To the YV community, this is my response to the Warm-Up for English class today. We are studying Shakespeare’s Othello and exploring the theme of appearance versus reality.
Dear Ms. Paraiso,
I just found out I’m going to have to drop out. Last week I was talking to Ms. Martindale, and I was told that I didn’t have enough credits to graduate. I also found out that I have to make up many classes, and I feel like I’m unable to make them up in just one semester. I hope that you can understand the circumstance and why I feel like I have to drop out. I have already talked to my parents and they understand as well, they just hope I will start to work and learn how to take responsibilities by getting a job. I promise that I will come back and visit you, you have done so much for me and I appreciate it, and I am very grateful to have met you. Another reason why I would come back is to come talk to your current students, and lower classmen who are currently making bad choices, I would like to talk to them about the consequences about their actions. I hope you won’t be disappointed about my decision.