Freshman Friday: Josie Gadzala

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What activities are you involved in at DGS?

I am a varsity cheerleader.

What is your favorite subject?


Who is your favorite teacher at DGS?

[My English teacher] Ms. Schroeder.

Are involved in any activities outside of school?

I junior coach a fifth grade cheer team for the Downers Grove Panthers.

What are your favorite and least favorite things about being a freshman?

My favorite things include meeting new people and creating better bonds. I don’t like that I lost some close friends from middle school.

What did it feel like leaving middle school?

It was hard to adapt because I had to learn new study habits since classes are harder and teaches don’t “baby” you as much as before.