That’s great. But there are countries all over the world where girls aren’t allowed to go to school when they’re on their period. All because people think it’s gross and aren’t willing to step up and say hey it’s a natural bodily function. There is a bigger picture.
You’re HS is just one data point. Many HS’s will only have one physics course if any, that is an optional course so many students don’t even take it. You are very lucky to have had it but don’t ASSUME that just because your HS offered it it’s like that all over the country….