GSHS finals just one week away |

GSHS finals just one week away

Andrea Collier

“I’m ba-aack,” Glenwood Springs High School taunted as I stepped in the building bright and early Monday morning. Winter break is over and done with, much to my and the rest of the students’ dismay, and it’s time for us to get back in the swing of things, get into the groove, get back to the daily grind, get the game face on, and on and on.

Students will have this week to gear up for finals, which begin next week on Wednesday, Jan. 15. I’ll give the lowdown on the schedule, just so the students are prepared and will have ample time to fret about and fear these frustrating final exams. (Sorry if I used too many Fs, it’s a psychological thing.)

Wednesday, Jan. 15

– Regular class periods 5, 6

– Final exams for periods 4, 8

Thursday, Jan. 16

– Final exams for periods 1, 2, 3

– Early release

Friday, Jan. 17

– Final exams for periods 5, 6, 7

– Early release

Since I’m such a helpful person, I’ll pass on some tried and true study tips for my fellow students.

1. Whatever you do, don’t aggravate the teacher. This does not help you at all in your plight.

2. Utilize your fellow classmates. Not on the test of course, but they might be able to help you grasp a difficult concept, or maybe they can decipher the notes you took more than three months ago.

3. Don’t attach too much importance to these tests. Honestly, in the grand scheme of things, you’ll probably be able to withstand your parents’ corporal punishment for that big fat “F.” That about sums it up for the study tips.

Sporting events

As far as events go, this week is fairly quiet, although not for long.

However, there are some sporting events taking place, which I for one am rather glad about.

Girls and boys basketball play Palisade on Friday, Jan. 10, at 6:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., respectively. I have also heard a rumor that the band will be there, but I’d be much obliged if you wouldn’t leak this to the press.

The girls swim team also competes this weekend. They’ll be going to Delta on Saturday, Jan. 11. These girls are on a roll, so I highly suggest following their progress!


I apologize for the lack of students of the week this week. It’s hard for students to be nominated when they really haven’t done anything school related for two weeks. They’ll return next week in full regale, so get excited, people!

Random Disclosure: Once, a student brought a confetti bomb to one of the finals. While it was hysterical to witness, it put the teacher into hysterics, and later the offending student. For optimum final results, I don’t recommend this technique.

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