December 31, 2008
By Jessica Traphagan, Yuma, CO

The minute we walked through those doors
everything had changed.
The first day of the rest of life
began with Preschool Days.
We made new friends, we wrote our names
But wanted to learn more
Little did we know just what would be in store.

Then on to Elementary School
and through grades 1,2,3
Math and Spelling, Reading, Writing
The difference between 'I' and 'We'
It offered us a challenge
But still all felt the same
We were ready for a change
to the old rules of the game

Then middle school snuck up on us
without a warning sign
With band and choir and running the mile
It seemed no end was in sight
8th grade trips and 6th grade camp
the days of Waterfest
We learned so much
But it wasn't enough
So came our final test

We entered into high school
as freshmen so naive
We thought we knew it all
or so we wanted to believe
Seniors spoke of their successes
how all was learned so well
Standing before us, giving accounts
of the stories they had to tell

We all felt so inspired
standing here today
preparing for the rest of life
as we walk across the stage
Looking back on all we've done
remembering the days
of the minute we walked through those doors
and how everything had changed

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