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Seniors Countdown — Only Seven Days Left, and Mixed Emotions Are Normal

by Angella Ramos

As the days fade away, us seniors only have seven. Many seniors have mixed emotions about their last year of high school, but most are excited to start a new chapter of their lives.

As our principal Tracey Franklin said, “Enjoy every second of your last year in high school because believe or not folks, this year is going to fly.” She was very right! This year went by fast, and seniors can’t believe this is their last year in high school.

“I am going to miss my friends honestly; we are basically family now,” said senior Katheryn Acker. “This year most of my friends and I got closer so it is going to be very sad to let them go. We are all going our separate ways. As much as I am going to miss them I am excited to go out into the world and work my way up to owning my own bakery.”

Senior Donavon Key said, “I will miss the people and experiences that I have had at Walkersville, but honestly, I’m very excited for what is next.” Many seniors are excited to go out to the real world and discover themselves.

“I’m ready for a change in life, and moving on to college will definitely bring change. I appreciate the time I’ve spent in Walkersville, and now it’s time to begin a new chapter in my life,” said senior Bryan Johnson.

Agreeing to Johnson, senior Ishara Joseph said, “I cannot believe we only have seven days left! I’m so ready to pursue my dreams in Florida and live life in the manner I want.”

Us seniors, only have seven days left. Which can lead to Senioritis, “A supposed affliction of students in their final year of high school or college, characterized by a decline in motivation or performance.” [1]

Senior Cameron Sloan said “I am tired of everyone — senioritis really hit me and I just cannot wait to leave.”

Agreeing to Cameron Sloan, senior Molly Thebau said “These past four years were fun and all but I am honestly done with school right now. I am glad to start a new chapter, see new things and meet new people. I will miss my friends though, but excited to leave.”  

Starting a new chapter of your live is very exciting. “Senior year was a lot of fun. I enjoyed all the moments I had with everyone including my teachers and my coaches. I would like to thank my teachers and coaches for not giving up on me and for making my last year the best year. There are bigger challenges in life out of high school that I am ready and prepared for,” said senior Tyre Pope.

“I’m conflicted over leaving as the future looks blurry to me. As for now the thought of college or joining a branch of the military is exciting but scary, no matter what I choose. I do know for certain that I will miss all of the friends I have made these past four years,” said senior Nicole Mehring. Seniors enjoy these seven days you have left of school. Continue the countdown!


[1] https://www.google.com/search?q=senioritise&rlz=1CALEAE_enUS745&oq=senioritise&aqs=chrome..69i57j0l5.2139j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&safe=active&ssui=on#safe=strict&q=senioritis