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My learnings through athletics “Colleagues are a wonderful thing-but mentors, that’s where the real work gets done”-Junot Diaz All good learning is not done in the classroom. I often look to coaches for support and guidance in life. If I’m having a terrible time, or failing to make plays, or... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2019 at 2020 Lisa
What I have learned in my time at Fenn “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.”-Søren Kierkegaard I will admit I went into the school year with an awful attitude. I thought I just wanted to cruise through the year, and that I thought I... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2019 at 2020 Lisa
A Story of Maturity “Confidence comes with maturity, be more accepting of yourself”-Nicole Scherzinger Maturity can come in many different ways, in the story, Through the Tunnel, by Doris Lessing, Jerry goes through a very big change both mentally and physically. Through his endeavors, Jerry changes his whole mindset about... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2019 at 2020 Lisa
Spring is a time for laughing playing running jumping Spring is a season of happiness Spring marks the end of a long, dark, and bleak winter Spring is warm awesome fun Spring is my favorite season Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2019 at 2020 Lisa
By: Elliot Johnson, Edoardo Takacs, and Ben Lisa Empathy Brings People Together Empathy begins with understanding life from another person's perspective. Nobody has an objective experience of reality. It's all through our own individual prisms. – Sterling K. Brown Only with Empathy will we be able to understand each other,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2019 at 2020 Lisa
And What it Has Taught Me Sometimes, our friends are the ones we can turn to for the most comfort. It was my friend I could turn to when seemingly no one else was there for me. When everything seemed so sad; when I was at a terrible and desolate... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2019 at 2020 Lisa
What I learned about reading and the horrors of war The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can, and keep moving on. - Ulysses S. Grant A work of literature... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2019 at 2020 Lisa
A Prominent Theme “The path from dreams to success does exist. May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get on to it, and the perseverance to follow it.” - Kalpana Chawla The best quality for a soldier is durability. In the book, All Quiet on the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2019 at 2020 Lisa
This chapter not only raised quite a few questions for me in some of the questionable behaviors between the different soldiers but it also clarified quite few in the themes that are continuing arise as the book develops. In coalition with the great struggles Paul and his team are going... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2019 at 2020 Lisa
I like to run and jump And sit down on my rump I like to sing and dance And travel off to France I like to have much fun And play out in the sun I like to play football And hang out at the mall I do not like... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2019 at 2020 Lisa
I Hate This Suff Huge Waste Of Time I’d Rather be locked up in cuffs Or out enjoying the day it’s fine Homework is tough Can’t stand this crap It has turned my brain to fluff I have sudden bursts of anger I give the desk a rap These poems... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2019 at 2020 Lisa
And how it impacts my daily life One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain. ― Bob Marley An important afterthought. Music is something we don’t often think about being so important in our daily lives but in reality, most of us listen to maybe... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2019 at 2020 Lisa
A meaningful challenge. The Negro Speaks of Rivers and Black Panther are two poems that are fascinating to me and really have a message rather than in the past when I have just chosen a poem that seemed easy to memorize. Memorizing and becoming familiar with these two wonderful poems... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2019 at 2020 Lisa
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Posted Feb 6, 2019 at 2020 Lisa
A fun classic At the end of the day, if I can say I had fun, it was a good day - Simone Biles As Patrick Süskind said, not a visible enthusiasm but a hidden one, an excitement burning with a cold flame. Around the World in Eighty Days was... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2019 at 2020 Lisa
I have the exact same problem, I can never think of anything good to write. I really liked your piece.
Toggle Commented Jan 24, 2019 on Independent Blog Post #2 at 2020 Khetani, Kimball
Good for you for sticking with the book. Sounds like a ton of fun to read. Tell me more about the book today!
Toggle Commented Jan 24, 2019 on Treasure Island Literary Reflection at 2020 Kielar
I really enjoyed this paragraph; however, I would definitely have to disagreee because I love snow.
Toggle Commented Jan 24, 2019 on Individual blog post at 2020 Lanzendorf
Skiing... fun, exciting, and cold. This weekend, I did a lot of fun skiing. Through harsh winds an fresh powder, it was a great experience. I have been skiing since I can remember and I have always loved it, skiing is a great activity to partake in and I have... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2019 at 2020 Lisa
I’m not excited by the book, I’m excited that I’m reading the book. Around the World in Eighty Days is a very exciting work of literature. It evokes my brain and demands me to always be ready for more intense action. In reading Around the World in Eighty Days, I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2019 at 2020 Lisa
Amazing and fun past-times “Football is football and talent is talent. But the mindset of your team makes all the difference.”-Robert Griffin III One thing I have loved since I was very young was playing sports. Basketball, Lacrosse, Hockey, Baseball, Football, Soccer, even Volleyball, I’ve tried them all. I have... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2019 at 2020 Lisa
I am completely loving my book so far. For the most part, reading for homework has been really fun unlike in the past. Getting to the half-hour time commitment has been no problem, I’ve actually been having trouble putting the book down to go and do other homework. I really... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2019 at 2020 Lisa