<

Stephanie Klaskin

Reicher Catholic High School

Q: What has helped you develop good study habits?

A: I went to junior high at St. Louis [Catholic School]. The teachers there emphasized staying organized. Since being at Reicher, I’ve learned how to manage my time wisely.

Q: Do you have any study tips to offer students?

A: Find the time that is best for you to study. If you are more of an evening person, schedule a time to study then. Study when your brain is more receptive to learning.

Q: Where is your favorite study spot?

A: I mostly study at my house, but I’d want to go somewhere quiet and outdoors.

Q: What is one thing you wish you’d known your freshman year?

A: I wish I’d known how to say no to something. I thought I had to [say yes] to a bunch of different activities and try everything. It’s OK to know your limits and know when you need to stop pushing yourself.

Q: What is the best lesson you’ve learned from a teacher?

A: Read. Read everything.

Q: What are your school and community involvements?

A: I’m the president of the executive board of student council. I’m a trainer on the Reicher football team, as well as a manger for the baseball team. I played basketball for four years, but I like managing sports more. I’m in the choir and a Reicher emissary.

I was a Symphony Belle last year, and I volunteer at St. Louis Catholic Church.

Q: How do you decompress from a stressful schedule?

A: I watch YouTube videos and go on Twitter. Or play with my cats.

Q: Use one word to describe yourself.

A: Motivated.

Q: What do you plan to do after high school graduation?

A: Attend a four-year college and go into the field of education or higher education. Or I’d go into the medical field. I’m not sure where I’m going to college yet.

Join the Conversation