CNN — You’ve probably heard that there are a few things a high-school student can’t do well.
You can’t go to the beach, you can’t take out the trash.
But these are some of the best things about being a teenager, says Jennifer Fishel, senior program director at the American Council on Education.
It is the way of life that’s so important, says Fishell, who is also a teacher and former administrator at the Culinary Academy of America.
There are so many other things to do, and there are so few opportunities for students to be creative, to explore and do things they never would have thought possible.
The best thing about high school is that you’re going to be able to take advantage of a wide range of opportunities, says Michael Nitzberg, director of the school program at the College of William and Mary.
There’s a lot of different things that you can do that you wouldn’t be able do at your first job.
In fact, the school you end up at is a very unique place, says Nitzburg.
And that makes you think about what you’re actually going to do at the next school, says Daniel DePaul, associate professor of education at the University of Missouri, St. Louis.
It gives you a perspective on the school.
But what do you really do when you’re at that high-level school?
It’s a very competitive environment, says DePaul.
And a lot can happen in the classroom.
The first thing you learn at Culinary is that every single day you’re learning something.
You’re learning how to cook, how to use a camera, how not to look at your phone, and how to read a map.
At the Culmaran High School, it’s like the same thing.
You have a lot more opportunities to learn, says teacher and principal of Culmarian, Stephanie Gullion.
You might be asked to do homework or a test, but you’re also learning a lot about the teacher, the students, the curriculum, the teacher’s vision.
So it’s a learning environment that’s really unique, says Gullions.
You get a lot out of it.
It’s also a learning community, says principal Gullian.
You see all the different students that you might see in the neighborhood.
You know, they’re not going to come in here and have to do all of the same activities that they would have to if they were at your high school.
And it’s really important for kids to know they’re going there for a reason.
At Culmarians high school there’s a large art project.
The school’s art director, Michelle Johnson, is an expert at what she calls “the art of the little kid.”
It’s not just a painting or sculpture.
She wants to inspire kids to take their art to the next level.
In her high school classes, students work on their own art projects.
They do things like making little drawings of a person.
The class is all about collaboration, she says.
You may be in the same room, but in the end it’s about you working together.
When I look at this art project that I’m working on, I know it’s going to look great.
And, of course, I’m learning a ton from Michelle.
She is also very encouraging.
When you start doing your own art, you’re not doing it to impress the teachers or to be a teacher, but it’s just a way to learn.
She says she has never had any trouble with students not liking what they were doing, but she has a great respect for them.
She hopes that students who want to learn can take advantage.
And the students do.
Culmarans art director says that if a student doesn’t like what he’s doing, it makes him very happy, says Johnson.
She knows what he is trying to accomplish and she knows that his passion is what he needs to do.
At least for the students who are going to Culmar’s high school and Culmar Academy, that passion is there.
The Culmarrian High School and Culmarian Academy are located in Culmar, Maryland, on Maryland’s eastern shore.
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