7:00 a.m.- woke up, got ready, routine thing.
Went to school, ate breakfast, talked to Miranda Johnson and KaiLi McCamman.
7:50 a.m.- Free, looked up the Black Hand. Helped others with math.
8:30 a.m.- Civ: watched BBC report over the start of WWI, took a short nap.
9:15 a.m.- Gov: worked on Civ study guide, took a small nap.
10:00 a.m.- Pre-Calc: took a test, considered taking a nap
10:50 a.m.- Thought about how I never gave Sydney her Valentine’s gift.
Act 1- Adamantly discussed with Miranda why I hate “Les Miserables.”
Act 2- Bought prom tickets, stealthily crawled like a cat and scared Kate Needham and Rosemary McGraw. I felt odd because Mrs. Prentiss gave me a look like I’m odd, and that’s something [seeing as she] works with theater people.
12:00 p.m.- Physics: thought about taking a nap. Toyed around with the lab equipement. Second part of [class] actually did lab.
12:45 p.m.- Lit: tried to sleep, but I wanted to listen to class.
1:30 p.m.- Great Books: had chance to sleep, but talked to Hanna Katz and Cara McClain.
3:30 p.m.- Piano: thought about eating, then sleeping, then just went inside. Mrs. Carlene Neihart is my piano teacher. I’ve been learning under her for 10 years. The past few piano lessons really I spent the last five to ten minutes talking to her or Mr. James Neihart, her husband.
4:00 p.m.- Student Production Practice: talked with the girls until Brianna came, did some test runs. Writing it was great, but actually having people perfectly casted for it makes it even better!
5:15 p.m.- Played Nancy Drew on Miranda’s computer
6:00 p.m.- Drove home and saw a ginger on a unicycle on Ward Parkway.
6:30 p.m.- Got home and ate a salad.
7:00 p.m.- Watched “I Survived: Beyond and Back” with mom.
8:00 p.m.- Practiced piano for an hour and reorganized music.
8:45 p.m.- Read comic books (specifically Captain America) while listening to musicals. (“Les Miserables,” “Next to Normal,” “Singing in the Rain,” and “Phantom of the Opera.”)
9:30 p.m.- Started “Donnie Darko” and did homework “Donnie Darko” is a really dark, twisted movie (not dark humored) starring Jake Gyllenhaal. It’s so strange, I don’t even know how to explain it. In particular, I don’t really watch that movie often, but I do watch many dark humored movies, like “Hot Fuzz” or “Heathers,” around the time I do homework.
10:30 p.m.- Planned the next day.
10:35 p.m.- Read “The Razor’s Edge” by William Somerset Maugham.
11:45 p.m.- Taught myself some Italian.
12:00 p.m.- Watched “American Dad” with my parents
6:57 a.m.- Woke up.
7:04 a.m.- Ate blueberry pancakes.
7:20 a.m.- Left to go get Hayden Lee in my slug bug convertible with the top down.
7:40 a.m.- Talked in the quad about Dayglow with Danni Porter, Samantha Adams and Phyleia Battle.
8:00 a.m.- History: talked to Samantha Adams and watched a video about Hawaii.
8:30 a.m.- Free: stayed outside of Egner with Margie Stone, researched Hale Cook, read over Lit presentation.
9:15 a.m.- Lit: quiz over vocab root words and gave a presentation.
10:00 a.m.- Math: study session.
Lunch/Activity- Spain trip meeting: I have to take a scrapbook to Spain so it is not superawkward when I meet the family and I will have something to talk about. Talked to Danni Porter about junior ring, party buses, dinner, dates and dresses.
12:00 p.m.- Free: went to Connor, did chemistry lab report, talked about junior ring, worked on Descubre website for Spanish.
12:45 p.m.- Chemistry: took notes and finished a worksheet with Fiona Madden.
1:30 p.m.- Spanish: took notes.
2:15 p.m.- Free: worked out in the weight room.
3:02 p.m.- Left school.
3:15 p.m.- went home and studied math.
3:57 p.m.- Went to McDonald’s for a Southwest Salad.
4:36 p.m.- Curran came over, we studied math and history and then got ice cream at Orange Leaf.
According to Stokes, her boyfriend, Rockhurst High School junior Curran Steck, usually comes over to her house at 5:00 p.m. after track practice and then leaves around 9:00 p.m, most nights after school. They work on homework and watch television.
“In grade school we hung out, but we weren’t really that good of friends,” Stokes said. “I didn’t really like him that much in grade school, but then I started to be friends with him the summer before freshman year. Since I knew him in grade school, I know what he’s actually like, and it makes us both more comfortable around each other.”
6:11 p.m.- Katie Wilhelmus came over to do homework.
