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High School Senior Trip Essay

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High School Senior Trip

Ever notice how "Time flies when you're having fun"? In fact, when friends and vacation are involved, it's even seemingly more so. After all, that's what the high school senior trip is all about.
Clinton High School has always been known for its senior trips. While surrounding high school seniors were taking trips to Washington, D.C. and Disney World, the seniors at Clinton High School were cruising to the Bahamas. The graduating class of 1990 was no different.
The bus ride to Florida, where we were to board the ship, was only the beginning. Everyone was excited about going on a cruise and anxious to get to the Bahamas. Due to the fact that we were all teenagers and no one in our graduating class had ever been to the Bahamas, we obviously had chaperones. Everyone was laughing and having a good time. Apparently some students were having more fun than others were because before the bus even got out of South Carolina the chaperones could smell alcohol. After a while, we stopped and ate lunch. We were exhausted at this point. Soon after that everyone was asleep and continued to sleep the remainder of the way to Florida. By the time everyone was awake, we were in Ft. Lauderdale. Here we boarded the cruise ship.
Are you familiar with the phrase "So much to do, so little time"? That just about summarizes the events that take place aboard the cruise ship. We boarded the ship like a flock of birds. Then everyone split up and went separate ways. There was so much to do and see on this ship, I don't think that it could all be done in a week must less three days. Keep in mind that we are teenagers and we will soon be in international waters. You know what that means—no age limit. We were everywhere and doing everything. The cruise directors were sponsoring games and contests on several of the decks. Pillow fights on one deck and cross-dressing pageants on another deck. The pool was located on one of the upper decks. A lot of the girls were at the pool swimming and sun bathing. Most of the guys headed straight for the numerous lounges on board or either the casino. Consequently, a number of them were caught by the chaperones with alcoholic beverages in hand. Some of my classmates enjoyed a movie in the theatre that was on board the cruise ship. Others got a...

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