Dancing With the Bollywood Stars
by Ayush P.
In the 4th grade, I attended a Bollywood dance class for the first time. My mom had signed me up, and the goal was for me to do something outside of my school and home life. “Physical activity is good for you!
Don’t Call Me Jeremy Lin
by Kevin Louie
My team and I had just arrived at our away game, one of many we played in the New York-New Jersey area. We were in the locker room. “Hurry up and change. Be on the court in five minutes to warm up and stretch,” said our coach.
MY FIRST TIME: Playing Soccer
by Farhana Hussain
In the 6th grade, I was known as the smart girl—the girl who got the highest GPA each semester. I wasn’t content with earning grades lower than 90. My classmates would joke around that I was a workaholic and that even when I got 100 on a test, I’d still try to solve an extra credit problem.
MY FIRST TIME: On a Roller Coaster
by David Shin
My two older sisters love amusement parks. They are thrill-seekers and go on the scariest rides. Every year, my father and I had the job of waiting on the line for them for their next ride or we’d go to the food court.