Call offers more New Year’s Resolutions from Mehlville fourth-graders

The Call is pleased to present more New Year’s Resolutions from fourth-graders at Oakville, Point, Trautwein and Wohlwend elementary schools:

My New Year’s Resolution is to help save the world. Together we can make a difference. Being an example to help clean up the earth.

By Jackson

My New Year’s Resolution is to help my mom clean the dining room for a party in a week.

By Lindsey

My New Year’s Resolution is to help make the world a better place. Recycle more. Keep my room clean. Help mom around the house. Stop eating too much candy. Be active and don’t be on the computer. Help friends with homework. Make good choices in school.

By Laron

My New Year’s Resolution is to help kids at Trautwein who are getting bullied.

By Kennedy

My New Year’s Resolution is to stop arguing about things my parents make me do.

By Abby

My New Year’s Resolution is to be more nice to my mom and grandma.

By Bradley

My New Year’s Resolution is to stop picking my fingernails.

By Haley

My New Year’s Resolution is helping my mom with the laundry because she is up until 11:30 p.m. doing laundry when I could help her after I’m done with my homework.

By Katie

My New Year’s Resolution is I will not hit my sister.

By Ricky

My New Year’s Resolution is to stop biting my fingernails.

By Curtis

My New Year’s Resolution is to stop biting my nails.

By Kaitlyn

My New Year’s Resolution is to give to the poor.

By T.J.

My New Year’s Resolution is to stop fighting with my aunt’s baby.

By Benny

My New Year’s Resolution is to do better in school and to stop joking around.

By Nathan

My New Year’s Resolution is to get better at my grades. Another is to get one of my drawings or paintings in the art fair.

By Hunter

My New Year’s Resolution is to not sign, yawn and say “Ughhhh” when my dad or mom tells me to do something.

By Jacob

My New Year’s Resolution is being with my family and friends. I am going to do what my parents and teachers tell me what to do. I’m going to be nice and sweet to my family and friends. I’ll feed my dog, cat, fish, frog and guinea pig.

By Janessa

My New Year’s Resolution is to stop arguing with my mom and start cooperating with her.

By Joey

My New Year’s Resolution is not to get up out of bed every time after my parents are done tucking me in bed. Also not lie about things. Never annoy my parents. Last of all, never argue with my parents.

By Alex

My New Year’s Resolution is to try to get on honor roll the whole year.

By Mitchell

My New Year’s Resolution is trying to get better at basketball. I’m good at basketball, but so totally want to get better at it.

By Micaela

My New Year’s Resolution is to try to work harder in school. I need to get better at school. I need to get better at soccer, too. I want to be really fast.

By Feho

My New Year’s Resolution is try to be nicer to my sister and really try to remember to feed my dog and my fish more often. Last I would adore to read more often. That is my New Year’s Resolution.

By Rebecca

My New Year’s Resolution is to help more people that need help and to help my sister with homework. When my friends are over, I help them with their homework. After dinner I help everyone clean up with their plates.

By Bridget

My New Year’s Resolution is to try new things so then I wouldn’t be so picky. I will try everything I am given on my plate. I will try not to be picky a lot. I will not pick next year 2012.

By Al

My New Year’s Resolution is to try new things like food because I don’t eat many things that are different. I want to see what it tastes like.

By Alex

My New Year’s Resolution is to feed my pets because I have five of them. Two of them are mine. They are frogs. I have to feed them every three days.

By Luke

My New Year’s Resolution is to study more for science and for social studies. I need to read more for reading tests.

By Nick

My New Year’s Resolution is to work harder on social studies. I need to work a lot harder in writing. I talk way too much so I will have to cut down on talking. I have to start doing my chores before my mother comes home from working at her restaurant. I have to go to sleep much earlier than 11:30 p.m. This is what my New Year’s Resolution is.

By Max

My New Year’s Resolution is to start reading more. I should start writing more. I also think I should start doing my chores more often.

By Hailey

My New Year’s Resolution is to read more. If you read more you could get lots of ideas and maybe you could even write a book. Reading is exciting. Reading helps you a lot in life.

By Regis

My New Year’s Resolution is to be a better student at Trautwein Elementary School. I will be more nice, get better grades, change my attitude, not talk out and listen to my friends better.

By Matt

My New Year’s Resolution is first I would like to read more. Second, I would love to try new things. Next I would adore to get better handwriting. Last I would desire to work harder in math.

