September – Story


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September – Story

Postby Maxim Trevelyan » Fri Sep 01, 2017 12:11 am

This month will be a little different than what you would usually expect of Creative Outlet. All themes will have to do with ''Off to School'' theme, to support the amazing activity hosted by Sky Alton and Aurelia West. More about it here.

There are so many things that are happening on the first day of school! What are you most excited about? New classes, meeting up with your friends? Causing mischief?

Tell the story of your first day of school (either HOL or Real Life) in 100 words or more and post it below. If you take the day from your Real Life, be careful of your identity. No real names, cities or schools that you live in/go to.

Post your story below by September 30th, 11:59pm HOL time to get 20 Hoots and beans.
Thank you Dario!

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Re: September – Story

Postby Aurelia West » Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:41 am

My first day of school this year was quite eventful to say the least. First of all, it was the day of the solar eclipse and we happened to be in an area where we would be able to see the total solar eclipse, so one of my classes was actually cancelled so that we could see it. Around lunch time we went up to the roof of the parking garage with our nifty eclipse glasses helpfully purchased from the bookstore and stayed up there a while. It was pretty awesome because there were a ton of people up there that I got to meet, and I got to have an awesome experience. Other than that though, the rest of my day was fairly standard. I'm a dance major, so I had my daily ballet and modern classes, and luckily for me I was in decent shape due to a small project I'd worked on during the summer. It was also a lot different, not being a freshman in college anymore, and I think the experience overall was a lot more enjoyable than it had been the year previous.

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Re: September – Story

Postby Rowan Oswald » Sun Sep 03, 2017 9:35 am

I was so nervous on my first day this year. It came around so fast, I applied to do Nursing a few short weeks before the start of term and somehow managed to survive the interview get in. I arrived with my hastily packed rucksack full of doubts about whether I had really made the right decision. I’m so shy and awkward, am I really cut out for nursing? I asked myself. The day started with introductions and assigning academic advisors. I was immediately reassured when I realised I was far from the only person over eighteen in the room. I wasn’t the only person with limited experience of care work either. By the time we were allowed to stretch our legs and savour a much needed mug of tea, I had met one of the people who was to become a close friend over the next few weeks of term. Despite the flood of information, I felt much more certain that I had made the right decision and went home with a smile on my face excited for the next day.
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Re: September – Story

Postby Shiloh Adlar » Mon Sep 11, 2017 4:52 am

My first day of school this year was terrifying, or at least I thought it was going to be. I was up late worrying about it and happened to not get a lot of sleep. It had been over a year since I had been back to the school, so I was rightfully nervous, I think. However, it ended up turning out well. The professor that I knew from a previous class greeted me warmly and asked how I was. He told me he was glad to see me back. I saw only a couple other students that I had been in classes with before as well.

It was in my biology class that I was grouped with my lab partners, one of them ending up being someone who I have now become close friends with. We talked a bit before lab started about what our project was going to be, and it was very easy to talk to them. I ended up leaving campus that day with a smile on my face, still nervous to go back the day after because new classes, but better off than I was that morning.
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Re: September – Story

Postby Bull J. Johnson » Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:05 am

Today been a long day for me. First I had my first day of school. On the first day back the teacher gave me a test to take that was very taxing on me. Then later on in the afternoon I went to work to pick up a empty soda bottle, but my work didn't have a empty one so they gave me a half full one. Then I went home to take a nap. Last thing I did today was finish the science project that I had to do for a Wellness Fair I have to go to on Thursday.

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