Gabriel is a new student who started at IS 276 this fall. He is also new to New York. Before moving to NYC Gabriel lived in New Jersey.
Being a new kid is AWESOME! Everyone notices you and you get to make your first impressions. Everyone is SO interested in you. But my first impression went horribly. Let me tell you the story of the misunderstood kid and life in middle school.
Once their was a boy like me that did some very questionable things, I was however blessed with access to a computer from this wonderful vice principal whose identity shall remain secret. At the beginning of school I was assigned to a new classroom feeling all high and mighty. Everyone looked at me all big and funny, it was pretty scary I can not lie, but I had a pretty nice time on the first day of school!
Once I hit a seat I was feeling good and then I met a nice and peculiar girl. We got along but she did did not stay long because she went to a new school. It was time to journey on to the next good friend! Next I met a boy. He was all big and spout and then he told me to be a man and get out! He was not the nicest new friend.
I was really sad about the mean kid but I got over it because it was all just silly and I was at a new school hoping for new friends. I was holding back these feelings when finally in the next class (sixth period) the teacher announced my name and welcomed me as a new student. I blushed as people surrounded me. It was a cool time and I actually felt popular. Everyone wanted to know who I was.
By the third day my popularity ended, and I was just like every other kid. It felt like I had always been at IS 276. I did make one great friend. He is a nice guy and our personalities were exactly the same. That’s the story of a day of a New Kid. My advice to a new kids everywhere is to ask people questions, be nice and try get active in programs at school. You, like me, will be just fine.