10 Signs You Graduated (Recently) from Nordonia High School
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10 Signs You Graduated (Recently) from Nordonia High School

Home of the Nordonia Knights where we bleed black and green.

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10 Signs You Graduated (Recently) from Nordonia High School
Eliza Sawyers

If you've graduated recently from Nordonia High School, I'm sure you're excited to finally broaden your horizons outside of Macedonia, Ohio, the area that is well-known for being near the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, the Hard Rock Rocksino, and being close to "The Land" (thanks, Lebron). But despite where you end up after walking across that stage, Nordonia will have its lasting effects and memories that will follow you forever.

1. Knights for Life.

Anytime you see dark green and black, you're definitely gonna assort it with the teams you cheered on over the years.

2. "Where's Nordonia Hills?"

Yes, Nordonia Hills City Schools is the name of the district. No, Nordonia Hills isn't a place. Shout out to the people that decided to be clever and combine Northfield, Macedonia, and Sagamore Hills into Nordonia Hills.

3. We take football very seriously.

The community takes the game more seriously than even the students do in the student section. If you support the Massillon Tigers, we definitely can't be friends.

4. Everyone is either an athlete or a performer....or both.

When you attend a high school with an amazing athletic program and an awesome theatrics department, everyone is usually apart of one or the other. Sending both your football team to the State Championship and having the band and choir receive top OMEA ratings is great.

4. 2:11 = FREEDOM.

Even as an alumni, I get a little excited when the clock reads 2:11. Old habits die hard.

5. You'll miss the cookies every day.

Those fifty cent pieces of happiness, especially the ooey gooey ones. You will honestly consider visiting the school just to get the cookies. NO JOKE.

6. Farinacci's Pizza and Rosati's are still your favorites.

Despite where you move after high school, these two places will still have the best pizza and frozen custard. Guaranteed. Did you really go to Nordonia if these weren't a few of the best hangout spots?

7. Following your teachers on Twitter- and you probably still do.

Why else would I need Twitter other than to follow Mr. Curcic and Mr. Loman?

8. "3rd period- Here we go!"

Broman's voice was always such a great soundtrack as you ventured through the halls to your next class.

9. Lip Sync/ Spirit Week.

Hands down the best week of the year. When else is it acceptable to wear all one color, dress as a nerd, or even wear pajamas?

10. Connecting with some of the best faculty you will ever meet.

I was so blessed to have been taught by some of the most amazing teachers I have ever met. These teachers have shaped my goals and dreams for the future based on the experiences I had in their classes (especially you, Ms. Blair).

While I may have had many rough moments during high school, the proud spirit and devotion to education from Nordonia will always stick with me.

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