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Students will be checked before school

Sebastian Guzman and Adrian Nava

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Students won’t be able to take backpacks in the bathroom and will be checked. 

Boys are most likely to get caught smoking in school. This study examined how perceptions of student smoking in the school environment and the actual smoking rate among senior students at a school are related to smoking onset. Multilevel logistic regression analysis was used to examine correlates of ever smoking in a sample of 4,286 grade 6 and 7 students from 57 elementary schools. Tobacco cigarettes: Nearly 90 percent of adult smokers began smoking before age 18 and 9.7 percent of high school seniors reported smoking in the last month. In a random survey of 50 Morton East students, 15 said they have smoked in the bathroom. 

“I smoke in school because it helps me focus and I do all my work” Senior at Morton East said. 

Some students do it to focus but it is still a bad thing to do in school. If they must smoke, they should do it before school. 

“Sometimes I just get bored in class and go to the bathroom to smoke” junior at Morton East said. 

Students shouldn’t be smoking just because they’re bored. They should do work for other classes if they don’t have nothing else to do. 

“My friends and I already know what time to go to the bathroom to smoke.” Senior at Morton East said. 

I feel like security should check the bathrooms every period to stop this from happening because it probably happens every day. 

DISCLAIMER:  This MortONION article is entirely fabricated — false.  Be careful of FAKE NEWS!  Don’t spread lies. 

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12 Responses to “Students will be checked before school”

  1. Geovanni Alvarez on April 22nd, 2019 11:14 pm

    There should be no searching students during anytime of schoo period unless they were seen with a possession that shouldn’t be allowed in school area. Then that’s when allowing a search is reasonable, but students shouldn’t lose their privacy over that and should be respected as a student. Not a prisoner.

  2. Bryan Valle on April 23rd, 2019 9:22 am

    I found that the school having to check book bags before using the washroom to be believable. I found that 15 students took a survey about them smoking at school questionable. I would’ve believed it if it were posted on the actual Morton Page

  3. Jessica Cristobal on April 23rd, 2019 9:41 pm

    Something I found believable about this article was the concept of high school students smoking, and that students bags where going to be searched before school. Something I found to be questionable where the facts and statistics, for example ” Nearly 90 percent of adult smokers began smoking before age 18″. Ninety percent seems a little excessive. Besides the statistics I think that I would believe this article if it was posted on social media because it seems like something a high school would do if not done already.

  4. Jessica Cristobal on April 23rd, 2019 9:42 pm

    Something I found believable about this article was the concept of high school students smoking, and that students bags where going to be searched before school. Something I found to be questionable where the facts and statistics, for example “Nearly 90 percent of adult smokers began smoking before age 18”. Ninety percent seems a little excessive. Besides the statistics I think that I would believe this article if it was posted on social media because it seems like something a high school would do if not done already.

  5. Jonathan Gonzalez on April 24th, 2019 8:58 am

    One thing I believe in this article is students smoking in school.Something I found questionable is that 90 percent of adults started smoking at an young age

  6. Miguel Solis on April 24th, 2019 9:14 am

    The thing I though was real was checking our backpack in school. They cant just check you just because of suspicion. I would believe it if I saw it.

  7. Sonia Hernandez on April 24th, 2019 12:36 pm

    In this article what I found to be believable were the statistics right off the bat, though something that made this article very skeptic was the fact how they said “90 percent of adults smoked before the age of 18”.If i would see this on Facebook I would not believe this fake article because it has a disclaimer at the bottom at the article.

  8. Israel on April 25th, 2019 5:16 pm

    One thing I found believable was is mostly male students getting caught smoking in the bathrooms.
    One thing I didn’t believe was that they were going to check students backpack before school because it would take up to much time.
    If I saw this on social media I wouldn’t believe it.

  9. Edrian miranda on April 26th, 2019 9:01 am

    I find it believable that they would check bags. I find it questionable how they will do it with enough time to not make people late . If I saw this on social media at first I would t believe it.

  10. Sharon Serrano on May 7th, 2019 7:33 pm

    i don’t think it’ll be a good idea because girls wouldn’t feel comfortable carrying around feminal hygiene stuff and it’ll take even more time having to go back and forth from putting book bags away and going to the bathroom .

  11. Nathaly Hernandez on May 10th, 2019 8:38 am

    I believe the article because it provides quotes however I don’t believe they would be able to search the students backpacks because it would be an unwarranted search. i would believe this if it were shared with me.

  12. Giovanni Ramos on May 15th, 2019 8:31 am

    I don’t think it’s fair to punish other students for the actions of others. I don’t think we should be subjected to searches unless seen with suspicious behavior so that way we can have our privacy intact and not be treated like prisoners.

    But the article is fake so it doesn’t really matter

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