The Patriot Press

Filed under School News

Freshmen Assess Their First Marking Period Performance

Anna Killian

Anna Killian

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Members of the class of 2021 say they’ve adjusted successfully to high school as the mid-year approaches.

Freshman year, particularly its first marking period, is a time of simple mistakes and learning; additionally, with the introduction of personal Chromebooks this year, the 9th graders are experiencing something entirely new to Wayne Hills, meaning that both they and their teachers are undergoing a transition.

Some Freshman said that they made mistakes over the course of the first marking period, but they have used these mistakes to make meaningful changes to how they approach high school.

Ninth-grader, Paige Speziale says, “I need to pay more attention during class and take notes while my teacher is talking.”

Speziale’s friend, Paige O’Loughlin agreed, adding, “Studying a lot more than I have been and listening to what the teacher tells me to remember is what I need to do differently. Too often, my teachers have told me what I need to know and I assumed I would remember or that it didn’t really matter. Now I know not to take quizzes, tests, and even notes so lightly.”

While many freshmen agree they have to change their habits and keep up with the new amount of work they have, plenty have said they don’t need to change. “I got really good grades this marking period and I don’t plan on changing anything. Hopefully, I can keep up the good work,” says Dina Ayoub.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Freshmen Assess Their First Marking Period Performance

    Fashion & Entertainment

    Brandon Mandara: Wayne Hills’ Sophomore Social Media Celebrity

  • Freshmen Assess Their First Marking Period Performance

    Local News

    Hills and Valley Cheerleaders Work Together to Hold Toy Drive

  • Freshmen Assess Their First Marking Period Performance

    School News

    WHHS Vocalists Sing Their Way Into Competitive Choral Ensemble

  • Freshmen Assess Their First Marking Period Performance

    Health & Technology

    Senior Health Classes Say “No More!” to Domestic Violence

  • Freshmen Assess Their First Marking Period Performance

    Opinion

    Students Respond to Trump Calling Countries S—holes

  • Freshmen Assess Their First Marking Period Performance

    Local News

    “Bomb Cyclone” Descends on Northeast, Closing Wayne Schools for Two Days

  • Freshmen Assess Their First Marking Period Performance

    School News

    Wayne Hills Students Share New Year’s Resolutions

  • Freshmen Assess Their First Marking Period Performance

    News

    Jason Kobrin Brings Toys For Tots to Hills

  • Freshmen Assess Their First Marking Period Performance

    School News

    Annual Blood Drive

  • Freshmen Assess Their First Marking Period Performance

    School News

    Block Schedules Set to Become a Reality

"Without an informed public, the democracy will cease to exist."
Freshmen Assess Their First Marking Period Performance