This year has been hard for me in school. There are several reasons, like my behavior and actually failing some classes this year. In past years I have never failed a class. This year i failed English, but when i tried to get my grade up, it was too late. It was the first marking period  of the semester.


I even got suspended this year for popping a firewalk outside of campus. I don’t know why it’s been like this. This year when it’s going to be my last year when usually I behave and do my work why just throw it all away.


This year just feels like I am done with school so it feel like I don’t have to work as hard.  I have been doing good in my classes over all these years. I’ve been thinking it’s my last year, so why even try?


I want to come up with a plan for myself because I want  to graduate this year. It would be better for me to get a job, and even basic places like McDonald’s Jack-in-the-Box are now asking for a high school diploma.  Overall I have worked so hard, so why just throw it away here?


My plan is to start coming to school on time. I need to be prepared to learn, and also to be respectful to my classmate and my teachers. I need to ask for help. Also I have to pass both marking periods of my English class with a percentage of 80 and above so that I won’t have to do summer school during post session. I am going to try to be more responsible with turning in work the day it is due and not trying to leave it to the last minute.  When I do this, it haunts me at the end and then sometimes I don’t even end up doing it and that’s what messes up my grade.

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March 11, 2018 6:32 pm

Dear Jamie,
I appreciate you sharing all the struggles you’ve been through so far this year, and it’s good that you’re trying change most of that to succeed in school. Staying focused and ready minded will always allow you to reach your goals in the far run. Keep up the good work!

March 8, 2018 7:04 pm

I like how you talked about the struggles you go to and trying to fix them

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