By Brandon Vasquez, Ahna Rader, and Ryan Macumber
With the school year beginning to come to a close, as the class of 2019 gets ready to graduate, students begin reflecting on what has happened during their four years of high school and the general course of how things have gone for them. Seniors shared their thoughts on aspects of their high school experience: how they have changed as people educationally or personally; what improved in school; and more.
“When I first started high school, I was pretty nervous since this is such a big school,” said senior Hannah Roberts. “My overall impression of freshman year was that high school wasn’t going to be as bad as I [had] thought and that it was pretty fun.” Hannah, currently a student in AP Studio Art, believes that her art style and work ethic has improved since her freshman year.
“In [my] four years at Timberline, I think I’ve grown stronger mentally as a person, learning to love myself a lot more and have a more positive view on life,” said senior Daniel Chau. Reflecting on his freshman year, he added “My overall impression of my freshman year was very interesting. There were a lot of new people and the way teachers teach in high school versus in middle school – [there] was a pretty big difference. I was nervous since high school [was] the next step and I thought it would be hard, but the teachers I had really showed me that it wasn’t so bad.”