When coming to high school, it takes time to adjust. Most high schools reflect what the
For Meier, a lot of stress had come from a medical condition hitting during benchmark season.
“Stress came with early October right when benchmark season started. I had to catch up. I was 3 days or 4 days behind. I had no work done and not a lot of sleep. I had to make a commitment.” (He ended up with As and Bs for his first quarter.)
He still feels like he might need more adjusting, but he’s doing good with adjusting.
“I still need more time. Its gonna take a little time to adapt. Writing is what I’m used to. I need to get used to using a computer, make more friends.”
Another Echols advisee, Kenyatta Bundy, felt like he adapted well with SLA and the people very well.
“Not much drama, just stress,” she said. “I have a lot of friends, participate in a lot of stuff, i do well in classes.. I think I do that well.”