Posted tagged ‘growing up’

A Reflection: New Year–New Plan

February 24, 2012

Wow! What changes a year brings,  it’s remarkable! You know, it’s funny. To some, a year is simply time in itself–twelve months, fifty-two weeks, three hundred sixty-five days, all lived in fast forward.  But to me, these last twelve months, fifty-two weeks, three hundred sixty-five days have been truly life-changing.     This time last year, I was a junior in high school who was focused on my family, my friends, and, to be honest, like every other teenage girl, getting a date to my Junior Banquet. While all of those things are fine and great, this past year has really forced me to focus on other things, like being serious and realistic about my future. I have found that the decisions I was making then are far different from the ones I am making now. (more…)

A Time to Reflect

February 24, 2012

by Rachel Kunker

            If you blink too fast, you’ll realize life goes by faster than time.  Looking back on the life I’ve led, I never anticipated my current time to actually approach. If someone had told me I was going to be readying myself for graduation or moving on to college, I would’ve simply nodded and thought to myself they didn’t understand how far off those times were for me. (more…)

A Senior Reflection

February 24, 2012

by Audrey Humphrey

The first half of my senior year has come to an end. While the year so far has gone by very fast, the days earlier in the year seemed to move extremely slow.  I experienced my first “lasts” of my high school career: my last high school retreat and last winter concert. Even though I knew they were the last times I would be participating in those activities, in my heart they truly didn’t feel like the last, and I now understand sooner or later the feelings will come crashing in. (more…)

Time to Reflect

February 24, 2012

by Taylor DeMarco

Now that my senior year is about half way complete, it’s a good time to reflect on how much has changed in the past five months. I am still happy with the classes that I have chosen, and also very excited for the new classes of the second semester.

My stress has drastically gone down since I was excepted into college, which also has given me more motivation to excel in the few remaining months of high school life. Ironically, being accepted into college obviously also comes with its own fears of depending on myself for the first time, and the responsibility that comes with it. (more…)