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New year, new freshmen

Saturday, October 18, 2014 Story and photos by Nayeli Selkis

In high school, especially as a freshman, you might think that the person next to you is experiencing the same thing you are. Every freshman is in a somewhat similar situation but their reactions and how they process them can be different. These freshmen were interviewed on their experience in high school so far:

What are you most looking forward to over the next four years?

"Meeting new people ang getting ready for college." –Laura Wheatley

“Meeting new people ang getting ready for college.” –Laura Wheatley


"Getting college credits." –Jakob Wiegan

“Getting college credits.” –Jakob Wiegan




What are you least looking forward to over the next four years?
"Common core testing." –Brian Chmiel

“Common core testing.” –Brian Chmiel


"Testing and especially the SATs." –Franca Bibow

“Testing and especially the SATs.” –Franca Bibow




What was your biggest fear about coming to high school?
"The roof caving in during class." –Kris Karadenus

“The roof caving in during class.” –Kris Karadenus


"Being in classes with upperclassmen." –Brianna Biblasi

“Being in classes with upperclassmen.” –Brianna Biblasi




What do you think is the most important thing that high school does for you?
"It gets you prepared for your future." –Liam Neary

“It gets you prepared for your future.”
–Liam Neary


"It will set me on my career path." –Grace Zienhert

“It will set me on my career path.” –Grace Zienhert




What is your favorite part of the high school so far?
"The cafeteria because it has food." –Shiloh Wilson

“The cafeteria because it has food.” –Shiloh Wilson


"You get to use your phone and go outside." –Zoe Beitzel

“You get to use your phone and go outside.” –Zoe Beitzel


Nayeli Selkis is a freshman and new Lightning Rod staff member.

Discussion

One Response to “New year, new freshmen”

  1. Good piece. Very Slate-like.

    Posted by Barry Fisher | October 18, 2014, 7:42 am

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