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Friday the 27th of January

I had an extremely long/exhausting day at school today: 9:00-6:00. Since there are no busses that leave from my bus stop and get to school around 9:00, I had to take a different bus route which required about 20 minutes of walking, and I still got to school like 30 minutes too early. All of my classmate friends had Italian from 8:00-9:00, so I had no one to talk to when I arrived and was the weird person who just stands around while everyone else talks to their friends.

First period was math - pretty easy. Then I had gym for the first time. It was not the best. First of all, the facility is huge! We are doing gymnastics, and the gym was decked out with balance beams, uneven bars, an olympic sized gymnastic floor, pommel horses, still rings, vaults, parallel bars and a huge climbing wall! All of my classmates seemed to know exactly what they were doing, so I mostly watched.

Then we had a 2 hour break to eat, and since we had school until 6:00, I decided to eat at the "self" with everyone else. When we were done eating, we went to look for a place to sit and ended up sitting with a huge group of people I didn't know, which was not very fun so I was pretty silent. After the break, we had 3 hours of biology/physics which was actually pretty fun - we played a game that was supposed to show us how we evolve and adapt. The last period of the day was German - pretty standard.

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