Advice for freshmen
Don’t feel pressured that high school will be ‘the greatest 4 years of your life’ because your not going to think that when your there. Youll either hate it, or it’ll be whatever. People only say it’s the best because nostalgia.
Go to a bunch of school events. Dances, games, pep rallies, whatever. They’ll probably dumb, but your entire school will be dumb together.
Youll have that one teacher that you fucking hate, but everybody loves. Youll have that one teacher everybody hates but you love. And they’ll be that teacher that everybody fucking hates. The best way to make friends in that class and make it bearable is too shit talk that teacher with your classmates.
Your English teacher will either be like the one above, or the best person you’ll every meet. Be friends with that teacher, don’t be afraid of being a teachers pet. Don’t be afraid to kiss ass
If any upperclassmen pick on you, chances are they’re fucking assholes and everyone in their grade thinks they’re annoying.
Classes are harder. But if any teacher scares you like “Next year your teachers won’t baby you and give you extensions/extra credit/make up work” They’re fucking liars.
Nobody cares what kind of clothes you wear or back pack you own
You guys are going to be loud and irritating to older people no matter what, so fuck it. Youll grow out of it, and when you hit senior year, you’ll laugh back at yourself. All of the seniors now we’re like that too.
If a senior boy or girl hits on you, you should probably avoid them, chances are they don’t have your best interest at heart.
It you don’t want to shave your legs or pits or whatever for gym or PE, dont. Nobody will fault you.
Sex ed will be stupid and un informative. Don’t take it serioisly. The only part to take 100% serious is if they give you information to clinics and such. Copy that down.
Dye your hair. Get piercings. Fuck it.
Don’t judge others for how they look and you’ll be happier.
Don’t feel pressured to stay in a relationship. It’s normally if they last for less then a month.
Don’t feel pressured to stay with the same friends from middle school. Meet new people.
Every actor on television playing high school students are in their 20’s, it’s okay if you don’t look like that.
If you mensturate, yes, at some point, it’s going to happen at the worst moment, and it’s going to suck. Do NOT be afraid to ask total strangers for a tampon or pad, they will not care.
Join clubs and sports! Join a sport youve never considered playing! Fuck it.
If you join your schools GSA or LGBT club, 90% are going to be straight allies. But I guarantee you, most of then will come out as queer by the time they graduate.
If your queer, don’t feel bad if your sexuality changes a lot. It’s not your fault.
Keep your ID in your wallet or back pack. Don’t loose that shit.
Suprise! You won’t be as emo, scene or goth by the time you graduate. Yours and others interest in wolves/vampires/invader Zim will decrease dramatically
Guys will be allowed to were naked women on t shirts but girls will be sent to the office for spaghetti straps. It’s all bullshit and I’m sorry.
Don’t be afraid to go home and cry sometimes
If you effortlessly got great grades in middle school, you have to reach yourself how to study now. I’m sorry
If you hear a lot of rumors about somebody , do yourself and them a favor and don’t talk behind their backs
There’s no such thing as someone stealing a boyfriend or girlfriend, only cheating boyfriends and girlfriends
If someone says that you slept with them, and you didn’t or didn’t want anyone to know, destroy them. Spread rumors about how gross or bad they were, and warn others about it.
It’s okay to fall in love, but it’s also okay to fall out of love. You might feel like you’ll marry your current significant other, but you won’t.
Don’t put whoever your dating above your friends.
Youll know people that get pregant while in school. Stick by them because they need you.
It’s okay to have anime buttons and shirts, but do not write fanfiction for English class, do not openly talk about explicit smut, do not yell about your feels, do not scream and go up to a stranger who also has those same interests, and do not bombard others with your interests.
You are not better then other people for liking certain stuff or not liking certain stuff.
It’s okay to like pop! It’s okay to like reality tv! It’s okay to like clothes! Its okay to like makeup! Its okay to lime anybof these as much as its okay not to like them! Regardless of gender!! You don’t have to be the quiet shy person who is better then everyone else for drinking tea and reading to be interesting.
All your yearbook pictures will be terrible.
Youll be tires and sleep alot more. If someone asks you to hang out but you’d rather take a nap, take a nap.
Don’t hate things to be cool! Don’t hate your back to school/welcoming freshmen pep rallies! Enjoy the excitment!
Okay, this might sound dumb, but don’t try to ‘seduce’ a teacher. As in, if you have a crush on a teacher, try to get over it asap and don’t be around them as much. It will never be okay.
Alot of guys will be fucking irritating and sexist. Don’t be afraid to call them out on it, especially when defending another girl.
Guys, girls don’t find it attractive pretend to be macho. Men lie and say girls like assholes to justify why they’re single. Girls are complex and d ifferent people who are all attracted to different personalities. There’s no one secret to getting girls to like you.
If your queer and get bullied in PE or the locker rooms, tell a teacher or an upperclassmen. If the teacher does nothing or makes it worst, go to you principal. If they do nothing, go to your school board. If they do nothing, post pictures and shit online and make a HUGE fucking deal about it. It’s a violation of your student rights.
The older you get, the more times youll.listen to someone talk and think “ I could definetly input my opinion here, but it won’t help.thebsituation or conversation, so I better not” and that’s what being mature is.
AP classes are bullshit, but take the tests.
Take your SAT As soon as possible. Don’t procrastinate. Itll be easier on everyone.
The food quality will not improve.
Either take art 1 your freshman year or senior year. Freshman year will be full of freshmen like yourself, but senior year there will be like 7 other bitter and angry seniors that you can dick and round with all year.
MOST IMPORTANT It doesn’t matter if you absolutely know what you want to do and go to college for right now. By senior year, it will change or you won’t know. THAT S OKAY. Talk to the people around you, and 85% of them will be as lost as you are. If you ever feel like your falling behind or are lost, talk to your classmates! Everyone is! Please anyone else add anything I’m missing