NPR logo

The Mysteries of Senioritis

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4621761/4621762" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
The Mysteries of Senioritis

Diversions

The Mysteries of Senioritis

The Mysteries of Senioritis

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4621761/4621762" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

It's a malady that grips high schools across the country this time of year: senioritis. We talk about the perennial epidemic of angst and lethargy that afflicts many high school seniors as graduation approaches.

Guests:

Richard Hutchinson, principal, Urbandale High School in Des Moines, Iowa

Shannon Boshart, senior, Valley High School in West Des Moines; wrote an editorial that appeared in the Des Moines Register about senioritis

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.