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A Forgotten-Patriot and the Four Way Test By Lucy Rebecca Wickstrom

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Lucy Rebecca Wickstrom, First Place Grade 10,  Coastal Christian Teacher: Alison Limon A trip to Washington, D.C. would be a great excitement for many people across the United States, and when I received the opportunity to visit our nation’s capital as an eighth grader, I was absolutely ecstatic. […]

 
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The Moral Dilemma by Kimi White

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Kimi White, First Place Grade 8,  Paulding Middle Teacher: Mrs. Fahey The Rotary’s 4 way test is a tool I have used many times to help me figure out the best road to take in challenging situations. It asks four basic questions, first is it truthful, second is […]

 
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4-Way-Test by Mikayla Quam

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Mikayla Quam, First Place Grade 6,  Ocean View Elementary School Teacher: Jeanie Gordon Every two years, the world comes together for the Olympics, a very popular tradition. During this time, we tend to put aside other problems and conflicts that may be going on for a little friendly competition. […]

 
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The Four Way Test by Mikayla Provence

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Mikayla Provence, First Place Grade 3,  Branch Elementary School Teacher: Kathy Metcalf “That’s not fair!”“Bad call!” “You don’t know how to play this game!” These are some words that can break friendships. And unfortunately, they are also words spoken often during a game of four-square at my school. […]

 
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Stalin’s Wall by Leila Assal

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Leila Assal, First Place Grade 10,  Arroyo Grande High School Teacher: Mrs. Derbidge Josef Stalin, a communist leader in the Russian Revolution of 1917, once said, “A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic”. This statement and its meaning are both misrepresentations […]

 
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The Rotary 4 Way test and Me by

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Kimberly White, Second Place Grade 7,  Paulding Middle School Teacher: Mr. Vanderweide Natalie always ate her lunch alone. She always walked to her classroom alone. She most definitely spent her break time alone. This is how she preferred it. She would rather be alone by herself […]

 
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Stereotyping by Mustafa Assal

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Mustafa Assal, First Place Grade 4,  Shell Beach Elementary School Teacher: Mr. Sharp Stereotyping has hurt many people in different ways. For example some ethnic groups have been stereotyped for being in gangs or being dumb or being ignorant or in our case terrorists. Stereotyping is […]

 
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THE 4-WAY TEST AND ME byt Talia Conn

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Talia Conn, First Place Grade 2,  Ocean View Elementary School Teacher: Ms. Janich Wherever I go to the library, it reminds me of when black people were not allowed to check out books and books remind me of the book called “Ron’s Mission.”  In “Ron’s Mission,” Ron […]

 
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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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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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