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by PlushPurplePanda on 6/22/2012 2:26:04 PM
Don't worry about it public school is not as bad as you think it is. You can wear what ever you want to wear. You would also make good friends.
by fairy farmer on 6/9/2012 2:39:58 AM
i've been i basically the same school all my life and next year i going to public school. this helped alot cuz i had no idea what to expect.
by TiCaL0ve on 6/4/2012 6:33:03 PM
I did the same thing a few years ago except I was going to 7th grade, and Carol is right it isn't a whole lot different yes it will be a lot bigger but you'll find you like your new school better and the work is easier! Don't worry you'll make a ton of friends also join as much extra car rivulets as you want it will help you make more friends! Good luck!
by twise8484 on 5/26/2012 7:55:38 PM
I'm going through the exact same thing! The only thing different is I'm going into 8th grade not high school.
by nutmeg2009 on 5/12/2012 10:40:17 AM
I switched two years ago, and one thing you should know: the majority of public school consists of jerks who jump to conclusions when it comes to your thoughts and outlooks. But there's always AT LEAST one person who gets you completely! You just have to swallow that fear and charge in head on. That's what I did. Some threw me away in the trash, but others were really nice and amazing! JUST DON'T GIVE UP!
by potterandthedoctor on 4/12/2012 7:14:30 PM
by Massieblockfan on 3/24/2012 10:23:40 AM
I'm right there with ya girlie! I've been attending a private school all my life and i'm gonna switch to a public high school next year. lol i'm super nervous too! don't worry;)
by myfatsquirrel on 3/19/2012 9:07:36 AM
That happened to me this year! You don't need to worry. I thought the exact same thing. They aren't that much different.
by dominae on 1/21/2012 10:10:40 PM
I go to a private school too and next year I'll be going to public high school. It's nice to know that there are other ppl with the same stituation as me ;)
by candyheart155 on 1/1/2012 9:38:31 PM
by callieluv21 on 11/3/2011 6:33:09 PM
i swiched from private middle school to public high school and its not too bad but i rely hate how rude some of the kids are and how much the kids swear its sorts annoing
by cute.monkey.14 on 9/15/2011 4:26:39 PM
well no I mean my mom is understanding I just don't want to make the wrong choice
by soccerlover557 on 8/25/2011 12:39:25 AM
by soccerlover557 on 8/25/2011 12:37:23 AM
I used to go to a Catholic school and now i'm switching to a public high school! I'm alittle nervous, but at the same time excited! ;D
by soccer babe <3 on 8/24/2011 3:57:50 PM
by rainingsunberry on 8/22/2011 1:53:08 PM
Hey Girls! I go to a private middle school and I just made a club for girls in Private middle and high schools. If you are interested in becoming a vice president, secretary,treasurer etc. please join my club and tell me! The club is under beauty/hair. My mistake! It is called "school girls" check it out so far it has no members. (I submitted it yesterday).
by prettypersuasion on 8/19/2011 5:37:50 PM
In the middle of fourth grade I moved half way across the country from a Catholic private school to a public school i was really really nervous at first but in fifth grade I made a ton of friends and I learned that it doesn't matter what religion u r.
by gizmo001155 on 8/18/2011 12:34:48 PM
by bacongirl9 on 8/17/2011 6:12:56 PM
by XxFuscoFeverxX on 8/16/2011 7:10:57 PM
by jennntheswimmer on 8/15/2011 1:17:00 AM
haha where was this last year? I was in the exact same situation
by katie10marie96 on 8/13/2011 2:32:22 PM
by svds on 8/12/2011 11:08:33 PM
by Nirvana Fan on 8/10/2011 10:24:51 AM
Hey girls! If you like to read, write or both could you please join my club "Bookworms & Writers"? I am trying to reach at-least 55 members by the end of the week and right now I'm at 43. I would really appreciate your help!
by LexilicousCandy on 8/9/2011 10:26:00 PM
by sparklysydafrid on 8/9/2011 2:51:04 PM
by nirvana fan on 8/8/2011 8:37:28 AM
Hey chicas I went through the same thing in 6th grade. And to be honest it was probably the best thing ever. It will be kind of weird at first because you don't know anyone but everyone knows each other. Trust me though after you get past that first day everything gets a lot easier. Good Luck!!!
by proarchergal42 on 8/6/2011 10:28:29 PM
Wow, if any of u girlies need school advice comment back on my profile & tell me your problem!!!
by purpleorchid on 8/6/2011 6:45:29 PM
i hav the opposite problem... i was in private school since pre-k then in 4th grade we moved nd there were like nooooo catholic schools around (tht were good anyway) nd the public school was fantastic (award winning good ) so ive been there ever since. in public school, to be brutally honest, i met my best and truest friends, and i'm sad to have to leave them for my freshman year. i'm now going to a private high school nd im going to live there! im kind of nervous, excited, scared, and everything in between! any gurlll wanna gimme advice? comment on my profile!!!! xoxo
by cheerkat22 on 8/6/2011 7:36:06 AM
THANK U SO MUCH 4 POSTING THIS ITS EXACTLY WHAT IM GOING THROUGH !!! <3333
by LuvinSummer on 8/6/2011 2:46:23 AM
So I'm going into high school this year and the only people at that school that I know are the people from the schools field hockey team, which I'm on. so the first day of school, I'll be walking through the doors knowing practically anything. I normally wouldn't care about that, but the first day we just happen to have a home game. I had a cute first day of school outfit all picked out but now instead, I'm gonna be wearing a tank and a skirt that breaks the school dress code! hahaha
by spazzygirI on 8/5/2011 11:23:37 PM
If you change schools of course you will be nervous about teachers classes making friends etc.. But you be able to build a new reputation and make new friends who are different have other interests different personalities so embrace that girlies!
