What Does It Mean To Be A Senior In 2022?

Lizbeth Pavia, Writer

Leyla Montenegro,  IB

“It is stressful, but in a way, it’s exciting because in June, I’ll graduate and start the next chapter of my life. I am looking forward to what the future holds.” 

Keanu Bantegui, IB 

“Being in your final stretch of senior year. And trying your best to get good grades.”

Laysha Morales, LPN Nursing 

Looking back on last year’s circumstances, I’m just proud of myself for being able to keep up with school work. I have made great memories with friends, as well as great experiences in the nursing program.”

Steven Vélez, IB

“To have respect and high morals. It feels weird coming back from last year and being a senior.”

Melany Lopez, Performing Arts

“Stressful and different from the years before the pandemic, but overall a great experience.” 

Yi Mai Zheng, IB

“Being a senior means high school is almost over for me and being senior is hard because there is a lot of pressure and work.”

Adama, IB

“Having a 1-8 schedule, no lunch…taking two college classes…writing 5 papers for IB exams.”

Melany Lopez, Performing Arts

“Stressful and different from the years before the pandemic, but overall a great experience.” 

Jessica Morales, Nursing

“Having that last experience of youth; living and learning.”

Musayeroh Bah, IB

“Being pretty independent. I know how school works now and what I need to do to succeed, and since I’ll be in college soon I need to know how to figure things out for myself.”

Giancarlo Roman, LPN Nursing

“Being an accomplished person because of all the blood, sweat, and tears it took me to get here.

Rebecca Desilva, IB

“Lots of work. Long, stressful days. Coming home to doing more work, writing papers for IB, not having any breaks throughout the day, but trying your best to make the most of our last year and putting in as much effort as possible.”