How's the beginning of the month and new week to all of you guys? A while ago it was raining that makes the day look gloomy. But it isn't that bad to be honest, you can feel that relieving cool air coming into your window. A perfect time to relax and chill, but it's Monday lol. Today I am going to continue my nostalgic Monday story that I started last week, about the first day of school during our Junior year in high school.
At last, we are finally in the room that's sparkling clean and new since it's located on a new building built several months ago. And now, what will happen next along the day? Are we going to have the cheesy "introduce yourself" part? What kind of new teachers and classmates do we have? Well, that's time for the next part!
I know that during the first day of school, many teachers or professors would like to ask his/her students to introduce themselves. In our case, our new adviser gave out her introduction first. Let's call her Ms. Jhoanna. From the way she introduces herself, we can feel her energy and enthusiasm for the class. The feeling of having a memorable and unforgettable teacher is already in front of us, only time will tell if she does.
Our teacher is a newcomer to the school but she has years of experience under her belt. She mentioned that her older advisory classes make her miss them, so we are hoping that would be the same for us. After that, she elaborated all the house rules and goals that our class should achieve at the end of the school year.
And now the heart-pounding moment is about to begin. She said we should start from alphabetical order first, and we must tell our name, age, hobbies, as well as showing off our talents!
For me, I am not that nervous with introductions since they are pretty short and you can get away with it . I am the 6th person on the list out of 35 students, so that means they can forget about me after I am finished. But the show-off of talents is what I really fear lol. I don't have any desired talent that time, plus my low confidence is making me uncomfortable.
And now the boring" introduce yourself" part begins. I am so happy that the classmates before me didn't fell for the trap showing off their respective talents. That means the succeeding students don't have to!
What intrigued me that time is my seatmate on the left. I have my friend since last school year named James sit on my right (alphabetically) and that's how we became friends ever since. Now, will the seatmate on my right become a new friend?
And we saw that "chick" that our class president was talking about before this day. Not only she does carry that grace and aura, but also her words and diction tells that she is smart and knowledgeable. No wonder the boys and girls near her are lucky! Thankfully she's just in the next row behind us hehe.
Now that the introductions have finished, the school bell rang signaling the time for recess. And of course this leads into a lot of conversations between circles of friends, new and old. I had a short conversation with my seatmate, named Carlos. He seems to have a geeky approach to things that I like such as animes and games. Looks like a lot of new stuff to talk about! It means that Carlos is in our circle of friends already just in a few minutes. And looks like I have to talk about it in the future how our friendship goes.
That day went so well that I can say it's probably one of the best first days of school that I had, and no doubt it solidified our relationships as classmates that extends until today. I already want a meetup to happen, maybe a reunion after the pandemic.
I really had fun telling this experience through writing since I can feel that situation again, and the nostalgia kicks in. Maybe in the next articles I will try to tell more about my other experiences at school since there's a lot! Some of them are fun, nasty, depressing, awkward, and stressful. These experiences helped us learn lots of different life lessons that is valuable and timeless.
Care to share how your school days went before? Did you have any instant friends during the first day?
*Lead Image from Pixabay
[#28] October 4, 2021