Archive | 2006-2007

I Don’t Have Any Homework

Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cities Charles Royal, Second Place Middle School Division, Grade 8 Barb Babka, Judkins I walked into my house with an upside down grin on my face. Once again I was swamped with homework. Almost every period, I had homework. I sat down on the couch, relieved that school […]

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Facing Reality

Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cities Jennifer Farias, Third Place Grade 8, Middle School Division Barb Babka, Judkins It was a bright sunny day and I was getting ready for school. As I got to the entrance of Oceano Elementary School my mom said bye and left my sister and I at the […]

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Saying Goodbye to the Past

Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cities Brendan Pringle, First Place Grade 11, High School Division AGHS Although a senescent, tarnished moped may not seem like an object of value, my family considered our 1980 moped a member of the family. To my father, it symbolized the beginning of a newfound freedom and the […]

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