Between clubs, activities, sports, and socializing, sometimes it is hard to remember that the real focus of high school needs to be on the academics and the work students do in the classroom. In chatting with our guests today, you will see how two high achieving 9th grade students balance their time in order to excel in some challenging classes. Both Megan Petrizzi and Ben Thomas have found that school-life balance and are anxious to share their stories with you. They discussed topics such as the hardest adjustments from middle school, managing the workload, getting involved in the school community, and those important tips to make your 9th grade year the best that it could be. Let’s hear from Megan and Ben!