Sense Of Place

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Journal 1 Sense of Place Identify a place that you hold important in your life and recall an event that occurred there that has some significance for you. Describe the scene in detail helping readers to see, hear, and otherwise sense what it was like. There aren’t that many places that hold significance in my life because I haven’t stayed in that many places to allow each to have an effect on me. If I had to choose a place it would have to be my high school, well secondary school. I grew up in the same house and went to the standard public schools. I spent six years at Robinson in Fairfax, Virginia. Two years of middle school and four years of high school and I don’t regret any of it. I’ve enjoyed every moment and every time I come back home for break, administration and the front office can expect a visit from me. I love that school, a lot has happened, I made lasting friendships, and I feel I made a difference there. I joined many clubs and organizations and ended as one a class officer my senior year. I made sure we had the best senior year. I wanted them to enjoy Robinson just like I have. I’m grateful for that place, we’ve learned and struggled and in the end, we graduated. As amazing as the school was, there was one moment that I can and will never forget. We all have those stories of that high school crush. I have one significant story of how I got asked to prom at my high school. It was a regular school day; I tended to stay after for extracurricular activities. On April 14, 2010, I stayed after for SGA and I stayed a little longer just to walk around. I reminisced while walking down the large, tiled main hall. Locker bays on your left with stenciled “seniors”, “juniors”, “sophomores”, and “freshmen” in yellow and blue outline. Everyone knew I loved my school; I went out of my way to help make Robinson a better place for all. I got a call from my

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