Fontes, Matthew

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Questions

What years Were You in Middle School?

1981-1983

What Kinds of Music, Movies, and Fashions Were Popular at The Time?

Rock and Roll, Pop, (Thriller by Michael Jackson), and Country. Movies were Raiders of The Lost Ark, ET, the Extraterrestrial, Poltergeist, and Return of The Jedi. Fashion was off the shoulder sweatshirts, members only jackets, shoulder pads in jackets and shirts, mirrored sunglasses, and leg warmers.

What Were Your Favorite Activities in Middle School? What were Your Hobbies and Interests?

She was in band, chorus, and the student council. She liked listening to music and gong to the mall with friends.

What job/interests/ do you have now? Are there connections between what what you like then and now?

She likes reading, and cooking. There isn't a connection to what she liked then.

What was the best part of being in middle school?

Spending time with friends and going to school dances.

What was the worst part?

Walking to and from school.

How would you describe your middle school self?

Outgoing and funny.

What advice about growing up would you give to kids my age?

Enjoy your time in school. Join clubs and teams. Do your best all the time. You are this age only once!

Made up questions

What was your favorite class?

Math

Which middle school did you go to?

Cumberland Middle School.
Michael Jackson - Thriller (Short Version)