Flying Horse 1/12/20: Open topic
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Flying Horse 1/12/20: Open topic

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My puppy: If I got a puppy, I would name it Oliver. Its nickname would be Ollie. I would want an Australian shepherd. I would invite my friends to come see it. I would get him a nice and handsome collar and bed. I'd love a dog!

Addie Fritts

Grade 3, Hudson

Hunting: I went hunting with my mom. I found a buck in a yard. My mom shot a buck in the cornfield. My grandma shot a buck in the woods. My grandpa shot a squirrel. I like hunting.

A.J. Whirrell

Grade 1, Lowpoint-Washburn

Trip to Chicago: Over the summer, I went to Chicago. I stayed in a hotel. The food was free, and all the drinks were free. I went on a train to Chicago, and it was a bumpy ride. We went to see the big bear, and we took pictures of flowers. It was a good trip.

Eli McNear

Grade 3, Lowpoint-Washburn

Outside: My favorite outside activity is going to Alexis' house to play. We play jump rope. We also like to swing.

Haleigh Beard

Grade 3, Northpoint

Pets: Pets can be as big as a panther and as small as a field mouse. They can be as loud as an elephant or as quiet as a turtle. The most common pets are cats and dogs. I have a pet of my own, a cat. My cat's name is Batman. He has grown about an inch in about two months.

Skylar Svatora

Grade 4, Northpoint

Play with brother: I like playing with my brother outside. We play with balls. We have fun.

Daniel Williams

Grade 4, Northpoint

Ice cream: My favorite flavor of ice cream is mint chocolate chip with strawberry squirt and lots of cherries. Sometimes I have to share with my brother. I like it with a waffle cone. My brothers and I are ice cream lovers. We like to go on hot summer days to get ice cream.

Bella Swaney

Grade 2, Oakdale

Winter fun: Our family does a lot of fun stuff in the winter. When my brother and I go out and play in the snow we play out there for about an hour. After playing in the snow we have a cup of hot chocolate. I love hot chocolate!

Cora Noffsinger

Grade 3, Oakland 

Weather: Warm weather makes me happy. I like to go to the pool. I love to swim.

Libby Thomas

Grade 2, Prairieland

Just Dance: Just Dance is a great game that is for all ages. It is available on PS4, but it is also available for other consoles. There are over 50 songs to dance to. Just Dance entertains me when I am bored, and I totally recommend it.

Arlen Sabu

Grade 5, Prairieland 

Holidays I celebrate: Personally I celebrate every holiday, but it's because we like them all, each and every one of them. Christmas, Halloween, Valentine's Day and so on, my family loves holidays.

Jayla Baker

Grade 3, Sheridan

Video games: My favorite video game is Minecraft, but there are other games I like. Some I like are Fortnite, Call of Duty, Trove Going Green, Ben Ten, Dragon Ball Fighterz, Brawlhalla. But Minecraft gives you a lot of fun choices.

Christopher Thornton

Grade 2, Stevenson

My hobbies: Some of my hobbies are: I like to play catch with about any ball. I like to draw, paint and do arts and crafts. I like to play sports such as football, volleyball and softball. I like to eat because to me that is really fun. I also like to watch Tik Tok and YouTube.

Ella Terrian

Grade 4, Stevenson

Sweet kitten: I like my kitten because she is sweet and kind. Her name is Sugar.

Sophia Carter

Grade 1, Sugar Creek

Family photo: One afternoon, my mom said, "We are taking a family photo." I was so excited. I got ready and put on my favorite white dress and white shoes. I noticed everybody was wearing white clothes. It was fun to take a family photo.

Gabriella Nsiangani

Grade 2, Benjamin

Favorite games: I like Spoons because it is fun and does not take a ton of strategy. Beat the Parents is more of a trivia game, and I am pretty good at trivia. I like Sorry because it's a game where if you are totally losing, you can come back and win in a minute.

Sidney Jackson

Grade 5, Calvary

The jobs for me: When I grow up, I am going to be a vet and a farmer. On my farm, I am going to take care of sheep, horses, cats and dogs. When I am a vet, I am going to take care of any animals that come in, even if it is a crocodile. Animals are my life.

Kara Ritter

Grade 3, Epiphany

Unicorns: I like unicorns. They are really magical. I have lots of unicorn stuffed animals. Unicorns are my favorite animal. They are really colorful and glittery.

