Seniors of Portland

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“What makes you most nervous about going to college next year?”
Mary: “The thing I’m most nervous about is finding a group of people that I feel really comfortable with. It’s taken me so long to make a really good, close group of friends in high school that it worries me that I’m not going to be able to find my niche right away in college.”

“What is your favorite memory of senior year?”

Tanner: “Okay, so when I come in early for classes that I don’t have, I have free periods in the morning. I brought a pillow and a blanket with me and I just went and took a nap in the back of the library for two periods. It’s the best memory of all time, to just sit in the back relaxing and listen to music, and not worry about class.”

“What makes you most nervous about going to college next year?"

Colin: “Living in a foreign country.”

“If you could give one piece of advice to an underclassmen about high school, what would it be?”

Lizzy: “Make sure you have a free first and fifth period.”

 

“What is your favorite memory of senior year?”

Alex: “Probably leading the roller coaster at the Silent Night basketball game.”

 

 

“What is the biggest realization you have about high school?"

Eve: “I guess the biggest realization for me is just that you have to work hard in everything that you do and be passionate. For me, it’s playing basketball and being passionate about it and  working hard. Also academically, you don’t want to work hard, but it’s really important to work hard.”

Tim: “Probably being a good person, and you know, being there for your friends. Being nice and being yourself, really.”

 

 

“What makes you most nervous about going to college next year?”

Linnea: “I think what makes me the most nervous is all the little things that you don’t really think about that you might need. Like running to the store and getting the stuff that normally your mom would get for you, or like realizing you can’t just run home if you forget something and that it’s the first time that you’re kind of on your own, not just visiting somewhere. You’re going to be there for the whole year, so it’s not just a matter of running home, or running to your mom for something. It’s that you’re responsible for everything, I guess.”

 

 

“What is the biggest realization you have about high school?”

Jalil: “Don’t mess with Mr. Caples."

 
 
“What is the biggest realization you have about high school?"
Anna Marie: “Probably that this is the time that if you’re going to make mistakes, and you’re going to stumble, and you’re going to mess up, this is the time to do it because you’re surrounded by the people you love.”
 

 

“What makes you most nervous about going to college next year?”

Sage: “I don’t think there’s a lot that I’m super nervous about going to college. One of the biggest things I’m nervous about is getting sick and what to do about that. I have a dad who’s a doctor and so whenever I’m sick or have medical problems I’ve just been able to go to him and do stuff, but in college I’m really worried about what if I get some sort of infection. What do I do? I’ve just relied a lot on my family for health stuff up until now.”

“What is the biggest realization you have about high school?”

Danny: “I’d say the biggest realization is I’ve had about high school is probably that, it seems really obvious, but everyone is a person, you know you walk down the hallway and you see all these people and they are almost like cardboard cutouts, they’re just extras in your life. But everyone has that same depth that you have. You go through so much of your life with all your issues, and problems, and joys, and struggles and pains, and everyone has that depth to them and you’ve just got to stop and recognize that. It really helps me to not try and judge people as much because I know they have so much more going on for them now and appreciating people more and respect that depth has given me a lot of perspective.”

 

“What is your favorite memory of senior year?”

Ever: “When Mr. Duggan called me and my group little shits.”

 
 
“If you could give one piece of advice to an underclassman, what would it be?”
Divin: “Don’t look upperclassman in the eye.”
Ryan: “Watch where you’re walking.
 
 
“What is the biggest realization you have about high school?”

Julia: “I think my biggest realization is that in high school, it’s not about the everyday little things but it’s about where you end up and how the journey in high school shapes you as a person and makes you ready to go out to college or to whatever journey you’re going onto. All of the people here ultimary are here to serve you on that journey and you should take the best advantage that you can of all the resources that are at your disposal.”

 

 

“What is your favorite memory of senior year?”
Hailey: “My favorite memory of senior year is probably decision day because it was really exciting to see where everyone’s going. It was exciting to celebrate the end of four years, and some great memories with my friends.”

 

 

“What makes you most nervous about going to college next year?”
Gabe: “Probably the fact that I have to pay for school and bills with food, and all that stuff. That’s the main thing I’m nervous about.”

 

 

“What is the biggest realization you have about high school?”
Jake: “That it does not completely prepare you for the social life outside of high school.”