Thank GOD it’s FRIDAY.
As you can all see, I have not commented for a month – I haven’t been able to – but now I can, I will take this opportunity to RANT first…because i will probably die of OSSSS (Overdose of Summatives, Stress and School Syndrome) first.
I know the OSSSS didn’t make sense, but I just wanted to put an acronym in there, so MEH. (o.o)
OK-desu (HORRAH! JAPAN-ENGLISH~) This month was practically a soup mixed with sports, clubs, interviews, homework, assignments, summative projects, and amidst ALL OF THAT – allergies just suddenly kicked in… -.- Oi.
Let’s break this into steps shall we? First of all, I had to do a performance in the Chinese Skit at my school for this festival-like event that is called “World Tour”. It happens every two years, and thus pretty/kinda/maybe special. If you have taken the French in High school, it’s exactly like une Soiree des Etoiles…cept without the art, cool bands, or donating to charity.
Well getting to the point, I play the mother – to keep a long story short, I’m suppose to be very sweet and kind to my husband while yelling at my white washed third generation CBC children to learn chinese table manners so they can impress their father’s boss at the banquet they were invited to for the Mid autumn moon festival – not to mention that the father’s promotion depended on the dinner. Well, as expected, those kids who are asian failing (“BARELY PASSING!WITH 85S AND 90S!” – one of my lines xD ) broke every single rule of Chinese table manners there is (if you are one of the probably 2 billion Chinese people living on Earth, you would probably know)- like playing with chopsticks, blah blah blah – the father gets chased out with a broom…Then I yell at the children some more, the kids reflect on their behaviour, retries the dinner and YAY father gets promotion, and his ass gets saved from being hit by a broom too xD
It was a pretty fun experience, considering we practiced pretty hard the entire month, memorizing, performing three times in one day, in front of our entire school..It was worth it I guess – a lot of people did come up to us and say that it was the most entertaining thing out of the entire World Tour, but then again, everything else were performances, and the only other play had no humour in it.
ON TO THE NEXT ONE (some random rap song), summatives – O M G (forgive me for the overused lingo here) SUMMATIVES are end of year evaluations, in other words, huge projects that every single subject has, except math and science, that is worth about 15% of your final mark…and it is coming, from all subjects, towards me, like METEORITES FROM OUTER SPACE…IT IS JUST.. ARGH! A CANADIAN environmental research project for GEOGRAPHY, an essay to be written in class for English, something for Business, a written biography of Zinedine Zidane (+ oral presentation) for FRENCH, 10 minute performance for drama about GANGS……
With all of that came tests, quizzes, bonus assignments … A WHOLE MISH MUSH OF PROJECTS AND WORK and all of the things you don’t really want coming at you at once…THE ONLY THING to keep you alive in this metaphoric COTTON PLANTATION is that you will be free in ONE MONTH…but then there’s still Exams, EQAO….etc.
On top of that, I have soccer games, which occurs every week, along with practice, and I’m a benchwarmer, so I don’t play much…
What I am most afraid of is NEXT YEAR. This year i worked my butt..nay MY ASS off to get my 92.8% average in term two and i’m trying to keep that… but next year I have a very heavy course load:
English French Spanish History Civics Computers Enriched Science Math
Three languages – English, French and Math is said to be getting harder in those grades… I’m hoping I won’t kill myself. I am also hoping that i will be able to handle all of that, along with the two sciences next year..and two science plus 3 maths the year after… But seriously, I think I may have set myself up for both social and academic suicide here because as you can see, there are no Open courses. ALL CORE. ALL HARD CORE.
so in grade 11 it will turn to
English, French, Spanish, Math, Chemistry, Physics, Biology (maybe), Computers.
and grade 12:
English French Spanish, Advance Functions, Calculus, Physics, Chemistry, Computers – and probably i need Data managament in summer school and Biology i may drop. But that’s on the basis of me wanting to go into the science field in university…but that could change.
Clubs i aim to join next year: DECA, REPS, basketball, soccer, BEAT exec, SAC, Debate, F1.
too much? I think so too.
OK. ( ) ( )
I SHALL WRITE ABOUT ASIAN STEREO TYPES..AWAIT MY NEXT POST… 🙂
the master have spoken! (LOL. Clearly i think too much of myself)