7 Things I Won't Miss From Private School for 12 Years
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7 Things I Won't Miss From Private School for 12 Years

Thankful I can finally drink water freely and wear different colored socks

7 Things I Won't Miss From Private School for 12 Years
Rebecca Wood

Going to Catholic school for twelve years of my life certainly had it's ups and downs. Don't get me wrong, if I could go back I would do it all again. I really did love going to private school and thoroughly enjoyed the environment and people surrounding me. Yet there are plenty of things I thank the Lord (as we were all taught to do) I am free from doing now that grade school and high school are done. If you went to private school, I think you'll understand.

1. Not being able to go to the bathroom in class

When you gotta go, you gotta go. "Is it an emergency?" makes everyone uncomfortable so you end up holding it for seven hours.

2. Not being able to paint my nails

Only clear if you a rebel.

3. Not being able to drink water in class

Literally was dehydrated because of my teachers in high school.

4. Getting greeted by public school kids with "Oh you go to Catholic school...do you like pray a lot?"

Yes, before every class, thank you very much.

5. Socks must not reveal the ankle

Ugh! Just too risqué!

6. All shirts, socks or headbands must be black, white, grey or blue

Yea, maroon sweaters--NOT acceptable. Learned that the hard way, JUG.

7. Getting J.U.G.

Justice Under God. Oh yea I'm sure God really wanted me to sit and write out the entire handbook because I forgot to button my top button.

Again, loved it. But there are just some things I have found I do not miss at all now that I am in college. S/O to all my high school friends who went through it with me. To everyone there now--you'll get through and look back fondly.

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