VALUE STORIES
What value defines you?

We all try to live by many different values, but usually one of them stands out a little more than the others... Is your value love? grit? giving back? What value defines you?

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OPTIMISM
LOSING YOU My aunt and I had a very special bond. I would always fly out to Mexico to visit my aunt whenever I was on vacation. She was a teacher and I would go with her to work to help her out with the students and even taught them some English. I enjoyed spending time with her and never would've imagined losing her. But...
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FITNESS
BASKETBALL BROTHERS My friends and I have a unspoken rule that every Sunday we go to the park and play basketball until the park manager closes the park which is about 7.This started about a year ago when we went one Sunday and it transformed into a weekly thing.We're all thankful that we can play together because our parents...
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HOPE
AMAZING MOTIVATIONAL STORY OF YOUNG EGYPTIAN MAN ANWAR ELKAMONY WHO PROVE TO WHOLE WORLD THAT NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE During the time between day & night Anwar found himself between life & death…After his body stopped moving, a body which was accustomed to moving a lot, right and left….To running behind his lovely small ball till he caught it and beat it with his racquet… the racquet representing an extension of Anwar’s...
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BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
MY YOUNGER HARD LIFE AS A KID When i was in elementary school i was transferred to another school. I was mad and at the time when i went to the other school i felt like a black sheep in a white hired and at the time i was there i didn’t care about anything. During school i was shown a video that was shown to the whole class. The video showed...
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BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
MY HERO Everyday I am just in bed watching television or listening to music. I never had nothing to do in my life. I never had nothing like homework or nothing. My dad started to get tired of looking at me the whole time in my room. I was trying to find a sport that i would love. My whole enter life i thought that i...
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APPRECIATION
APRECIATION Everardo Garcia 4B 5-27-15 Apreciation “Grab the drywall” my dad said, as I grab it and take it to him. I hold the drywall while he measures it, and cuts the drywall so quickly and accurately. Then I hold the drywall up against the ceiling while, he nails the drywall to the ceiling. While holding...
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COMPLIMENTS
ESSAY I am in 2nd period and the class was reading so I was reading like I was told to so I did and then a new kid comes to class and he came from a different school so then I remember what it was like to be the new kid in a class full of strangers. I am in school in reading class. I’m sitting at my desk quietly and...
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FRIENDSHIP
FRIENDSHIP It is Monday morning and like every Monday morning I am not in the mood to be at school, I mean who wants to be at school so early anyways. As I walk in to my first period class, I sit down in my normal sit, I look up at the daily starter, it reads “Students today we will be writing about someone who once had a...
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ACHIEVEMENT
DUNNO I was watching TV and saw NBA Finals and it was the Miami Heat vs Ock this was back in 2012. And before the game there was a documentary about Lebron James and how his life was, and I saw how bad his life was and what he had to do to make his dreams come true. And one of his big let downs was getting cut from his...
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FRIENDSHIP
FRIENDSHIP I just moved to the U.S.A, leaving all of my friends in Canada I don't know what is to come at the high school I will be attending soon. I am more focused on the yearbook than the future. I come across one of the notes Clarissa left there for me. As I read what she left for me from grade 7 tears escape my eyes...
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APPRECIATION
NARRATIVE I am watching my dad mow the lawn and I decided to go help him out and I ended up mowing the lawn but, it was my own choice because I remember him telling me about how hard he worked to get to where he his now and to support us even if he is not rich. I remember it just like it was yesterday because it was...
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LOVE
MY HERO, MY ROCK, MY DAD. One day after school I was just finishing up some math homework. My dad had just gotten off of work. He had came and sat right beside me, looking over my homework with me. We were making corrections and, in a way, tutoring my dad about math. After that we were just talking and my dad says,” I will always...
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KINDNESS
JUDGMENT I am arriving to my last class of the day. As I sit down in my seat the teacher approaches me she says “We have a new student and I would like you to help her get use to the class and the students.” I say “Sure.” The girl walks over and sits next to me. She looks shy but I smile at her and I see the her face...
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FRIENDSHIP
TRANSFERRED CLASS Transferred Class In March near the end of the year in seventh grade one of my classes got transferred and that class had all of my friends in it. My new class, which was english was really noisy and obnoxious. The teacher had to tell them to be quiet multiple times and got mad at them almost every day. Also I...
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INCLUDING OTHERS
INCLUDING OTHERS Its a normal day for me wake up go to school repeat, but today is a different day. I notice there is a non-familiar person sitting in the back of the classroom; that’s when the teacher points her out “ Who are you?” “Oh im Lily the new student”. So the teacher goes on with her instructions and asks us to go into...
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