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Senior Quotes: Why Not?

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As a senior, you prepare for your college years. Days fly by, and eventually, you’re at the end. But, after you leave, you simply disappear. You may still be connected with some friends, but if not, there’s not much for people to remember you by. Most people aren’t able to leave a mark on the school in order for your peers to remember you. However, a simple solution to this has already presented itself.

Senior quotes are a simple way for people to remember who you are. You should be able to leave a final impression of some sort at the school. A senior’s final year can be considered one of the most important and transitory times of your life. Being able to look back at what you, and your peers were like, is important. This is especially important knowing that most of these people you probably won’t ever see again. Most of the time, when moving on from school, sadly, we lose contact with our friends and classmates. While this has become easier with the recent rise of social media, this still is the case. It can be hard to remember your peers, but, an easy way to look back and understand the people you were around is by looking at your friends and their senior quote.

The senior quote is an important tradition for a lot of schools. Its popularity has spanned over decades. Many students at Argyle might feel left out and disappointed that they can’t participate in this tradition. Neighboring districts, like Denton ISD and Frisco ISD have had senior quotes in their yearbooks. This could be stemmed from the fact that we are an incredibly new district compared to other districts, but in the end that makes this absence of tradition make even less sense. Why can’t we do this long established tradition in our district? What is stopping us from doing something that much larger, and substantially older districts have done?

Some may argue that the Senior quote can be an easy way for inappropriate and possibly regretful quotes to be permanently connected to someone. However, this can be easily counteracted by simply checking over the quotes. If deemed inappropriate, they don’t have to have a quote. If a quote might be regretful to someone in the future, people should remember that, people understand that it’s highschool. It’s not indicative of what you are now, just who you were like. Which is the whole point of yearbooks and looking back. Not to see what it is now, just what it was like.

Senior quotes are an important part of high school, not just because it’s fun, but because it’s an important tradition in high school. People remember you through their yearbook, so having a personal mark on it is important. If other schools have them, why can’t we?

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Elijah Ward, Digital and Print Manager
Elijah Ward mainly works on the Website, and Print in The Talon News. Has been in the Talon for all 4 years he’s been in high school, as well as in UIL Film. Outside of school he creates music, programs video games, and creates general online content. If not busy working on something he’s typically playing video games or hanging out with friends. Probably doing something content creation related.
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