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Caroline Bruns

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Sports are a great way to stay involved in school and make friends. Usually practices taek from one to three hours after school. Playing sports allows students to manage time and school wisely.

During sports season, it can be hard to make time for sports and school. Although it may be difficult, players continue to strive towards good grades and good plays.

Junior Lena Harper said, “If we don’t keep our grades up, we can’t play, and that makes me work hard.”

After school, many of the players have in between time to relax or do homework. They use this time to get ahead in their studies.

Junior Abby Hallock said, “Playing sports makes you get your homework done faster because you have a lot of stuff to do each night.”

When trying to manage time afterschool, use some of these tips.

Hallock said, “You have to study hard and learn fast because you’ve got so much going on, and it’s hard to do homework after a practice or game, especially if it runs late.”

Sports can help high school students stay on top of grades and not procrastinate.