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'Race to Nowhere' Showing Part of 'Student Stressors' Debate

Film scheduled to be shown on Thursday at Ridge High School.

A second year's showing of the movie "Race to Nowhere," which is part of a districtwide discussion of whether township students are under too much stress in school, is scheduled to be shown at 7 p.m. this Thursday at 

The Ridge PTO is presenting the re-screening of the movie, shown last winter, in the high school's performing arts center.

Tickets will cost $10 in advance, $15 at the door; details on pre-purchase are forthcoming. Ridge students will be admitted free with a Ridge ID. Annin students accompanied by a paying parent will also be allowed in free, although parents should note that content may not be appropriate for middle school-aged children.

A discussion of the topics addressed in the movie will be held immediately after the screening. Those who have seen the movie before but who wish to partake in the discussion will be allowed in at no charge after 8:15 p.m.

The movie already has been mentioned  as a result of excessive homework, overbooking of activities, unrealistic expectations and other aspects of school life and the college application process.

asking them about homework, especially for students in middle school and at the high school.

Linda Sadlouskos (Editor) November 03, 2011 at 06:07 PM
'Race to Nowhere' being shown tonight (Thursday) at 7 p.m. at Ridge High School.

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