7:30 p.m.- Babysat: The kids played box wars (they wear boxes and run at each other,) put together a trampoline, played Club Penguin- which I still own at, talked about “Hunger Games,” made macaroni, the girls called each other gingers (because they are), made fun of “foreign names” from prepsters at their school…they go to St. Paul’s Episcopal Day School,played a game where I say a topic and they have to tell a story about it for however long…they loved it.”
10:00 p.m.- Went to bed.
5:30 a.m.- Woke up, let my fat dog out and gave him his diet dog food.
6:30 a.m.- Ate toast and an orange for breakfast.
7:10 a.m.- Drove to school in my Alero, a spider crawled across my dashboard, I had a mini heart attack and almost ran into a stop sign.
7:50 a.m.- Sat in Geometry and played Italian freerice.com, I have donated 12,530 grains so far this week…but all I can say is bacon (“pancetta!”).
8:04 a.m.- What the heck is a secant??
9:39 a.m.- Sitting with Clare Mitchell and Emma Kelley, surrounded by the smell of whiteout and my stomach is growling.
10:36 a.m.- Listening to Mr. Himes call Hamlet an “Emo McWhiney pants.” Gilderoy Lockhart looks a lot better with a moustache…
11:08 a.m.- Sitting in Fast with Hattie Svaboda-Stel and Katie Tampke, eating carrots and making awkward eye-contact with a plaster bust…Beatrice?
3:47 p.m.- Getting the best out of detention by reading about Burmese politics… you go Suu Kyi, you go.
4:00 p.m.- Took Benny (my dog) for a walk. He’s too fat to go more than a couple times around the block, but we still have a good time.
4:20 p.m.- Go to Aixios (a coffee shop) for 6 ounces of black hazelnut. I drive past my neighbor on my way there and talked out the car window with her for a while. After finishing about a third of the Kansas City Star crossword puzzle (what is a six letter South American country?), I walk up to Crestwood flowers and buy three $1 roses and chat with RuthAnn, the owner. I head back to my car and someone behind me starts honking and waving (creeping me out!), but it turns out to be my friend Ed Wilkinson, so I wave.
4:45 p.m.- I go to Foo’s Fabulous Custard in Brookside to pick up my paycheck, have a “Munchie” (my own invention, consisting of pretzel, maple and cookie dough), and chat with Edward Tayo. Then I head to the grocery store to buy food for Emma Kelley’s lunch.
5:30 p.m.- Finally get home and do my Latin homework. Carpe diem? More like Carpe bore-m.
5:50 p.m.- Work on a speech assignment in which we had to write down wises things we personally said, My favorite: “Gaining opportunity is having a window turn into a door; seizing opportunity is breaking through a window with a brick and doing what you know is right.” Enjoy Ms. Stewart, I spent the whole day coming up with that.
6:00 p.m.- Go out on the porch and finish “The Help.”
9:00 p.m.- Finsih the last 20 minutes of “Rollerball.” Awesome movie.
9:21 p.m.- Rewatch the last 20 minutes of “Rollerball.”
9:45 p.m.- Talk to a representative from United Planet who is trying to help me organize a service trip to South Africa or Guatemala.
10:30 p.m.- Finish the last 2/3 of the crossword puzzle. (It was Brazil!).
11:00 p.m.- Fall asleep with two cats on top of me and a 90 lb lab hound taking up over half the bed.
7:00 a.m.- I get up to take a shower, make my lunch and layout my clothes for dance.
7:35-7:40 a.m.- I leave my house for school and I carpool with my next door neighbor, Mackenzie Roach and her mom drives us. I live like 5 minutes away.
7:50 a.m.- Free: in Prentiss where I caught up on homework and talked to my friends about dance.
8:30 a.m.- Tech and media: we spent the class working on our research projects. Mine is on Oprah Winfrey! Love her!
9:15 a.m.- P.E.: we practiced and went over skills for the badmitten. I’m not that good!
1:30 p.m.- English where we had a big discussion about the book “Pride and Prejudice.”
2:15 p.m.- Theology.
10:00 a.m.- Algebra: prepared for a test.
Lunch/Activity- I went to lunch and during activity, I went to the dance studio with my friends and we practiced for dance team tryouts.
12:00 p.m.- Spanish: we went over our Ch. 7 vocab and learned a song and dance!
12:45 p.m.- Drama: we worked on stage makeup and finished a project.
3:30 p.m.- I get home from school and try to work on some of my homework before dance.
5:15 p.m.- Leave for dance [practice] since it’s in Kansas.
6:00-8:00 p.m.- At dance we first did our workout which consists of 20 laps and five sets of 75 pushups. After, we sat in our splits for 5 minutes on each side (right, left, and middle.) We then did technique across the floor witch consists of kicks, turns, and leaps. We then went over our competition numbers. At the end of practice we were all very tired but we were glad we had a productive practice.
8:45 p.m.- I ate dinner.
9:30 p.m.- I finish my homework that I didn’t do before dance.
10:00 p.m.- Went to bed.