Personal narratives were selected to be published with Amazing-Kids.org in February 2016.
The personal narratives were written in 8th grade language arts classes as part of the project-based learning project “The Power of Story.” Students wrote about a person or a time in their life that made a big impact on them personally. The students were given a choice to share the narrative with that person, write a reflection or submit the narrative to Amazing-Kids.org.
“This is our first year submitting to this site and we’re so proud of how many of the narratives were selected for publication on the site,” said Leslie Jordan, Mariemont Junior High teacher. “We are always looking for ways for our kids to share their voice and experiences, and this was a great opportunity for them to do just that.”
Below is the list of students and their selected narratives.
Elizabeth Bonnell – “A New Adventure”
Lola Ashinger – “Clear Skies”
Clare Hunter – “Life’s Endless Thoughts”
Zach McClorey – ‘The Power of Story”
Shannon Renner – “The Monstrous Red Cast”
Ava Hatcher – “Adventures in the Gorge”
Jillian Teeters – “A Glimmer of Hope”
Ellie Poindexter – “My Mission Trip to Haiti”
Caroline Lopez – “Proving Them Wrong”
Lauren Barrett – “Earning Snickers”
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