For years, I was a member of school choir, but I aspired to be more than just a choral singer. So, I entered the discourse community of high school show choir by acquiring knowledge, establishing a sense of credibility, and learning to appeal to other member’s emotions. In mastering ethos, logos, and pathos appeals I successfully joined a discourse community. Like all other communities, members must share common knowledge and skills and be able to communicate these skills in a particular manner. So although I was already a credible school choir singer, I had to prove to my director and the upperclassmen that I belonged alongside the advanced performers.
In Elementary school, I received a citizenship award during the 4th grade. In middle school, I was involved intensively in orchestra and competed in U.I.L concerts throughout the district. Although my leadership needs improvement, I'm hoping to become an effective leader in school, outside of school, and at home. I know that with the help of other NHS members, I can accomplish my goals. Citizenship is also an important trait in a person's character.
It’s my last year in high school and I don’t want to regret anything, or wish I had done more a year from now. To do this I will have to try my hardest in everything and try to be a part of as much as I can. I want to have a good time senior year and don’t want to waste any of my time as a senior. To do this I will need to take part in almost all the school activities such as dance and rallies, as well as doing as much stuff as I can out of school. This is my last year in high school before I become an adult and I’m going to try my hardest to make no room for
Pursuing a degree seems like a simple task up until the pressure and stress gets inside your mind. I will not lose hope therefore will take affirmative action in order to accomplish these intermediate-term goals. In order to become a success at these challenges, I must create a blueprint that will surely work. By listing strategies and
They were one step closer to making it to the top By the time griffon got into high school he decided that he needed to take some designated classes, one which would help him find a career. He took a test in this class that said that his career would be in artistic fields. He also took guitar, choir, and business classes. In order to become a musician you don’t need education but knowledge is strongly recommended because in the music business you are your own boss. The reason why high school courses are important is because the more education you have the more a record company will want to hire you.
To be specific, I wish to make no less than a “B” in all of my classes, with an overall G.P.A. of a 3.3 or higher. The reason for these high grades and expectations is that after the successful completion of my second semester, my plans are to further my education at Clemson University in the fall of 2012. The year is still young but I have high hopes as I embark on a new phase of my academic career. As one may observe from the paragraphs above, my expectations of what I hope to accomplish in the upcoming semester and school year are
I will also talk about is getting a degree going to help me be successful in life and how can you use the tools and assessments in this class to help you in your future classes. As college students we should set goals the entire time that we are in school. There are times when are goals may change, but keep in mind are degrees can change also. First let’s define what a goal is. According to the dictionary online a goal is the result or achievement toward which effort is directed;
John Cambron Ms. Kerri Huffman English III 15 April, 2011 Music can vary from the beat of a tribal drum to a strum of a guitar by the famous Van Halen. For many the most beautiful and graceful and maybe fun to experience is concert band or symphonic band. Students across the nation receive this experience everyday through their high school band program. Concert orchestra or “concert band” is in usually every high school in the nation; it is usually in second semester after marching season and many students are tired of performing the same song and marching the same thing every week, and they are now ready to learn new music. For school that has more than at least one hundred twenty students, they have to audition for certain concert
Returning to School Sylvia Todd English 121 Stephanie Derisi November 18, 2012 To accomplish great things , we must dream as well as act. –Anatole France Here I am 7 years later and I am writing a paper for one of my college classes. Little did I know it would take me so long to finish what I started back then. I am going to share with you why returning to school is important to me, the benefits of getting a college degree and what motivates me to make this choice and continue to stick with it. Like everyone who decides to return to school I would like a better job, better pay and of course a college degree.
Most people surely would be enthusiastic to start their life after high school knowing they’ve done their best in order to be able to attend the college or university of their choice. A high school student passes their high school years working hard to earn their grades and G.P.A in order to have a successful high school life. Most students work hard throughout high school knowing what college or university they would like to attend once they graduate. Students don’t know that getting into one of these universities might be easier than they thought. Because of affirmative action public colleges must have diversity in them.