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Favorite local bussiness 5/24

My favorite local  business is Crepes , whenever im sad i just like going there to get something sweet to better my day . They sell waffle sticks which is my go to , with any chocolate or topping you want on top. Love it in the summer with some ice cream and also im starting to love the actual […]

May 24, 2022 May 24, 2022
Treat yourself 5/4

Sometimes i feel down and try to find ways to make myself feel better by taking trips or going out to eat something i like . I dont usually just treat myself because lately its been a lot going on but actually i been traveling which in my opinion is the best way of living life. When i go on […]

May 4, 2022 May 4, 2022
Cool stuff 4/28

Usually in facebook i always see fascinating information . I always see news about goverment secrets , the space or historical events that prove the hidden mysteries. I like to see things like those and keep them in mind, if i believe it i do a little more research on it , if i dont believe ? it was good […]

May 3, 2022 May 3, 2022
Mindfulness 5/3/2022

I believe my life is the way it is now because i dont meditate enough sometimes i let the over thinking get over my head which sometimes leads to too much stress and wrong thoughts . I believe i need to be more positive in other things to progress with good energy and not just pretend but actually find consistence […]

May 3, 2022 May 3, 2022
Christy’s Tracking the Plot of Kindred

<Begin with a freewrite about your book. Write non-stop about your book. What have you been thinking about your book since you read last?> This section of the story has a lot of turning points , while rufus father pass away and rufus takes pover we can see what we already knew . rufus loves but also benefits from dana […]

April 6, 2022 April 6, 2022
Inflatation 3/16

Yes everything world wide is increasing on major levels. Food when it comes to the basics like eggs , bacon, cream and coffe? My top go to ? It goes from 5-10 dollars each if you want good quality and thats not guaranteed lately .. Thats 20-30 dollars on 4 items that will last 3 days the most . For […]

March 24, 2022 March 24, 2022
Friendship 3/15

Growing up i cared so much about being accepted or fit in with friends and it was hard because i never found myself with people my age, they were always older than me so the friendship was always weird . Nowadays i dont care about friends or fitting . I like to keep my circle small so if there is […]

March 24, 2022 March 24, 2022
Tracking Characters

The travels get worst and worst .. Dana went back in time , this time rufus is a grown man and acts like his father more day by day . Kevin is gone and as we all know communication for slaves was almost possible because most couldn’t read and write and the was that didn’t ?? wasn’t allowed to express […]

March 24, 2022 March 24, 2022
Conflict 2/14

I honestly have a nasty attitude and i can admit that but i don’t like starting drama or problems because i believe life is already too complicated . Instead i avoid stuff but to a small limit because i believe that if i dont ever attack you or tease you in any way , there’s no reason why you should […]

March 23, 2022 March 23, 2022
Elders 3/23

Growing up my mother always been such a lovely daughter to my grandma when it comes to making sure she has everything she needs and healthy but kinda of distance as well. Sometimes we get so overwhelmed we our own problems that we forget to really be there for our elders . Lately i been tryna better my relationship with […]

March 23, 2022 March 23, 2022
Nature 3/22

One thing that amazes me about nature is the bioluminescent beaches, nature is all about magical things. Plants, rivers, oceans and many creatures with great talents we know nothing about. In Puerto Rico around the best beaches with the most crystal clear water there’s theses beaches that light up at night . its like dropping thousands of blue lights in […]

March 23, 2022 March 23, 2022
Body image 3/21

Social media can be used as a motivation for some but also as a distraction from reality to others . We so used to growing up and seeing people all over the world any age after 16year old which is very young as a female with all kind of plastic surgeries to better their image . This is affected a […]

March 22, 2022 March 22, 2022
Tech tools . 2/8

My phone and my computer are my favorite techs tools i used them for everything and feel so lost without them . After covid-19 its like everything its online so if i wanna make appointments, shopping , looking for jobs or o any kind of work its with my computer . My phone is my communication to the outside world […]

March 21, 2022 March 21, 2022
Bad habits 3/9/22

My main bad habit is my schedule, my schedule has mess me up in life for a long time now. I been trying to fix myself because Im grown and that just irresponsible after certain age. This started becoming a problem when it comes to my reputation, I’m being affected on the daily basic by my own bad habit in […]

March 12, 2022 March 12, 2022
Rude public behavior 3/2/2022

The worst public behaviors in NYC are found in the trains stations and trains itself and it makes me fear the trains and feel so disgusted. People come on the train harassing for money or your number , nowadays its near impossible being on a train without worrying about what can happen to you . Some homeless people also be […]

