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07-01-2011, 03:50 AM #1
Graduated High School!
Since I can't seem to sleep right now, I figured I would hit up the truck club.
I graduated high school yesterday, which was & is exciting. I'm happy about that and looking forward to what the future has in store. It really started setting in on me today though that the grad banquet & party last night might very well be the last time I will ever see some of the people I knew. I had just moved to a big school a couple of years ago, so I didn't know a lot of people really well (the ones I knew well I will keep in touch with) but the wierd thing for me is its the friends I knew, but not that well, that I'm bothered the most by because I'm more likely not to see them again. As much as I'm ready and looking forward to the next stage of my life, its actually really sad to think back on all of the memories of high school.
Thats all I've got for now. Feel free to chime in.
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07-01-2011, 05:08 AM #2
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First off..... Congrats!!!! Now go back to Bed..... When you wake up again start looking for a Job!!!!!! j/k....
For your good friends you will keep in touch. Then there are those reunion's that you catch up and those old Girl friends that you wish you were still with. Then you have Facebook....That has done wounders for people....Go have some fun.....
07-01-2011, 06:53 AM #3
Congratulations on graduating, it's natural to feel that way, I'm coming up on my 30 year reunion and I still play golf regularly with a guy I went to high school with, the funny thing is, we didn't get along in school, it was only the summer after graduation that we became friends!Adam
07-01-2011, 07:02 AM #4
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Congrats for sure!
me personally i kept in touch with 3 of the people i graduated with. The rest i didnt care for, and i joined the army and left 13 days after i graduated.. that ought to give you an idea on how much i liked school hahah!Mike
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07-01-2011, 09:59 AM #5
Congratulations on graduation!
I think that most of us certainly look back on the good 'ol times we had in high school and miss it dearly. Frankly, a lot of the fun was had in void of true responsibility. When you start to grow up, however, you're much less mobile and responsibility begins to inhibit spontaneity. Nonetheless, I can assure you without a doubt that the next chapter in life will be equally exhilarating if you allow it to be. And if you're going to college.... look out. You're bound to have a blast.
As for keeping in touch, I went to two different high schools and stay in regular touch with 6 friends from one and 3 from another. Just to show you the odds, the 3 friends I keep in touch with are from my graduating high school of 23 students. So, I fairly regularly hang out with and talk to 3/23. As for the others, 6 out of a class of around 60. A lot of them I've known since 4th grade. One was even my roommate in college for 3 years. I'm leaving today to spend the weekend with two others. My point is this: there's no reason to worry... if you keep in touch with the people you care about, you'll be able to create more stories and have more fun times together. As a bonus, you'll always be able to talk about old times over a few drinks!
As Enkeiavalanche said, Facebook is your friend. It is THE tool for keeping in touch with all of those folks that you don't end up hanging out with readily after high school. Best of luck to you!
07-01-2011, 12:19 PM #6
congrats on graduatingDavid
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