Richard Ellis, senior
“Yes. I feel like people should tell the truth, and when you’re giving advice, you should tell the truth at all times. And so I feel like you should give your best advice, and if not, at least tell the truth, and I would tell the truth, you know what I’m saying? If it hurt them, I’d still do it.”
Ariyana Clark, junior
“I like how I’m family-oriented. I have a lot of family around me, supporting me. What I least like about my life, I dislike my introverted ways. I hold myself back a lot.”
Spencer Bruggeman, senior
“One of my biggest regrets was lying to my boyfriend about my age when we first met. Like he isn’t really that much older than me - just three years, but I just wanted to seem older. He brings it up sometimes and I just feel bad. We’ve been dating for over a year, with a pretty strong relationship and because of that, it makes me feel like I shouldn’t have lied to him.”...
Trinity Cox, eighth grade
“My biggest regret is not seeking out the help I needed when I needed it. When I was in a dark place, I cut people off and was a terrible person and I could’ve done better. I took my dark place out on everyone else and I regret doing that because if I didn't, things would be different. I’m not as sad and sappy anymore, so things are better, but things would’ve been even better if I didn’t ...
Nala Lindsey, seventh grade
“In the first grade, this is really dumb, but there was this kid I really liked and he liked me and we dated for like 15 minutes and he was super nice, but I regret breaking up with him for no reason. The reality is: I don’t truly regret much. One thing may be that I regret being really mean to my younger 5 year old brother, because people used to be mean to me and I took that out on him and ...
Alex Hughes, senior
"When I act, I get to step out of myself and portray a different person. I can take on multifaceted, convoluted, or complex characters and make them my own."
Matthew Muzzy, freshman
"My favorite show is Steven Universe because it's a very open show. It doesn't limit itself from talking openly about sexuality and finding yourself."
Demi Brown, junior
"[I work harder to earn] praise and recognition, to feel like I am doing something right because I am always beating myself up."
Eva Elders, Freshman
“I feel like I’ve always been at a high school level of maturity. The kids in my grade are just very immature. I already have senior-itis!” -Eva Elders, Freshman
Andy Mureithi, Freshman
"For a while I was extremely nervous, but now I'm fine. I'm working on paying more attention in class and also not feeding into other kids' drama and ignorance." -Andy Mureithi, Freshman