Mundane advice for back to school (ft. my friends)

This post will be coming out on my first day of school. I have mixed feelings about going back. On one hand, there's no way in the world I would complain about a few more weeks of summer, but on the other hand, I'm feeling that seasonal shift of 'okay, I'm kind of getting tired… Continue reading Mundane advice for back to school (ft. my friends)

Tales of freshman year: volume III

The Oscars, but for homemade commercials In my business/technology class, we just started our ad campaign. It's this project where we have to create a bunch of stuff for our fake company, including a commercial. My teacher told us that at the end of all of it, three awards will be given out to each… Continue reading Tales of freshman year: volume III

Snippets from school assemblies

Every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, my entire high school (of 400 something people) gathers in the auditorium for announcements/worship/speaker/whatever crazy scheme the adults come up with. Usually, it's a recipe for comfortable mundaneness, but on occasion, it creates some pretty funny moments. A lot of the time it results from the principal's wry sense of… Continue reading Snippets from school assemblies

How school actually applies to real life

Right now in geometry class, we're doing proofs, and honestly, I highly doubt anybody will ever have to use what we're learning after they graduate college. Unless he or she becomes a mathematician and wins a Nobel prize (jk: there's no Nobel for math). For example, my sister is a fashion designer, and the only… Continue reading How school actually applies to real life