Senior Issue 2013

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Class of 2013
The Class of 2013 has endured the harsh, tree-toppling winds of Sandy, a cicada plague of Biblical proportions, and a formidable disease: senioritis.  It has faced seemingly insurmountable odds and emerged triumphant. Now, with the four-year battle at its end, the graduating class will take its place in school history as the class that survived.  This year’s seniors responded to questions about  their struggles and aspirations with strength of will and a little tongue-in-cheek humor. Here are their answers:

With whom (including fictional characters) would you like to take over the world?
Michelle Obama, Channing Tatum, Dobby, Katniss Everdeen, Mr. Stack, Morgan Freeman, Heath Ledger’s Joker, Beyoncé, Alan from The Hangover, Thor, Jay Gatsby, Mr. Koegel, Stiffler, Robert Downey, Jr., Batman, Chief Keef, Oprah, Ron Burgundy, Leonardo DiCaprio, Voldemort, Jesus, Scooby Doo, Regina George, Ms. Yvonne, Flo Joe
What are you most proud to have survived during high school?
Mrs. Sharkey’s calculus class, Applying for college, Being rejected from schools, Puberty, Bomb threats, Calculus, The half-inch of pee on the floor in every bathroom, Ugly school pictures, AP Lit, School lunches, AP Bio cat dissections, My ex-girlfriend, Two-week-long power outages, Junior year, Taking the SATs
What is the most important thing you want to achieve in your life?
To change one person’s life, Happiness, Rule the world, Graduate college,  Marry rich, Live with no regrets, Success, Make money, Have children, Be on the cover of Forbes magazine, Travel the world, Become a billionaire, Adopt a child, Be employed by my dream company, A book deal, Give my children a good life , Love, Become a doctor, Get a job, Achieve recognition as a musician, Be remembered, Make a groundbreaking advance in modern technology
If you could pick one movie title to represent your time in high school, what would it be?
Mean Girls, Inception, It’s Kind of a Funny Story, Dazed and Confused, Are We There Yet?, High School Musical, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, Limitless, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, The Sound of Music, Superbad