This June marks forty years since my high school graduation. In all honesty had a few of my classmates not decided to arrange a forty year class reunion I probably would not have given it another thought.
it, what with all the hormonal changes going on in a teenagers body, and the
fact that teens are becoming more self-aware, high school has to rank high in the “most challenging times” of a
person’s life. Even for the popular, over-achieving set.
I know for me it most certainly was.
As a transfer from a small, private Catholic
school the transition to public
school in ninth grade was not very easy.
I was quite comfortable with my tight-knit small group, but once I got into the
large machine that was public school all
my insecurities resurfaced.
Being new we all stood
out, which is most definitely something you don’t want when dealing with a lack of self-confidence and being self-conscious of everything about
I felt like a square peck in a round hole. If not for my Catholic school buddies and a few new
friends I made, I’m not sure I would have made it through not just ninth grade,
but all of high school.
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