March 12, 2022 March 12, 2022
Money choices 3/1/22

I give myself a limit on the daily basic on how much i spend , specially now that im not working.  i write down what i need and how much i will be spending, depending on my budged or upcoming paycheck. when I’m low on money i find ways to make up for the money im spending. Sometimes it gets […]

March 12, 2022 March 12, 2022
Whos your heroe ? 2/28/2022

My heroes are my parents , i can see the sacrifices they make on the daily basic not only to help themselves but also to help others. in my point of view that what real heroes do while inpiring others to be heroes as well . They try their best to provide help for those around in many different ways […]

March 12, 2022 March 12, 2022
Sacrifices for other ? 2/17/2022

I feel like on the daily basics i make sacrifices to help myself but also the people i care for. Sometimes even by helping yourself you making a sacrifice to help others for example i became independent to help my mother because with all the issues she has i cant be adding on my biggest sacrifice . Also i have […]

March 11, 2022 March 11, 2022
How well do you take criticism ? 2/16/2022

To be honest the criticism is not about what’s being said its about who says it, if its somebody who i believe has the experience and good intentions which their words than i will definitely listen quiet and take the advice or critics . I like to stay quiet when im wrong because i know myself  and attitude . I […]

March 11, 2022 March 11, 2022
Your expectations 2/15/2022

i have expectations on myself due to things people like my parents or close family members didn’t accomplish, i honestly wanna finish school because i cant tell you many people in my family before my generation that graduated high school . Not my parents or my grandparents so i have to get myself in a better patch to break the […]

March 11, 2022 March 11, 2022
Learning from a younger person 2/10/2022

I don’t really surround myself from people i could really learn from or maybe i just dont focus enough to actually finish learning. I have this friend shes younger than me by 1y  but she cooks way  better than me. I think i watch her cook for me so eventually i will learn but i dont really put my mind […]

March 10, 2022 March 10, 2022
Bravery 2/9/2022

Yes sometimes i have to do things to survive that takes a lot of bravery and i love it because it makes me overcome fears and makes me feel better about myself. Circumstances that can get me in a position where my reputation can be mess up not with people around me but with family or legal . Theres other […]

March 10, 2022 March 10, 2022
Over coming fears 2/7/2022

My main fear is failure so that means everything fears me depending on the risks cause there’s always a chance of failure . i have bad anxiety so when i’m facing situations that can go wrong i get nervous and my heart start beating so fast. I try to give myself confidence repeating in my head that everything’s gonna be […]

March 10, 2022 March 10, 2022
Hometown 2/3/2022

I personally love everything about my hometown because its a mixture of USA , Puerto Rican, Chinese and Dominican food. You find the best of all kinds of food in my country . If you a sushi lover like i am, believe its my favorite meal when i go home i will send you to TARZAN. Tarzan is located around […]

March 10, 2022 March 10, 2022
Giving money on the street .

My budget its 1-3 dollars depending on who it its , its this homeless man i call dancing joe and i always try to give him money when i see him . I dont like people that be smelling ode bad so i just walk away from those most of the time because they tend to be real disrespectful specially […]

March 3, 2022 March 3, 2022
What tech tools are you finding most fun and useful right now, whether you access them for school, for work or for entertainment? What apps are your current favorites? Why?

My phone and my computer are my favorite techs tools i used them for everything and feel so lost without them . After covid-19 its like everything its online so if i wanna make appointments, shopping , looking for jobs or o any kind of work its with my computer . My phone is my communication to the outside world […]

March 1, 2022 March 1, 2022
Directions Write about the ways that the teachers in your school use technology, and how well you think it enhances what and how you learn. What mix of traditional teaching and teaching with emerging technologies do you think would be best for you as a learner? Why?

when i was in 3rd grade we literally had to write down our exams from the board because it barely printers in school and it was expense in Dominican republic to do the whole printing process so exams , homework and other things had be writing down .That’s a waste of time and energy , nowadays the teacher make a […]

January 13, 2022 January 13, 2022
What’s your dream job? Why do you want that job? Do you think you’re well suited for it?

I wanna be a flight attendant that’s my dream job or career . I truly believe I fit this job because i enjoy traveling, i speak 2 languages and also have the personality for it . I’m outgoing and certain things doesn’t affect me like being away from home or alone for certain amount of time . i always just […]

January 13, 2022 January 13, 2022
Directions What do you want more from a career: happiness or financial stability? Why? Do you worry that you can’t have both?

I believe its all about keeping a balance . You cant have either one without the other and if you do than it doesn’t end up well . Some people can have a lot of money but cant be happy because they lost people they cared for or there’s just things money or stability  cant buy . I believe real […]

January 11, 2022 January 11, 2022
Directions Do you think everyone should go to college, or do you think that school systems across the nation should offer more career and technical education that allows students to go right from high school to a job? Why?

