Post by Roxilicious on Aug 3, 2012 23:58:14 GMT -5
August is the eighth month. Yes. It is.
So my workplace is shutting down for two weeks ish starting August 6th (install a new boiler and completely drain the pool and clean it whatever yannow).
Und das ist gut. That will be a solid two ish weeks of ZERO COMMITMENTS OH WAIT except I forgot I have AP summer homework and honors summer homework crap.
Well whatever, that doesn't require my attendance on a daily basis for a prescribed period of time like work or school. I can do that shit whenever I want.
And since I hate hanging out with people in the summer, I'll basically be a blob at home with nothing to do, nowhere to go (that means not using gas which means saving money fuck yeah). So I should have time to do site stuff.
Oh by the way, new skin.
Anyway, I feel like I say that a lot and never do jack shit. "Oh yeah I should have time to do site stuff soon!" but nothing gets done. I reply to like two threads maybe. Yeah, good job, Rox, really that's really a huge improvement.
So I'm actually not gonna promise anything this time, but if something major happens I WILL LET YOU GUYS KNOW.
I will try for new members too. I like our quaint family though. :) But new friends are always more fun and very fun to welcome into our family. <3
If you want to vent or share something at all, like seriously anything at all, I encourage you to do it here just because why not? I like when my announcements are replied to since they never are and that makes me feel like no one reads them. :'(
I love German people, and the Germany national football team, ... and Slavic people, AND SLAVIC ACCENTS, just Europe in general, Ro0o0o0o0oXxXxXxXxXx
I was gonna be in Pre AP this year, but I decided I was too lazy to do the required reading. So, I'm in regular English this year. It's so weird. The kids in the regular class are so obnoxious, but the Pre AP class is so stuck up. I dunno which one I prefer. Probs the latter, just because I like all the projects in that class.
Also, where the heck is Holly? And what happened to Pyrixs? Please, fill me in. I haven't been on in so long. AND I WANTED TO RESPOND TO THIS BECAUSE YOU ASKED PEOPLE TO RESPOND AND NO ONE DID.
Post by Roxilicious on Sept 8, 2012 19:48:55 GMT -5
Ohemgeeeeeee AP English Language and Composition junior year was like fantastic. I loved it. I don't know but usually APs herald fewer kids which means there's more room for have personal relationships and becoming a family. My AP chem class: eight kiddies. Weeeeeeeeeeeee!! But AP chem and AP physics (14 kids) aren't really discussion classes; they're more learning classes.
Soooo AP English last year we were all a family. All three classes were a family actually. We had a group on Facebook (still do) called "wtf is going on in mr. [teacher]'s class" and helped each other out. I love higher level classes. I stopped taking advanced English because fuck English and now I'm in a regular A level class and it's like uhhh there are like 30 kids who don't give a shit in this class and I am so out of place...
But, English... < science and maths.
So yeah, I encourage you to take advanced classes when you get the chance because 1. potential to save money 2. potential to become a family (omg AP bio was so fun and family ish!) and 3. the challenge is kinda fun and you feel extremely motivated to get your work done out of fear of failing. Like I'm sorry but I would not work from 4:00 PM to 4:00 AM, 12 hours straight, on a paper for A level English but for AP? Yeah that happened.
Plus if you know what you wanna major in omg deff take those relevant APs. I'm only taking AP chem because it's pretty much guaranteed I will have to take an intro to general chem class in my physics undergrad program and like I don't want to pay for that. So it's helpful to be advanced and ahead of the game in high school while it's still cheap!!!
Holly is like mad busy with senior year and Pyrixs is I don't even know, he's on and off.
Oh my glob. Last year, my Spanish class was the best ever. It had the most amazing people in it, and every day was a blast. I loved everyone there. (: (Besides three ghetto girls that were always yelling at us to shut up. Urrghh. -_-) But it was amazing. I miss that class so so so bad. This year I got stuck in a Spanish class with a whole bunch of freshman and they're sooo annoying. Plus they all look like they should be in sixth grade and act like they're top notch bitches. Like, no. They're seriously gonna get a reality check in high school. Majorly. But all my electives are full of them. shootmeplz.
I disagree. English > Math. But I love science. Not really Chem though, it's so boring so far. I love Biology and learning about life. Not so much chemicals. Blahhhrr.
But it's like the first month of school and I'm already sick. And I'm trying my hardest to not get any absences so I can exempt all my exams. Hopefully I'll be able to kick this cold this weekend. My mom got pneumonia, and I have all the symptoms she had. I really hope I don't get it... sdfnkjsdnf.
Post by Roxilicious on Sept 9, 2012 21:03:19 GMT -5
Hahaha oh my gosh that's like my honors French class this year! 7 kids in the entire class it's such a cute little family. <3<3<3 I love it. And my French teacher is trying to do an exchange this year and I really hope we can do that with French high school students.
