Archive for What Scholars Say

I want to be a state trooper when I grow up. I have to be fit so I can accomplish the physical test. I have to get grades so I can be a state trooper. If I could not accomplish my dream job my second job I want to be a garbage man. A garbage man […]

Abdullalif’s Day at VAST

I like VAST. It’s a nice program. It’s fun. We do homework and after we finish we get to do fun activities like playing Uno and playing with the bouncy ball they have. They also have a lot of snacks. Some things I do in VAST are I read books, do my homework, eat snacks […]

Interviewing Shamara

I asked my friend Shamara some interview questions. Here are her answers.
-Shamara lives in Poughkeepsie, New York.
– She loves the food in Poughkeepsie, New York.
-She hates the schools in Poughkeepsie,New York .
-She lives with her brother, cat, mom,  grandpa and grandma.
-Her middle is Ameena.
-Her middle name means he who defines truth and honesty. Her uncle […]

Interviewing Kayla

Kayla is from Plainfield Illinois. She came to visit Vassar because she liked the campus. She lives with both of her parents and her two sisters. She is the middle child. Her favorite book in middle school was the hunger games. Her middle name is Danielle.
Her role model is her mom. She was her first teacher. If she was […]

Interviewing Westin

Allays: Where are you from?
Westin: I’m from Connecticut
A: Where do you wish to go?
W: I wish to go to China
A: What do you like to do in your free time?
W: I like to run in my free time
A: If you could be any animal what would you be and why?
W: A cat because they do […]

Interviewing Aalliyah


Westin: If it was your birthday, what kind of dessert would you l want at your party?
Aallliyah: Cookies and cream ice cream cake.
W: What part of school do you like the best?
A: Gym, because I get to hang out with my friends. Right now  we are playing scatter dodgeball
W: What kind of  things do  you […]

Cafeteria Food by Mya Finch

Cafeteria food is really nasty. I don’t think that you should feed people that food .They need to step up their game . FOOD SHOULD BE GOOD FOR KIDS! We should have french fries,Better sandwiches,and better drinks. That’s why I think we should have better food in the cafeteria.
By Mya Finch, 6th grade

Cafeteria Food by Gianna Shaw

I hate cafeteria food when I am in school.  It’s just not good! It’s not good because the way it tastes is bad. When I get to VAST, it’s good because its better than the cafeteria food. But i bring money for extra snacks because I’m always hungry.  I think that PMS should get better […]

Choaib’s Day at VAST

Today my mentor wasn’t here, but I found two people who wanted to play Uno with me. I won two games. We had fun and laughed. I brought my science project, and everyone was giving me compliments. I had finished my homework at lunch, so I didn’t have to work on it.
– By Choaib Hadine, […]

Kimberly’s Friend Janelly

Janelly is a good friend because she is really funny and caring. On March 6, 2015, I slept over Janelly’s house and had a lot of fun. We watched a scary movie, texted/prank texted some people, and we also played with a ball. We also took a lot of selfies, posted them on Instagram, and got […]

Victoria’s Day at VAST

I am Victoria and I go to VAST. It was fun and I like my mentor. I want to go to VAST every year. We went to Vassar for a trip. We came to Vassar for a science project.
By Victoria, 6th Grade

Vanessa’s Bedroom

My room is a violet blue. It shares a lot of family memories even before I was born. Here is one story.
Before I was born, and when my grandfather was alive, my father and him were in the part of the attic where my baby room was. My father lost his balance and he put […]

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