Personal Narrative: Senior Shravani Deo

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Most people move from one house to another at some point in their lives. It’s a milestone in life, yet not everybody moves to the opposite side of the world, and few people do it twice. However, for Senior Shravani Deo, this is a fact of life. “I was born here in Austin, and I moved to India when I was four and after eight years I moved back, and that definitely allowed me to appreciate the things around me. For example, in India, in schools at least, you don’t have a lot of privileges, you don’t have a lot of the freedoms like we do here. In the US, you don’t have to wear uniforms, and you can carry your phone to school and you have longer lunch periods. Moving made me appreciate what I do have, but it also made me appreciate the importance of family. All my family is in India and…show more content…
“In India our schools are k-10, and we have three levels of Kindergarten, so we are essentially at a school for 13 years. We had to wear uniforms and here, the students rotate classes, but in India the teachers come to your classes so you don’t have to. Another aspect is you don’t have much choice when it comes to your classes. For example, in the fifth grade, it’s divided into two classes. Then each class is a certain number of people and that class has the same schedule. Students can only pick their creative activity and their physical activity. The physical activities are the exercise based activities and the creative ones are dance, fine arts and art and stuff like that.” Deo said. Even in Austin, Bowie is quite a unique school, and after spending four years here, Deo has grown to love Bowie.
“I really love going here. I love the types of classes that we have and I love the teachers. The teachers here are so experienced and they truly are the best teachers I’ve had in my life. And even though Bowie is big, it’s easy for you to find what you want to do in school.” Deo
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