Students share opinions about school year

Students share opinions about school year

 

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Aunyaah Kennedy (seventh grade)

Q:  Did your opinions of your teachers change throughout the year?

A:  “In a way, yes, and in a way also, no.  Uh, most of my teachers did stay the same but depending on my class’s actions, the teacher’s personalities changed.”

 

Q:  What was your favorite memory of this year?

A:  “Getting to know everyone.”

 

Q:  Do you think you changed a lot this year?

A:  “In some ways I think I did, like, some of my actions did change–like, it was a big change coming into seventh grade from sixth grade so I had to change in those ways.”

 

Q:  Do you think you learned a lot?

A:  “Yes, I learned a bunch of information.”

 

Q:  What was the best thing you’ve learned?

A:  “Mostly everything in world geography–since it’s my favorite subject.”

 

Q:  Looking back, what was your favorite school event?

A:  “Uh, I actually just really enjoyed attending the track meets and competing in various different races.”

 

Q:  What is the most important thing for sixth graders moving into seventh grade to know?

A:  “Be organized, don’t talk back to the teachers–be respectful and just make sure you focus on getting good grades.”

 

Q:  Are you upset that this year is ending?

A:  “Yes, seventh grade is one of the best school years I’ve had so far and I’ll definitely miss it.”

 

Q:  Are you excited for next year?

A:  “Kind of, because part of me is really scared to go to eighth grade, but then another part of me just isn’t worried about it at all.”

 

 

AJ Thompson
AJ Thompson

Q:  Did your opinions of your teachers change throughout the year?

A:  “Not really because they’re still all really nice to us.”

 

Q:  What was your favorite memory of this year?

A:  “Movie days were the best because we could just chill for a couple periods.”

 

Q:  Do you think you changed a lot throughout the year?

A:  “Yes, not so much in my personality but in my physical features.”

 

Q:  Do you feel as if you learned a lot?

A:  “Yeah, I learned a lot in all of my classes, but I enjoyed learning in my science class the best.”

 

Q:  What’s the most important thing for seventh graders coming into eighth grade to know?

A:  “Just to try your best in all of your classes, and try not to talk over the teachers a lot.”

 

Q:  Are you looking forward to next year?

A:  “Yes because it’s going to be my last year and I’ve heard ninth is the funnest of all of the grades

 

 

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Nikkie Conrad
Nikkie Conrad

Q:  Did your opinions of your teachers change throughout the year?

A:  “Yes–their teaching has changed a lot since the beginning of year.  It’s not as strict and demanding because it’s the end of the year and we don’t have as much to learn anymore.”


Q:  What was your favorite memory of this year?

A:  “Probably all the different activities we did in the auditorium, things like movie day and the roar assemblies.”

 

Q:  Do you think you’ve changed a lot throughout the year?

A:  “Yes, because my attitude towards school has just changed a lot.  I went from not really caring about anything to understanding that getting my education is important.”

 

Q:  What is the most important thing for sixth graders moving to seventh grade to know?

A:  “Always know where your classes are and try not to get lost.”

 

Q:  Are you upset  this year is ending?

A:  “Yeah, kind of, because all of my friends will all be in different classes next year and I’ll have to start over with all new people.”

 

Q:  Are you looking forward to next year?

A:  “I’m excited to be able to have a choice in more of which classes I take.”

 

 

Madison Ford
Madison Ford

Q:  Did you opinions of your teachers change throughout the course of the year?

A:  “Yes, because I really didn’t like school as much as I do now.  It’s better because I really got to see the personalities of all the teachers and it made me feel better about them.”

 

Q:  Do you think you’ve changed a lot throughout the year?

A:  “Yes.  I’m not as quiet as a used to be and I’ve gotten more confident with people.”

 

Q:  Do you feel like you learned a lot?

A:  “Yes–I know more about the world and how it works.”

 

Q:  What was the best thing you’ve learned?

A:  “Probably just math class in general because we did equations and algebra.”

 

Q:  What was your favorite school event?

A:  “I really enjoyed attending all the school’s football games earlier in the fall.”

 

Q:  What is the most important thing kids moving into seventh grade should know?

A:  “Don’t freak out about anything, because school is really easy once you get the hang of it.”

 

Q:  Are you looking forward to next year?

A:  “I’m starting chorus next year, so I’m really pumped for that.”

 

 

Josh Blake
Josh Blake

Q:  Did your opinions of your teachers change throughout the year?

A:  “No, all of my opinions stayed the same.”

 

Q:  What was your favorite memory of this year?

A:  “My favorite memory of this year was Harvest Day because we all got out of class.”

 

Q:  Do you think you changed a lot throughout the year?

A:  “Not really, I’m pretty much the same person I was at the start of the year.”

 

Q:  What’s the most important thing for kids moving into ninth grade to know?

