Lilliana Bremerkamp, sophomore
"If I were giving away a million dollars, I'd give it to the Dalai Lama, because he would know what to do with it. He would put it towards the best organization or he would use it for the best thing. Either that or find the best organization, because like you can buy animals for people who are starving in different countries, you can buy food kits or medicine kits. I would personally find the best...
Kayley Bryant-Vaughn, sixth grade
"[If I had a million dollars] I would give it to the American Heart Association, because my mom has heart failure, and it would be a good thing to give to." -Kayley Bryant-Vaughn, sixth grade.
Xia Brown, junior
“For me, my greatest inspiration would be my mom. She’s been a single mom for so long now and I’ve always looked up to her. We’re both also middle children, so we bond over having that in common a lot. She is definitely a big part of my life.” -Xia Brown, eleventh grade
Abriana Ambus, senior
“I’d rather have more control over our responses...because nowadays I just let people control how I respond to things I can’t really control, it’s just outbursts more so...If I could control my responses I’m pretty sure...my consequences wouldn't be as harsh, like things wouldn't be so bad.” -Abriana Ambus, senior
Bermika West, junior
"I loved the Junie B. Jones books as a kid. That’s just what I read all through elementary school." -Bermika West, junior.
Kaya Floyd, freshman
“I came here to express my uniqueness, basically the way I dress, because sometimes I design my own clothes. I love dancing and learning new things, and interacting with different types of people the way they live. So I can figure out how I want to live when I get older.” -Kaya Floyd, freshman
Lucas Brischetto, sixth grade
"My favorite art class is guitar because I enjoy it and playing it is super fun. My biggest goal is to discover and learn more about music." -Lucas Brischetto, sixth grade
Khanya Williams, seventh grade
“[I self reflect] monthly [on] my behavior for the month to see what I should change...because I want to make sure I’m being the best person and I don’t do anything really bad, because it will help me get more jobs...because I want to have a good job and a good career to provide for myself.” -Khanya Williams, seventh grade
Jermaine Williams, junior
“My first wish would be for all kids to have access to a good education. My second wish would be for women in all countries have equal rights. And my third wish would be that people would stop being racists bigots and everyone would start accepting and appreciating each other.” -Jermaine Williams, junior
Reginald Coleman, senior
"My goal in life is to be successful, to where I can support my family. Since I just recently got into acting, I want to go far, like probably Broadway, also I want to act in like movies and TV shows. I don't want to just stop there either; I want to keep going forward to where maybe I'm creating more and more stuff. My idol, Donald Glover, he's multi-talented, and I look up to him. So, I don't want...
Noah Trevino, eighth grade
“I’m in jazz, intro to modern, drama II, and boys’ choir. My favorite is boys’ choir because I don’t have to dress up and continually change and I feel like people try more in choir and it’s also much less crowded. It leaves more space to yourself.” -Noah Trevino, eighth grade
Marissa Moyers, eighth grade
“I’ve been singing since I was around six years old. I honestly just love music in general because it helps me cope with almost everything in my life.” -Marissa Moyers, eighth grade
Lilliana Bremerkamp, sophomore
Lucy Corey, sixth grade
“I think I would like to be famous for designing houses. I just like designing the interior of houses and making it look...good and other people like it. Just a few weeks ago I realized that I like it, because for a lot of my life I was moving around furniture…putting pillows on there, and decidIng on paint colors. For a long time I wanted to be a doctor, but I realized that I actually like...
Samuel Meyer, seventh grade
"If I had three magic wishes, my wishes would be to be a better saxophone player, to be smarter, and to be able to play every instrument in the world." -Samuel Meyer, seventh grade
Khrystiana Joy, senior
"I dream in my future I will be a pediatrician." -Khrystiana Joy, senior
Olivia Samaniego, eighth grade
“My worst nightmare was one time my dog ran out of the house and then a bunch of crazy things happened to me, and then he died at the end; it was just really scary. Like, my mom used to tell me ‘if you don’t brush your teeth your teeth are going to rot out’, so then I just pictured my teeth rotting—it was scary.” - Olivia Samaniego, eighth grade
Jaden Johnson, junior
“My favorite childhood story was Rick Riordan and the Red Pyramid, because it had magic and family issues. Stuff I was going through at the time.” -Jaden Johnson, junior