I wish I still liked English, but since at school it's more of a "literature and response to literature in the form of expository writing" class, it bores me. Plus, I won't need it when I move to France as much as I'll need French and math. Math is a universal language and it's the same in every country; that is why I love it. I speak math when working in physics, not English or French so much. And if we ever find intelligent extraterrestrial life, we'll be speaking to them in math. It's really just beautiful. I luurrveee maths so much. Too much. Even if they do make my head spin, I can't help but think of its greatness.
Ok I used to really love chemistry back when I took A level sophomore year but holy fuck acid balls, AP is kicking my butt because I don't remember jack shit!!! I'm dying and already stressed and like scared of that class. Relearning stoichiometry and acid-base reactions and all this stuff is hard, especially at the AP level and especially when you have to teach it to yourself! Ads;hghsflkr!
But you should take AP biology within the next two (as in junior and senior) years. I really loved that course even though I am not so much into biology as the other sciences (the ones that require more math lololol I'm better at application). Still, AP biology was sososososososo fun I really miss that class. SO MUCH information to remember and understand but so worth it. Especially if you really like biology!! It's really in depth. But this year they changed the curriculum so apparently the course is now like so much easier than it was when I took it. -_____- perf. It's still fun. I preferred the end of the course just because the beginning was molecular bio and ugh omg I do not like that as much (says the girl who chose molecular bio instead of ecological bio on the SAT bio subject test hehehehehe)
Anyway, yeah being sick is not fun. I got sick on the first day but I mean, such is the case going back to school. All these unfamiliar pathogens all up in yo business. Hoping you stay healthy!!
... And what is this you say about being exempt from exams? .... Because at my school, seniors are only allowed to be exempt from final exams (not even midterms) if they've an 85 or higher as a final grade in the class.
You are SO ridiculously lucky if underclassmen can be exempt from exams. I can't even explain it </3
Be careful! I heard they like to trick American girls into telling them where they live and then kidnapping them and turning them into prostitutes against their will. o_o
Heehee, yeeeaahh, we can exempt both midterms AND final exams. It's pretty great. There are some requirements though. For instance, I can't be sick more than three days in the period I don't want to take the exam in. And if I miss three days in that period, my average has to be an A+ for me to exempt. If I miss two days in that period, it has to be an A-. If I miss one, I can have as low as an 86 average to exempt. Sophomore and up can exempt all of their exams, but freshman can only exempt up to four exams.
But all are required to take the end of course test for each core class called the STAAR and it has up to like eighty questions.
Well, I missed today, unfortunately. So, I have one absences in all my classes. Two in art.
I want to take AP classes, I really do, it's just I'm so lazy with my regular homework I don't know if I could pass classes that gave me extra. I just have no motivation to do it and usually put it off till late at night, where I either do half of it, all of it, or just say eff it and go to sleep. Sadly, I mostly do the latter. I had pretty low grades last year because of it. I'm hoping this year I can make myself do better.
Post by Roxilicious on Sept 10, 2012 21:59:22 GMT -5
Yes I would much like to move to France after earning my Master's in science. Preferably somewhere away from the city since the city-dwelling French are known to be exceedingly snobbish (esp. Parisians ) but yeah, Francefrancefrance <3<3<3
You are so lucky. I would've tried like 394865309486304598x harder frosh-junior year if it meant being exempt.
If I can offer any advice, I can tell you that just being in an AP course is enough to motivate you to do your homework. English A, freshman year: didn't not give a fuck about homework, passed with a C. English A, sophomore year: same situation with a B or B- or something. English AP junior year: omg I could not miss one assignment or the teacher would draw and quarter me. I ended up with an A- in that class. See, I was never bad at English but I just didn't care about English A.
But in AP, getting my work done mattered.
Same with AP bio. I HAD to study or else I'd get kicked out of the class.
And the embarrassment and shame of getting kicked out of a class for poor performance has happened to me once in eighth grade, and I can't take that again, so APs force me to try. Even if it means getting up at 4:45 AM to do my homework because I just wanted to sleep the night prior, like I'll be doing tomorrow morning for AP physics and AP chem hethehtesljgasrmqwKRn.
I swear APs really change your work ethic. It's really great. I would definitely say give them a go, and if it doesn't work out, at least you tried, right? Better to try than not try at all!
Well, yeah, I totally agree. But I mean, I've already had Pre AP, and I didn't do all that great then. I'm thinking that if I can apply myself as much as I did for Pre AP English I can make a better grade than I did in that class, because it's easier.
So far, actually, I want to shoot myself in the head. It's so easy it's like work for a freakin' fourth grader. I'm wondering if maybe I can read the required books soon and just switch into Pre AP. I just hate being treated like I have no idea what a synonym is.
I would make this longer but I have to goooo. So yeah. xD