By Emily

My New Year’s Resolution is to help my mom and dad if they are sick. I also want to help the homeless by bringing food to food drives.

By Ian

My New Year’s Resolution is to run 100 miles before the next new year.

By Emily

My New Year’s Resolution is first I want to have better handwriting because I do not have very good handwriting. Next, I want to take better care of my cats and my family. Then, I want to be better at sports.

By Lauren

My New Year’s Resolution is to take better care of my dog. My brother and I forget to feed her and give her water a lot, and we barely take her on walks. We sometimes ignore her when she’s whining. Sometimes when she’s in the living room with us we almost never sit down and pet her. This year I’m going to try to do better and make sure my dog is fed and loved.

By Cami

My New Year’s Resolution is to slow down on school work and homework. I will not rush during school work or homework. I’m really hoping that I make my goal.

By Maddie

My New Year’s Resolution is to work harder at school and get straight A’s.

By Ethan

My New Year’s Resolution is to get straight A’s on my report cards. The reason is because my mom said that if I do good school I will do good forever. Also, because I want to get accepted into a good college.

By Nickole

My New Year’s Resolution is taking care of my three dogs because my dad does all of it like feeding them, cleaning up after them and playing with them but I play with them, too.

By Savannah

My New Year’s Resolution is to take care of my dog Bama. Most of the time I have to clean up Bama’s poop. I need to always feed Bama his food. I need to take good care of my dog.

By Isaiah

My New Year’s Resolution is to help people with walking the dog or helping clean up.

By Mason

My New Year’s Resolution is to teach my dog how to do tricks because we’ve had him for years and he hasn’t been trained. Plus, my other resolution is to get better handwriting. My last resolution is to help my school and the world.

By Ricky

My New Year’s Resolution is to help people and try to make new things to help others in different kinds of ways.

By Kevin

My New Year’s Resolution is to help people in my neighborhood because I want to do more. I would mow lawns and walk dogs in the summer and plow sidewalks in the winter.

By Jacob

My New Year’s Resolution is to work hard to keep getting straight A’s because I want my mom and dad to be proud of me.

By Grant

My New Year’s Resolution is getting all of my badges in Boy Scouts because I want my little brothers to do the same.

By Nick

My New Year’s Resolution is to play with my dog and feed and water him more. The reason is because if I don’t, he will go bye-bye.

By Logan

My New Year’s Resolution is helping my mom by not yelling at my sister and taking care of my new brother so my mom is not so tired and crabby all the time.

By Jillian

My New Year’s Resolution is not to yell at my sister because I yell at my sisters a lot and they tell on me.

By Priscilla

My New Year’s Resolution is to strive to get A’s and B’s and help dad with house work like cleaning. I will try to make more friends and I will be nice to my little brother.

By Carson

My New Year’s Resolution is to help my grandma with her gardening and mowing the lawn, and making sure the crops do not stop growing.

By Kyala

My New Year’s Resolution is to try to write 100 stories in one year. I want to because it helps with spelling and it’s good because we do writing in school. So I’ll try every day and it’ll probably work.

By Caitlyn

My New Year’s Resolution is to spend more time with my family. I’m saying this because my family doesn’t do this often and my mom works a lot. I’m going to solve this by telling my family we need to spend more time together.

By Matthew

My New Year’s Resolution is to exercise to be more healthy. I will eat more fruit and stay away from junk food. I will play more sports. I will jog two times a day. I will ride my bike more often. I will think about what I eat. I will play outside instead of watching TV.

By Andrew

My New Year’s Resolution is to get better at sports. I want to be better at sports because I want to be able to kick the ball harder in soccer and make more baskets in basketball. I plan on doing that by practicing every day.

By Kyle

My New Year’s Resolution is to accomplish 50 juggles. I want to do this so I can become a better soccer player. I plan to accomplish this by practicing every day.

By Alec

My New Year’s Resolution is to exercise more. I want to exercise so I can be more healthy. I will try hard to exercise on weekdays for 30 minutes and 20 minutes on weekends.

By Riley H.

My New Year’s Resolution is to get gold honor roll because I want to be very smart and good at all my subjects in school. I plan to try my hardest, do extra math facts after homework, study really heard for tests and check my work when I’m done. I hope someday little kids will do the same thing.

