First Person Narrative Essay

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The sun was out like on any other day. Is this day any different from another? That is what I asked myself as I strolled to the bus stop at 6:30 am. As I got on the bus; it seemed like I was the only one up at this hour. Everybody else on the bus was out cold. I really didn't mind the quiet ride to the High School though. As, I walked into the building; everything seemed so different. This was my first day as an eight grader and also my first day as a student of Westbury Middle school. I had just moved from Elmhurst, Queens. I moved only like 20 miles; which is nothing compared to others. Then again, a new unfamiliar place feels all the same. Especially if you move from a majority white neighborhood into a much more diverse neighborhood. Strangely at the time I was accustomed to a white neighborhood; that all was about to change.I glanced at my schedule. The schedule was written in a very different manner as well. It ranged from Day 1 to Day 6. What day is today? I looked around and found a sign posted up stating: "Today is Day 2". I checked my schedule once more. It stated "Period 1--Day 2------Sequential 2, Room 214".This day was already awkward; as it was my first day in a new school. Yet, first period set out to make a pretty high precedent. My first Class was math. Math was fine with me. Math was just a bunch of numbers that I had learned to manipulate to get me the answers over the years. However, my math class was in the high school; since I was two years advanced. So in that class I stuck out like a sore thumb, not only was I the new kid but I was the youngest by at least two years. For this, I felt inferior for some weird reason and basically worked through that period and actually tried to learn at school. Perish the thought of doing that ever again. I was relieved and yet at the same time I had felt at home in a math class.I got on the bus; that was supposed to transport me from Westbury High School to Westbury Middle School. As I walked to open the door to my class; I heard the clattering found in any Middle School class. This seemed to calm me as I felt accustomed to hearing this sound outside a classroom. However, as I turned the knob and stepped into the classroom everything halted to an uncomfortable silence. I was the center of attention. As I walked up to the teacher's desk to give him my schedule; I could hear sporadic whispering....

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