I believe the system across the nation should definitely offer more affordable career courses or technical education so people can get right into making easy good money .  We aren’t even that interested because its a debt for life that we have to pay. The system set us up for failure to be their slaves if we wanna work for […]

December 15, 2021 December 15, 2021
Directions What career or technical classes do you wish your school offered? Would you be interested in getting hands-on career training while still in middle or high school? Why?

Yes, I will be interested in getting a career while being in high or middle school because sometimes by the time we get to college to start our dream careers we already have bills and other situations that’s hard to afford college .Plus ,  We aren’t even that interested because the lack of knowledge we get in school and college […]

December 15, 2021 December 15, 2021
How much slang do you use in general? How much of the latest slang do you tend to adopt? Why? What are your favorite

One slang word i been using a lot lately is “that’s tuff” any time somebody tell me something hard to hear instead of saying that’s sad or crazy i be like that’s tuff . I use a lot of slag like gang , fam , period , I catch on quick because I really be around people in the streets […]

December 15, 2021 December 15, 2021
What do you think you are learning at school – not in terms of academic content, but in terms of “life lessons” and “soft skills.”

This question is deep to me because i feel like my whole life is based right now on catching the little details that I skipped in school that are affecting me now on the daily basic. One of them is lateness , lateness always been a problem i didn’t care about in school growing up and it affects me because […]

December 8, 2021 December 8, 2021
What is something you have done in the last 24 hours that made you feel good about yourself? What does that say about you?

i been feeling down theses past weeks because the year soon be over and im starting to think back and realize i been wasting to much precious time, there for i been trying to focus on doing my homework a little earlier that way i dont have to do everything last minute like last semester . Today i did all […]

December 4, 2021 December 4, 2021
Have you found that multilingualism (speaking more than one language) gives you any benefits or advantages? Explain. Are there any new languages you hope to learn? Which one(s), and why?

Being multilingualism is very important world wide but for me it makes me proud to be able to communicate with my people in a place where they might feel lost because their native language its not always spoken.  Its sad to say in some places like stores , restaurant and etc , sometimes its no translators  even if nowadays there’s […]

December 4, 2021 December 4, 2021
How closely do you listen to lyrics? Do you often find meaning or inspiration in lyrics, or are you more interested in the music or beat? What are your favorite lyrics?

Certain songs are like my medicine , they match my mood . when i hear a artist singing everything im currently feeling i try to analyze why and how . its incredible how somebody that don’t know you can give you the answer or cure to your problems in a song or beat . sometimes its the beats that give […]

December 4, 2021 December 4, 2021
Do you worry colleges or employers might see your social media posts someday? How careful are you online? Do you think it’s fair for employers or colleges to check out candidates through, say, Google?

Yes sometimes i be calling out pretending to be in situations like everybody did before because i need some rest. Im home or out with friends or even on vacation and having certain co-workes in social media and knowing they all close with the manager stop me from posting . in my opinion whatever you post in your social media […]

December 4, 2021 December 4, 2021
Have you ever sent a text or email or posted a video, photo or comment that you wish you could take back? What were the circumstances?

I believe we all took a wrong video during certain circumstances that affect us and ended up in the media. mines was drunk or cheating lol. I posted a video that ended up damaging my 4 year relationship , because i was with my new boyfriend in it . Also i get heated sometimes and send pictures or text i […]

December 4, 2021 December 4, 2021
What would you include in a video about an average day in your life? What people and places would you be sure to include? Why?

If i was to create a video of my daily basic i will definitely start it from home introducing pictures or stuff that belongs to the people that aren’t here with me today but are my motivation to be better on the daily basic . i will continue to move and record on Burnside due to the fact that’s the […]

December 4, 2021 December 4, 2021
How real are you on social media? Why? Do you try to capture the best moments and most flattering images to post on social media? Do you keep your most real and personal moments private?

No lately i been tryna keep in have it all together and under control on social media knowing i dont. I even stopped posting a lot of personal things i used to post because i been wanting to stay lowkey because its too many people watching . im tryna come up in private than  glow up on the gram . […]

December 4, 2021 December 4, 2021
Last 24 hours ? 10/18 .

Today is a new day but i been making up late work because i really wanna pass my classes  by showing that even if my attendance aren’t that good I’m still from home focus on school and doing my work . This week i been behind because things been kind of hard but i been focus mainly in school because […]

October 24, 2021 October 24, 2021
What Reminds You of Childhood?

