My, Uhhhh……. Abilities (debatable)

Well, as you know, we all have strengths and weaknesses. Things we are good at and things we are not good at. This is a list of a few of mine. Guess which ones I consider strengths and which one I consider weaknesses!

  1. Being downright sassy. Especially to teachers, who for some reason seem to love sassy students.
  2. Falling. My falls are hilarious, in my (not-so-humble) opinion.
  3. Writing.
  4. Getting strange reactions out of people.
  5. Surprising people with strange actions such as yelling random phrases in the middle of class.
  6. Getting in mild trouble for such strange actions.
  7. Making a fool of myself in gym class.
  8. Sarcasm. And Irony.
  9. Crashing into people.
  10. Getting people mad at me for telling them the truth.
  11. Expressing my opinions. See above.
  12. Critisizing people. See above.
  13. Raging at people. I go over the top.
  14. Somehow managing not to be sent to an insane asylum as I tend to openly display the fact that I am somewhat mentally unstable.
  15. Getting mad at myself and somehow hitting my head in the process.
  16. Being angry in general.
  17. Zoning out for about 10 seconds at random moments and wondering what someone just said.
  18. Zoning out in general.
  19. Making my vision go blurry. I’m not the best at it, but hey, you need a heck lot of practising to get good! (During class is a good time for that)
  20. Being bored.
  21. Blaming the teacher for my boredom.
  22. Getting mad at the teacher.
  23. Appearing to be listening to a lecture while really, I’m not.

Well, people, that’s all for today!

-Rebeeks

The Rebeeks is Back!

I haven’t blogged in like, three months! And I miss it terribly! But the fact is, lately I’ve been very preoccupied.

First of all, I’m applying to CHS for Lit art and I’m kinda freaking out. I mean, what if I’m not good enough? My friends keep assuring me that I am, but I’m freaking out just the same. What if I don’t have what it takes? Also, writing an autobiography is a lot harder than it seems. Especially when you need to do it in under 500 words.

CHS is amazing. I can really see myself going there. I love the atmosphere, especially the paintings on the wall… Their e-newspaper (is that even a word? If not then it is now) is great too. Too bad I can’t read any of the stuff from last year. This year’s stuff is pretty interesting. But why the heck did they call it The Wallflower? That makes no sense to me whatsoever. Anyways, I love the place. And I would love to be in a full-time writing program. Writing is in my blood… Although it probably doesn’t seem like it here since I don’t blog that much. But hey, I have a life too… Although my life is kinda boring… But hey, forget I ever said that.

English class is bugging me this year though. It’s been bugging me for a while. The last time I was really allowed to explore my limits was back in Grade 6. The teacher honestly didn’t care about what we wrote, as long as we were expressing ourselves. That was also the last time I got to experiment with violence in my stories. Last year, when I approached my English teacher about a murder scene, he objected, saying that the Principal wouldn’t be too happy if she read it, blah blah blah… Since when does the Principal’s opinion on a student’s work matter? I wrote the murder scene anyways, but did it so that it was accidental murder. Sometimes, you have to reject what the teacher says/thinks in favour of a your creative license. That story would not have been complete without a murder. And for some reason, the teacher didn’t seem to notice that I’d ignored the rules.
I can’t wait to be able to explore again… that is, if I make the program.

Also, I can’t wait to escape the harsh reality of my school, which I absolutely hate, and do not want to graduate from. Wait… that does not sound like what I meant. Let me rephase that. I wish I could graduate from my old school. All CMS ever did for me was irritate me. It continues to do so, except that my French/Art/History teacher is great… For once, history, which I normally hate, was interesting and FUN! Although I’m not too fond of the art projects. But she can teach. And she’s really supportive. She’s pretty awesome.

I feel like no one at CMS truly understands me though, which makes me somewhat depressed. I wish people were more willing to understand me though. I feel like I’m asking too much of people though. But I will never completely adjust, which is just as well, since I’m only spending a year here anyways. I will never adjust to the fact that there is no Strings program. I love the viola and I miss it terribly. The teacher who was making band bearable left to teach at my old school, and has been replaced by some other teacher who never ceases to frustrute me. She’s overly optimistic, doesn’t understand anyone, and is not willing to give me more time to properly learn the flute. I’m more of a nuisance than a student. I’ll bet that she’s failing me already.

Well, that’s all for today. I hope to be back soon (not in 2 months!).

-Rebeeks