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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FAMILY
MY NEW LIFE I am watching a movie with my mother and in the movie this lady kidnap a baby who was not hers. And that baby grew up not knowing that that lady was not her mother. Through out the movie it reminds me of what happened to me but not the kidnapping part. I got adopted when I was 2 ½ even though I ...
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SACRIFICE
SACRIFICES Sacrifices I’m searching for some papers for class. When all of a sudden I find some throwback pictures of my family. I’m distracting myself from searching for the paper. I’m looking through the picture I find a picture of my mom with my grandma. I saw how happy they both looked. It’s one of my moms favorite...
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OPTIMISM
BEST FRIEND AND KYLE Today, on this lazy Saturday, I am laying on my couch listening to music on Pandora when ‘Just a Picture’ by KYLE came on. I got super happy and yelled “Oh my gosh, KYLE!” This crazy moment of mine made me think of my best friend, Nayely. Since we both have this obsession with him. He’s is one of the greatest....
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OVERCOMING
MY AMAZING HERO I am sitting in English class day dreaming of what I will become when I’m older and then I hear the teacher say, “Students please go get a “My hero is “ book from the bookshelf.That is when I start thinking about my hero and what she's done for me and how she's overcome so many obstacles like they were never...
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CARING
HERO ESSAY On a day when i was at home chilling then my little brother comes in sad i looked at him and said “what’s wrong” he told me that these two kids were bullying him then i remembered the same thing that happened to me. When the first time me and my cousin started hanging out i really didn't know what to do like what...
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SACRIFICE
THE BEST SACRIFICE Sacrifice I wake up at 7:15 am and realize I am going to be late for school. I hurry up and change, grab my stuff and walk out the house. As I was leaving my mom stops me and says “ Can i borrow twenty dollars to go buy some groceries?”. Usually I would give her the money but that was the money I was saving up...
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FRIENDSHIP
FRIENDSHIP I am sitting in musical theatre at my dance studio, when I amwas called out of the room by my dance teacher. “ Hey theres this girl who’s new to the studio,” Margene tellsold me. “Okay,” I said. “ So I want you to be friends with her and help her make friends,” Margene said. Margene introduces me to her. ...
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SERVICE
MY GRANDPA, MY HERO I am looking at old photos of my grandpa and me before he died. I see the photo of me, him, my uncle Daniel, my uncle Daniel’s friend Daniel Dale, and Big Buddha at the zoo. That’s how we met Big Buddha. I see the photo of me and him one of the last pictures I took with him before he died the picture was...
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COMMITMENT
HE IS A BOY THAT ANNOYED ME I was sitting down at my usual table. They’re long rectangular tables with circular seats connected to them. The tables are a light gray and the seats are black. It was early in the morning and the sky looks like a fire with a purple tint. It’s pretty warm inside as the sound of friends...
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AMBITION
MY DAD I started to read I read some words i did not understand so after some research I saw a word.Stroke it’s a sad word that i know about,i had a flashback a little after I saw the word.It was a sunny day then my mom started crying talking to someone on the phone and told my...
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CARING
MY FRIEND MAVRICK Crash! I am walking along in my neighborhood and i see a kid jump off of his bike and break his arm. I walk over to him to see if he is okay. Suddenly i remembered that when i was younger i jumped off of my bike and broke my wrist. I was on the pegs of my bike and my friend mavrick was pegging me i got scared of...
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KINDNESS
IVAN THE GREAT I am sitting down in second period when the principal comes and brings a new student in . He says that the new student has come from mexico and doesn’t know english. suddenly I have a flashback of my first day of school when I moved from mexico to Utah. It was really complicated for me. It was weird moving to a...
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ACHIEVEMENT
ACHIEVEMENT, TRYING TO ACHIEVE SOMTEHING “Everyone who has f’s is not going to graduate” said my teacher in 7th grade because the year was going to end. He told everybody with f’s is not going to graduate and I was sad because I had 6 f”s and i thought i couldn't graduate but. Then i come to Granger High School. Then every time I have an f in a...
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ENCOURAGEMENT
ENCOURAGING OTHERS. “Everyone find a partner” says my coach. We are about to start the 8th grade weight training. The coach says to make the kids feel welcome when they come in. When the 8th graders walked in the door, I saw the nervous in their eyes. When I saw them I could remember myself the year before when I was doing the same...
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FRIENDSHIP
FRIENDSHIP Friendship I see people sitting there quietly. I see a girl who doesn’t really talk to anybody. I go over to her and say “hi”. She doesn’t respond at first but then she starts to talk back to me. She says, “My name is Marilyn”. I say, “That is a very pretty name”. She said thank you to me and we were talking...
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