YOU KNOW YOU’RE A SENIOR WHEN…
-You were allowed to carry purses and bags (NO STRING BACKPACKS!)
-The Green Room was more spacious
– The administration changed THREE times (Remember Mr. Cady, Mr. Reinke, and Mr. Budish?)
-You were able to enjoy “normal” sized proportions during lunch
– Cookies were 75 cents!
– You’re shaking your head at the new grading system being implemented eventually
– You endure all of the construction, but enjoy none of the improvements
-You cried every day while filling out college applications and scholarships
– Senioritis has fully kicked in
– You knew Ms. Petric before Mrs. Unertl
– You won the Spirit Stick for the year when Sophomores
– Your class has MANY athletes pursuing sports in college
-Your football team is made up mostly of your grade and make it to STATE for the first time in Division 1
– You are excited for college and ready to leave FHS… but want to stay forever at the same time.
YOU KNOW YOU’RE A JUNIOR WHEN…
-You have always been able to carry string backpacks and came the year they were first allowed
-You are up to your eyes in college letters, emails, and notifications and are about to start the grueling process of applying to college
-You have been studying for ACT and/or SAT, and will probably be taking it more than once…which means more studying…hooray…
-You cannot wait for the seniors to leave so you can finally start playing the ‘I’m a senior’ card
-You have been experiencing symptoms of pre-senioritis (like not caring if your homework gets in on time and spending more time on social media)
-You are freaking out about your grades because they are the last grades that will be put on your transcript before applying to college
-You are beginning to think more about your college major, where to go to college, and your future
– The chances of you getting a parking pass are higher
– You are watching the school you knew as underclassmen being taken apart and being recreated into a bigger and better school.
YOU KNOW YOU’RE A SOPHOMORE WHEN….
-You start to think about taking the ACT and SAT.
-You start learning to drive.
-You’ve seen the old school last year and are ready to see the renovated school(or something to this effect).
-You nearly die of fear in preparation for your first AP exam.
-You struggle against the temptation to bury yourself in weighted courses for Junior year.
-You begin to realize that you have two years left.
-You see freshmen start to leave when the 5 minute bell rings and begin to remember when that was you last year
-You begin to start thinking of what you want to do with your life after high school
-You begin to think about Junior Prom
-You begin to panic about how important next year’s grades will be for your transcript
-You begin to hear rumors on how bad Pre-Calc is and begin to start panicking for next school year
-You already know what teachers your younger siblings need to have
-You go to reschedule your courses for Jr. Year and realize that you’ve already taken most of the classes you like.
-You think you are better than the “Freshies” which is the lamest possible way to say freshmen
YOU KNOW YOU’RE A FRESHMEN WHEN…
-You know absolutely nothing