I wouldn’t go back and do it again. Don’t get me wrong — I had a lot of great times and great memories, but there were also many days I spent stressing over the littlest things. I wish I could go back to myself at 14 and say, “A few years from now, none of the things that you spend time worrying about will matter.”
This story really turned my whole day around.
Cool high school boyfriends were always introspective. They were few and far apart, somewhere in that medium between obnoxious jock and pervy nerd.
Forsooth: “friends,” classmates, and nonintellectual plebians of this high school. This letter is to inform you that I will not be suffering the senior prom.
I can remember the feeling as if it were yesterday.
My advice to seniors in high school, especially those who are freaking out about what they want to be after they graduate, is to take a year or two off from college.
Yik Yak, an app that allows individuals to post and read anonymous posts of those in the same location as you has taken over college campuses, and unfortunately high schools as well.
3. The Burnout
There was an old yearbook and football helmet on a table that was set off to one side of the foyer. Both the yearbook and the helmet had seen better days; the two were discolored and a bit tattered, but admired all the same.
If we all confessed what was actually on our minds, health class would be a lot more interesting.