The atmosphere of Schoenfeld Campus Gym had been electrifying Thursday afternoon. The Fall Homecoming Pep Rally included numerous activities for Concordia’s sports team to partake in. For example, one “challenge” involved a member of the sports team getting wrapped up in toilet paper, under the pressure of a time clock. When time ran out, whichever individual was wrapped in the most toilet paper (or looked the most like they had just emerged from an Egyptian pyramid) won that game. The CCNY Pep Rally acted as an opportunity for the rest of the student body to become familiar with our famed athletic program, and to mingle with this elite status of the student.
One of the most challenging experiences I have faced came to me in my JROTC program. In my junior year of high school, I was promoted to the rank of cadet sergeant major and given more responsibilities than I have ever had. I was thrown into a situation that I was unprepared for and given no training on my position. I was given the task to start and maintain a marksmanship team, while supervising the program’s supply room. At first, I was completely over whelmed, and did not know how to perform my duties, because I could not be in two places at once.
The book i chose to read for my book report was The Longest Day by Cornelius Ryan. It is a nonfiction book about D-day, set mostly in Normandy, France. It is in the Allied point of view for most of the book. Some of the main characters that it follows are Dwight D. Eisenhower, Hitler, and many different Generals that were under both Eisenhower and Hitler’s command.
True Self Lorna Simpson was born in Brooklyn, New York in the 1960s. She studied and graduated from the University of San Diego and the school of visual arts in New York. Simpson creates images that make the audience view the important stereotypes of black women in a new and improved way. Lorna presents us with provocative and life-changing images because she sees black female identity as an overlooked culture. In her images, she expresses her thoughts on the representation that black woman has in our culture she also points out that because of our society black women aren 't able to embrace themselves as who they are because they are influenced by other cultures.
The D-Day Describe the scene as you approach Omaha beach for the D-day landing. I remember the day, you can call it the D-day but for me, it was 6 June 1944. At the end of that day, there were 425,000 people who died a horrible death. It all started when all the soldiers were standing in the crowded ship, there were 7,000 ships altogether and all of them were all drizzly and it was very hard to stand on the floor because it was slippery also the waves hitting the ships were making people drop to the floor and on their knees.
I implemented Special Olympics activities and recreations for community events. In addition, I collaborated with school personnel and outside agencies to engage students in sports activities. These activities included track and field, bowling, appropriate social interaction with peers, adults, and school staff etc. I planned field trips for students in the surround communities and interfaced with communities’ organizers and school personnel to engage students in the events such as the Dixie Classic Fair, Santa Christmas Workshop, and going to the local museums etc.
I have had a few major things happen to me throughout my life. Most of the important events happened in middle school and further on. I did accomplish a few things in elementary school. Once I was in middle school I joined the scouting organization and achieved good grades. In high school I was placed very high in my class after struggling at the beginning of the year.
The World’s Columbian Exposition, which is also known as the Chicago World’s Fair opened on May 1st, 1893. The fair’s main focus was to the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ first voyage to the New World; albeit they were off by a year. The fair was located in Jackson Park, the current place of the Museum of Science and Industry and the Midway Plaisance. There was an approximate of 27 million visitors, 14 million of whom were from outside of the United States. An interesting fact about the fair is that Chicago had to fight to have the fair, beating out St. Louis, New York and Washington, D.C.
The Japanese education started out mainly during the Meiji period in the 1970s. It was during that era where the government placed extra efforts to allow their people to receive basic education thru the mass building of primary schools across the country. There were also a number of higher education institutes to facilitate the development of future leaders. (Kida, 1975) Currently Japan is using “6-3-3-4 system” (Kida, 1975) whereby consisting of the number of years in each stage of the education that is taken by the majority.
The high school that I was in gave me an interesting experience. I was able to learn and experience different lessons with in my high school. Three of those life lessons that I went through are when my school was placed on lockdown, another experience is a club that I joined which helped really mature. Finally the other experience I faced in high school was that some of my friends that I had wanted me to join them in some bad situations but I kept myself out of those situations.
In high school I was a part of the National Honor Society, where I helped plan some of the events. One event we did was the orientation for incoming freshmen. I helped think of activities, such as a scavenger hunt, for the students to learn about the resources they have available to them. I also helped plan a fundraiser for our club. We were able to have Chick-Fil-A sponser our club.
In a five-day school week, I set aside two days as rest days, where I will only read and take notes on assigned school books. I plan for the upcoming three days that I will work on my educational goals, and enjoy my personal life. By setting aside personal time to enjoy life I have no excuses for distractions once I begin my school assignments. The three days that I have left are specifically planned and dedicated to my educational goals.