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Survey: How Are You Spending Your Winter Break?

We’ve already talked all about your favorite things about Christmas and what your plans are for this year. But we know that Christmas itself—though totally exciting and wonderful—isn’t the only awesome thing happening this month. You’ve earned this time off from school because of your hard work all semester and by making it through finals!

Now, you’ve gained a little R&R time mixed in with some fun holidays, which includes New Year’s Eve and the ushering in of a new year. We know you aren’t spending every day shopping and prepping for Christmas, so we wanted to give a little space for you to talk about what else you have going on during the break.

Copy the questions below and paste them (along with your answers) in a comment.

1. Are you doing any sort of schoolwork over the break or are you totally off?

2. Are you sleeping in every day or staying on a school-like schedule?

3. Are you working or volunteering over the break?

4. How are you spending most of your time off?

5. Do you have any trips planned (even just day trips)?

6. What is the single biggest thing you’re looking forward to over the break?

7. How are you staying in touch with friends you’re no longer seeing every day?

8. Are you reading any good books or seeing any great movies during your time off?

9. When do you head back to school?

10. What excites you most about returning to school?

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  1. kittenlover13

    Posted by kittenlover13 on July 2, 2014 at 16:02

    1. Are you doing any sort of schoolwork over the break or are you totally off?
    ~Totally off
    2. Are you sleeping in every day or staying on a school-like schedule?
    ~Sleeping in.
    3. Are you working or volunteering over the break?
    ~No…
    4. How are you spending most of your time off?
    ~Hanging out with family
    5. Do you have any trips planned (even just day trips)?
    ~Nope
    6. What is the single biggest thing you’re looking forward to over the break?
    ~Skyping with family in Colorado on Christmas morning
    7. How are you staying in touch with friends you’re no longer seeing every day?
    ~Don’t have to, I’m homeschooled!
    8. Are you reading any good books or seeing any great movies during your time off?
    ~I would like to read, but I’ve been banned by my mother.
    9. When do you head back to school?
    ~January 8?
    10. What excites you most about returning to school?
    ~My older brother not being home to bug me all the time.

  2. Publicpassion

    Posted by Publicpassion on January 13, 2014 at 15:17

    1. Are you doing any sort of schoolwork over the break or are you totally off?
    I had an essay over Antigone
    2. Are you sleeping in every day or staying on a school-like schedule?
    Sleep sleep sleep!
    3. Are you working or volunteering over the break?
    Naw
    4. How are you spending most of your time off?
    Babysitting my siblings
    5. Do you have any trips planned (even just day trips)?
    I went to visit an orphanage in Mexico
    6. What is the single biggest thing you’re looking forward to over the break?
    Seeing my baby sister!
    7. How are you staying in touch with friends you’re no longer seeing every day?
    FaceTime
    8. Are you reading any good books or seeing any great movies during your time off?
    I read TFIOS and Just Listen
    9. When do you head back to school?
    January 7
    10. What excites you most about returning to school?
    Start of the school play!

  3. Lexi7

    Posted by Lexi7 on January 7, 2014 at 18:47

    1. Are you doing any sort of schoolwork over the break or are you totally off? I had no schoolwork. It was awesome! 🙂
    2. Are you sleeping in every day or staying on a school-like schedule? Staying up super late and sleeping in when I can 🙂
    3. Are you working or volunteering over the break? Well, babysitting a lot.
    4. How are you spending most of your time off? Watching Netflix, stuff like that… and we moved over break!
    5. Do you have any trips planned (even just day trips)? No, but I went to Disney like right before break started! 🙂
    6. What is the single biggest thing you’re looking forward to over the break? Christmas!
    7. How are you staying in touch with friends you’re no longer seeing every day? Texting, facebook, etc.
    8. Are you reading any good books or seeing any great movies during your time off? I saw Frozen before break started… and I just started rereading The Hobbit. I really want to see Saving Mr. Banks 🙂
    9. When do you head back to school? the 7th!
    10. What excites you most about returning to school? Probably seeing my friends after break 🙂

  4. taylorteatot

    Posted by taylorteatot on January 7, 2014 at 10:09

    1. Are you doing any sort of schoolwork over the break or are you totally off? I was completely off for break! yay! 🙂
    2. Are you sleeping in every day or staying on a school-like schedule? I slept in most days, except for a few when I had things to do earlier in the day 🙂
    3. Are you working or volunteering over the break? I worked a few times over break…
    4. How are you spending most of your time off? I hung out at home mostly – bleeehhhh
    5. Do you have any trips planned (even just day trips)? Nope! Again, I was home :/
    6. What is the single biggest thing you’re looking forward to over the break? I was most looking forward to my birthday 🙂
    7. How are you staying in touch with friends you’re no longer seeing every day? texting and a bit of facebook 🙂
    8. Are you reading any good books or seeing any great movies during your time off? No, lol I didn’t :/ I was supposed to read a book that I borrowed from a friend, but extreme laziness kicked in, and it didn’t happen ;p
    9. When do you head back to school? I came back today – January 7th 🙂
    10. What excites you most about returning to school? Being able to see my friends and boyfriend every day 🙂

  5. luv4christ

    Posted by luv4christ on January 4, 2014 at 15:46

    1. Are you doing any sort of schoolwork over the break or are you totally off?
    I have a huge partner essay to finish before school gets back in and I am really stressed about it, so please pray for me. Thank you!

    2. Are you sleeping in every day or staying on a school-like schedule?
    Sleeping in!! I am not a morning person.

    3. Are you working or volunteering over the break?
    Does helping with household chores count? haha

    4. How are you spending most of your time off?
    I am reading and practicing with my guitar and working on a school essay.

    5. Do you have any trips planned (even just day trips)?
    no…

    6. What is the single biggest thing you’re looking forward to over the break?
    Relaxation and catching up on sleep.

    7. How are you staying in touch with friends you’re no longer seeing every day?
    Yes, we are texting and coming up with plans to hang out.

    8. Are you reading any good books or seeing any great movies during your time off?
    I am re-reading my Twilight series and seeing several new movies coming to theaters.

    9. When do you head back to school?
    I start on Monday, January 6th.

    10. What excites you most about returning to school?
    Seeing my friends and getting some work done.

  6. Sydney_Andrews

    Posted by Sydney_Andrews on January 3, 2014 at 12:36

    1. Are you doing any sort of schoolwork over the break or are you totally off?
    I have to take a test but thats it. {Homeschooler probs}
    2. Are you sleeping in every day or staying on a school-like schedule?
    Sleeping in!
    3. Are you working or volunteering over the break?
    No…
    4. How are you spending most of your time off?
    Relaxing and resting my feet {Dancer probe}
    5. Do you have any trips planned (even just day trips)?
    No, though we did take an evening to look at Christmas lights.
    6. What is the single biggest thing you’re looking forward to over the break?
    Christmas. 🙂
    7. How are you staying in touch with friends you’re no longer seeing every day?
    Texting, but I see my friends almost every day any way. 🙂
    8. Are you reading any good books or seeing any great movies during your time off?
    YESSS!!! I saw Frozen and it is sooo good!
    9. When do you head back to school?
    January 6.
    10. What excites you most about returning to school?
    Trying to study better. 🙂