Archive | June, 2012

The 4-Way Test and Me by Joanne Crandall

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Joanne Crandall, First Place Grade 11,   Arroyo Grande High School Teacher: Mrs. Dixon Throughout much of human history and in many religious belief systems, we humans have been taught to “treat others the way you would want to be treated.”  All too often, we apply this […]

 
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Bridging the Gap, Building Connections by Akash Salam

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Akash Salam, Second Place Grade 11,   Arroyo Grande High School Teacher: Mrs. Dixon Eight years ago, I dreamt of living a life without having to worry about food or working tirelessly through the day. Today, I’m living that dream. But today, I have a bigger dream, […]

 
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The 4-Way Test: Now and Then by Kathleen Schwind

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Kathleen Schwind, Third Place Grade 9,   Arroyo Grande High School Teacher: Mrs. Pierce Lately in the newspaper there was an article entitled What Would Atticus Do? Harper Lee’s beloved story has proven to be still as influential in our society today as it was in the […]

 
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The Four Way Test is a very constructive guideline by Ryan Brennan

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Ryan Brennan, First Place Grade 8,   Coastal Christian School Teacher: Mrs. Sano The Four Way Test is a very constructive guideline that is beneficial to many events and issues. If every citizen, every student, every human being used this test as a pattern and indicator for […]

 
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The 4-Way Test has been useful to people for generations by Lucy Wickstrom

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Lucy Wickstrom, Second Place Grade 8,   Coastal Christian School Teacher: Mrs. Sano The 4-Way Test has been useful to people for generations. The questions “Is it the truth?,” “Is it fair to all concerned?,” “Will it build goodwill and better friendships?,” and “Will it be beneficial […]

 
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The 4-Way Test and Me by Rebecca Schwind

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Rebecca Schwind, First Place Grade 6,   Shell Beach Elementary Teacher: Mrs. Schmieg For me, sixth grade has been the best of times and the worst of times. The best part of the sixth grade class is my teacher, Mr. Schmieg. Mr. Schmieg exemplifies the 4-Way Test […]

 
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A Struggle for Equality by Akito Hayashi

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Akito Hayashi, Second Place Grade 4,  Ocean View Elementary Teacher: Mrs. Pierce Martin Luther King Jr. was an African-American who supported social change through peaceful protests.  A powerful speaker and a man of great spiritual strength, he shaped the American civil rights, and was one of […]

 
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I Meet My Brother’s Cold Shoulder by Carlos Robinson

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Carlos Robinson, Third Place Grade 5,  Ocean View Elementary Teacher: Mr. Copley It was January 2012, and my little brother, Diego, started getting jealous of me. He was getting jealous of all the attention and presents I was getting from my relatives and family. Because of […]

 
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When I think about the 4 way test … by Paige Amoroso

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Paige Amoroso, First Place Grade 2,  Ocean View Elementary Teacher:  Mrs. Janich When I think about the 4 way test, it makes me think about Rosa Parks.  Rosa Parks was an African American woman and she was like Martin Luther King.  I am writing to tell […]

 
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The Four Way Test and Me by Mustafa Assal

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Mustafa Assal, Second Place Grade 3, Shell Beach Elementary Teacher:  Ms. Simpson Have you ever been accused of something you did not do or say? Do you know how it feels to be treated unfairly? I do. I was blamed for saying a bad word that […]

 
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