A:  “To not stress out about the little things.”

 

Q:  Did you enjoy your last year at the junior high school?

A:  “Yes, I’m going to miss it very much.”

 

Q:  What was your favorite year of junior high?

A:  “Eighth grade because it was the easiest.”

 

Q:  Are you nervous for next year?

A:  “No, I’m not, because it seems like it’s just going to be a bigger version of the junior high.”

 

 

Mike Folcarelli
Mike Folcarelli

Q:  Did you opinions of your teachers change throughout the year?

A:  “Not really, I’ve liked my teacher all year.”

 

Q:  Do you think you’ve changed a lot throughout the year?

A:  “Yes, at the beginning of the year everything was strict and I had to be on my best behavior but now everything is more relaxed and I can lay back.”

 

Q:  Do you feel like you learned a lot?

A:  “Yes because there was a lot of stuff that I didn’t know that I learned this year.”

 

Q:  What was the favorite thing that you learned?

A:  “Probably learning about the Civil War was the best.”

 

Q:  What was your favorite school event?

A:  “Harvest Day because I got out of class and we didn’t have to do any work.”

 

Q:  What is the most important thing for kids to know when moving into the eighth grade?

A:  “I don’t think they really need to know anything–it’s just like seventh grade.”

 

Q:  Are you looking forward to next year?

A:  “Yes, because I’ll technically be in high school.”

 

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Peirce Condo

Q:  Did your opinions of your teachers change throughout the year?

A:  “My opinions of my teachers have changed a little bit as most of the teachers have eased up on a lot of their lessons which makes class more fun.”

 

Q:  What was your favorite memory of this year?

A:  “My favorite memory was going to a state competition in mathcounts.”

 

Q:  Do you think you changed a lot throughout the year?

A:  “Uh, I don’t think I’ve changed that much but as I change I guess I don’t really notice it.”

 

Q:  Do you feel like you’ve learned a lot this year?

A:  “Yes, I feel that way because I’ve learned a lot in math and math is my favorite subject, and english isn’t my greatest but I’ve learned a lot in that class also.”

 

Q:  What was your favorite school event?

A:  “My favorites were the movie days and the harvest day because they were pretty fun.”

 

Q:  What the most important thing for seventh graders next year to know?

A:  “You need to stay organized and on top of your work if you want to succeed.”

 

Q:  Are you upset that this year is ending?

A:  “Uh, yes and no.  I’m ready for the summer so it’s not that big of a deal but it was a fun year and I’m going to miss it.”

 

Q:  Are you excited for next year?

A:  “Yes, because I’m very excited to have some of the teachers I know I’ll probably get next year.”

 

 

Kristen Lucas
Kristen Lucas

Q:  Have your opinions of your teachers changed throughout the year?

A:  “Yes, they did because at the beginning of the year I thought they were more strict but now that I’ve gotten to know them, they seem nicer.”

 

Q:  What was your favorite memory of this year?

A:  “I really enjoyed participating in speech league; it was a lot of fun.”

 

Q:  Do you think you’ve changed a lot throughout the year?

A:  “Not really–well, at the beginning of the year I think I was more quiet and now towards the end of the year I’m much more open.”

 

Q:  Do you feel like you’ve learned a lot?

A:  “Yes, I’ve definitely learned a lot.”

 

Q:  What was the most interesting thing you’ve learned?

A:  “I enjoyed learning about space in science class.”

 

Q:  What’s the most important thing for kids to know when moving into eighth grade?

A:  “Just be yourself and don’t worry about what others think of you.”

 

Q:  Are you looking forward to next year?

A:  “I’m looking forward to having new classes and being with different people.”

 

 

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Shane Mosher (eighth grade)

 

Q:  Did the opinions of your teacher change throughout the course of year?

A:  “No, they didn’t; all of my teachers are nice and they gave me no reason to change my positive opinion of them.”

 

Q:  What was your favorite memory of this year?

A:  “SSR with Mr. Mitchell because he played music for us.”

 

Q:  Do you think you changed a lot throughout the year?

A:  “Yes, I think I did change a lot.  I got detention at the beginning of the year, and that was pretty new for me.”

 

Q:  Do you feel you’ve learned a lot?

A:  “No, because I’d forget everything after three days.”

 

Q:  What was the best thing you’ve learned about?

A:  “I really didn’t like anything we learned about.”

 

Q:  Looking back, what was your favorite school event?

A:  “Uh, probably Harvest Day because I got to spend the day hanging out with my friends.”

 

Q:  What is the most important thing for kids moving into eighth grade to know?

A:  “Don’t get yourself into trouble and listen to everyone.”

 

Q:  Are you looking forward to next year?

A:  “Not really, my brother told me about ninth grade and I don’t think I’m going to like it.”