S: and Challenges
FC: Changes and Challenges | By: Kamile Taouk
1: Hi! My name is Kamile. I was born 20/6/97 in Australia and have visited Lebanon once. I have 4 siblings-Melissa, Habib, Mariam and Christine-and my close friends are, John, Christian, Bakhos and Andrew. I like reading, writing and drawing. I'm Christian-Australian with a Lebanese background.
2: Right now I am interested in astronomy,science and drawing. My twin sister is Melissa. Astoundingly, out of my 5 siblings, there are 2 sets of twins, and one child in the middle,all alone. I enjoy playing soccer and handball. I can handle stress very well, unlike my friends. I like the artists Daft Punk and Sia. I like David Attenborough's documentaries
5: I have visited Lebanon once in my life. I stayed there for 6 months with my twin sister and my father. Over there I met my 2 uncles, grandmother and my aunt and her kids. Sadly, my grandfather past away of old age before I could meet him.
6: One negative challenge in my life is the responsibility of attending class on time, getting to my locker and getting the right books. Another negative challenge is the expectations of the teachers.eg: The English teacher expects a strong vocab.
7: One positive challenge in my life is making new friends and strengthening bonds with old ones. | Another positive challenge is new teachers and more decisions.
8: A few coping strategies are: 1-Breathe deeply. 2-Scream in your pillow. 3-Tell someone about it. 4-Kick/punch a ball/pillow. 5-Express yourself- cry,shout.etc. 6-Run/Physical activity
9: A few supportive services that are helpful are: 1-Councilors. 2-The asthma friendly service. 3- The stress release service. 4-Self-encouragement. 5-Your coordinator or your homeroom teacher.
10: One short term goal I would like to achieve is to get to know all the people in year 7 and befriend them.Another short term goal is to understand the rules and regulations applied in Saint Charbel's college so i can become the best I can be.
12: One long term goal I would like to achieve is to try to get high marks in the end of year assessment so I can achieve higher in life.Another long term goal is to bond and strengthen my friendship with all my class members and my form.
14: One change I expect to have to deal with in the next 5 years is graduating from high school and year 12 and getting my certificate. I also expect to get my driver's license and a car, get a part or full time job at a small shop and the very hard experience of changing houses multiple times.