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Would You Go Back To High School Again?

This week's Just Askin' column wants to know if you could, would you go back?

As many schools are in the midst of Spring Break, it made me nostalgic for those days in high school where you could have a full week off. Where you could sleep in, hang out with your friends, stay up late and then do it all again the next day.

Ah, high school was the life, wasn't it?

Maybe yes, maybe no.

I know people who do not look back on those four formative years with fondness. Sure, they enjoyed long breaks from school. But school itself? Not so much fun. Kids were mean, there were too many cliques, teachers terrorized them, spitball wars in the hallways...

Or maybe for you, those were your Glory Days. Filled with friends, sports, fun, and just enough trouble to keep it interesting. You would go back in a heartbeat.

So tell us in the Comments, if you could go back to high school, would you? Why or why not?

Discuss.

McCloud March 31, 2012 at 01:29 PM
Swimming nude at an all male school makes me reconsider going back.
Ralph Keen March 31, 2012 at 02:12 PM
my experience wasn't a bad one, but i wouldn't want to repeat it. it was an all-male school with strong emphasis on academics, which was excellent preprataion for college. but the fact that i can't recall any fun gatherings with classmates tells me that it was a lonely time. i understand that the social side can grow out of proper proportion, but for me it was non-existent. wouldn't want that for any kid.
Sarah March 31, 2012 at 02:54 PM
Bob, I grew up in Park Forest too and agree that it was a terrific town. Would I go back? No, because its not the same anymore. But I will cherish the memories of Rich South HS.
Deb Bratthauer April 05, 2012 at 02:39 PM
I would absolutely go back but only if I knew what I know now. Things would be so different...Proud Huntley High School Graduate
Vicky Kujawa April 30, 2012 at 05:16 PM
I would go back.,...with all the knowledge of what I know NOW! LOL!

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