Essay on The End Of The School Year

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It was the end of the school year, sixth grade. I would soon be leaving the nice, comfortable world of elementary school and immediatley be plunged into a dark world with a dreary future. The big bad seventh grade was looming before me and I was slowly suffocating to death. At least that is what I thought as a sixth grader. I was dreading the transition, I had never been really good with change.

The last day of school rolled around and I was on the brink of a nervous breakdown. I got through the day alright, but when I got home I started making a plan. I was not going to let seventh grade be the end of me, so I said to myself, “Emmalyne, there is only one way that you will get through this. You must be homeschooled.” As soon as I said this, I started to make a mental list of all the reasons why this was the best possible choice for me. After all, this decision would ensure my survival. I waited for my mom to come home.

It was late in the afternoon, around 6 o’clock, when she arrived. The weather was nice, a sweet smelling breeze rustling the leaves of the trees. The birds were singing, it was a beautiful day, but I was on mission. I approached my mother, cautiously, not really sure how to bring up the subject. I studied her features, the purpose was to see if she was in a good mood. Her hair looked fine, still its wonderous shade of reddish-brown. Her curls seemed to be managed and in place, not wild as it usually looks on a rough day. Her eyes held laughter, not…

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