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Freshmen reveal fears

As everyone knows, uncertainties, ?what ifs?, and sweaty palms, are a part of most beginnings. Many have uneasy feelings, but some have advice, or how they survived the first day of high school.

Some had doubts. Hannah Palmer, ’11, who has been on campus with her older brother Joshua Palmer, for seven years.

?Getting lost, finding my teachers, getting homework,? Palmer said, ?and not wanting to start all over because we just finished.?

Ricky Lopez, ’11, who has been playing the piano for about four years, also had some concerns.

?I was worried that I would have hard or mean teachers and a lot of homework. I was expecting to see a lot of new kids,? Lopez said, ?but it turned out better than I thought.?

Yet while some arrived very familiar with the campus, others were unaware of school. Rachel Wilhelm, ’11, was home schooled all her life and decided to come to this school her freshman year. Luckily she already knew some people that went to this campus.

?I wouldn?t have any friends in my classes and that I wouldn?t get along with the people in my grade,? Wilhelm said. ?My sisters would come home and tell me about how bad their day was (in high school), which made me feel like I didn?t want to go to school. But I like it now.?

Some gave advice for the freshman. The drama and O.T. history teacher, Tom McEntee, gave advice for what to do throughout high school.

?Remember your creator, we?re tempted to forget about God, remember what He did for you,? McEntee said. ?Watch each senior class, see what they do and don?t do well, and learn from that because not all senior classes are equal. Some are strong, but some don?t do anything about it. Do this to have a special senior year.?

Cathy Robbins, ’10, who has been in the drama class for two years and is very involved in her youth group, gave advice to the freshmen.

?Stay out of the drama between clich

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    Bekah MartinezNov 15, 2009 at 6:47 am

    Yeah Spencer 🙂

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