Q: How did your first day of high school go?
A: “It was good, it was better than I expected. The introductions to all the classes were kind of boring but everyone was really kind.
Q: Is HHS what you expected?
A: “It’s better, I like that it’s really diverse.”
Q: Do you do any extracurricular activities?
A: “I run cross country in the fall.”
Q: Why did you choose to do cross country?
A: “Because I wanted to be in shape and it’s a good way to meet people.”
Q: Where are you from?
A: “I’m from Spain.”
Q: What was difficult about making the switch from Spain to the U.S.?
A: “The language was difficult to learn ,also, the cultures are just really different.”
Q: When did you move here?
A: “I’ve been living in North Carolina for the past four years, and I just moved to Harrisonburg this past year.”
Q: Are your high school classes easier or harder than middle school?
A: “They’re about the same, but the topics are more interesting.”
Q: What’s your favorite class so far and why?
A: “I really like gym because the group of people in my class are fun and we get to play lots of
Q: What do you think of the overcrowding?
A: “There are a lot of people, but it’s not as bad as I was expecting. You can get to your classes
fine by using the back stairs.”
Q: What has been the easiest part of transitioning from a different state to Harrisonburg?
A: “The people make it really easy, and everyone is really nice and welcomes you.”
Q: What’s been the hardest change for you?
A: “I don’t know, I mean no one likes being a freshman.”
Q: What’s different about going to school in North Carolina than going here?
A: “I went to school in Durham and there was some diversity, but here, there are people from all over the world and I think that’s really cool.”
Q: Do you like high school more than middle school?
A: “A lot better.”
Q: What are you most looking forward to about high school?
A: “I’m really looking forward to homecoming and prom.”
Q: Who’s your favorite teacher so far?
A: “I like Ms.Figueroa, my spanish teacher.”
Q: Do you have any siblings?
A: “Yes, I have two brothers. One of them goes to Bluestone Elementary and the other goes to Skyline Middle School.”
Q: What are your hobbies?
A: “I play soccer and I like to listen to music.”
Q: What did you do over the summer?
A: “My family and I spent a lot of time moving from our house in North Carolina, and we went to Busch Gardens.”
Q: What do you want to do when you grow up?
A: “I really like to travel, so I want a job that would allow me to do that.”