HERE’S WHAT THIRTY DAYS OF GRATITUDE LOOKS LIKE
I’m thankful for…
My mother because of her great personality, humor, love, and amazing cooking skills – Ifunaya
My close friends – Jesus
My afternoon snack of hummus and pretzels – Ramond
My mom because she drives me to the library to check out books – Zoe
Being Ms. Warzybok’s student – Kevin
All the colors in the world – Christian P.
My sister taking out the trash for me – Gustavo
Having positive role models – Isaiah C.
The genuine people who surround me – Charity
The opportunity to be on the SMS soccer team – Melanie
Obtaining a haircut – Javier
My brother taking the day off from work to go to the movies with me – Julian
The holidays – Alexis C
My tia being healed before Thanksgiving – Johnny
Having the greatest childhood – Ismael
The challenges and blessings in my life – Cobe
Popcorn – Arleth
Ms. Powers because she is kind and loves that I like to read books – Isabel M.
The energy to play sports – Sandy
Art supplies – Dayra
Living in a country that lets people be innovative – Jeffrey
Being thirteen – Derrick
Laughter, sunsets, and diversity – Izabela C.
The food on my plate – Christian T.
Setting up the Christmas tree with my family – Kyle
School and how we are safe while we are there learning – Matthew G.
Frozen grapes – Adam
Having teachers who care about my grades – Matthew R.
Marching Band because it is very fun, and I experience many new things – Gabriel
Cold weather – Katlyn
My education – Alyssa Alv.
The surgery that made my knees normal – Alexis All.
Faith, because sometimes it is the only option to get me through tough times – Ziggy
My hair – Alyssa H.
All the veterans who risked and are risking their lives to keep us safe – Kimberly
Being able to fit in when I transferred to Sussman – Desere H.
Knowing how to play the piano – Stephen
Black Friday discounts – Aristani
Having good grades at school – Desiree E.
The challenges in life; if not for challenges, I wouldn’t be the person I am now – Vannessa
My parents not giving up on me – Brooklyn R.
The police. Without them, the world would be chaos – Jacqueline
The kind deeds others do for me – Eliana
My grandma, uncle, and step-dad – Jeremy Ca.
God and His amazing mercy upon me – Eduardo
Knowing how to cook and bake – Luis G.
Clean, running water – Ivan
My church family – Joseph
My right to freedom of speech, which means expressing my thoughts & feelings – Syeda
My family. I wouldn’t be anywhere without them – Austin
Sussman Middle School – Yency
My family who cares about me, takes care of me, feeds me, and keeps me safe – Valentina
My mom who took me to the movies even though she doesn’t like going to the movies – Auggie
Football because my dad and I enjoy watching it together – Rick
Becoming a Tia to my nephew Jackson in 2017 – Sofia
America for standing up to the British – David A.G.
My culture – Erick
Law enforcement and firemen – Clemente
My very fun trip to Xel-ha, where I got to scuba dive, swim in caves & with animals – Dania
The birth of Jesus – Anthony J.
My mom and dad – Emily
Winning in a “knock-out” tournament for our school’s ASPIRE club – David R.G.
God and the Virgin Mary – Leslie, a “proud Catholic”
Ivan giving me a helping hand at school today – Fabian
Learning from my mistakes – Kristofer
The people I can trust – Bailey
Mr. Bisorca as my P.E. teacher – Emmanuel
My Pioneer Passport – Jordan
Chili-cheese fries and soccer – Brooklyn P.
The people who fight for our freedom – Abigail
To wake up every morning and remain positive – Daniella
My guitar – Christina
My parents – Mark
Mrs. Hamano – Manny
My dogs because they keep me company & they are cuddleable – Melissa
My job – Darian
My coaches – Janell
Ms. Warzybok – David M.
My mom – Joshua
Books because they take me on new journeys – Janene
Food on the table every day – Bianca
Obama – Marysol
My older brother who always gives me good advice – Angelina
Having arms – David H.
For the government, which helps my family stay safe and healthy – Luis L.
to be continued…