Kylee Lane

Grade 2, Heyworth

Loves the NFL: I love to watch NFL. When I grow up I will play in the NFL. My dad and I like it. We like the Bears and Walter Payton.

Rowan Barnlund

Grade 3, Hudson

Favorite pizza place: Little Caesar's is my favorite pizza place because they serve the best pepperoni pizza. Little Caesar's has cool games, too. They also have cheese pizza, pineapple pizza, sausage pizza and lots of other types of pizza. Their pizza is good, soft and cheesy.

Preston Davis

Grade 3, Lowpoint-Washburn

Swinging fun: My favorite outside activity is to play on the swings. I swing with my friend Haleigh. We swing at our school during recess.

Anna Coffman

Grade 3, Northpoint

Basketball vs. soccer: What sport is better, basketball or soccer? Soccer makes you run faster, but in basketball you use eye-hand coordination. Basketball is played inside; soccer you play outside. Basketball you play in winter; soccer you play in summer and spring.

Chase Smith

Grade 4, Northpoint

Digging for treasure: I like to dig in the dirt outside. In looking for toy treasures three years ago, I found a Percy the Train.

Landon Eads

Grade 5, Northpoint

Great presents: A great present is a watch so I could tell the time. A bowling set is another gift I would like so I could bowl like at an actual bowling center. 

Samuel Davis

Grade 2, Oakdale

Birthday party fun: I went to a birthday party at A Little Bit of This and a Little Bit of That. We got to make spin art in the shape of a circle. I used white, purple, teal, pink and dark blue. It turned out so pretty. I had fun with all my friends.

Melea Smith

Grade 2, Prairieland

Family: I love my family. They are so nice to me. I love that my family gets me gifts. I love my family's trees because they are so cute.

O'Laila Walker

Grade 3, Sheridan

Visiting anywhere: If I could visit anywhere in the universe, I would visit space. The reason is you could visit Mars, Saturn or Jupiter. I would be an astronaut. I would see the Milky Way. 

Sofia Castillo

Grade 2, Stevenson

Favorite game: Fortnite is my favorite game. It is so cool. You get to shoot and you can be the last man standing. 

London Williams

Grade 4, Stevenson

NFL: There are 32 teams in the NFL. My favorite is the Bears. My dad watches almost every game. I used to like the Vikings because I am from Minnesota. 

Joshua Bridges

Grade 2, Benjamin

Best teachers: I love my teachers. They let me sit at their desks. We have FFP, Friday Free Play. FFP is so much fun. You get to bring a toy from your house and you have minutes. You can get up to 30 minutes. My teachers are the best.

Isabella Wyse

Grade 3, Epiphany

Snow: I love snow! Snow is so much fun to play in. My family loves to go sledding on our farm. This year if I build a snowman, I will name it Libby Jr.

Libby Murphy

Grade 2, Heyworth

Fun sport: I like baseball. It is a fun sport. I love baseball video games. I like playing catch with my friends. Catch is fun. I like baseball games. 

Kian Sochotsky-Pate

Grade 3, Hudson

Love my dog: I have a dog named Oliver. Oliver likes to play with his toy bone. He barks at people. Oliver also likes playing with his hedgehog. Oliver likes to play and run. The trick to put him in the tractor cab is to give him a treat. I love Oliver.

Avery Stange

Grade 1, Lowpoint-Washburn

Christmas acrostic: Caring for others // Holly berries on the tree // Rudolph's red nose lighting up the dark sky // Icicles hanging from the gutters // Singing Christmas carols // 'Tis the season to be jolly // Merry Christmas to all // All children running to open their presents // Santa's sleigh gliding through the sky.

Raelyn Roman

Grade 3, Lowpoint-Washburn

Ice skaters: My favorite thing to watch is ice skating. They go fast. They go slow.

Peyton Smith

Grade 3, Northpoint

New belt: I do taekwondo. I will get my blue belt. Rank graduation goes like this: First, get on heavy sparring gear. Second, get sweaty by warming up in sparring gear. Third, spar. Sparring is fighting with gear. Fourth, form. Fifth, new belts!

Zach Rudin

Grade 4, Northpoint

Watching volleyball: My favorite sport to watch is volleyball. I like it when the girls win. I like to watch them spike. I like to watch them serve.

Judah Walker

Grade 5, Northpoint

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