Open Letter to Seniors in High School
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Open Letter to Seniors in High School

Don't forget to take in the moment.

Open Letter to Seniors in High School

I remember being in your shoes a year ago. I remember the excitement and anticipation of this being it, finally it was my time. The end was so close I could taste it, yet so far away.

I know you’ve heard this a million times already, but it really needs to be said. I didn’t believe it myself until now. Appreciate it while it lasts.

My last football game in the marching band passed, soon did my last basketball game in the pep band. My last basketball game that I ever played in came shortly thereafter. So did my last race in track. Soon it was nothing but exams and goodbyes.

Your last year of high school goes by so fast. All of a sudden it’s your last homecoming football game, last homecoming, winter formal and prom. You don’t realize the end is near until you wake up one day and there 4 days of high school left. When you walk across that stage and shake your principles hand and get that long awaited diploma you don’t even realize it then. You don’t realize it until you’re a freshman in college all moved out of home, and all alone in your dorm.

Graduating high school is the end of your childhood, there’s no more seeing your friends and favorite teachers everyday. There’s no more homecoming, no more prom.

You begin this new chapter when you graduate high school, and whether you join the work force, or go to college it’s a big leap.

Realize it now before it’s too late, appreciate all that your senior year has to give you. All of the smiles and laughs will just be memories soon. Make them ones to last forever.


A girl who didn’t realize it soon enough.

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