Summer Writing Workshops 2016
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Hello my name is Yani Thoronka. I am 11 years old and going to 6th grade at Georgia O’keefe Middle School. I was born in Bo, Sierra Leone in a house, and I moved to Madison,WI when I was 5 almost 6. [read more...]
My name is Langston, and I am eight years old. My school is Glendale Elementary. I will be in 4th grade this fall. [read more...]
My name is Alana Ringen. I am 11 years old and in 6th grade. I was born in Portland, Oregon, and moved to Madison when I was a little younger than one years old. After living in Madison for almost ten years, my parents moved to Stoughton and McFarland. [read more...]
Hi my name is Victoria. I am 12 years old and I will be going to 7th grade in the fall. I will be attending Sennett Middle School. I was born in Madison, Wisconsin. [read more...]
Hi, my name is Valeria and I’m 10 years old and going into 5th grade at Frank Allis. I was born in Madison, Wisconsin and I still live in Madison. I have parents, a 15-year-old sister, a four-year-old brother, and two adorable dogs. [read more...]
My name is Yarianie and I am 10 years old. I am going into 5th grade at Nuestro Mundo Elementary. I was born in Madison, Wisconsin. My family is not that big. It is just my mom, dad, my two brothers and me. [read more...]
December 3, 2004, was the day Jojo was born. Madison, WI, is his birth city and, in fact, he still lives there. But he didn't always live there: when he was a baby, he lived in Sun Prairie, WI. This mysterious wonder is currently eleven years of age. His family consists of his mom, his stepdad, and himself. [read more...]
My name is Areli. I’m 10 years old and I will be in 5th grade at Leopold Elementary school in the fall. I was born in Madison, Wisconsin. I still live in Madison with my mom and dad and annoying but funny sister. [read more...]
My name is Marc, and I’m 11 years old. I’m from Madison, Wisconsin. I’m in 6th grade and I go to James C. Wright Middle School. [read more...]
My name is Lizeth and I am 7 years old. I am going to 2nd grade at Leopold Elementary. I live in Fitchburg. My family includes my mom, my dad, my sister and me. In my house, I help my dad to clean up when my mom is gone. [read more...]
My name is Briana and I am 9 years old. I am going into 4th grade at Nuestro Mundo Elementary. I was born in New York, but now I live in Madison, Wisconsin. I live with my family, which includes my mom, dad, sister, and brother. [read more...]
My name is Luis and I am 11 years old. I was born Madison, Wisconsin. I’m in 6th grade at Sennett Middle School. I have two siblings – a younger brother and a sister. [read more...]
My name is Brian Flores Rosas. I am 12 years old, and I am going into 7th grade at Sennett Middle School. I was born in Brooklyn, New York. I now live in Madison, Wisconsin. I play soccer with my friends because it's fun when we are silly. My favorite animal is an eagle, and my favorite movie is Need For Speed. [read more...]
My name is Edwin, and my age is 10. I’m in 5th grade and I study at Leopold elementary School. I was born in Madison, Wisconsin. I like to play soccer and so does my family. My family has played soccer for generations. [read more...]
My name is Kadjata Bah, and I am 11 years old. I was born in Madison, Wisconsin and I am still living in Madison. In the fall, I will be in 6th grade at O’Keeffe Middle School. I live with my parents and my siblings. I have two little sisters in elementary school and an older brother in high school. [read more...]
My name is Miguel. I am 8 years old. I am in third grade at Nuestro Mundo. My second words were hot cocoa. My favorite animal is the ring-tailed lemur. My older brother works for Sennett Free Press. [read more...]
My name is Mariama Bah and I am 9 years old. I’m in third grade going into fourth grade at Glendale. My favorite school subject is reading. I also enjoy when we get to spend time in the library. My least favorite subjects are art and math. My favorite sports are soccer and basketball. [read more...]