Your high school years are going to be fast, in fact, it’s going to surprise you how fast they go by. So be sure to suck every once of participation you can out of the experience. You’ll never do it again–at least the physically go to high school part.
Now, the land mines of personalities clashes and the petty vengeful deeds of others are never going to end. Yeah, it’s the worst part of high school, and sadly, it’s an eternal punishment for us all. It’s the dirty little secret that adults don’t really talk about. Some jerks never outgrow their horrible behavior, and often pass the attitude onto their kids.
On more than one occasion I have pondered why it seems like only the bad stuff in every era of life follows us into the next. If I had to take something from high school, I would have rather kept my flexibility and the pain-free joints. For those of my readers who survived those years, what do you still wish you had from high school?