The AP world history test was a lot better than I expected. It was still hard, but I though it was going to be much harder. I really want to know how well I did on it.
My English teacher asked me today in class if I would join the Spell Bowl team for next year. I agreed for some reason (I hate doing stuff like that in front of people), and she gave me a huge list of words that I have to memorize over the summer. That'll be fun...
It's funny because I've never considered myself that great of a speller. I mean I write and read a lot, so I guess I am pretty good. I was in the spelling bee every year except fifth grade, and the only reason I wasn't in fifth grade was because I got sick. I was always out fairly early on though because I got so nervous that I'd make really stupid mistakes. (I've gotten out on the words castle (3rd grade?), fig (4th grade?), and blizzard (as an eighth grader!)). Hopefully, I can get over that. I also got awards for being the best speller in my class in 7th and 8th grade, so I guess I'm a lot better speller than I think I am.
Anyway, we had the WHOO carnival at school today from 1:15 to when we went home. WHOO stands for We Help Our Own. Basically, different school clubs run boths and students (even the middle-schoolers come over) pay to play games and win stuff. All of the money made (usually about a thousand dollars) goes to help students at the school who need money. Any student can go to a teacher for help buying anything (such as clothes) that they can't afford, and the teacher will then tell the office. Then, the principal, vice principal, a teacher, or someone will go buy the student what they need using the money raised at the carnival. It's a great thing, but in all honesty, the carnival's pretty boring. My friends and I just sat there and talked because none of us had brought money. I kind of wish I had in order to get a drink or snack or something.
I think that's all I really have to write about. School is still really stressful. You'd think, that with school being almost over, the teachers would be giving us less homework, but I think they're giving us more because they're trying to get everything done in time. It's not fun.