Going the Distance

ImageWe recently watched a movie called Rocky in class, starring Sylvester Stallone. The movie is about an amateur boxer, Rocky, who’s never actually had a real fight before and is given the chance to fight a well known, heavyweight champion. He is given the opportunity to pursue the American dream, and along the way, he finds love. To prepare for the big fight, Rocky trains all day and night. He never gives up even with all the obstacles thrown at him in life. Rocky tries to look past the negatives and keep moving on. However, while everyone else was pushing him and thinking that his goal was to beat Apollo Creed, Rocky was aiming more than that. He told his girlfriend, Adrian, that he knew he wouldn’t be able to beat the champion, and it was absurd to even think he’d be able to. Continue reading

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Keeping It Simple

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In my English class this week, we were working on our innovation projects. However, sometimes, we feel the need that in order to make a good project, it should be complicated and elaborate so it seems cool and awesome. That’s not the case though. A project or an idea can be very complex, but if it is not executed thoroughly, the result won’t turn out well. Sometimes, just stick with the basics because it can look simple but turn out amazing.

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