Why I Chose Animas
I chose Animas High School for a few reasons. The most prominent reason is the project-based learning. This is a unique concept for me, as I’ve never seen a school that does the same thing as this place does. There are fewer papers, and far more projects. I’ve done more projects here in the first few months then I did through most of my eighth grade year.
Another reason for me coming here is to deviate from the norm. Almost everyone I knew over at Escalante Middle School ended up going to DHS, and only about four (including me) came to Animas. I was really sad at first without my friends, but then I was introduced to new people who I have become friends with.
The third and final reason for me coming here is that it’s really fun! I had a shadow day here, and I was pretty much hooked as soon as I came in. All of the teachers are pretty much children who teach classes to other children. It’s great fun, and I love it here. Hopefully, in the future, I can get some people to transfer from DHS to here.