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How to survive freshman year
Welcome freshmen. It’s the first year of high school; a new start and a great beginning. The beginning of high school is an opportunity to make memories, grow, and explore a future career before the real world hits us in the face. Here is some advice to help you survive each day of freshman year.
“Always come prepared to school, with a notebook and a pencil and be ready to work,” freshman English teacher Christian Morrow said. “Being prepared is always a good essential.”
Get Enough Rest
“Go to bed on time. I know students need their sleep because I have three kids and if they don’t go to bed on time they would not be able to do their school work,” paraprofessional Tamara Woodard said.
Find a Connection
“When I was a freshman I wasn’t prepared for high school and I knew I felt I was going to be lost for the first days of school,” senior Marisol Alires said. “But I made friends who were older than me and they helped me in my freshman classes and throughout high school.”
Use Flex, Tutoring Times
“Freshmen can use upperclassmen as a resource; they can help with many questions freshmen have with classes,” Morrow said. “Asking questions is not a bad thing; it’s just learning for a better understanding.”
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