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I'm nervous because I'm starting a new school this year in the 8th grade. I figured everyone will already have their friends from Elem. and the years before. Kids can be so rude. I just want to fit in. Also, I've only had a P.E locker before but this year im getting a general locker. They are tiny, and I'm nervous that they might get jammed and I'll be late for class. I am a nervous reck!! Help?!
im starting a new school in 7th grade and i know you probably wouldnt want my help cuz im just a little young thing... people can be mean if you want my suggestions: try your hardest to avoid them... focus on schoolwork go there with a big smile on your face and go over to someone who also looks scared and lonely... im scared too but this is somthing we have to do72192
Thank you. By the way I will accept advice from anyone. I have no judgment against anybody. I know...I try my best to just smile but I think everyone has that insecurtity of not being able to make friends at a new school. Anyway thanks and good luck! :)72195
Starting in middle school, it's actually easier to make friends. You'll be in class with several different classes, so I'm confident you'll do fine. Just be friendly and open and most importantly be yourself.
As for lockers, hopefully you'll have an orientation day so you get a tour of the school and figure out how to get around the school. You might only have time to get to your locker every two classes or so, and having a small locker will help you keep just what's important in there.
I totally understand your nerves. But remember, new kids can be interesting to those that have been together forever. You're a brand new discovery! As others mentioned, hold your head up and smile. Be willing to talk to anyone. Your teachers will know you're new so they will (hopefully) give you a break with the locker situation. You may have some in-class group projects for certain subjects and that also works to break the ice. Check out clubs and sports. You will find out what you like, and what you don't. Those will also give you the opportunity to meet more people. Good luck. My son is also in the 8th grade and I understand that it's never easy.72211
Hey.I'm also starting in a new school this year in the 8th grade. Its hard being a new kid, but eventually youre going to have so many friends! Because most likely the students who been in that school for a while, isnt going to recongnize you and will probably start talking to you. Thats what happened to me when I moved to New york in Janurary. But anyways Good luck! and if we're in the same school that woould be fun!72224
my mom is really thinking about moving to hawaii from texas and im scared because i dont know anything about it. im going into the same grade as you. im always moving so im used to it but i have never moved across sea. iv never been there so i dont know how its going to be so im kinda in your place too. i dont know if other kids will like me and i dont know anyone there. the only thing we can take is a couple suitecases and our car.... it scares me to even think about movig there 72343
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