More than a Decade of School Life 

We never knew we would miss the day that we hated the most.  Entering the realm of early schooling can be a daunting experience for many young children. Today when we recall the mixture of excitement and apprehension that filled us as we stepped into the bustling corridors of our school we feel nostalgic. When we think about the day we were dragged to school, we all had tears in our eyes, and nervousness and anxiety had taken over us. Those memories have been blurred though but we have the memory of the very first English teacher who welcomed us with a wide open arm. We never thought that life would teach us so many new and amazing things at school. It became our second home. 

In those initial days, our footsteps felt heavy, and every interaction seemed fraught with uncertainty. We observed my peers chatting and playing together, effortlessly. As the days turned into weeks and weeks turned into months we found myself making and interacting with other classmates. As we tentatively reached out to other classmates, we discovered different personalities, each weaving their unique threads.

Reflecting on our 13 years of school life as a tenth grader, we’re struck by the incredible journey that has shaped us into the person we are today. From the first day of kindergarten to the current challenges of tenth grade, each year has been a chapter in the story of our education and personal growth. Ah! How fast the time has flown. It is now time for us to say goodbye to those wonderful school days. We felt like we were children, but now realize that we are mature enough and see it as a memory. We still cannot believe that our whole schooling career is ending in a few days.  The days are passing by giving rise to the sadness in us. These thirteen years of school life have not only imparted knowledge but have also instilled in us qualities of resilience, perseverance, and adaptability. The friendships forged and the lessons learned extend far beyond the confines of textbooks and classrooms, shaping our characters and preparing us for the challenges that lie ahead. As we stand in this position today, we can’t help but feel a sense of gratitude for the experiences, both joyful and challenging, that have defined our school life. These 13 years have been a journey of self-discovery, filled with laughter, tears, successes, and setbacks. Looking ahead, we approach the remainder of our high school years with a sense of anticipation, knowing that the foundation laid in the past will continue to support us in the pursuit of our dreams.

We will miss our school days a lot!

Miss You Adhyayan!

Go, Adhyayan!

-Dipson Kunwar, Palsang Gurung and Bishwas Malla, X   

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