cases it is
only the way you walk and perceive
yourself to animals of all kinds.
Beware.”
-Junior Maimillian Janesik

FEMALE:
Catherine R.
Catherine participates in sports all
year round, begining with cross
country in the fall, swimming in
the winter, and track in the spring.
This is her typical daily schedule.
Wake Up- 6:15 a.m.
Leave For School- 6:30 a.m.
~30 minute drive to school~
School- 8:00 a.m. to 3:05 p.m.
Practice- 3:20 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
*Volunteer*- 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Homework- 7:30 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Bed- 1:00 a.m

*MONDAY ONLY*

 

Aiyana M.
Aiyana participates in sports all
year round, beginning with football cheer and competition cheer
in the fall, competition cheer and
basketball cheer in the winter,
and track in the spring. This is
her typical daily schedule.
Wake Up- 6:45 a.m.
Leave For School- 7 a.m.
~30 minute drive to school~
School- 8:00 a.m. to 3:05 p.m.
Practice- 3:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Homework finished- 11:00 p.m.

Bed- 11:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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