Archive | May, 2012

Rather Than Love, Than Money, Than Fame

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Emily Garrett, Second Place Grade 11, Arroyo Grande High School Teacher:  Mrs. Dixon “The truth is rarely pure and never simple,” claimed Oscar Wilde, a bona fide lord of the English language. His contention regarding the exclusivity of truth lends us to believe that the truth […]

 
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On Incivility, Injustice, Immaturity, Immediacy, Insanity and On Hope For the Future

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Kyle Berlin, Third Place Grade 10, Arroyo Grande High School Teacher:  Mrs. Derbidge In times of hardship, it can be easy to lose sight of what is at stake. Too often, we are swept up in the gales of immediacy, in the battle at hand, in […]

 
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The 4-Way Test and Me

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Frank Fletcher, First Place Grade 7, Judkins Middle School Teacher:  Mr. Liebo Even though we are all caught up in our daily lives, we still have one little idea in the very back corner of our minds to do what God has given us to do. […]

 
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Five Qualities

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Cal Schwefler , Second Place Grade 7, Judkins Middle School Teacher:  Mr. Liebo Truth, fairness, goodwill, friendship, and helpfulness. All five of these different qualities will help humans hugely in life. Each one of them is filled with gentleness and kindness. All of these qualities help […]

 
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The 4-Way Test And Me: Sticks And Stones May Break My Bones, But Words Will Hurt Me

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Kiana Parker, Third Place Grade 8, Coastal Christian Teacher:  Mrs. Brown Specks of dust flittered down from the reflection of sunlight beaming in through the class window. Every tick of the clock sounded in my ears. Each student held their breath, as we all anxiously anticipated the big […]

 
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From Ordinary To Extraordinary With The 4-Way Test

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Rebecca Schwind, First Place Grade 5, Shell Beach Elementary Teacher:  Mrs. Baca My social studies class is studying early America and we each have been assigned an historical figure for a wax museum, and I got Dolley Madison. I have learned what an extraordinary woman Dolley […]

 
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The 4-Way Test and Me

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Daisy Wickstrom, Second Place Grade 4, Coastal Christian Teacher:  Mrs. Schrei & Mrs. York As I was thinking about The Four Way Test and its questions (Is it the truth?, Is it fair for all concerned?, Will it build goodwill and better friendships?, and Is it […]

 
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The Rotary 4-Way Test and Me

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Kimi White, Third Place Grade 5, Harloe Elementary Teacher:  Mr. Nygaard When I first heard of the Rotary 4-Way Test I thought it was one of the best inventions EVER! I first thought that it would be great to use at my school. Everyone could live […]

 
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A Better World

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Bear Boutet, Second Place Grade 3, Coastal Christian Teacher:  Ms. Bockhahn If everyone used the 4-Way Test the world would be in perfect harmony. Everyone would tell the truth and never tell a lie. Everyone would be fair and share. People could work out their problems […]

 
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Our Best Friendships

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Kacee Santana  , Second Place Grade 3, Coastal Christian Teacher:  Ms. Bockhahn I’m going to be writing about friendships. Friendship is very important. With friendship you have to be telling the “Truth”. Telling the truth is a big part of friendship. If your friend doesn’t know […]

 
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