How I did it: I think I did it just as everyone else does. Started as a lowly Freshman and before I knew it, it was the end of my Senior year. and I was graduating. Read how I did it… 3 months ago
I keep having to miss class for therapy and other doctor appointments and it sucks! I see my main doctor every 3 weeks, my therapist once a week, have a dentist appointment about once a month, and have things like blood work and shots pretty often.
My school runs on a point system. 1 point a day per class. If you’re late, you lose 1/2 a point. If you are absent, you lose your point, but if it’s for a medical reason you have a day to make it up. 16 points in a credit. Yesterday I missed 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th periods. Why? Because I had to frggin walk to therapy, got lost, and barely made it on time. It was 50 minutes there, a 45 minute session, and 50 minutes back. It’s not even fair! I can’t make up so many classes in one day!
FREAKING OUT5 months ago
I got a schedule change today. My classes are: World History, English 2, English 2, English 4, Advisory, Economics, US History, English 4, and 3D Design. Yes I have 4 english classes.
I love my World History class, my 2nd and 3rd english classes, economics, and 3D design. I abhore US History. And I don’t like my first or 4th english classes. Advisory isn’t really a class, it’s like homeroom, but it’s 5th period.
Also, I got a progress report, and I have all A’s!. :) 5 months ago
I am 16 and currently in 11th grade. As far as I know, I have a 4.0. I’m attending an accelerated school, so it’s a lot of work, but I’m hanging in there. I had straight A’s the first quarter and plan on keeping it that way this quarter. 5 months ago
I spent a year doing online school, but didn’t really do it. I only did geometry, and pe. So at the beginning of this year I was in 10th grade. BUT, I’m in 11th grade now!!! I’ve worked really hard. And if you don’t count that little online school I did, I earned straight A’s in 10th grade. :) 5 months ago
I finished 9th grade with a 4.0. :) 5 months ago
How I did it: I nearly didn't, to be honest. I have asperger's syndrome, a disorder that impairs me socially. Additionally, my intelligence level has always been "gifted" compared to my average peers. My place was an outcast no one knew, who wasn't "in" with any certain crowd and didn't participate in anything extracurricular. Needless to say, I was always an easy target for bullying. I spent most of my time trying to fend off the clique that ruled the school along with their friend/relative staff members who supported them in it. There were a few teachers and at least two other staff members who weren't involved with that madness who would actually support me. Generally though it was a bad learning environment for me, and hindered my ability to focus on the actual educational process. I was there to learn, not to deal with idiots, and unlike them was actually interested in putting forth my effort toward lessons and assignments. Yet it doesn't matter little you try, only the favored and known idiots will ever have a chance at things like scholarships and awards, not those who actually work for it! I've heard similar accounts from others, too. It's really an unfair bunch of crap. I know I'm not the only one with this sort of experience, though. Unless you were one of the "populars", that's just how it generally seems to go for many people. It was just worse than average for me with my personal/mental issues as a factor. Anyway, there were a few people I talked with occasionally in highschool who weren't jerks but I'm long out of contact with any of them. By now, I've also realized that I've never had to utilize anything I learned in highschool in daily life, and I've forgotten much of it. The things I use in daily life require little more than an elementary level education. My diploma was for nothing. It serves as a reminder of what a horrible waste of time I had to put up with. I never even managed to get a job with it because I came to learn time and again to the point that I gave up, that employers just don't want anything to do with people with asperger's. Too easy to screw up their business with other people you'd have to communicate with. But that's another story for another day. Read how I did it… 3 years ago
It wasn’t as fun as I expected.
They didn’t have my diploma.
And they didn’t let me walk on stage due to me finishing last minute.
All I have to prove I graduated is my official transcripts.
My mom wont stop bitching about the diploma :D.
Also the diploma didn’t mean much because my whole life people told me I was intelligent.
I tested gifted/talented. It just didnt seem a worthehile goal for me.
Now that I am done with it I realize how unsatisfactory reaching goals is in the long run.On the other hand I can go to college now. 9 months ago
How I did it: I just went to school regularly as anyone would and 4 years later I was done.
Although it mostly made me happy I couldn't deny that it also made me sad that this time of my life is over.
But I will definitely never forget it. Read how I did it… 10 months ago