Book Spotlight: 97 Things to Do Before You Finish High School

97.jpg   97 Things To Do Before You Finish High School
By:  Steven Jenkins and Erika Stalder

Often we get caught up in our day to day routine of getting up, eating breakfast, going to school, doing homework, talking to friends and going to bed.  If you want to spice things up you should check out this book.  This gives you 97 positive ideas of what you can accomplish before you leave high school that doesn’t involve school or school work.  If you find a goal you would like to try this book will you tips on how to accomplish that goal.  The book is divided into nine sections:
One:  For Your Personal Development
examples:  Start a Collection, Attend a Theater Performance, Connect with a Role Model
Two:  With/For Friends
examples:  Host a Film Festival, Correspond with a Pen Pal in Another County
Three:  With/For Family
examples:  Research Your Family Tree, Plan a (Cool) Family Outing
Four:  For Your Body
examples:  Determine Your Blood Type, Study Food Labels, Plant an Herb Garden
Five:  To Get to Know the World Around You
examples:  Visit Your State Capital, Hike to a Mountaintop
Six:  To Express Yourself
examples:  Create a Comic Strip, Paint Your Room, Write Your Manifesto
Seven:  To Benefit Your Community and Environment
examples:  Go Green, Feed the Needy, Write an Op-Ed
Eight:  Because You Should
examples:  Make and Follow a Budget, Learn Basic Car Maintenance, Learn CPR
Nine:  Because You’re Only Young Once
examples:  Try a New Hairstyle, Get an Astrology Reading, Bury a Time Capsule

What goal would you like to accomplish before leaving high school?

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