The Importance Of Change During High School

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High School, it’s the best of times and the worst of times. There are many things that happen during those four years of your life. Friends come and go like the seasons, grades go up and down like an elevator. Most of all you change a ton during high school, well at least I did. How I changed during high school will effect my future more than anything and this is why. When I started high school I was like any other boy going to St. Francis, I was cocky and nervous but I acted tough so I would make a tough first impression. When I first went to St. Francis I knew quite a lot of people there since my brother was a Jr. my freshman year. I believe that played into my actions, also i had a few good buddies come to St. Francis with me from St. …show more content…
So i started to say screw it, if i 'm going to fail i’m at least going to have fun while doing it. Jack and I still hung out every day at this point doing dumb things everyday and always finding a way to elude trouble. Neither one of us liked school nor did we think it was important, and one weekend jack was driving impaired and flipped his car and was in the hospital, lucky to be alive. Basically from then on we weren 't allowed to hangout with each other, so i went back to my old friend group where i tried to get my grades back up but the harder i tried the more they slipped it seemed. By the end of the first quarter junior year, my grade point average dropped to a 1.79 cumulative. I began to have conferences with the administration at st francis what seemed like every other day, the main point they were trying to get across was whether or not i wanted to be a knight. I always thought i did because all the boys in my family went and graduated from there, then one day out of the blue i called a meeting with my principal and had him call my dad in and i decided to transfer. I never was kicked out as everyone began saying but i never paid any attention to the rumors because i knew the truth. As soon as i began at northview a tremendous weight was lifted off of me. It was like all the pressure in the world fell off and i could stand up straight and get down …show more content…
I knew a lot of kids in my senior class, and i knew it was going to be a memorable year. At this point i was stuck on what i wanted to do after high school, for months on months i debated on what was my best option. It was either go to toledo university or try and play college lacrosse. I finally came to the realization that i didn 't want to play a college sport. Also i didn 't want to go to school anymore so i tried to find some alternatives. By this time in my life i was back to my old days of being a country boy, i have always loved the idea of farming and construction, basically i knew i was good with hard work and the outdoors so those two became my ideas for the future. I struggled to find any place that was hiring, it seemed like the only way was to open a farm or construction business and i thought that it was going to be too much money. The end of my third quarter senior year rolled around and i knew i needed a plan, so i thought really hard on what i wanted out of my

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