High Expectations

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DaMario Jackson

Ever had high expectations for a big move? And when you moved you were highly disappointed of the place that you moved to? Well I have and it is when I moved to Tyler, Texas my junior year in highschool. I’m going to talk about how this is a life changing experience and what I experienced when I moved to Tyler,Texas It was August 8th when were scheduled to get on a plane to Tyler, Texas. Texas seemed like a nice place to live. The town I moved too was pretty big it was bigger than Rockford. We didn’t explore much at first our parents worked while we got all the boxes in the house unpacked and continued to work on our own rooms. We went out on our first night there to eat and there was very many choices to pick from seeing how big the town was. The people there seemed very nice and I thought to myself maybe this won’t be as bad as I thought it would be. But the real test would be when school started. We visited the school the next week for registration and to take a picture for my school id. The school was huge it was setup just like a college campus. It was nothing like Freeport High School. It was way bigger and a lot more students. It was very diverse also. The first day of school I was given a map and I’m thinking to myself this was going to be a very long two years. I never made any real friends; the school was so huge it was rare that you saw the same person you met twice in one day unless you had more than one class with them. I was lonely and quiet for most of the year the kids there seemed to have already established there friends and weren’t looking to make any new ones. But I just minded my own business I’ve met many people but it seemed they didn’t want to make any friends. It was very hard for me because most of my life I’ve known people and always had people to hang out with and talk to. It was very hard for me to move away from all my friends and family, one of the hardest things in my life. It was worse because I was already a...
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