Archive for Tuesday, November 20, 2001

Sixth-graders are thankful for various things

November 20, 2001

As Thanksgiving nears, sixth- grade students in Karen Sivit's class are thinking about things that they are thankful for.
They've expressed their Thanksgiving thoughts in writing, which were shared with The Mirror.
And while students have their own perspectives on the holiday, the comments show common connections, such as their appreciation for their families.
Read on and see what some of Tonganoxie's sixth-graders are thankful for on Thanksgiving 2001.

Dale Wilson
I'm thankful for a lot of things. I'm thankful for food, shelter, family and friends. I'm thankful for freedom, learning and holidays, too.

Cally Owsley
I have so many things to be thankful for and want you to know family, friends, food and home, Animals, clothes, cars, viper GTs in particular. Heaters and AC, and most of all my wonderful life!

Beau Waters
This is why I am thankful. One reason I'm thankful is that I have my family and friends. I'm thankful for my dirt bike and go-cart.

Cameron Adcox
I have a lot of things to be thankful for. I'm happy I have friends and family. I'm thankful for my talents, and my football cards.
Donald Dyster
I'm thankful for my family and friends and that my old pet dog is still alive today.

Kelsey Conrad
It is Thanksgiving,
Time to be grateful,
I'm grateful for my freedom,
My family and home,
I'm grateful for the food I have,
Be grateful for something.

Alyssa Walters
I'm thankful for a lot of things: family, friends, food, animals, coats, cars and TV. There are more things that I'm thankful for.

Rachel Coleman
These are some of the things I'm thankful for. They are my friends and family. School is where I learn. Home is where I get shelter from the rain, and where my cats, Bartles, Jaymes and KC are Colin Perkins
These are the things I'm thankful for. I am thankful for my family and friends. I am also thankful for books and TV because without them we would be bored half the time.

Lauren Courtney
I have so many things to be thankful for. One is my family and friends. My next one is my peace and freedom. My last appreciation is life.

Chanel Greenwell
I am very thankful that I have my friends and family close by. I am thankful for my freedom and I am thankful for my clothes.

Carmen Garcia
I am thankful for having a family that loves me. I am also grateful for having a roof over my head. I am glad I have freedom.

Angie Kibler
Something I am truly thankful for is my mom and daddy because they take care of me and provide a roof over my head and food on my plate.

Ashli Koch
There are lots of things to be thankful for and family should be number one. Another thing to be thankful for is knowing that you're safe.

Jordanne Leiker
I appreciate and respect my family and friends. My freedom and peace mean a lot to me. I love all my treasures.

Pat McMullin
I'm thankful for my knowledge and the fact that I have family and friends. I'm glad that I have a dirt bike.

Kayla Oelschlaeger
There are many things I'm thankful for, like having the freedom of religion, having a roof over my head, having a loving family, and for having great friends.

Daniel Parker
I am thankful for my family, friends, my clothes, my (hair) gel and my freedom, because if I didn't have them I would be bored all the time.

Amanda Shaner
I'd like to tell the world about my thanks. God, family, for comfort when I crash and burn, friends to back me up when I'm wrong, and freedom, freedom to live and worship as I please.

Johnathan Riley
I'm thankful for my family, friends and other people. I am thankful for transportation, food, freedom, pets, money and home. Last, I'm thankful for peace and justice.

Eddy Saladin
This is what I'm thankful for. I'm thankful for a loving and caring family. I'm also thankful for a house and a lot of food. But this is what I'm most thankful for: freedom.

Bailey Schiltz
I have a lot to be thankful for, but the most important thing I'm thankful for is my grandparents, because they're always there for me.

Brittany Watson
I am truly thankful for my family and freedom. I am also thankful for my friends, clothes, food and home.

Jacque Jones
This I'm thankful for. I'm thankful for my family because without my family I would be very lost, and without them I would be alone.

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