Tag Archives: education

5 Tips to Ace Final Exams

What? you say. Finals, Aloha? But it’s only December! You’d think that your teachers would have better things to do than give you tests–like bake Christmas cookies or watch anime. I was shocked too. The education system isn’t everything MLIA … Continue reading

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Math Teachers Can be Bronies, Too!

My Algebra II teacher is a distinguished man in his fifties or sixties. He traveled all the way to the ocean floor in a submarine during his time in the Marines, served as a volunteer firefighter, and taught at schools … Continue reading

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Love, Joy, and Bitterblue

Today was the last day of fall break, and between the camping trip, my new cousin, and sleeping 13 hours a day (ask my parents if you think I’m kidding), it feels like we’ve only been gone a day. And … Continue reading

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Cellular Haikus, Plus a Surprise

In Biology class, we had two assignments for homework. One, to study for a giant cell quiz tomorrow (“draw, label, and describe a diagram of all the parts of a generalized cell”). Two, write a haiku for one of the … Continue reading

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School Rules (And What They Really Mean)

The first day of school is a roller coaster of fun and excitement. Minus the fun and excitement. And the roller coaster, because that implies enjoyment. Okay, actually, take the puking, lightheaded, dizzy panic of the roller coaster, keep it, … Continue reading

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How I’ve Grown in a Year

The 15th is officially the 1 year anniversary of Embracing Insanity (then called Aloha’s World), but I’ve been blogging for a bit longer than that. I started a few blogs and tried to get them off the ground, but none … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Summer. It’s been fun.

School officially starts tomorrow morning, 8:15. I haven’t been awake that early in months. I’ll start off the day with a nice hour or so of algebra (almost two hours on block day), and it only gets better from there, … Continue reading

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Ten Vocab Words I’ll Bet You Didn’t Know

So yesterday I went and registered for school, got my ID and yearbook pictures (both absolutely terrible, but what else is new?), my schedule, and my books. I was rather nervous when I saw the stack of uber-thick textbooks I … Continue reading

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Guest Post- What Are You Going to Do?

You’ve heard from me (obviously), my mom, and my sister (kinda)…. so it’s my dad’s turn to guest post! Taking a break from our usual llama-filled prose, he’s here to share a bit about plans for the future and the … Continue reading

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