Honestly nowadays anything reminds me to my childhood , but one thing that rewinds me to my childhood the most is my bag habits. Lately anytime I catch myself doing something wrong I reflect on times where i made the same mistake in my childhood and where me not fixing them has got me . Lately i been feeling like […]

October 24, 2021 October 24, 2021
If the Government Gave You $350 to Spend on Culture, What Would You Buy?

I will definitely buy a flight what’s better way to learn or study another country other than our own government , culture , traditions and even other things that help us learn and appreciate and respect society , diversity what is a big issue in USA today. Taking a flight to places like Mexico , DR and Jamaica its not […]

October 24, 2021 October 24, 2021
Study anything ?

I will like do to do accounting that way I could start my own business. I never wanted to settle for being somebody else worker but my dream career requires that . I don’t know I want be a flight attended for life but one thing I know wherever I start my family I wanna be able to have my […]

October 20, 2021 October 20, 2021
Texting habits

Texting is one of the most used communication source . it includes writing and it can include voice notes as well .When it comes to writing a text most teenager and other use street language . We do it so differently from what we will in school,  i make it easier for me by cutting words using abbreviated words like […]

October 20, 2021 October 20, 2021
Should we require vaccines for students ?

I believe its against human rights forcing a student to take a vaccine to get a education . I refuse to get a vaccine for many personal and research of my own beliefs . I believe its all a government plan to reduce population and in some kind of way control us. We should have a right to attend places […]

October 5, 2021 October 5, 2021
How do you get and spend money ?

Currently I’m making money by working in a jimmy jazz.  Also sometimes I keep me a little income with side hustles. I’m a girl who lives alone and independent so monthly my rent and house bills is the main spend I have .  It been hard at some point in the summer I was working 2 jobs to keep up […]

October 5, 2021 October 5, 2021
If You Could Have Any Animal Feature, What Would It Be?

I believe if I had the chance to be an animal ill be a dolphin. I never thought of being a animal so since the dolphin is my favorite that’s the first one that came in my mind. First of all because they beautiful but also dangerous in their own way . Also I always wanted to swing with the dolphins because they smart and […]

October 4, 2021 October 4, 2021
Whats like to be back in school ?

Being back in school has to be one of the most exciting things I have going on for myself right now . Out of everything I’ve been doing for myself lately like working and other productive choices school is definitely one of the most important . I believe being back in school is having a second chance to be better and actually learn and […]

October 4, 2021 October 4, 2021
something you did in the last 24 hours that made you feel good about yourself or weekend

This weekend was calm and good Saturday i worked as usual and after i went to a candle lighting for a friend who died last year . my friends nd i chilled for a little than i went home . sundae was my rest day i stood home and cleaned all day literally . Also i was kind of upset […]

September 27, 2021 September 27, 2021
something you did in the last 24 hours that made you feel good about yourself

One thing i did today that made me feel good about myself was coming to school. school started more than a week ago & i haven’t attended at all , for dumb reasons because nothing should be more important that school right now . im 19 and its time for me to get my self together and graduate so i […]

September 22, 2021 September 22, 2021
When People Ask, ‘Where Are You From?

Where you from will always be a tricky question when people ask specially in the USA. The way you respond that question can shape the way people look and behave towards you. My answer when people ask where I’m from will always be I’m from Puerto rico . Sometimes people correct me and say “No I meant where you live […]

May 8, 2021 May 8, 2021
Do you think you make good climate choices ?

I make good climate choices but I believe I could do better by knowing more .At home instead of using light balls I rather use more led lights and consume less energy . I believe global warming is a major climate issue we face world wide. Also I try to not waste as much water as possible because helps climate […]

May 8, 2021 May 8, 2021

Recently I felt forced to tell on my ex co-worker because somebody needed to take actions on unfair situations that used to take place in my job and be ignored . Calling HR was the best option and that’s what I did before they tried to do on me with lies . Some people might see it as snitch but […]

April 10, 2021 April 10, 2021
Do we need the arts (music, acting, dance, drawing/painting/design) in our lives?

Yes we definitely do need arts, I believe art is life and it makes us who we are in many ways. We use art to express ourselves for example we use music to communicate, give a message and enjoy good times. A song can bring many memories, reacting towards those memories brings emotions out, emotions make us humans . Art […]

April 10, 2021 April 10, 2021
Describe your current favorite online/video game. What do you like about it? What would you redesign if you could?

I believe the phones and games are a trap so I try to stay away from it as much as possible. I respect people choices but in my opinion I don’t play video or online games at all . I feel like I just don’t have the time because I’m always working and on my days off I’m busy doing […]

April 10, 2021 April 10, 2021
Should the Department of Education keep remote classes as an option for those who want it in the future?

