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Kalie B.

Pepsi Assembly Response

posted Oct 17, 2011, 9:18 AM by kalie bozarth   [ updated Oct 17, 2011, 9:21 AM ]

I thought that the pepsi assembly was alright, but not as good as the years past.  It was shorter i felt like and didnt have as many stories or information on the stories.  I thought that the music they worked into the assembly was good and went well with the information they were giving out. i think that people get more out of the story when people talk about it or give detail. such as my sophmore year when the assembly told a story of a teenage girl losing her life and her parents actually came and told us the story and told us how to be careful when were doing things and texting and driving. they told us how dangerous it was. the past years since have been good but couldnt even compare to that year and the things we remembered about that girls life, her parents, and why that terrible thing happened to her. the assembly was good and had good information but i dont think people really thought it was eye catching or as interesting as the past years have been. it was kind of a let down to everyone because we had such high expectations. I thought the use of the technology was good as usual. i believe it was easy to understand and the kids could get the information they needed from it. i also liked how they interviewed all the different kids and how they asked for their opinions.

Remembering 9/11

posted Sep 12, 2011, 10:38 AM by kalie bozarth   [ updated Sep 16, 2011, 8:11 AM by Jennifer Durbin ]

    I think that commemorating 9/11 was a good idea, but not by letting people sell things and make profit off of their items.  The people that are only giving about 10% to the 9/11 memorial be ashamed.  The companies or people selling things for 9/11 should give at least 50% if not all of the money they receive. 
    I believe that giving them only 10% is not near enough.  I feel like 45-55% of the profit they make is a good amount to give to the memorial.  I think the person that should make that decision is the person selling the items or whoever is in charge of the company. 9/11 should be a day of remembering and helping not making money off of what happened and barely giving the actual 9/11 event the money.  

Chapter 1

posted Sep 12, 2011, 9:20 AM by kalie bozarth

    Reading the packet on chapter one was very interesting because I never realised how many different forms of technology there were let alone how it all changed. Reading the packet was very eye opening. Its crazy how not very long ago we didnt even have cell phones, and now adays most people wouldnt know what to do without texting their friends or family. Before when cell phones just started coming out only adult had them or got them, and now kids as young as eight years old are getting them. It used to be that if you wanted to talk to your friends you would just ride your bike to their house and talk but now kids are calling, texting, face timing, and skyping with their friends.
    in a few years kids that are our age now are going to be reading this same thing only including our time and they will be thinking about how bad it must have been to be us.  We think we are so lucky right now, but their will be so much more technology in a few years that we dont have any idea about. Chapter one showed and taught me a lot more than i really knew about the past technologies and how they were referred too. i believe it was very helpful to read the packey on chapter one.

Blogging responsibly

posted Sep 12, 2011, 9:12 AM by kalie bozarth

    Some dangers or incidents that can come from being irresponsible or immature on blogs are things like, ruining a job opprtunity, causing fights, bullying, attracting sexual predators and many other dangerous things. I believe the two stories should be recognized by more people because they are very significant in incidents that are happening these days. All of these examples and concerns are legitimate because they all have consequences to their actions. You can't erase a blog or post from a website because it's on the Internet forever. Like the two stories said putting your name on the Internet or you address, email address or any personal information in general will put you in danger.
    People such as sexual predators who stalk the Internet for things like that can find you so easily if your information is just up there for anyone to see. Students should do things like not putting their first name on the Internet, not putting inappropriate pictures up for anyone to see, and not bullying, saying mean thing, and or trash talking to other students, adults, and teachers. There are many ways to stay safe on the Internet you just have to use it responsibly.

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