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  • The Importance Of Attending High School

    vocabulary, so of course I struggled with keeping my grades up. Volleyball and Generation Rap received my undivided attention. Although, my participation in those activities tremendously hendred my academic performance, it helped mold me into the great college student that I am today. I attended Lincoln College Preparatory Academy in Kansas City, Missouri. Lincoln College Prep is ranked as the number one high school in the state of Missouri…

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  • Bridget Thomas: Commitment To The Boys And Girls Club

    at the boys and girls club too much to just stop going. I confronted my parents and my coach and told them that I had decided to quit volleyball so I could spend more time helping at the boys and girls club. They were surprised and a little upset but I felt it was the best thing to do I was happier at the boys and girls club than I ever had been playing volleyball or any time just hanging around school. I still believe that I made the right decision because coming in to the boys and girls club…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Greatest Failure In My Life

    said, “the ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” One of the biggest setbacks and failures I had faced in my life was during my high school volleyball season of junior year. The kickoff of the season was quite simple: go to practice, earn a spot to start, and play hard. After I had succeeded in earning a spot on the varsity team I actually started as a bench player thus I didn’t earn the…

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  • Personal Narrative: To Be A Hero

    write about a Michigan hero, I was so stumped. A family member, a friend, a teacher? Then my teacher finally said something: a coach. The dictionary definition of coach is ¨An athletic instructor or trainer.¨ To me, my coach is more than that. My volleyball coach, Shannon, is sweet, loving, caring, patient, and a very good teacher. One reason that Shannon is my hero is that she is caring. She always makes sure that everyone else is ready to go and everyone is ok before practice or a game. She…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Life At Conway Christian School

    They were holding tryouts for seventh grade volleyball, I had never once even touched a volleyball before. I thought that I should just try out for fun. Tryouts went great and were fun to me. The last day we got a number, a number that would decide my fate for my seventh grade year. It would be put on a list and if you were…

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  • Mary Blue Bird Middle School: A Short Story

    It seems as if time has frozen and all is still. All the children look over to Anna who is wearing her long blonde hair in a messy high bun with bright blue volleyball shorts, a gray top, and shoes Anna is standing in front of the volleyball rack, outside in the muddy grass with a look of horror and devastation on her face. Anna’s volleyball that she had just got for her birthday was missing! “Ahhhhh!” she screams. Suddenly there was an aura…

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  • Why Is Mandala Important To Me Essay

    Mandala Writing My Mandala has five things that represent me and is important to me. Those five things are volleyball, friends, my mom, symbols that describe me, and music. These five things are the best things that expresses me. On the top of the Mandala, there is a picture of my mom and I. My mom plays such a big role in my life. She is the person who raised me all by herself. I have so much respect for my mom and what she has done in her life. My mom is a single mom with two kids and…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Adventure To Florida

    myself because if I wanted to be on the volleyball team I had to stay and commit to volleyball camp. The only thing that really upset me was that our trip to Florida was on the same day as volleyball camp. Having to choose between something I love and something else I love really disappointed me. So of course I chose to go on the vacation with my family, because they are way more important to me. At first, I wasn’t so excited to go because I wasn't sure if volleyball camp would be equal in…

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  • How Do Ball Games Affect Cooperative Learning

    CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Physical educators are aware of the positive impact of ball games in learning. It has been stated that tactical games and cooperative Learning are “as valuable instructional models in physical education” (Ben Dyson & al, 2004, Pg 226) and that they promote participation from students as a “student – centered learning curriculum” (Ben Dyson & al, Pg 226, 2004) but what surprised me is that many of my students from upper classes at secondary level are no more willing to…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: An Athlete's Worst Nightmare

    it, I was playing soccer in P.E. The second time I was playing volleyball. I had to have knee reconstruction surgery after both. The second time I had the reconstruction surgery plus fixing my meniscus. Tearing an ACL is a very vigorous process. Following surgery,…

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