By Ashley

My New Year’s Resolution is to get all gold honor roll. I want to have all A+ grades and be the best I can. I want to study more and I don’t want any B+ or lower. I hope I can reach my goal. I want my family to be proud. I also want to be in the math challenge group.

By Tu

My New Year’s Resolution is to get on gold honor roll. I want to get all A’s instead of A’s and B’s. My plan is to try harder in the subjects I got B’s in an try to get A’s.

By Lily

My New Year’s Resolution is to make the academy soccer team for Jim Volkern. I want to make it because I can learn a lot of moves and increase my skills. I can try to perfect my moves and works on skills and shooting.

By Jack

My New Year’s Resolution is to get gold honor roll every semester until school ends. I want gold honor all year because I want to try to pass silver and on to gold. I plan to get on gold honor roll by studying hard on tests and trying to get an A every time.

By Brittany

My New Year’s Resolution is to exercise. I want to do this because it will help me get healthy and stronger. I will do this by running every day and eating less junk food.

By Calynn

My New Year’s Resolution is to read more. I will read more and watch less TV. I will do this so I can be a better student.

By Jacob

My New Year’s Resolution is to try to help with charity work. I feel bad because I have things I don’t need and some kids don’t have what they need and I want to help change that. I will ask my parents if they can help me on weekends when I have school and my parents don’t work. I hope one day all kids will have what I have.

By Sam

My New Year’s Resolution is to get gold honor roll and all A’s on my report card. My mom will be so happy for me when I get good grades. My mom takes me to the Sports Authority to get something there like a new soccer ball or baseball when I do good in school.

By Jesse

My New Year’s Resolution is to help donate money to JDRF. It is a good cause and they need help for research. It will also stop me from watching TV and play video games.

By Chase

My New Year’s Resolution is to read more. I need to start reading in my free time. I plan to do that by reading in my free time more often.

By Jake

My New Year’s Resolution is to listen to my parents because they do a lot for me.

By Jillian

My New Year’s Resolution is to listen and try my best in school because that would make me and my parents proud.

By Sean

My New Year’s Resolution is to be a better person at school, home and in the community because I just need to help out more.

By Josh

My New Year’s Resolution is trying to read all the Mark Twain books because I want to challenge myself with reading harder books.

By Reese

My New Year’s Resolution is to play with my hamster more, because she has been looking sad and I want her to be happy.

By Alison

My New Year’s Resolution is to share with my brothers and sisters because I usually don’t.

By Amanda

My New Year’s Resolution is to study multiplication every night because I get bad grades on math tests.

By Emily

My New Year’s Resolution is to not fight with my sister or disobey my parents because all I want for Christmas is a puppy for me and my family.

By Emily

My New Year’s Resolution is to take extraordinary care of my fish because I love them.

By Paige

My New Year’s Resolution is to take out the trash because it would make my mom happy.

By Justin

My New Year’s Resolution is to listen to my parents more because I don’t listen that much.

By Christian

My New Year’s Resolution is to help my parents more around the house because my parents are always really busy.

By Ellie

My New Year’s Resolution is being nice because I want to be a good person.

By Austin

My New Year’s Resolution is doing your chores right away because to not worry that the house is not clean.

By Victoria

My New Year’s Resolution is to be more nice to others because I want to be nicer.

By Nathan

My New Year’s Resolution is to be more active instead of playing on electronics because it cost money for electric thing to be on all day. If you play on electronics all day your eyes will get bad and you get glasses. Another reason why you shouldn’t play on electronics all day is because you need the exercise and energy.

By MacKenzie

My New Year’s Resolution is to be more responsible when taking care of my puppy Cowboy because it is important to take care of your dog so they don’t get hurt, sick or killed.

By Jenna

My New Year’s Resolution is to be at all my soccer games. Because I’m always late and I want to support my soccer team. I will get my stuff ready before I go to be able to accomplish this goal.

By Payton

My New Year’s Resolution is always get an A roll honor roll. I will do that by studying super hard for tests to be able to accomplish this goal.

By Hannah

My New Year’s Resolution is to do all my chores every day because it’ll make my parents happy. I will do my chores any free minute I get to be able to accomplish this goal.

By Riley

My New Year’s Resolution is to help out my mom with the house. I will clean up some of the house after I do my homework so I still will do good at school.

By Brooke

My New Year’s Resolution is to be nicer to my sister. She is always complaining that I am being mean to her. Also ,I will help out with my two dogs, Jake and Zeke. Also I want to get a basket in one of my basketball games. Also help my mom out around the house.

