Archive | 2nd place

Permanent Repercussions by Leanna Newby

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Leanna Newby, Second Place Grade 11,  Coastal Christian Teacher: Alison Limon Excited, the girl glances at her phone. Unable to see the screen because of the gleaming sun, she moves to the shade of a prodigious oak tree. Two seconds later, she picks up the device again. She […]

 
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4-Way Test by Destinee Meza

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Destinee Meza, Second Place Grade 7,  Judkins Middle Teacher: Barbara Babka In AVID, a class that is dedicated to educating kids about college, a common question we are asked is who is your hero? Who inspires you to persevere though your life? My answer would be my grandma, […]

 
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How I didn’t use the 4 way test by Talia Conn

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Talia Conn, Second Place Grade 3,  Ocean View Elementary School Principle: Sarah Butler This is a story of how I didn’t use the 4 way test. If you know me I play Condors club soccer and my dad is the coach. In my first game I had a […]

 
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The Four Way Test and Me by Ryan Brennan

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Ryan Brennan, Second Place Grade 9,  Coastal Christian School Teacher: Mrs. Limon Throughout our daily lives a myriad of decisions, motivations, actions and thoughts write our story. Whether you choose to attend college or try out for the baseball team every choice that is made will […]

 
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Technology Consumes the Human by Julia Kasper

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Julia Kasper, Second Place Grade 8,  Judkins Middle School Teacher: Ms. Richards “When we finally slump down at the end of the day and wonder where the time went we scratch our heads wondering how checking a couple of emails ended up taking five hours.” (Freyda […]

 
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The 4 Way Test by Jacob Crisp

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Jacob Crisp, Second Place Grade 5,  Ocean View Elementary School Teacher: Mrs. Gordon Jackie Robinson was the first black baseball player to play in the Major Leagues in 1947. Back then there were two leagues, a Negro League and a Professional league that did not allow […]

 
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Beethoven and the four way test by Torsten Johnson

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Torsten Johnson, Second Place Grade 1,  Branch School Teacher: Mrs. Metcalf Ludwig van Beethoven is my favorite composer. I enjoy playing music. I play the piano. Beethoven wrote my favorite piano piece, called Fur Elise. It means for Elise. Who was Elise? Nobody knows for sure. […]

 
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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 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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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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