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February, 2014

  1. Why Being The New Kid is Hard

    February 10, 2014 by hopev227

    Walking into the the familiar doors of school is always a happy/dreadful feeling. Your friends, your chance to swap stories, and to to change your “image”. But when your nervous your shaking as you walk into a school that’s new and unfamiliar. But you half to keep your head held high and a smile one your face.

    For example being tall is not easy. I am 5’7. I look like an 8th grader to the majority of theses 7th graders. It’s hard because you get all these looks and people asking “Shouldn’t you be in 8th grade” or “You’re in the wrong class,”. The fear -even though you are normally fearless- you feel somewhat out of place. When Andy Biersack walked into one of his classes with piercings, tattoos, and that whole scene kid look people where defiantly staring. But no matter how you dress or talk you’re going to get looked at.

    Also there is dreaded lunch. The place where all of the kids eat with your friends and people they like. You don’t know where to sit. You haven’t figured out who’s popular and who’s not and it’s life or death. It’s the start of a successful social life or the death of your social life.

    Being the new kid is just not fun. You feel out of place with the world and like if you make a mistake the spotlight is all on you. But people well come and want to be your friend… eventually. But at first things are going to be a bumpy ride so hold on tight Just keep going on and know it’s only for a…


  2. FOCUS 14

    February 4, 2014 by hopev227

    FOCUS is a weekend church retreat at my church that is for middle and high schoolers. I went last year and my life really chanegd and this year was moving again. FOCUS is a way to unplug from your life and just have fun with your friends, and college leaders. I had a blast Saturday night with Dylan, Christina, and Felicity. It just was so nice to just be my weird, outgoing, crazy self around them! I had real fun and not like normal fun. FOCUS just was a great time and I cannot wait until FOCUS 15!!


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