I haven’t picked A in a while. I’ll go with A…“D” is for dumb! Uh oh. “C” it is….“Answer not provided.” SERIOUSLY? Why.
And then of course, we all fear getting off track with our bubbles. So should you be excited when you have a multiple choice, rather than a student produced response, final?
They gather from all corners of campus. You never know where you might spot one, lurking, waiting to pounce. Their approach is marked by the ominous clacking of their wheels on cold, hard pavement, a perfect marriage of plastic and asphalt. You’d best get your legs out of the way, because if you don’t, they will trundle right over you. As they reach the base of the staircase, their mating dance may be observed. A soft downwards push on the handle followed by a hard jerk upwards on each step. Their backpacks are extensions of themselves, a graceful arc from shoulder to floor. Their gait is purposeful. They know where they’re going, walking with a determined glint in their eyes. Others cannot pretend to know the burden they bear, marching ever onwards. They roll forever into the sunset, into infinity.
So it’s that time of year when seniors start hearing back from their Early Action and/or Early Decision schools. For many seniors, particularly those ED fellows, the college from which they are hearing back are their top-choice, dream, often-reach schools, and withDecember 15th approaching, seniors are beginning to crumble with stress and apprehension.
Is our school’s basketball team a front? After several cancelled games over the last week due to “snow”, the varsity boys basketball players have seemingly worn their warmups every other day yet have only played one game this season. Basketball is an indoor sport, so snow shouldn’t really affect the games, should it?
I wonder if we could get Activity credit for doing our homework. Just like everybody else.
[If you’re interested, it’s in the MST between 6:30 and 9:30 PM.]