When she got to eighth grade, she had to take a test to continue onto high school. She always did very well in school and passed the test easily, but her parents got her a worker’s permit and she never went to high school. In some ways, I think she regrets not going, but she is constantly working and was most likely more than happy to help her family out. With or without high school, she is unbelievably intelligent and I am so proud to call her my grandma. Just sitting down with her for a short amount of time, I learned so much about the past and I definitely recommend you talk to an elder you know.
Lupe is super smart she has won many awards proving she is intelligent. Lupe won many awards, but I think the one she will most remember is the day she got a small trophy from the major for not missing a day of school, except for a day in kindergarten when she got stung by a wasp. She is a straight A student. Won the school’s spelling bee champion, winner of the reading contest at the library three years in a row, won blue ribbon award in the science fair, top student at her piano recital, and the playground grand champion in chess. All those achievements prove that she is very
I love basketball and I knew I wanted to be around the game.” said Ellen. Degler loves coaching girls basketball, and has had a great experience back here at Chaska. “Being with all the girls and seeing the smiles and seeing the enjoyment and seeing them grow as a player, and sometimes that’s tough but it’s also really rewarding,” Degler said, “it’s defining who they are as a person and where they get to take what they learn on the
We were winning so big, and I thought it was a great game. When I looked around the locker room and saw everyone’s faces, I felt selfish. I had only been thinking about myself and this game being my last. I had not thought about my other teammates who also were playing their last high school basketball game. My coach told me to pass the ball to my teammates, even though I was scoring a ton of points.
For example, Gladwell talks about a 12 year old girl living with her mother in "a one-bedroom apartment in the Bronx" stated in the book. "To become a success" stated by Galdwell, Martia wakes up at 5:45 and returns home "around 5:30". She then spends "two to three hours" on homework, only to wake up and do it again the next day". Martia goes to KIPP Academy, which is "one of the most desirable public schools in New York City" due to the schools superb academics, with "84 percent of the students" that are at or above their grade level, compared to "16 percent" exhibited by the rest of New York City's public schools. This shows us what a peson will do to be
Lynette Woodard was born on August 12, 1959. To her mother and father in Wichita Kansas. She instantly became interested in Basketball when she was a young girl, this is because of her older brother who would make her practice her shots with a stuffed sock. As Lynette grew older, she started to realize that men and women were not treated fairly, but her fondness of basketball was growing stronger. She practiced nonstop, even though people told her she would never make a team.
Dorothy Ann Scarritt was born on December 12, 1897 in Kansas City, Missouri. She was born into a very well off family as the fourth of five kids. Growing up Dorothy was a very athletic person and very invested in her education she went to Smith College which is a liberal arts college in Massachusetts. After Dorothy got out of college she traveled to Chile, Panama, Peru, Cuba, and Argentina with her father. When she came back from South America she only lived back in her hometown, Kansas City, Missouri for a couple months.
She is always positive and happy. Some students think it’s all for an act, but that doesn 't get to her. She is on the girls basketball and softball team. Despite her being good at sports, she is really clumsy. She tries to be careful, but she stills ends up on the floor everyday.
Stereotypes aren't real I had too much free time. It's not really normal for a 6 year old to be bored. with all the excitement and joy with being a clueless 6 year old, I was bored, a lot. I always remembered picking up my sister from dance, with a smile on her face, always talking about the new steps and moves she learned, to be honest, I kinda used to be jealous. She went to this little place called the dance shoppe.