Victoria G. – Kindergarten
I matter because I take care of my baby sister when mom and dad work. Especially during COVID-19, we all stay home and mom and dad have to work. I'm a big girl now so I can babysit my little sister. And, I wish we have a big tree house in our backyard so that I play with my sister every day in there.
Jade C. – 2nd Grade
I matter because I care!
I matter because I care! I care about bees. I take care of the flowers in our backyard so that the bees have plenty to eat. I care about polar bears. I made a sign calling people turn off their engines for waits and save polar bears. I care about sea turtles. I adopted three baby sea turtles through World Wildlife Foundation. Because I care, I make our world a better place. So I matter!
Siana T. – 4th Grade
Heart is all that matters
There are many ways that I matter to the others. I am brave because I can stand up to bullies. I am curious to learn about things around me. I am kind to everyone by me. And I am hopeful that good things are coming! Others can count on me to help them when they need it. I will be the future of the world!
Varun K. – 5th Grade
I matter because...
The reason I chose this topic is because making people happy is really important to me. When I make one person happy, that person will spread it to another person, and so on. Making the world happy is vital to me for having a peaceful world. I chose to express my feelings and thoughts in a poem because I love how you can just express yourself in rhyming words. Poetry is fun to write when I want to express myself in a vivid way, and I really think that writing about anything in a poem really highlights my creativity.