Staff reflects: How did you survive high school?

Maddie Cohen, Features Editor

The rumors surrounding high school are often more than myths. However, for those of you who do not know how you will possibly get through four full years, here is some advice from our beloved seniors and former Schreiber Times staff members to help you keep calm, cool, and collected.
“Whenever I was stressed, I harassed my friends and killed off my competitors.
It not only made me happier but also improved my grades.”
~Stacey Kim, Opinions Editor Emerita
“Good music, great friends, and knowing that behind every Monday was
a Friday. Those three things made four years of high school fly by for me. As George Carlin once said, ‘don’t sweat the petty thing, and don’t pet the sweaty things.’ ”
~Rami Chaudry, A&E Editor Emeritus
“Tavi Gevinson said, ‘Sometimes the awful parts are beautiful, but some- times they’re actually just awful.’ The most important things I learned in high
“Learn to cook. Whether it be for geometry, chemistry, sociology or even
relationship issues, you’d be surprised just how many problems some freshly school are that it’s okay if things are just awful sometimes, and that it’s okay not to be sure of yourself all of the time because that’s not possible for anyone. I also learned that you should avoid the women’s bathroom, across from the English office, because you will definitely see your English teacher in there, and the bathroom is a terrible place to make small talk.”
~Ana Espinoza, Editor-in-Chief Emerita
“I survived high school by always valuing sleep more than studying. Failing a test is a lot more humorous when you’re well rested anyway.”
~Tessa Peierls,
Assistant News Editor Emerita
“I survived high school through stacks of flashcards, multicolored pens,
good friends, and through the help of Maddie Cohen.”
~Sabina Unni,
Opinions Editor Emerita
“Learn to cook. Whether it be for geometry, chemistry, sociology or even
relationship issues, you’d be surprised
just how many problems some freshly baked chocolate chip cookies can help solve.”
~Ethan Bookstein, Assistant Graphics Editor Emeritus
“I was a bit disappointed there wasn’t more spontaneous breaking out into
song. Though, when we all walked out of our biology midterms there was a moment when we looked at each other and “We Are All In This Together” started playing in heads. So, it was a close thing. Besides, that song sums up high school really well. Surviving these four years was a group effort.”
~Rachel Cho, Managing Editor Emerita
“The cafeteria’s lukewarm tea. It added a caffeine boost to my daily diet, helped me get over my stress-induced colds, and gave me a reason to run out of my morn- ing classes to avoid ever mistaking my desk for a bed.”
~Rachel Kogan,
Copy Editor Emerita