Every year new students start at GFS. They come from larger schools, smaller schools, or schools the same size. I interviewed some new students from sixth, seventh, and eighth grades to see their perspective on being new.
I asked Jayden from eighth grade, “How is GFS different from your old school?” Jayden said, “The classes are bigger and the teachers are more enthusiastic. I’m not afraid to ask questions, there is more time to do homework, and I don’t have the same classes every day.”
I asked Alayah, a seventh-grader, if she feels included and has friends. She answered, “Yes, the kids here are open and accepting.”
Jerry from sixth grade said, “I have friends.”Continue reading Being a new student