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Life In The U.S.A. #5

Let's talk about American High School.

I leave for school around 7.30 a.m. School starts at 8 a.m. It ends around 2.16 p.m. My classes are (listed according to the period): U.S. Government, Dance I, Algebra II, Psychology, Ceramics I, Chemistry, English 12 and Mythology & Folklore. I have 1st, 3rd, 5th and 7th period on A days and 2nd, 4th, 6th and 8th period on B days. This is how it works:

First day of school - Mon - A day
Tues - B day
Wed - A
Thurs - B
Fri - A

and the following week goes:

Mon - B
Tues - A
Wed - B
Thurs - A
Fri - B

and it just keeps on ABABABABAB.

I don't care if you don't get what I mean. Sometimes I get confused too. I need to ask my friend to confirm if the following day is an A day or a B day.

Unlike Malaysia, it is not compulsory for a student to join a school club. (No PBSM yay!) A lot of students do not involve themselves in clubs. Personally I think those school clubs are fun. I am currently joining Key Club which provides many volunteering o…

Life In The U.S.A. #4

I am very blessed to live in Summerlin, Las Vegas. It is a very beautiful neighborhood. I really love it here. I love how the strangers greet each other when they simply meet by the roadside. I love how the waiters in the restaurant serve the customers. I love how the cashiers in the supermarket make conversations with the people. I love gift cards. (it could save me a lot of troubles thinking about what to give to others) I love the dry desert weather, though I struggled at the first few weeks, because I can finally get rid of mosquitoes bites and I can walk around without sweating. I love the education system here because it is not 100% paper-based. I love the fun classes in school. I love bonfire. I love s'more. I love roasted marshmallow. Can I move my family and my homies here, instead of me flying back to Malaysia?

Again, I am blessed enough to get straight A's in SPM. Honestly I wished I get more A+, but I am still grateful for everything. Maybe because I am far away in…