By Jack

My New Year’s Resolution is to do things without being asked. Like cleaning my room, doing all my homework on time, and help my family when they did not ask for my help.

By Robert

My New Year’s Resolution is to hold doors. I will do this by going out and holding doors.

By Sean

My New Year’s Resolution is to make straight A’s because I want $50.

By Tara

My New Year’s Resolution is to score at least 10 baskets or more because I want to get some money to buy this thing that I really want. I will try my hardest and try to get the ball more often.

By Ryan

My New Year’s Resolution is to be responsible. I will by taking care of my stuff.

From Adam

My New Year’s Resolution is to help my family. I will accomplish what my parents want me to do.

By Chaise

My New Year’s Resolution is to make the A honor roll. I will work harder in school to be able to accomplish this goal.

By Gianna

My New Year’s Resolution is being patient with others. I will wait until other have completely finished their turn for mine to be able to accomplish this goal.

By Gabby

My New Year’s Resolution is I will try to train my dog. I will ask my dad if I can train him to be good. I will be able to accomplish this goal.

By Amal

My New Year’s Resolution is to never get a single C, F, D on a report card and I can complete it by doing my work properly, turning my things in on time and following directions and pay attention to the person who’s talking and not wander off into la la land.

By Max

My New Year’s Resolution is to become a better, nice, more wonderful person, so people will respect me more, and talk about me in great, wonderful ways behind my back. I also want to be a great role model to others. I will use positive words, be respectful, help others, use truth and nothing but the truth and stick up for myself and others to be able to accomplish this goal!

By Lauren

My New Year’s Resolution is to win one of my hockey games because we haven’t won one of our hockey games.

By Connor

My New Year’s Resolution is to be more nice to my little brother because I sometimes ignore him! I will try to include my brother into more stuff and not ignore him to be able to accomplish my goal.

By Abby

My New Year’s Resolution is to not fight with my brother — physically. I will try not to bug him or be touchy with the things he does to be able to accomplish this goal.

By Gracie

My New Year’s Resolution is to play a lot more with my dog and my brother because my mom can’t always play with my 3-year-old brother so I think I should play with him. I will try to play less with my friends — because I play with them every single day — and play more with my dog and my brother Jack. I would like to be able to accomplish this goal.

By Alison

My New Year’s Resolution is to get fit and start a diet so I can lose some weight. I will finish this by next year. I will be able to finish this goal.

By Jake

My New Year’s Resolution is to get along with my sisters. That’s my goal I want to accomplish.

By Ah’Shawn

My New Year’s Resolution is to work on getting better grades in math and try harder in soccer so I can be a better player. I’ll do these things so I can be a better student and complete my personal goals.

By Faith

My New Year’s Resolution is to score a basket in every basketball game. I will practice at shooting shots in basketball to be able to accomplish this goal.

By: Andrew

My New Year’s Resolution is to move up to Advanced Intermediate in gymnastics — level 3. I will stay focused and put all my attention on my teacher. I will work my hardest and think about what I can do to do the skill I am learning. That is how I will reach my goal.

By Payge

My New Year’s Resolution is to get my grades up higher. My goal is to get on A honor roll. I also want to be nicer to my sister because we argue a lot. I want to have a better year because this year a lot of people in my family passed away. I want to save up some money to buy something nice for my family. I promise I will try to do everything on my New Year’s Resolution list.

By Janell

My New Year’s Resolution is to be a better person. I want to help clean our planet. I will always recycle every month, clean up trash on the ground and many more things. I’m focusing on one thing so I will stay focused. I hope I’ll always have a green thumb. I will help the environment. I will use less energy. I will turn off anything I’m not using. I’ll watch less TV. I’ll even spread the word to make our planet a better place.

By Hailey

My New Year’s Resolution is to behave at home. I have a little brother who I goof around with sometimes. My family gets lots of headaches and also get scared because we may get hurt doing something dangerous, but sometimes we are OK because of our luck. I will meet this goal by feeding the joy inside of me on Christmas.

By Elianora

My New Year’s Resolution is to be able to run in soccer for one half and be able to not be too tired. I will meet this goal by practicing soccer a lot. I will also run a lot in the game. I picked this New Year’s Resolution because I don’t want to play for about two to five minutes and already be tired. I also want to be able to play soccer with my team as much as possible.

