More stories from Annie Haycock

Greta Svagrova
May 11, 2022

It spreads like the plague. Its a disease that when you catch it you cant get rid of it. Everyone that tries it gets immediately addicted, as soon as you have a taste you cant stop. This disease is what we like to call senioritis.

Senioritis seems like an excuse that seniors use to not come to school but it genuinely is a contagious illness that cannot be cured. Senioritis is a supposed affliction of students in their final year of high school or college, characterized by a decline in motivation or performance.

Lets dive in to what some seniors have to say about this rapidly spreading illness.

Sarah Quillen a senior at Davis high tells us what senioritis feels like to her  “It feels like when you go to plug your phone in its charger, but it wont work unless you hold it as a specific angle. Its miserable and horrible but necessary.”

As Quillen is fighting to come to school to make the most out of her senior year. Macie chamberlain another senior at Davis High also has a few words of wisdom to share ” Basically I have forgotten that school is not optional”.

Madi Fulks another senior at Davis states ” Senioritis is like when you have to sneeze but it wont come out and your eyes start to water and your nose starts to have a seizure. You know you mentally have to do it but you physically cant”

Seniors all around Davis high school struggle to get up in the morning to make it to 7:30 A.M. class. Let alone have the motivation to do their homework after using all of their discipline to even go to school that day. Seniors are exhausted and sleep deprived, and all of their mental capacity is being used on trying to figure out what they are going to do when they graduate high school in 2 months.

This illness is real and there will probably never be a cure for it. There will definitely be more cases in the future and the universe wishes luck to all of the new incoming seniors.