She didn’t want the bullying to start back up, Tamika was officially going to be on her own. Tamika felt she needed her sister by her side, not only in the games but after practices, when reporters wanted to interview or even when strangers wanted to meet Tamika because she didn’t like to talk much she was shy, so her sister always did most of the talking for her. Tamika was so worried to go to school but it turned out to be not so bad because a couple weeks before school she’d play against boys in open gyms or an outside court. As a result, the guys respected her because she was a heck of a player. So, basketball got her through because it got people to respect her.
When I’m stressed or need to get something off my mind I have one thing I can do that will make the time pass by, that is the game of basketball. Basketball is a team sport that’s physical and hard working. This sport can help make so many bonds with different people and long time friendships. I’ve been playing basketball since I was in kindergarten. I have never thought once about quitting basketball because it’s always been my thing.
For example, I had a chance take all honor classes when I first moved to a new school but my cautious nature took over and I lost that chance to achieve more that year. Mine and Sara’s personality are different by how we approach situations and make decisions. Nevertheless, the connection that Sara and I have is more of a companionship. Mine and Sara’s hardships in discrimination and taking care of our family bonds us but it is our unique personalities that set us apart. Nonetheless, this unity is shared with everyone so no one is ever
Going to a new school is tough going to multiple schools is tougher. In the book Wonder, August feels what it’s like to be the new kid at school; I could totally relate to this, as I have gone to many schools and experienced the dread and anticipation that goes along with it. August is transferring in to a school instead of getting home schooled, I have never been home schooled but I have been moved across country from Hawaii to South Carolina. It was a huge transition because I wasn't used to the different people. I was a little first grader in a huge school filled to the brim with first to eighth graders, so I didn’t know how to act yet.
For example, in high school as a teenager in they expect for their new students to act like young adults. Unlike middle school where teachers hold your hand and walk through everything high school is not like that. In high school, most teachers are not going to beg their students for them to turn in work that is missing or late. I learned first-hand last year I was a bit slacking in my science grades, missing work, Forgetting makeup work. My teacher never reminded me or told me multiple times to do my work.
It's an absolute pleasure to know that the people I helped were able to inspire me. I can't wait until I'm able to get that feeling of inspiration next year. For awhile I felt that I would never make it through high school because I could not get over the fear of talking in front of people. The 8th graders were more outgoing than I was when I first joined. They had no trouble coming up to me and asking for my name.
My mother soon kicked me out because she didn’t condone pity parties. At that point it was no longer the school system’s fault that I failed, nor was it my parents, nor was it my friends, it was mine. After I was sick of playing victim to the situations I’ve caused I made it mandatory for me to finally get my
I walked out into the hallway and could hardly breathe. I was pulled from the competition but still traveled with the team. It was sad to see them perform without me, but I knew my health was more important. Senior year, I started cheerleading with new coach and everything was going well. No one had been hit in the head or hurt.
Every student starting middle school has a conflict in making new friends the first days of school. Me myself also had problems making new friends because I was very shy. Fortunately I had one of my friends from elementary school. Although I'd love to tell you the way I made friends I changed over the year to survive middle school. Overall I was a good student in elementary, but I had many flaws and I still do.
He though he was just joking around with her not even realizing that his words and actions were severely affecting her. When she told me how she felt about all of this, I knew I couldn’t just let it continue and do nothing about it. She was not strong enough to stand up for herself. I decided to do something so I took my friend to the principal and told her