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    Ranch Hills High School

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    Ranch Hills High School is nestled into a bucolic, chaparral hillside, surrounded by rolling hills of shrubs and thorny bushes, typical of Southern California's wild, native landscape. The school is built on 72 acres of land once considered unusable due to the nature of the rural surroundings and impracticality of building on several steep slopes, according to Alice Kim of Architecture Week (2000). After collaboration between the City of Pomona and the Pomona Unified School District, two years of grading, $12 million in soil work, and $31 million in building expenditures, Ranch Hills High School officially welcomed students into portable classrooms in 1997 and after two additional years of construction, opened its main campus to students in…

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    The Town Rush Case Study

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    create a town belt, which had a positive effect on sustaining the green space around the city. The Settlers also took advantage of the hills beside the wetlands and reclaimed a lot of area in order to develop more flat land for the city. This had a negative impact on the environment because the landscape was dramatically…

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    Deer Hunting Journey

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    you ready”? I respond with “Of course” We hop in the now warm car and begin our drive into the hills. We get to our destination and slowly hop out of the car trying not to make a sound, grab our rifles and begin to walk. Walking…

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    In the vast plains of Montana, full of grass as green and bright as an emerald with a few drops of dew after a rainy day, with rolling hills that go on farther than the eye can see and an infinite clear baby blue sky above it all, there was a little red barn. It was old and rustic, completely different from the other cheery and bright cottages in the tiny town of Wicksdale. It’s paint peeled off the walls a little bit more every day. It creaked and groaned with the gusting winds that accompanied…

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    have it in a random, isolated location in the woods that are across the lake from my cabin which is an isolated area to begin with. I chose this location for more a joke factor in a sense because people would not expect this at all and a random person that stumbles upon it would be in awe with what they have just “found”. People may think that it is something signifcant from the past and/or holds great value to the past as well. They would potentially think that it is historic. It will be on a…

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    I rode the dirt bike safely and at a normal speed for five minutes and then me, my dad and my brother finally ended the trail. We were on the open area and just like the sign at the beginning said there were a lot of dirt hills everywhere. We figured out that we had about ten minutes left until we needed to start driving back to the car and then go home. So we decided to hang out around the hills and ride around on the hills. We did a few jumps and we were about to leave when I went way to…

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    Mount Fuji Research Paper

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    Everytime someone mentions mountains, I cannot help but to think about the trek up my first mountain. The first mountain I climbed, was Mount Fuji in Japan. Also known as Fujisan, this mountain stands at just over twelve-thousand feet. As the morning of the climb approached, my family and I got up early to go to the bus station. The bus ride was an hour long, past lush green farms,terraced rice paddies, down back country roads, before we arrived at the SUicide Forest. The Suicide Forest is…

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    When I first arrived at the school, I noticed that the walls inside of the building as you walked in were very bright colored. I also saw a few bulletin boards that were full of children’s artwork and there were colorful signs hung up on the walls. This indicates that the school was a friendly and welcoming environment. The bright colors also make you feel happy and attracted my attention. It also showed that the school cared and was proud of their student’s artwork. The facilities were…

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    Reality Show Sociology

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    people equate themselves and their actions by comparing it to others as it impacted their lives. As Mtv reality show, The Hills, portrays symbolic interactionism by allowing their viewers to accept that their real-life problems are ok as they’re seeing others doing it on the show. For example, Mtv reality show, The Hills features a 20-year-old, Lauren Conrad a college student attending the Academy of Arts in the University of San Francisco, California as she and her friends embark their first…

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    hid the people 's faces, but we shouted "Good day! Good day! Fine day!" at the top of our voices. When we came to Hustler Hill, he said that the mare was tired, so we all got down and walked, as our good manners required. The Boomers had raised Elizabeth to have an open young mind and when she became of school age, allowed for her to attend a small one room school that housed all twelve grades (Millier 15). Even with attending school, Elizabeth had once stated that her desire to compose works…

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