Skip School, Start Fights is the second full-length studio album from the American pop punk band Hit the Lights, released on July 8, 2008. It was mixed by Zach Odom and Kenneth Mount (Mayday Parade, All Time Low, Cartel). This is the first release with their new vocalist, Nick Thompson, who previously played guitar and provide backing vocals. Demo versions of the songs "Drop the Girl", "Stay Out", and "Don't Wait" were released on the internet before the album's release featuring Colin Ross before he left the band. It is unknown if Ross demoed other songs for the record. The album features guest vocals from Alex Gaskarth of All Time Low on the song "Don't Wait" and Shane Henderson of Valencia on the song "Drop the Girl". The album peaked at number 97 on the Billboard 200 and number 11 on the Independent Albums chart.