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How to Adjust to a New School - Don't Be Shy,

This is easier said than done, but one of the best things to remember about moving to a new school is that most of the new people will want to get to know you. If you introduce yourself right away to as many peeps as possible, you'll probably get more invites to join your classmates for lunch, share a text book in class, etc.


How to Adjust to a New School - Join, Join, Join,

So, how do you make friends if you are brand new to a school where most people have known each other their whole lives? Get in there and join a school sport's team, the drama club or any other extracurricular activity. This is a great way to meet people who share the same interests as you!


How to Adjust to a New School - Be Accepting,

You've probably left behind a ton of great friends at your old school, and are pretty bummed about not starting the school year with them, but you want to make sure that you give the kids at your new school a chance. Invite 'em over to your place to study together, host a movie night or plan a trip to the mall. You don't have to forget about your old friends, but making new friends can be a great experience too!


So, ya gotta burnin' question? Need some love directions? Thinkin' 'bout stuff like depression, sex, how ya feel 'bout YOURSELF (that's called "self-esteem"), boyfriends, girlfriends, losin' old friends, bullyin' or peer pressure, but too scared to ask the parents? Don't be scared to Dish-It here. But 'member, if ya hang out in Chat with other Kidzworld members who know ya by your 'username', ya might wanna use a secret nickname when ya write in. That way no one'll ever know it's you. And, just in case ya don't know, Dish-It gets a lotta letters everyday, and she can't answer 'em all. So keep checkin' the column cuz she's prob'ly answerin' somethin' very similar to your question while you're out doin' somethin' else. K? And Thanks! Ya keep her outta trouble. Oh! And if ya've got words of wisdom you wanna share, We'll dish 'em up, too.

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Bunnoo

Bunnoo wrote:

Teacher: Why are you talking during my lesson? Student: Why are you teaching while my conversation?
commented: Wed Oct 22, 2014

kloe1

kloe1 wrote:

yeah i hate school the only thing i like is hanging out with my friends smile
commented: Wed Jul 16, 2014

Shadeleaf

Shadeleaf wrote:

I am moving on and I am pretty sure my friends (2/3) are going with me.
commented: Wed Jul 16, 2014

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