Hey guys! School started three days ago and I just can say, that I almost died on Monday, when I had to stand up :O Anyways, yesterday we finally had our first dance performance at the boys basketball game in our school. We performed after the second quarter. I was the entire day really excited about it but right before it more nervous. Some moments I even thought I forgot how the dance begins... When we actually danced everything was so fast and a lot fun! Nevertheless, I was glad to have the first time done :) And I feel like we did a good job!
Our basketball team unfortunately lost, although the team we played against didn't look as good before as they finally were (shorter than us). The next home game is this Friday, where we perform again
I came home very late on this day and a thing, how I noticed I wouldn't do in Germany, is doing homework until midnight. The matter is: homework is going to be corrected everytime! Even, if it's only a simple worksheet :O
Finally there is a break in the school year because of Thanksgiving. Through we don't celebrate this day in Germany there might be some guys who don't know for sure, what that actually is. To leave no open questions I'll give a short explanation for you :)
Thanksgiving is a harvest feast first celbrated by pilgrims and Wampanoags (Native Americans) 1621 in Plymouth, America. It is one of the major holidays in the United States. Today they celebrate it traditionally with a big turkey dinner in the family on the 4th Thursday in November.
So this Thursday (22th November), we're going to have a turkey dinner at the house of my hostmom's stepmom. I think there will be many people. But it'll be fun. I try to take pictures of the dinner. Oh and I shouldn't forget to mention the day after Thanksgiving. It is known as the "Black Friday". It is probably one of the largest shopping days of the year in America. Everything is reduced in its price, even grosheries. Why? I have no clue, if I'm honest :D
Anyway.. I'll go shopping, too but at first for the time seeing all those crazy people who are waiting for that the shops are opening since midnight. It's an event I'll probably not watch in Germany ;) I even have already some advertisements in my e-mail box: "Visit our stores on Black Friday! Everything at least 50% off."
Yesterday I realized that the first quarter of this school year is ending this week. I can't believe it, because it went by just so fast!! :O
Actually there happened not so many exciting things last days except that I woke up this morning and it snowed outside the window!! I wanted to make an blog article about a very important day for America this year: The election day!! My hostparents just came back from voting and we are watching "News Election Night". I can say, the distance between Obama and Romney is very close but Romney has still some more percents. The election was today at school naturally topic number oneto talk about. Some teachers were even talk to us in class about voting and political things. I was really interested in everybody's opinions and the discussions about political issues and so on, also when I didn't quite introduce myself in them. You could see many people walking around with an "I voted" sticker. And I want to say that I cannot understand how somebody isn't caring about the election of the presedent as an American citizen. I mean this is a thing affecting everybody.