Senioritis is something all kids hear about coming into their first year in high school. It’s said to bea crippling disease that strikes high school seniors. Symptoms include: excessive laziness, a complete wardrobe change consisting of old athletic shirts, sweatpants, athletic shorts, and sweatshirts. It also features a chronic lack of studying, repeated absences, and a generally dismissive attitude. The only known cure is a phenomenon known as “Graduation”.They say this disease is harmless and otherwise fictitious. But that’s not it at all.
The adults just don’t want to scare you. The changes are very subtle at first. Of course your first year of high school is nothing much. Your all fresh-faced and dewy-eyed, just coming out of middle school and excited by the prospect of growing up. I mean come on it’s high school.
Its your chance to start over, be cool, and shed the awkward skin of your middle school years. Your joining all the clubs, attending all the games, cheering your school on, and during pep rally you keep your freshmen chin high against the upper class-men that’ll boo you any chance they get,wearing your low class color proudly for all to see. But at this point, you still don’t know what highschool is really about besides weird, and slightly overwhelming. Then you hit tenth grade. Your cringing every time you see another freshmen.
I mean you cannot believe you were one of those last year, they’re so annoying. But other than that you’re good. You’re finally starting to get the hang of this whole high school thing. Your teachers however… are starting to slightly get on your nerves. Homework assignments start getting longer, hours spent on them drag on throughout the night.
Your grades suddenly start plummeting. Its nothing like in eighth grade. You figure out that studying is actually a thing, it’s not made up by your parents to scare you, and you have to learn how to do it to keep these A’s. So you ..