First Day Assignment I believe that year-round school would be best for Oskaloosa High School. I think it could help more in the long run. I hope this paper will help or change your perspective on year-round school. I would like to change Oskaloosa High School to year-round school. The reason I would like to change to year-round school is because it would let us learn more in a year.
When my dad told me that we were coming to the united states, I was excited but at the same time, I was mad that we were leaving some close family members behind. The people that I was mad about leaving behind were my grandfather, grandmother and my cousins. But I had to accept the fact that my education comes first and with better education comes a better life and that is all I want. Coming to America wasn 't hard at all financially because my dad was already here since he was a teen. So when, we came to America, we stayed with my uncle for about 3 weeks, then we moved to my aunt 's house for about a year.
Census Bureau reports that the median annual earnings of individuals with a bachelor’s degree is roughly twice the amount earned by individuals with only a high school diploma ($42.783 vs. $21,569)” (CareerProfiles, 2017). Having another college degree enhances my opportunities of gaining better employment and career advancements. The academic and career skills that I learn during my education, will help stand me out from other job applicants, proving to employers that I have persistence and dedication to what I do. Doing a job that I enjoy, will be satisfying and play a crucial role in overall happiness and better service to
Caesar Chavez was born to Mexican immigrant parents in Yuma, Arizona 1927. When he was approximately 12 years old his parents migrated to California because of economic hardships to gain employment on the farm. The family worked at different locations in that state for about ten years. His education level was up to the 8th grade because after moving to California he never went back to school, but opted to work on the field with his parents. Caesar’s quest to become an activist stemmed from his childhood days on the farm where he witnessed firsthand the injustice the farm workers experienced; and also their exclusion from the Labor Relations Act in 1936.
About 20 years ago my parents came to the United States from Mexico in order to give their children a better life. As I near the end of my high school career I realize now that what they wanted for my siblings and I was a fresh start from poverty and the opportunity to a higher education. While my family and I have faced numerous hardships in the past few years, we have found ways to overcome them and make the best of what we do have. Currently, I live in a single-parent household with a younger sibling. After the separation of my parents, we have found ourselves financially unstable and constantly working to better our instability.
It took me what seem like forever to be able to live out my dream of coming back to Texas Tech University. I told myself from the beginning of my college career that no matter what happens I will finish where I started not knowing what would soon happen. During second semester of my freshman year my father lost his leg due to an accident. Those times were the hardest not only for him but also for our family. My father lost his job, my mother had to work more and I made the choice to go back home to help out financially.
It started to be a regular thing until I saw the government that I had once trusted beat a man who wouldn 't leave his daughter behind. As rage filled me up I knew I had to do something to help the very people that had taught me my culture, not only was it the right thing it do, but instead it was what I had to do. It is november 18, 2038 which marks the anniversary of my capture a year earlier. I have been taken from my home without my family for a year and put in a camp in mexico, yet it seems as if everyone around me is apart of me because we share the same culture. In the camps we are not allowed to celebrate anything that Trump says we can 't or we will be killed on the spot.
I have already told you the story of when my grandmother passed away, but I haven’t told you about her decision to live in this country. My mother at the time was very young, only one and a half, when my grandmother decided come to journey across the border into America. My grandfather had a working visa, and used it to go to America for months at a time, leaving his family of eleven behind. His jobs mostly consisted of picking cotton, and picking many different fruits and vegetables. Although it was very hard work for my grandfather, it was a lot more money than working anywhere in mexico.
I believe that someone has helped me and we are getting helped by someone else. I want to help someone at the same time earning a good wage so I can support my family. I am the first from the family to attend college for the first time in the US so it is a big deal that way as
This aspect made me wonder what the value of going to college is. I am in college myself I have worked at grocery stores and restaurants not making much money at all. My husband who dropped out of college is a carpenter he owns his own business making far more money than I do and will continue until I get my degree. He worked his way up the ladder starting at the bottom working under other individuals until he went out on his own. He is self-employed meaning if he does not go out and find jobs to make money the bills do not get paid.