Getting Your A Game On

ImageThe time has come…AP testing is getting closer and closer! It’s practically creeping up on us. 😥 My teacher gave my class some advice to prep for the test, and one of them is to eat a good breakfast! Research has shown that breakfast is the most important meal of the day because it gives us energy to start the day and improves our performance in whatever we’re doing. It improves our concentration and problem solving skills, as well as eye-hand coordination. However, some of us may be in a hurry and not have enough time to eat breakfast. It’s okay! Here are some ideas to make for a breakfast on the go~

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Love (for sweets) is in the Air

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There are days in class when my teacher would surprise us with a lesson completely unexpected than the normal everyday English class, and this week, he talked to us about Valentine’s Day.

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Time and Effort

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This week, my class and I did presentations on our blogs in English class. We talked about how are blogs were growing, our favorite comments, favorite posts, changes that were made, things we’re still struggling with, and basically analyzing our blog to show how we’re doing with our blogs. It wasn’t about how many views or likes you had (although having them is nice); it was about how much time and effort you put into your blog. The more work you put into your blog, the more fantastic it will look! Make it so you’re buzzing with so much joy, you can’t wait to share it with everyone! Everybody may not take interest in it, but hey, it’s your work, and you’re proud of it. You are your own audience.

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How Strong is Your Will Power?

During class, we watched this documentary called “The Guru of Go.” After watching the film, it leaves this feeling in you, and I’m just like wow…that was amazing. In the documentary film, it talked about Hank Gathers. He was a basketball player and a very inspirational person. Hank pushes himself to the limit and doesn’t give up. When he found out that he had an irregular heartbeat, Hank was determined to conquer the problem when it began to affect his playing skills. The medications he took didn’t allow him to perform as well as he should so he began to cut down on the doses. He was risking his life by doing this, but Hank was set on not letting his heart problem stop him from playing even down to his last dunk.Image Continue reading