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Creativity is dead

posted Feb 18, 2016, 9:38 AM by Unknown user

Do you feel like you can express yourself at school? Do you get to do what you like, or what you love? Maybe there is a sport the school doesn’t offer or a club that has yet to become a thing. The dress code has only gotten stricter, electives are limited, and there aren’t many clubs to choose from. Some students might see this as a strain on their creativity.

I personally feel that there are not enough opportunities for students to express themselves. If allowed to do so, not only could students create their own clubs that better the community or help those in need, but they also could even make clubs based on their passions and work on expanding their personal goals. While students are allowed to create their own clubs, they would not be school sponsored. This might make students feel like their ideas are less important.

Students should be allowed to create their own clubs, have them be school sponsored, and have meetings for those clubs at least once a week. Of course, there could be a teacher or staff member monitoring their work. If given the chance, I feel that students would broaden their horizons and come up with something wonderful. Teenagers and independence can often be a scary mix, but I think with some free reign, students could really spread their wings. According to marketeer.kapost.com, 75% of people think they are not living up to their creative potential. This is a problem, and the answer is opportunity. Students need more opportunities to express themselves and be creative.