by 15hayhay on 8/5/2011 10:25:49 PM
Hey everyone! If you ever feel like you don't fit in and want to talk to like minded people, then join my club Fringe Society! we can help you with tons of stuff from school to friends! see you there!!!
by #1puppylover on 8/5/2011 7:32:01 PM
by paramoregurl on 8/5/2011 5:39:12 PM
by PinkZebra97 on 8/5/2011 5:20:16 PM
by kk91692 on 8/5/2011 4:35:33 PM
by friendsrforever on 8/5/2011 4:11:39 PM
by ibleedblue on 8/5/2011 3:01:54 PM
Our private school class only had one boy cause the others left Guess he wont have a hard time getting a girlfriend!
by orangeache on 8/5/2011 2:10:44 PM
Wow, a lot of people are going through this same thing.Um, good luck those of you switching schools, and to everyone starting this new school year. This is your fresh start! Use it wisely.;)
by thetruth on 8/5/2011 2:42:06 AM
the same thing is happening to me !!!!!!
by jollymoemoe on 8/4/2011 11:42:55 PM
whoa, this is me EXACT situation. xD
by erinthemaster on 8/4/2011 10:11:04 PM
hey! same thing for me! im actually really excited! i get to go clothess shoppingg and shoe shoppingg! im a little nervous but more excited! i have a bunchh of friends that i know that go to the public school! for as long as i can remember, ive played soccer and softball for the city/school. so im friends with all of the teammates! just rememberrr to havee funn<3
by bellaroo18 on 8/4/2011 7:05:23 PM
Next yr...this will be for a lot of ppl in my 8th grade year...but who are in Catholic school. I'm not in Catholic school, but whoever is making the switch...good luck!!
by MusicTaughtMeHowToLive on 8/4/2011 6:54:16 PM
by tumbleheart on 8/4/2011 6:36:56 PM
this almost happened to me but fortunately we got some financial help! we dont have to much $$ 4 other stuff but we get by
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by briblue3 on 8/4/2011 6:23:39 PM
hey girly, i was in your situation just a couple of years ago, coming from a Christian school to a public school. i was crazy nervous cuz i hadnt been in public school since 3rd grade, but what i learned is , be yourself and you will find people who are jealous of you, i know there were alot who were of me, but look over them, theyre haters. and one more thing, dont take a $300 Coach purse or any expensive purse and leave it out of your p.e locker, cuz it will get stolen. hope you have a nice time and make trustworthy friends.
by Prep4Life on 8/4/2011 4:49:15 PM
omg this is happening to me! i'm going to public school for the first time this year since first grade. i'm sooo nervous
by Kalulah on 8/4/2011 4:20:31 PM
This happened to my sister! Not me though because I stopped Catholic school because my little brother is super smart and had to go to this public school so he could get advance classes and my mom didn't want him alone but with my sister, all you got to do is be friendly and wear whatever makes you feel pretty and comfortable! GOOD LUCK GIRLIE!
by topchef88 on 8/4/2011 4:07:05 PM
That was my situation last year just be yourself and where stuff that you are comfortable in but doesn't break school regulations. I mean you may be a little shy at first (I was definetly that way) but you will eventually find friends. i mean i was intimitated the first few days because like my school was really big but yet it seemed everyone there already had friends in all their classes.But you will always find that one friend you instantly click with and you will always find a friend in every class and you will be fine. So don't stress, if i can go through it anyone can go through it you will NOT get eaten alive.
by star53 on 8/4/2011 4:05:25 PM
I'm making the switch next year and I'm SO excited!!!!
by fireworks1071 on 8/4/2011 3:56:26 PM
I went from private to public last year and i think public school is funner and less uptight. But private has nicer people... at least thats what it is around here for me. I dont realy miss catholic school that much, dont worry you'll get used to public school and you'll like it.
by Im.Unique.YAY! on 8/4/2011 3:24:20 PM
I have the exact opposite stich ive bein in public my whole life now i'm going to cathlic school
by coly33 on 8/4/2011 2:56:26 PM
Join my club (mod appreciation) to give thanks to the mods. They have helped u on fashion,boys,heath and so much more...so show them how much you appreciate them and join
by Jounga on 8/4/2011 1:43:35 PM
by Tokyogirl98 on 8/4/2011 1:25:21 PM
that weird! next year i'll be in high school (i go to a private catholic school) and i'm either going to the public high school or a private catholic one!
by puppylover1152 on 8/4/2011 12:09:29 PM
this is my last year at my private school and i cant wait to finally move to public!
by filaluvva on 8/4/2011 12:05:24 PM
Hey chicas,If you need advice on anything really I'm here 4 u!I answer questions on topics from boys to hair styles to drawing and much more!!!!!no question is too embarrassing or humiliating so come on down to my advice queen page and you wont be dissapointed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by artistchic99 on 8/4/2011 12:03:35 PM
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