My journey consisted of many good and bad times, and throughout the years I discovered my strengths and weaknesses. I made new friends, took on different tests, accomplished many things. My first year was my most difficult, being new to the school, but as the years went by, school became a more fun experience for me. Knowing that the 4 years of high school was a journey for me, I was able to brace myself for the difficult times to come and the rewards I was going to receive. At the end of the journey, I had gained a lot from these 4 years, but it also prepared me for my next journey, my journey through university.
Ever student looks forward to graduation. Senior year is the year most students start planning for their future. Most students senior year is the busiest year they have had since they started high school. Seniors have to fill out college applications, apply for financial aid, take test such as: the ACT and SAT, and most of all, they have to manage their grades. I don 't feel students should be required to volunteer in their communities in order to receive their high school diploma.
How I Graduated High School Have you ever procrastinated for so long that it finally caught up to you? Well that was the story of my life in my senior year of high school. To me, high school wasn’t about learning and doing school work, it was more about hanging out with friends and living a life of leisure and free time. Needless to say, by the end of my sophomore year, everything changed and I learned things the hard way. Getting your responsibilities out of the way, and taken care of is always better done soon rather than later.
It was the kind of place where if you asked a first grader what they wanted to be when they grew up they would give you this response. “ I want to be a defense lawyer who graduated Summa Caum Laude from an ivy league school.” Certainly a change of pace from what most Americans would consider normal first grader behavior. This is not necessarily a bad thing since ambition is good for children. However, the bad thing was how much some of these kids internalized their ambitions.
In high school, many things tend to change right before your very eyes and it isn't slow and subtle, oh no it happens about as fast as the flash can run from one side of a football field to the other. Now many of these change aren't too bad or as bad as what is about to come. You end up with 6 classes instead of 3, puberty hits you or stops faster than you can say it, you have different teachers, Longer passing periods which isn't bad, and finally you get friends form different grades. There are many more changes to come but these I can name as just a freshman.
Nothing could have prepared me for how rigorous the practices were. I suddenly felt extremely inferior and disappointed that I could not even make it through the warm ups let alone the actual practice. Team overall was very friendly but the upperclassmen
It was a rude awakening to the reality of high school to be apart of this team as a freshman. In retrospect, I believe that my transition into high school would have been smoother if I would’ve asked to be on the Junior varsity. Although this would have hindered my growth as a player, it’s a sacrifice I realize now that would have been worth it. The commencement of this harassment came during the start of school at lunch, a couple weeks
How does my learning impact my learning experience during high school? What I reflect in my learning experiences that it was not bad, but I think could have better because if I weren 't paying attention than I think that I know I was able to do something that allowed myself to make my parents proud. And how in my junior years I was able to pass all of my class by making all effort that I have ever done by not going with my friend, doing my work asking questions of something that I did not understand also I would be more focus than I ever been during my high school
I would say 3rd grade was my worst year at Lake Hamilton. I had Mrs. Crabtree and let me tell you her name fit her well. I was never a great speller, but when I made bad grades on my spelling test she assumed I had a learning disorder and thought I could be fixed with a pill. The teachers and staff at this school are nice for the most part, but the office staff and counselors at the high school are the worst. Anytime time I go to the office I get an attitude and feel I am interrupting the secretaries.
During her visit to Whitman, Alexandra made comparisons between her high school years and the high school years of the upperclassmen observed. She noticed the variety of differences between them because during her years there was not much palpable competition but now there was between the students at Whitman. The competition of getting the best grades was a huge deal to the students because their grades were a factor to getting admitted to the college of their choice. Pete a junior student at Whitman, was one of the many overachievers who put in the effort to get the best grades he could even if it meant to risk his own health. Pete was a straight A student who one night took so much caffeine to complete a paper that was due the next day.
For most of my life lived in Wisconsin. I graduated from Mahone middle school and had mostly A's and B's from my class. Most of my classes were not honors and it never appeared to me that I would go far in life. So when I enter Glen and Fike High school, everything changed dramatically in my academic.
Freshman year, what an awkward time in my life coming out of middle school with my poor grades I promised myself and my parents I was going to succeed while in high school. Did I though? My grades for sure improved but I still was not putting in as much effort as I should have been. I struggled to be able to communicate with all these new faces and in a completely new school but even outside of school struggled to talk to new people.
My first year in high school was the most challenging year I faced. I had few friends, intimidating classes, and a very low self esteem. My first few weeks were hard trying to fit in. Everything seemed so challenging and I couldn't help but hang out with the troublemakers in class. It was the only place I could find myself being able to make friends.