Monday, November 20, 2017

These twin sisters find comfort in being together at Newsome High

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Celeste Brown and her twin sister, Katelyn, are seniors at Newsome High. In this conversation, they discuss why they would never think about going to different schools.

Five reasons we're glad we do go to school with our twin:

1 Celeste: We can share homework. We like to work on AP Stat and AP Lit together.

Katelyn: With my rigorous AP schedule and extracurricular activities it saves me time and decreases stress.

2 Celeste: Someone always has our backs.

Katelyn: You always have that one friend who will never stab you in the back.

3 Celeste: We've never had to do anything alone. On the first day of high school we walked on campus knowing that whatever happened, we'd at least have each other.

Katelyn: You always have a little bit of security, and there is strength in numbers.

4 Celeste: We can share friends.

Katelyn: It's good to have some of the same friends, but at the same time we have our own group of friends. I wouldn't choose to hang out with her journalism friends; Celeste would not voluntarily choose to hang out with my JROTC friends. And that's okay.

5 Celeste: Going to Newsome has provided opportunities for us to participate in activities together, like chorus, but at the same time helped us to be independent and find our individual strengths. I am editor in chief of Newsome's newspaper and Katelyn is the Battalion Executive Officer in JROTC and co-captain of the drill team.

Katelyn: Even though we are involved in different activities and school organizations we are still working toward the common goal of representing Newsome and bettering our school.

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