Do High School Cliques Exist?

The Harbinger

By Alexandra Reboredo

High school movies seem to portray students in cliques- from the Breakfast Club to Mean Girls to High School Musical. However, high schools don’t always tend to be that way.

It is usually natural instinct for people to hang out with those they feel most comfortable and have known for a long time to avoid having to speak with new people.

Nicholas Perez, Cambridge freshman, says, “I have my own clique since Kindergarten. The cliques are by strand and they usually know each other for a long time.”

Teens usually end up grouping themselves with people who have similar academic interests or share classes with them.

Juan Morales, senior in I.T., states, “Cliques aren’t in the sense of stereotypes but by strand. Like, Cambridge hangs out with Cambridge and I.T. with I.T. and Health with Health.”

However, it…

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