There’s A Snake in My Boot

How To Tell Fake Friends From Real Ones

Co-written by: Julianna Bruno, ’19, Feature Editor and Kaelyn Filbey, ’21, Reporter

Once you reach high school, it’s basically a repeat of middle school, with new students, new classes, and sometimes it’s easy to feel like you’re surrounded by strangers and that your best friends are suddenly different people than they used to be. However, that is a normal part of high school, finding new friends and losing some who drift away. Yet don’t be intimidated by the incoming freshmen from Middle School East and Middle School North, take some time out your classes to get to know students you might not be familiar with. Over the next few months, some of those strangers might become some of your closest friends.

Advice From Current Freshmen

Brianne Lowe

Q: What’s the biggest sign someone’s fake?

A: When they talk about you behind your back and you hear about it from someone else.

Q: How do you feel about cliques?

A: I’m for them as long as they are inclusive and the people aren’t mean to you.

Q: How do you deal with fake people?

A: Cut them off. I tell them what they are doing wrong and hand it to them.

Q: Have you ever dropped a friend?

A: Yes, only a few times.

 

Christina Trotta

Q: What’s the biggest sign someone’s fake?

A: They associate themselves with other fake people. Also, i feel fake people lie a lot.

Q: How do you feel about cliques?

A: I feel they are natural; people gravitate towards them.

Q: How do you deal with fake people?

A: I deal with them by being fake back, just kidding. I stop talking to them.

Q: Have you ever dropped a friend?

A: Yes, I drop people if I think they are toxic.

 

Michael Skoney

Q: What’s the biggest sign someone’s fake?

A: Talking behind your friend’s back

Q: How do you feel about cliques?

A: They’ve got their space; I’ve got mine

Q: How do you deal with fake people?

A:I don’t have fake friends

Q: Have you ever dropped a friend?

A: Nope

 

Isaac Zelenak

Q: What’s the biggest sign someone’s fake?

A: If they are lying to your face

Q:How do you feel about cliques?

A: Everyone is different

Q: How do you deal with fake people?

A: Just don’t talk to them

Q:Have you ever dropped a friend?

A:Yes

 

Caroline Karle

Q: What’s the biggest sign someone’s fake?

A: When you hear things that they say from other people

Q:How do you feel about cliques?

A: People have their friends

Q: How do you deal with fake people?

A: I cut them out

Q: Have you ever dropped a friend?

A: Yes

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