Connections

My head is lost in school. Everyday I have the dilemma, Java or Biotech? Java or Biotech? Which homework should I finish first? Which test should I study for? It became difficult to separate my time between my two classes. But slowly I found my rhythm. The days continue to be long: waking up early,…

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Week 1 Ricardo

My first week was by far the best week I’ve had this year. I’ve met so many people from my teachers Mr. Grossman and Mrs. Clark to the students around me at the house. We have shared so much and now grow living like a family.   My first day at school was very funny.…

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Family.

My first days back had been a much more daunting task than I expected. My heart still longed for the warming touch of my family. Before my eyes could even readjust to somehow brighter Northern California sun, I was thrust back into the system. Classes were harder, my mind longed to code, but my heart…

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Blog Week 2

Week 2: Time goes on, the meticulous clockwork that is my summer progresses. Week two was much easier than the first. As rhythm becomes the hum of our daily lives. I understand my place within our makeshift home, I accept it, I flaunt it, I enjoy it. Unfortunately, my expository classes were cancelled due to…

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First Days at RSA

It has been such a crazy week, and now I leave home for 6 weeks, while everybody back home is in tears. I think to myself why am I here? I want to stay home, and be there for my friends when they need me most. When I need them most. I haven’t had a…

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First Day of Class

In the morning of my first day of class, Writing for High School, I felt confident that I was going to do well. When Mr. Gonzalez dropped me off at Tolman Hall, I started to doubt my abilities, which is something I tend to do. When I arrived at class, the door was locked, but…

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Week 1, T.A.

I’ve never worried about the first day of school. I always show up with a smile on my face, never stressing about what my teachers would be like, who would be in my classes, or how difficult the class would be. ATDP was different. I was fortunate enough, or at least I thought, to not…

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First Day at RSA

My first day at RSA I felt scared because I had never spent time away from family without being with some sort of family member. I have spent my summers in mexico away from my parents, but I was with my grandparents so I was still with family.  When I came to the RSA program I was scared…

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