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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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The 4-way Test by Selma Rahim

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Selma Rahim, First Place Grade 5, Ocean View Elementary School Teacher: Rachael Henze Principal: Sarah Butler “Being a good person does not depend on your religion or status in life, your race or skin color, political views or culture. It depends on how good you treat […]

 
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Conserving Natural Resources by Nicholas York

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Nicholas York, Second Place Grade 5, Coastal Christian School Teacher: Brianna Richardson Principal: Larry Hoekman Hey, it’s me again Nicky York. You might remember me from the “conserving water” essay last year. But this year, I am back from a whole different approach, “conserving our natural […]

 
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Cursive by Torsten Johnson

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Torsten Johnson, Third Place Grade 5, Branch Elementary Teacher: Ali Whitaker Principal: Hillery Dixon   Cursive writing has always impressed and fascinated me. It is much more beautiful than regular printing and also a lot faster. Many schools around the U.S. have stopped teaching cursive. Many […]

 
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The Fair Way by Jared Holland

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Jared Holland, First Place Grade 7, Coastal Christian School Teacher: Misty Sano Principle: Larry Hoekman The Rotary 4-Way Test assists me in analyzing every large decision I am about to make. It breaks down difficult situations into four uncomplicated questions. First, is it truthful? Second, is […]

 
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Today’s society, Divorce is Becoming a Normal by Alexis R. Weber-Waltz

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Alexis R. Weber-Waltz, Second Place Grade 7, Coastal Christian School Teacher: Misty Sano Principal: Larry Hoekman In today’s society, divorce is becoming a normal thing of life.  Married couples are getting divorced because of many different reasons.  Most divorces have children that are really young and […]

 
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The 4-Way Test by Sheila Barcenas

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Sheila Barcenas, Third Place Grade 8, Judkins Middle School Teacher: Christina Dwyer Principal: Ian Penton A stereotype is an idea that many people have about a thing or group which may often be untrue or only partly true. In our daily lives we are being labeled […]

 
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Rotary Four Way Test: The Portal to Better Communication by Kimi White

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Kimi White, First Place Grade 11, Arroyo Grande High School Teacher: Nicole Powers Principal: Conan Bowers Many issues in our world seem to stem from a lack of communication. Communication is the key to building relationships and coming together as people of this planet. Learning second […]

 
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