Every kid is one caring adult away from being a success story.
Bailee was hand-picked by one of the coaches at Alpha Omega Gymnastics to join their competition squad. Bailee enrolled in the Alpha and Omega Gymnastics Hip Circle class only 2 months ago, and has now advanced to a team that will help her build character, increase self-esteem, and develop gym-related skills. Her natural talent, dedication, and hard work did not go unnoticed.
"You can't put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get." --Michael Phelps
Carter received a grade of 100 on his English-Language Arts project. He took expository writing to the next level, and it definitely paid off! His written paper was exemplary and his oral presentation was creative and fun. Carter is a student at a Houston ISD magnet school. He was recently accepted into Tanglewood, an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School Middle Years Programme Campus.
Job Well Done Carter!
"I never dreamed about success. I worked for it." --Estee Lauder
Carter's project was to persuade his audience to pass on the overeaten turkey and feast on another animal for Thanksgiving dinner. He presented so well and even entertained his audience with the "Orange Justice" dance at the end of his presentation. Click the button below to see his oral presentation.
D'Lani participated in the Houston Texans Kids Triathlon presented by Texas Children's Hospital.
She was able to RUN, SWIM, & BIKE with 1,149 other kids in the junior division.
Great Job D'Lani!
"It's not about perfect. It's about effort. And when you bring that effort every single day, that's where transformation happens." --Jillian Michaels
Elijah has been awarded the Student of the Nine Weeks Award TWICE at his school! He is at the top of his class for reading and math. His recent math test evaluation showed a 20 point score increase from last semester. Elijah's teachers say he shows kindness and love to his peers and displays leadership. He has been chosen to lead readings at his school assemblies and programs. Mrs. Miller, his homeroom teacher, included these kind words in her nomination: "Elijah strives to set a Christian example for his friends, respect for his teachers and lives the Golden Rule (defined by Luke 6:31)."
Way to Go Elijah!
"Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other" --John F. Kennedy
Sydnei decided she wanted to end her 5th grade year with a bang, so she auditioned for the lead role, Cinderella. Sydnei competed against five other students for the lead part. After almost two months of remembering lines and rehearsing with the other students, she starred in the Longfellow Elementary Choir Production: Cinderella.
Shine Bright Sydnei!
"Why fit in when you were born to STAND OUT" --Dr. Seuss
Natalie is about to complete her first year as a dancer on the Marching Thunder dance team. Since June 2018, she has performed in the 69th Annual HEB Thanksgiving Day Parade, a Houston Rockets halftime show, 2019 Martin Luther King Day Parade, a University of Houston basketball halftime show, and a 3rd Annual Cheer and Advance Competition. She will be opening for the National Battle of the Bands in September. Natalie has given dance a great deal of effort the past 12 months.
Keep it Up Natalie!
"No effort that we take to attain something beautiful is ever lost" --Helen Keller
Turkey Lives Matter
Carter's Oral Presentation