As soon as we got to the fields and starting to warm up we were all scared. They are all bigger, stronger, taller, and faster. They are in 7th grade, but 2 of them play Varsity for Tea High School. When the whistle blows, they come out like a dog that needs to go to the bathroom when it hasn’t for the last 2 days, very fast and hard. In the first 3 minutes our goalie as blocked 3 shots and they hit the crossbar once.
It was a close game with a score of 4 to 5. Nothing eventful happened, but it was the first game we lost all season. Everyone began to lose hope, the crowd and the team. Few of us had hope we would win in the first place, but that numbers rose after our loss. Our opponents were just so good, but we knew we had two more chances to win The next game was close as well.
Although Raymond was not actually in the race, this was really his run. When Squeaky realizes winning isn't everything, she sees Gretchen as a person who also works hard to achieve her aspirations. She looks at her rival, thinking that perhaps she would be the type of person that would help coach Raymond. At the beginning of the story, Squeaky was totally focused on herself. She wanted to be the fastest runner and beat her rival Gretchen in the May day race.
Although this may be true, if there is more work on snow days this will help kids over time. WTHR news states, “At least one central Indiana school district wants to handle the winter weather differently this year, by eliminating snow days. Those will be replaced with e-learning days, where students continue to work from home. One Shelby County school district says it means more learning through technology. There's a virtual attendance sheet, unique lessons online and tech support for kids without WiFi"He was really upset he couldn't stay home today and play in the snow," Howard said.” This means how students will be helped and the work load and become small.
As the only other person except for my mother who works in our family, I have to support her. Everything I earn goes towards rent payments each month. If there are any leftovers, I try to cover my personal expenses, such as club dues. As a fan of debate and public speaking, I decided to join Mock Trial at the beginning of my junior year. At the time, I did not know, that Mock Trial was going to change my high school career.
I get so competitive in volleyball and softball, but I enjoy the thrill. Sports are very important to me, but I hate that losing comes with the game. All of my sports have very talented and athletic players that love to win. Last year’s volleyball team made it to the finals in WPIAL but lost to Freeport. Even though I didn’t play varsity, I still super supportive and excited we made it that far.
Except for me. I will have to be in just to cheer unless someone became injured to the point where they could not perform. Hopefully next year in eighth grade I would perform. Yet, I feel a strange excitement for the moments ahead as our team started to disperse, getting ready for the moment they would be called to perform. The girls go first, racing ahead of each other like cars on the racetrack.
Why do we have to work for five hours a week for a ten-minute show anyway? I have homework to do, and this marching band rehearsal is just a waste of time. All of the thoughts that went through my head before the band’s first Friday rehearsal reveal how I did not understand the greater purpose of each individual rehearsal throughout the season. On Fridays, the band practices for an hour and a half before playing at football games. We went out to go over the first movement of our show, Skitzo-Circuso-Phrenzia, to perform at halftime at the game that night.
As a freshman in high school, I immediately wanted to immerse myself in everything the school had to offer. Any club, sport, class, you name it, I probably tried it at least once. In middle school I was in track and field with high jump being my main event. In the 8th grade, I made states for high jump and competed with kids, who I thought at the time, were the best of the best, the cream of the crop. With this in mind, I joined the high school 's track team my freshman year for the indoor track season.