The Spoke’s New School Year Survival Guide, Part I


In a high school full of panic, confusion and crowded hallways, The Spoke tries to do the impossible—create a guide that will help you survive school: The Spoke’s New School Year Survival Guide. Results may vary.

Whether you’re a new student or incoming freshman, you might be nervous for your first day at ‘Stoga. You’ve gotten advice from your parents, teachers, siblings, friends and friends’ siblings, but do you really need to stay inside the blue lines? Where are you supposed to sit in the cafeteria? And how many binders should you bring?

We survived it, and we have answers. Read our staff’s best tips on classes, academics, hallways and lockers here. More tips on lunches, clubs and absences in Part II.