A Word from...Emma Gaertner and Will Thomas, 6th Grade Students
My Time in Grammar by Emma Gaertner
Community: It is my favorite thing about Regents. When I look back on the last seven years in Grammar School, all the memories surround this idea of being together. A recent example is our sixth grade trip to Louisiana. We danced Civil War dances in period attire and made crazy memories together. Regents is a school that takes pride in every “I can’t believe that happened!” moment.
It is through our community that we can celebrate a working Rube Goldberg project, or persevere through the sting of your fifth grade rocket not flying. It is through our community we pray for each other in homeroom and memorize life-changing verses (Ephesians 6:5-6). It is through this community we learn to live by the R.E.A.D. rule, and spelling rules, and just the rules of life -- like how to say you are sorry when it is hard. A big part of our community is the incredible teachers who teach us how to live the Christian life, to test our strengths, and to work together so our community will stay strong forever.
A High Bar by Will Thomas
During my seven years in the Grammar School, I have had many amazing teachers, made great friends, and created wonderful memories. My teachers have been awesome. In third grade, Mrs. Gold picked up both a snake and a tarantula-like it was nothing! She is fearless! In sixth grade, Mr. Christian has been a great role model. He gives everybody nicknames. Mine is WILL.I.AM.
From kindergarten through sixth grade, I have made terrific friends. We have been blessed with an amazing grade. Every time I think it could not possibly improve, an awesome new student joins us and makes it even better. Through seven years at the Grammar School, we have many funny memories. For instance, in fourth grade, while my class was praying, a friend rested his face in silly putty and it stuck to his eyebrows. Eventually, he had to pull out his eyebrows to get the silly putty out. Thankfully, they grew back.
I am positive that when I transition to Logic, I will have many more amazing teachers, make many more outstanding friends, and continue to create amazing memories. However, the bar was set pretty high in Grammar.
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