Archive | Intermediate (Grades 4-6)

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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Gymnastics Aces “The 4-Way Test and Me” by John Pollard

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites John Pollard, Third Place Grade 6,  Ocean View Elementary School Teacher: Eric Ray Shawn Johnson said, “Gymnastics taught me everything – life lessons, responsibility and discipline and respect.” I am a gymnast and I can tell you that gymnastics is more than a sport. I am 12 years old […]

 
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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 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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4-Way Troop Support by Lisa Miller

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Lisa Miller, Third Place Grade 5,  Ocean View Elementary School Teacher: Mr. Copley For many years, my family and I have supported our troops by sending care packages to soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq. These care packages support the ideas of the 4-Way Test. There are […]

 
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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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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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