Yes I agree remote classes should continue in the future because everybody have rights, if some people rather stay learning from home than they should have that option. January 2020 remote classes was still not an option of learning in full time . This way of learning online came with covid-19 and the new technology . First it was hard […]

April 10, 2021 April 10, 2021
3/24 Are You Nervous About Returning to “Normal” Life

I can say I’m definitely nervous to see what its gonna be this new generation like when outside opens back up because its like we stuck in 2020 some how with COVID-19 . Same as we stuck in the house doing everything we used to do outside on the internet . I believe things will never be the same due […]

April 10, 2021 April 10, 2021
One thing you did in the past 24 hourts thta makes you feel good about yourself ?

One thing I did between the past 24 hours was buy my mother a flight to come back to NY. I haven’t seem my mom since January so I’m very exited I got to buy her a flight and give her some money for when she comes home. Also I’m happy because since she’s coming back home I can get […]

March 16, 2021 March 16, 2021
What problems in your community do you think the local government (mayor, congressperson) should try to solve?

One problem in our communities that local governments should try solve its police services and involvement with the society. There’s a lot of violence going on in our communities and I believe if police officers showed more support to the people more often things will different between us. Nowadays you see arm robbery, homicides and more dangerous things that take […]

March 15, 2021 March 15, 2021
Do movies and TV reflect the racial and cultural makeup of the USA yet?

Movies and TV do reflect the racial and cultural makeup of the society in USA. When we see tv shows, series, movies made in America you can noticed that its all type of races coming together as one country . I believe we shape America and when I say we i mean all races it shows diversity and union all […]

March 14, 2021 March 14, 2021
Is it harder to grow up now than it was in the past? Why or why not?

I believe it was harder back in the days for kids growing up because they didn’t have the opportunities or technologies we have today. Our society becomes way more advance every year and that makes it way easier for kids to grow & develop in many ways. The up coming society have better learning skills which make it easier for […]

March 11, 2021 March 11, 2021
Do big companies have a responsibility to contribute positively to society?

Big companies can impact the society the in many different ways and I do believe is their responsibility to contribute in a positive one. One example I can use is Mexico Tulum, this place is full of new big companies either of hotels or places for tourist that brings money but also pollution to the environment. This companies are benefited […]

March 11, 2021 March 11, 2021
One thing you did over the past 24 hours that makes you feel good about yourself. (feb/25)

One thing I did this day that made me feel so good an excited was visiting the ice cream museum with my co-worker . I always wanted to visit all the amazing places we have in the city and to me the ice cream museum is one of them . We took amazing pictures and it was such an interesting […]

March 8, 2021 March 8, 2021
What is a story in the news that has caught your attention recently?

Well first I got to admit I barely watch the news on TV, while I’m using my phone I watch news reports in social media but also in Apple news. One thing that happened in February that really caught my attention was the massive stabbing in the A train station line . I’m usually the type of female that was […]

March 5, 2021 March 5, 2021
One thing you did over the February break that makes you feel good about yourself.

One thing I did during the February break that made me feel good about myself was going out to dinner for my friend birthday . I enjoy dressing cute and going out because that’s a way of releasing stress and also enjoy myself. We took amazing pictures, had good meals and even some drinks . Overall certain things went wrong […]

March 4, 2021 March 4, 2021
What have you been taught about slavery ?

During elementary and middle school years I learned about so many cultures and world history and what mostly everything had in common was slavery. Slavery has impacted the world in many negative ways and till this day it still affect us. Slavery always been a major subject required for all of us to learn about in school or society so […]

March 4, 2021 March 4, 2021
What do you and your friends discuss about race and class?

When it comes to speaking on race in class there can be a division that sometimes can lead to a comparison between Hispanic and Black. Usually those are the major races I around myself with so that’s what defines me. Sometimes theses conversations can turn into inside jokes or what we have similar and don’t but also union and love. […]

March 4, 2021 March 4, 2021
Taking a knee

People always have a purpose behind their actions. Athletes just like us sometimes have tuff history and believes they protests and stand on. Taking a knee is a different way of protesting for a cause in the most respectful and peacefully way . I totally agree on taking a knee on important and famous events  because is a way of […]

March 1, 2021 March 1, 2021
Why is race so difficult to talk about?

I believe race is so difficult to talk about for many different reasons, Your race besides your name can be one of the major aspect to define you as a person. Most of the time the way we live , dress and behave has a lot to do with our race and the history behind it . Racism has to […]

February 28, 2021 February 28, 2021

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