Here's story number one from my spring break trip: It was day two. We had just gotten done with our three hour French language class that morning, so we grabbed some lunch. It was the first time I ordered completely in French! See, I waited to take French, so I'm only in French 2...as a… Continue reading Stories from Paris: The Other “Tourist”
It is currently 11:00am on Friday and I'm on my way to meet my pen pal! This is the first time I've had some down time to write. This week has been so amazing!! I've never done anything like this before, and this is my first time out of the country. The flight is really… Continue reading On a Bus to Versailles to Meet My Pen pal
Gibson has been drowning in debt. They owe $375 million, but if they don't pay that by July, then they will owe an additional $145 million. They recently had to lay off about 15 workers from their custom shop (out of 100 total). The custom shop started up about 20 years ago. They are responsible… Continue reading Death of Gibson Guitars?
Here I am again the night before my state competition pieces are due. I procrastinated again...We don't have as much left to do as last time, but these edits are going to take some time. I have to edit the feature article I wrote for our magazine spread; I really need to cut down on… Continue reading Crunch Time Part 2 and Paris
I've been wanting to enter the graduation speech contest for a chance to read my speech at graduation. In Senior Composition, we just drafted graduation speeches for an assignment and mine, well, needs help. If you want, rip it to shreds, so I can really fix it. Again it's a first draft...(and yes, I added… Continue reading Graduation Speech (help!)
...is a hard thing to do. Today I received the scoring guides (with comments and all) for my two FBLA competitions. For the Graphic Design competition, there were two judges, and that is evident from their comments. One judge loved our cover, spread, and announcement, while the other one called them "distracting". Having these two… Continue reading Taking Criticism…
Today we got our prejudged and performance scores back. The prejudged score is for the projects (graphic design spread, website) themselves, and the performance score is for our presentations that we gave at the mall on Friday. Our Prejudged score for Graphic Design: Judge 1: 100/100 Judge 2: 75/100 Our prejudged score for Website Design:… Continue reading FBLA Prejudged and Performance Scores