Wish list: I would buy really interesting books, like my favorite books. I would also buy healthy food. I would also want a really big paint set. Also I want a bow and arrow set but it will not have a really pointy end.
Grade 2, Benjamin
Savings: If I had $100 dollars I would save it.
Kindergarten, Cedar Ridge
Helping teachers: I will give my $100 to people who need it. I will help my teachers to buy materials for us.
Grade 2, Cedar Ridge
Saving for a house: If I have $100 I will save it until I have the right money to buy a big house because I would have all my family in one house. I like a big house because it has a back garden and some big houses have water fountains.
Grade 3, Cedar Ridge
Beanie Boos: I would buy 1,000 Beanie Boos and my mom would freak out. I would be grounded for a week and that means no sleepovers. But I could still sleep with my Beanie Boos and that would still be fun.
Grade 2, Corpus Christi
Helping the homeless: I would spend $100 on homeless people. Have you ever seen a homeless person? I have always felt so so bad for them. I would buy them clothing, shoes and way, way more. I would be so happy to make someone's day.
Grade 2, Fairview
Mansion for the homeless: I will buy a mansion for homeless people and buy food for them, then buy shoes, hats, shirts and pants. Next, give people money when they're broke.
Grade 3, Fairview
Budding entrepreneur: I would buy stuff to run a business so I can get more money to get whatever I want for the rest of my life. Then when I grow up I will be rich and have a nice house.
Grade 4, Fairview
Lottery winnings: If I won the lottery I would give it to homeless people.
Grade 3, Fox Creek
Gift for sister: I would buy a present for my sister because she is kind. I would buy her an American Girl Doll, it's name is McKenna.
Grade 1, Grove
New pets: I would buy a pet cat and dog. I would feed them so my mom doesn't have to. I would love them forever.
Grade 2, Heyworth
Shop at Wal-Mart: If I had $100, I would give it to my mom. She would spend it on food and toys. My mom buys things at Wal-Mart. We take what we buy home. That's what I'd spend $100 on.
Grade 2, Irving
Toy race cars: I would buy a lot of toys. I would buy a lot of race cars. I would play with them. My race cars would be fun to play with.
Grade 3, Irving
Donate to charity: I would give it to charity. I am always getting stuff, and before I loved it but now I realize I don't need it. Lots of other people need it more than I do.
Grade 2, Jefferson Park
My favorite things: I would spend it on geodes, a playhouse, books and candy. All of those things make me jump over the moon. I like the books the best. My second favorite is the playhouse.
Grade 3, Lowpoint-Washburn
Rich with rhymes: I'd be super rich! I could buy lots of things without a single hitch! But I'd rather make a dollar donation, or maybe even more. It could go to people that don't have a door.
Grade 3, Northpoint
A pug and trampoline: I would buy a pug girl and name it Bella and I would buy lots and lots of candy. And I would buy a trampoline.
Grade 4, Northpoint
Sharing for all: I would give some to people who need it. I would also give some to my parents and my family. The rest of the money I had I will give it to charity.
Grade 5, Northpoint
Family gifts: I would buy my own bed and save up for college. I would buy a computer and a gift card for my mom and dad and get computers for me and my sisters.
Grade 3, Northwest
New doll: I would get a doll with $100 because I like dolls. I will get more clothes for my doll for dressing dolls up.
Grade 2, Oakdale
Build a playground: I would plant a tree. Maybe I would plant a whole new garden. I would build a playground. I would also build a tree house. Last, but not least, I would help homeless people.
Grade 3, Oakdale
Helping the family: I would help my family with it. It will help us buy food. It will help us pay for our taxes. And it will help us with our bills.
Grade 4, Oakdale
Piggy bank savings: I would put it all in my elephant piggy bank. I like to save money.
Grade 1, Olympia South
Desserts and sweets: I would be rich and would buy candy, ice cream, cake and all the desserts and sweets. It would be fantastic!
Grade 2, Parkside
New guitar: I would give it to my brother to get a new guitar because no money could top my beautiful brother's music.
Grade 5, Parkside
Duck tape and donate: I would buy duck tape and I would donated some. I would buy duck tape because I like duck tape. I would donate because I want to be nice and save people.
Grade 4, Pepper Ridge
Cardinals fan: I would buy a World Series baseball. It would be from the Cardinals.
Grade 1, Prairieland
Pokemon cards: I would buy a lot of Pokemon cards because I like Pokemon and I would buy a 3DS because it has every video game on it.
Grade 2, Prairieland
St. Jude donation: I would definitely spend some on donating to St. Jude. With the rest of the money I would buy Nerf guns and a flavored mouth guard for football.
Grade 3, Prairieland
College savings: I would save it for college because you need $10,000 to go to college and maybe buy a box of candy. I know people or kids will spend real money willnilly on stuff that is gone like that!
Grade 4, Prairieland
Animal shelters: I would use the money to help animals in animal shelters. If the animal has a medical problem that the shelter can't pay for, I could pay for it. If an animal suddenly gets hurt somehow, I could pay for the medical bill, or at least contribute.
Grade 5, Prairieland
Money for the poor: I would rush around on a bike giving money to the poor. I would use some of it to buy food for the poor also.
Grade 3, St. Mary's
Video games: I would buy lots of video games, not just for myself, for all kids that love video games!
Grade 3, Sheridan
Presents for everyone: I would first make sure my family had what they needed. Next I would get what I wanted for myself. After, I would buy presents for my friends. Finally, I would make sure my friends and family like what they got!
Grade 4, Sheridan
Love of reading: I would buy some books so I could become a better reader. I love to read books; it helps my reading. Reading is my favorite subject. My teacher helps me, too. She is the best teacher. She is Miss Staney.
Grade 2, Stevenson
Pamper yourself: I would give it away. I would split $25 between my whole family, $50 between my dearest friends and the remaining $25 between every charity I can find. If any money is remaining I will take it because, hey, you have to pamper yourself sometimes.
Grade 3, Stevenson
Donate to WWF: I would donate it all to the World Wildlife Fund. They would give me a stuffed fennec fox, barn owl and harp seal since I donated so much. They would use the money to save endangered species all around the world.
Grade 4, Stevenson
Baseball fan: I would go to the store and buy 10 packs of gum, then I would go to the batting cage. I would then go to sleep. The next morning I would go to the St. Louis Cardinals game. At the game, I would buy a packet of baseball cards.
Grade 4, Tremont
Holiday helper: I would like to help others if I had $100. I would buy them clothes. They might need food. On Christmas I would like to give them lots of toys.
Share with family: I would like to share and spend with my family and friends. I would give $50 to my parents because they always buy me whatever I want. I would give $10 to my brother so he can use it whatever he wants.
Grade 2, Benjamin
TV and popcorn: I would buy a TV and watch and watch and watch and eat popcorn.
Grade 1, Grove
Horse and a puppy: I would buy food and clothes for the poor. I would also buy a horse and a puppy! Having 100 bucks would be heavenly, so I need 100 bucks!
Grade 3, St. Mary's