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Cheater Cheater Pumpkin Eater

Jordan Baum
Staff Member

Perfectionism; what is it? It’s when someone refuses to accept anything short of “the best.” Now, is that a good thing? Some people might say yes and others might disagree. Although striving for perfection is unrealistic, it has its benefits as well as its drawbacks. Perfectionists put more pressure on themselves than necessary. This results in their being more stressed and sometimes difficult to cooperate with. In their minds, their work is never good enough; it will never be “the best.” This, however, is not always the case. They believe that spending an excessive amount of time trying to make their work flawless will allow them to feel complete, but it just makes the stress even worse. This is both unhealthy and futile; perfection is always just out of reach. Some people think that being perfect is one of the only ways to get a good grade and to do good work. These people have better grades, a better work ethic, and overall better habits. These students generally perform better academically, because they are more self-motivated. Even when perfectionists are already stressed and worn out, they are still driven to keep doing better and better. Some may say that the only way to get a perfect grade is to work hard and to make no mistakes, and that’s what these kids are trying to do.The value of perfectionism could be debated. Some people think that it’s unhealthy to try to be impossibly perfect, while others think that it’s the only way to succeed. So, Is it a good thing or is it a bad thing?

Glam Girls

Alex Anderson
Staff Member

What most interests you about project glam girls?: “Seeing a girl go in, put on a dress, and come out smiling from ear to ear.” What kind of donations do you accept? “We accept age appropriate dresses with cutouts, tuxes, shoes, jewelry, and handbags. We also accept financial donations.”

What made you decide to start project glam girls?: “When I was your age, I was one of those girls who didn’t have the money to go out and buy a dress, so I wished there was something for me like that then.”

How long has it been going on and how long are you wanting it to go?: “We want it to last forever! We’ve been going for four years now.” “Girls might want to consider dresses from their past prom; its open to everyone, and
we will have snacks. We have seamstresses on hand whose services are also free. We hope to see you there!”

According to Ms. Quinn Capps

If you would like to make a donation, you can drop it off at:
Ducks Cottage, 1240 Duck Road
Atlantic Realty, 4729 North Croatan Highway

Outer Banks Association of Realtors,
201 West 8th Street
Downtown Books, 105 Sir Walter Street

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