A Look Back Through High School

As the school year ends and I get ready to graduateΒ in 3 days, I just wanted to reflect back on my time at EAU and how much it has changed my life.

I cannot imagine not going to EAU after all these years, it was the best decision I have ever made and I was the young age of 13 at the time. The faculty and students are amazing and make everyone feel welcome and a part of the EAU “family”. It was not like any other high school that I’ve seen. Our classes develop such a tight bond by the end of senior year because we don’t gain any new students throughout the years.

I have grown so much in my time at EAU and I am so appreciative of the teachers who helped that happen. Lots of encouragement and time spent to help better my skills. I will miss my teachers soooo much, but I feel so ready for college after going to EAU and earning my Associate’s degree already.

I will definitely miss all of the people, good memories, and comfort of my high school.

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Here’s to the last 4 years of high school and to what awaits in the future!

 

…We’re almost done

It just occurred to me today that there is only 6 days of school left this year.

6 days left of my junior year. :- (

6 days until we don’t have the seniors around… :- (

6 days.

I cannot believe how fast this year has gone. It feels like it was just January and winter break and the semi formal and prom… prom! And now there are only 6 days left. I cannot believe that I will be a big bad senior next year… the time for college applications,Β  scholarships, and the last hoorah until we all go our separate ways. It doesn’t feel like 2017 should be this close. It always felt so out of reach… and it’s literally a year away – well, half a year. But shhhh, I don’t want to talk about that.

I’ve already taken a few finals, I have one on Thursday, a few on Monday, Tuesday, and on our last day Wednesday. I’m so not ready but at the same time, I’m ready!!!

These are just some recent captures from the past 2 months @ school…

I’ll probably come back once we are out of school for the SUMMER!!

Late at night, yet still awake

12:53am.

It’s late. Or should I say early? Whatever. School’s been bothering me lately. I don’t know if it’s just me and my motivation giving out, or if it’s the school itself. EAU is wonderful, but it’s been kicking my butt lately.

I, the person who usually cried when missing school, am wanting to stay home all the time.

I, the person who usually obsesses over homework and grades, am not caring anymore.

What is it? Is it just junior year? Will it ever get better?

I have to ask Him, I have to ask Him why He isn’t showing up in me like I want Him to. I need Him more than ever right now, but I guess I’m not trying hard enough.

12:56am.

I’m worrying if I’m ranting too much. Am I? I mean, I haven’t blogged in a month and I guess you can see why now. I haven’t been feeling it lately. And how ironic, the last post I posted was about positive thinking. Ha, how much a month can do.

Looking back, not much bad stuff has really happened; in fact, more good things have happened recently than the bad. So why am I stuck on these bad things? My teacher won teacher of the month because of one of my nominations, our team made it to state and completed 2nd in the state for our class, I’ve found great friends, I’m not failing my classes, my mom put up Christmas decor. So maybe I should be focusing on happy things versus sad things. It’s a hard change to make, but I think I can do it.

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1:05am.

I can, and I will, let love win this time. Goodnight, guys. I will update my blog as soon as my mom has more Christmas up πŸ™‚

S.L.

I’m still here!

I have officially made it 2 weeks into my junior year in high school.

Dang.

That’s a scary thought. It feels like I just started 9th grade?

I just wanted to let you guys know that I am still here and well! I just haven’t really had the time to blog. Which I hope you understand. (I can only do so much).

On the plus side, I’m still trying to take pictures as much as I can. Unfortunately, though, I haven’t been keeping up with the Photo A Day thing AT ALL. And it really disappoints me. I don’t know. I feel like time is literally being sucked out of me. Why? My mother tells me “wait until you get older”. Man, I can’t imagine how much faster it will go by. It already FLIES. Why are our days only limited to 24 hours?

Okay, enough of that.

How about some (a lot of) photography?

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None of these were taken on a camera, they were taken on an iPad! I am sooo impressed with the camera quality of those things.

Ever since school has started I’ve been really tired. It will feel so good to sleep in tomorrow! I have an Accounting test on Monday so I will be studying for that tomorrow. (I hope I can get it down before the test). There is a lot of vocab. on it. The teacher gave us a Study Guide, and I’m hoping to make some flash cards for vocab. Yippee.

Now that I’ve updated all you lovely people, I think it’s time to log off. I hope everyone has a good night/morning wherever you guys are! β™₯

Today’s Happenings: Registering for School

Today, August 5th, I officially registered as a junior in high school. Soooooo freaking crazy to think that I only have 2 years left until I get thrown out into the “real world”, but I will just live for the mom40ent right now. I am eager about my classes. I got my schedule today – which means I can finally do back to school shopping. I now have 4 classes a day, plus a study hall. I always seem to get the “easy” classes on Blue Days {we are on block scheduling, so every other day classes}, it has been this way since the beginning of my freshmen year. The first 5 that are highlighted blue are blue day classes, and the second 5 that are highlighted yellow are gold day classes. Something new this year is that they scheduled in a Study Hall. Last year and the year before, we had just 4 classes a day for 80 minutes.

I am hoping to set some goals for myself and actually STICK WITH THEM. Some of the goals I have in mind areeee:

  • shoot for all a’s {or the best to my ability}
  • compliment at least 3 people a day
  • finish blue day hw on blue day and gold day hw on gold day
  • ask for help when needed
  • be nice
  • overcome some of my social anxiety
  • maybe try out for a school play?
  • take plenty of pictures {aka don’t be afraid to take pictures}

I am DETERMINED to make this school year great!!!