12 Signs You Went To Arlington Catholic High School
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12 Signs You Went To Arlington Catholic High School


12 Signs You Went To Arlington Catholic High School

Arlington Catholic High School is home of the most spirited students in the Massachussettes area. Being an AC Cougar is a lifestyle. Whether you're going to a sports event, attending a musical or working at an open house, you know that you're surrounded by pride and family. Now that you have "grown up" and are out in the real world, you have realized that there aren't any people quite like your AC friends and one thing is for sure, when you all go out together over break, you're sure to stand out in the crowd.

1. You have a million AC sweatshirts.

2. You miss the bagels.

You had a love-hate relationship with AC bagels but still found yourself waiting in the bagel line every day, and if you were still there for the price change, you were outraged that school upped the prices from $1.00 to $1.25. You also find it very odd that other schools didn't have the bagel luxury that you had for four years. (With butter of course)

3. The lot has a special place in your heart.

You either went there every friday after the football games, or paid 50 dollars a month to park there. What ever your use for the lot was, you have made some of your fondest memories there, like: senior assassins, blasting music with your friends and even getting into your first minor fender-bender. (I know that's not a picture of the lot.)

4. Wednesdays aren't the same anymore.

When you were a freshman, you thought it was so crazy that Wednesdays were shortened days, but by the time you were a senior, you couldn't imagine getting through a week of school without your 1:35 dismissal on Wednesday.

5. Gail Ann's.

You used to go to Gail Ann's because it was close and convenient in the morning and after school, but it quickly became your go-to coffee, replacing Dunkin' Donuts all together. Now and then you still find yourself stopping by while you're home to get an iced coffee and butternut donut.

6. Announcements were always entertaining.

Even though morning announcements came after second period, you counted on Ms.Seminara to play some sort of pump up music to get your homeroom dancing. It was also always fun to hear your friends come on after the music greeting the school with "What's up Cougar's? This is ___ and I will be readin' today's announcements"

7. Church brings back memories.

Church was always good because it meant shorter classes and some type of clapping along with Sister Barbara and the cougar choir. It was always a little awkward as the teachers stood there watching, and even though you may have sat with your friends and cracked jokes, your heart was always in the right place as you said all of the responses and got communion.

8. You still talk about the dances.

You knew a school dance was coming up when you were told "No freak dancing" over announcements. The themes to the dances were always fun and there was always a crazy story to talk about in the halls on Monday morning.

9. The Parties were the best.

In every grade there was always someone whose parents either were completely oblivious or went out every weekend, so what did that kid do? They threw a party. Now in your adult life you can say that no college party could ever possibly compare to the kinds of parties that you went to in high school.

10.You still go to sports events.

Okay, so other schools may have good sports teams but there is nothing like Cougar Nation. Your fondest memories of high school were cheering in the bleachers at a Friday night football game, taking the fan bus to a basketball game or celebrating as a school when the hockey team made it to The Garden. No wonder you still make sure to catch at least one game whenever you come home from college.

11. You loved the musicals.

12. You'll always be a cougar crazy.

AC is more than just your old high school. It was your home and your family. You may have had your ups and downs but looking back you know that you created memories and friendships that will last forever and you know you and your friends will always be cougars at heart.

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