Cliques In High School

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According to the National Education Association, “160,000 children miss school every day due to fear of attack or intimidation by other students.” There are many groups or “cliques” in our lives today, but the sprout of cliques start in high school. From the cool football players who run the school, to the loner who sits in the courtyard reading a book during lunch, at the end of the day we are all equal. These cliques might start in high school, but they have lasting effects on everyone in life. Cliques in high school make it difficult for people to grow and develop because they create divides between people and uncomfortable environments.

To begin, the official definition of “cliques” in the Merriam-Webster dictionary is “a small group