Archive | elementary school (Grade 1-3)

Four Way Test by Mariella Conn

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Mariella Conn, First Place Grade 3, Ocean View Elementary School Teacher: Elisa Cecchi Principal: Sarah Butler It isn’t right when kids bully other kids.  I can’t stand it. No matter what we look like we are all the same. “Don’t judge a book by it’s cover” […]

 
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Should Wild Animals be kept as Pets by Linnea Johnson

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Linnea Johnson, Second Place Grade 3, Branch Elementary Teacher: Kathy Beacock Principal: Hillery Dixon  Should Wild Animals be kept as Pets? Many people think that having a wild animal as a pet is really cool because these animals are really unusual or cute, but there are […]

 
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Responsibility by Shane Moncrief

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Shane Moncrief, Third Place Grade 3, Ocean View Elementary Teacher: Scott Danielson Principal: Sarah Butler   “Eagle!” I yelled as my ball went in the hole. I could tell my mom was very proud ‘cause she was already celebrating in excitement. I had just won my […]

 
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Rotary 4-Way Test by Mariella Conn

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Mariella Conn, First Place Grade 2, Ocean View Elementary School Teacher: Mrs. Darlene Upham Rotary 4-Way Test This story is very true and even if I don’t win I want you to remember that.  My story is about a kind neighbor of my family named Mel […]

 
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Wishes Horse Camp by Linnea Johnson

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Linnea Johnson, Second Place Grade 2, Branch Elementary School Teacher: Ms. Jessica Neie Wishes Horse Camp I think the people who run Wishes Horse Camp are a good example of those who follow the four-way test. To start off with, it is fair because while the younger […]

 
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Words Make People Happy by Julisa Provence

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Julisa Provence, Third Place Grade 2, Branch Elementary School Teacher: Mrs. Liz Johnson   Do the words you choose really make other people happy? Would you rather be around people who use nice, loving words or people who are always mean? I want to focus on […]

 
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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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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 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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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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