It’s been a stressful couple of past weeks for us seniors. The joys of college applications! Luckily, some of that is now behind us, since the early application deadline for the Common App was a couple of days ago. I might still need to do the rest of my (many) apps, but I’ll cross that bridge when I come to it.
One of the many things that alleviates senior year stress is Gym Night! Every term, each dorm gets to use the gym, or the outdoor stadium in the spring, after check-in hours. That means that, as a dorm, you check-in on a Friday or Saturday night, then head out to the gym and do whatever you want for the next couple of hours
A loose ball and the ensuing race to get it.
An opposing team’s player goes for the shot, and I do my best to block it.
It is always an amazing bonding experience for dormmates, but more importantly, it’s just plain fun. This year, we organized ourselves into games of soccer, dodgeball, and basketball, and I chose basketball. While the game got a little competitive, it was mostly entertaining. I, for one, can’t shoot a basketball for my life, but that doesn’t mean I didn’t try…