HOW TO HAVE A GREAT TIME AT SCHOOL
By: Charlotte, 10,
IL (aka Dibs95)
Everything you need to know about having fun at
school is right here in this article. First, you
need some friends. If you already have some, that's
terrific. But if you're at a new school, there are
only a few tricks you have to know. The first one
is: Try helping other kids, they appreciate it.
Another trick is to be nice, and be funny…but not
too funny. I once was a little too silly in class,
and everyone looked at me like I was crazy or
something. The last and most important trick is not
to be mean or hurtful. It doesn't make a good
impression, and you won't get many friends that way.
Once you've got a friend or two, you can start
playing games and starting clubs. Let everyone who
wants to be in your club in, even if you don't like
them. You could make more friends that way. So,
what's this all about! I thought it was having fun
at SCHOOL. Well, it is. So let's get to the point.
If you want to have fun at school, you still have to
stay to the school rules. Having fun isn't about
mischief. Not at school anyway. If it's silent
working time, and you see another bored friend, it
might be ok to pass a note, but not too often. It
will make it fun enough that you will start liking
school, even without trying. Believe me. I've done
If your teacher isn't too strict, you can be a
little silly. I had the same teacher for third and
fourth grade, and she was soft, so I should know.
Try to get your teacher to play at recess or
something. Teachers are a fun part of school, even
though it doesn't seem like it. They can give you
fun activities, especially when you don't ask. They
like to act of their own accord.
Don't expect things to be the same at all schools,
because it's not. If you think about it though, all
schools are fun. That's one thing they ALL have in