High School Seniors Get A Crash Course on ‘Adulting Day’

They spent the day learning how to do things like change tires and pay taxes.

December 17, 2018

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Parents, how many times have you heard your teen gripe about learning some school subject that they’ll never use again in real life? How many times have you, yourself, wished that someone had shown you how to do some practical thing, like change a tire?

Well, for one day a Kentucky high school hosted an ‘adulting day’ where kids were able to set aside the chemistry books in lieu of practical courses on how to cook in a dorm college dorm, how to change a tire, how to pay your taxes and how to deal with credit cards.

“I saw a Facebook post that parents passed around saying that they needed a class in high school on taxes and cooking,” said Christy Hardin, director of Bullitt Central High School Family Resource and Youth Services Center told Wave 3 News. Hardin organized the event for the students.

Students were given the opportunity to meet with community members. Police sat with students to explain to them how to behave at a traffic stop, mental health professionals came to speak about recognizing signs of depression.