Freshman Success

2012-2013

Lessons Learned

Students were asked to record what they have learned this year. Lessons were learned through their experience as freshman, through their English I course, and through Freshman Success.

I've learned...

...that getting your work done is very important.
Age: 15

...that you have to skip lines when writing so you can have it [your work] in MLA format.
Age: 15

...that everyone you talk to isn't your friend.
Age: 15

...Algebra I is the hardest thing for me to do.
Age: 15

...that I want to make it through high school and get my education so I can get a good job.
Age: 15

...that I should bring money to school because school lunch is disgusting.
Age: 15

...to not be too nice or people will walk all over you.
Age: 15

...to see who your real friends [are] because some will stab you in the back.
Age: 15

...to never let my fears get in my way.
Age: 15

...to never give up on something that you have started.
Age: 15

...to follow my heart.
Age: 15

...all of my parts of speech and their meaning by heart.
Age: 15

...to say what is on your mind, especially if you are right.
Age: 15

...to be confident about myself.
Age: 15

...that there are good/fun teachers.
Age: 15

...that being the only freshman in a sophomore class isn't all that bad.
Age: 15

...how to write better in English class.
Age: 15

...high school isn't like it is on t.v.
Age: 15

...to not care what anyone thinks of you.
Age: 15

...helping someone will help you in the long run.
Age: 15

...that people don't all get along.
Age: 16

...that I am funny.
Age: 16

...that my classmates care.
Age: 16

...that I care about my classmates.
Age: 16