Senioritis Fever

Artwork done by Kayla Massey.

Kayla Massey, Staffer

Now that senior year is coming to an end, senioritis kicks in more and more. Senioritis starts at different times for everyone. For some, it starts freshman year and some only start once they become a senior. For me, senioritis started the beginning of my junior year. I always thought high school would never end and that we would be here forever. Now that it is coming to an end, I can’t wait to graduate. 

As a senior, the year started off pretty slow but it’s starting to go a little quicker now that we are getting into the second semester. Going into senior year, I thought,  “Oh this will be really easy, everything will be fine.” Boy was I wrong. I face some challenges every day as a senior. For example, I wonder if I am going to finish this assignment on time, or will I pass my final/ midterm. I think about other things as well, like what I want to do after high school,what college do I want to go to, or am I even gonna get into college. The two things I have to remember are- to keep my head up and to stay calm.

Now I want to graduate, but at the same time I don’t because graduating high school means going out into the real world and getting a job and paying for my own things. I say now that I’m not gonna miss high school but farther down the road I am going to look back and say I wish  I could have stayed in high school a little bit longer. When I walk across the stage at graduation, that is only the beginning of the life I have ahead of me. When I walk across that stage in front of my graduating class, I will feel so relieved and know that I have accomplished something in my life. Then I can move forward and pursue what I want to do with my