Freshman year: a new beginning in a foreign world. Starting high school can be a scary time, with new classes, teachers, and peers. This year may be a challenge, but as we go through high school we gain practical knowledge on how to conquer it. Below is some advice from the class of 2017, who impart their wisdom to the freshmen to help them easily adjust to life at Roosevelt.

 “It’s okay not to talk to anybody the entire first semester” - Maddy Acosta
“It’s okay not to talk to anybody the entire first semester” – Maddy Acosta
“Being jaded and over it is way overrated. It’s cool to love some shit! Don’t be negative!” - Natalie Brown
“Being jaded and over it is way overrated. It’s cool to love some shit!          Don’t be negative!” – Natalie Brown
 “Start off on the right foot. A lot of people think freshmen year doesn’t matter but its a good opportunity to start your grades off right” - Ruben Appel
“Start off on the right foot. A lot of people think freshmen year doesn’t matter but its a good opportunity to start your grades off right” – Ruben Appel
“Stay on top of your homework. Don’t get into drugs and alcohol” -Claire Iwata
“Stay on top of your homework. Don’t get into drugs and alcohol – Claire Iwata
“Stay on your P’s and Q’s” -Kevin King
“Stay on your P’s and Q’s”  – Kevin King
“Do better” - Maya Hunter
“Do better”  – Maya Hunter
 “Don’t stand in the middle of the hallway and be less loud” - Heather Templeman
“Don’t stand in the middle of the hallway and be less loud” – Heather Templeman
“Be yourself. If you act out, it’ll get you only two things: a record and a      nickname” – Santa Welsh

Photos by Marcello (Marco) Say

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