Reconnecting With Friends, In Person - Because communicating with them all summer on text, chat, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and Tumblr just isn't cutting it.
Reminding Yourself What a Textbook Is - "What, so I have to carry this around all day? And turn these pages? I'm sorry, I can only read 140 characters at a time."
Being "Helpful" to the Freshmen - "The cafeteria? Yes. It's on the third floor. Next to the pool."
Starting Work on that College Resumé - If you haven't already taken 17 AP classes, been named class president, volunteered 100 hours at a nursing home, won a state soccer title and designed a working solar-powered car, you're not getting into College Park. Get busy.
Riding the Bus - What, you got the front seat? Oh, it's gonna be a long year, kid.
Acronyms and Initials Galore - AACPS students can show their P.R.I.D.E. by signing up for IB or AP programs at OMS or AHS. Look out for the Watch D.O.G.S. at OES. Are you a member of the POES PTA? Are you aware of the MDSE's EGATE program?