By Macy

My New Year’s Resolution is to make a really good hockey team. I will meet this goal by working much harder in tryouts. If I work really hard and pay attention I might have a really good chance at being at a high level. When I do meet this goal I will be really proud of myself. I also think that my family will be very proud of me, too.

By Joe

My New Year’s Resolution is I want to make my room look cleaner because it’s really dirty. My next goal is I want to be more fit, but my parents think I’m a little too active. I know I can meet this goal, and so can you. If you start today it will be easier. So start thinking what you’re going to do, will you be famous, will you be an NFL football player or a great hockey player, who cares what you want to accomplish, as long as you accomplish it. So start today.

By Rachel

My New Year’s Resolution is to have better manners. The way I will achieve my goal is to say, excuse me, please, and thanks to my parents and my family because, from when my sister was born to now I haven’t been using these words.

By Clayton

My New Year’s Resolution is I’m going to be on the A honor roll, and not go down to A and B honor roll, B and C honor roll, or C and D honor roll. I will also try to be respectful to my parents, especially my little brother. I will achieve this goal by March 12, 2012.

By Amitesh

My New Year’s Resolution is to try and complete my National Pokedex in Pokémon Platinum version — video game. The reason why this is my New Year’s Resolution is because I’ve worked a long time to do it and this year I believe I’ll do it.

By Ben

My New Year’s Resolution is to play on a volleyball team instead of playing at home. I will meet this goal by the end of the year 2012. I have always wanted to play on a volleyball team for a long time. Some of my friends play on a team at Queen of All Saints and they say it is a really fun and exercising sport. I have also been asking my aunt if we could play if for one of the months because as a family tradition we play a different sport every month and we do it at a park by my grandma and grandpa’s house. The whole family comes and my aunt sets up for whatever sport we are playing that month and my dad barbecues. Sometimes the kids go and play on the playground.

By Madelynn

My New Year’s Resolution is to get stronger by trying to work the best I can at volleyball. I hope I will be able to go outside and practice every day. I will do everything that there is to do with volleyball. I will be the best that I can be. I will do this all by myself!

By Julie

My New Year’s Resolution is being nicer to my brother and sister. I will meet this goal by playing more games with them. I will not try yell at them. I will try not to say anything mean to them. I will try not to hurt them. I will stop when they think I’m doing something annoying. I will let them have the computer or video games if I have been playing for too long.

By Adam

My New Year’s Resolution is going to practice soccer so I can get prepared for my Vetta Sports session next January. I’m going to go to a park to practice with my dad.

By Sameem

My New Year’s Resolution is trying my best to stay on the A and B honor roll or even both. I will meet my goal by staying on honor roll for the rest of the school year. I picked this one because I want to improve in school every year.

By Maria

My New Year’s Resolution is knowing how to do 15 juggles by the end of the spring soccer season. I will meet this goal by practicing at least two times a week, trying harder, believing in myself, and to never give up. I couldn’t do 15 juggles because I didn’t do these things. If I can’t accomplish it by the end of the spring season then I will try to get it done before we start our fall season. I want to accomplish this goal because most of my other teammates have reached this goal. I really hope I can do it.

By Maddie

My New Year’s Resolution is I will try to do one mile every month and improve my time each month. I will try my hardest and push myself to meet my goal. Also I will not eat as much so it will get easier and easier. That means drink milk instead of soda, eat turkey instead of steak, and eat apples instead of french fries. If I fail I will try again next year and hope for the best and I will keep trying until I succeed! That’s my 2012 Resolution.

By Richie

My New Year’s Resolution is to at least stay on the A honor roll for the rest of the year. I will do this by doing better on my homework and school work so I don’t bring it down. I want to do better on my writing and math. I really don’t want to bring one down to a B+ or B-. I have one more New Year’s Resolution and that is to be nicer to my sister. I will do that by not getting her in trouble and blame stuff on her. Sometimes I try really hard not to blame stuff on her or get her in trouble.

By Nick

My New Year’s Resolution is to do my homework better. I’m going to listen better at school. I’m going to follow directions at school. I’m going to look at the teacher when she is talking. I’m not going to get in trouble.

By Haris

My New Year’s Resolution is to score at least three hoops in basketball before the season is over. I will reach my goal of shooting three hoops before the season is over by practicing more on my driveway and I will also reach my goal by playing basketball with my sister and dad. I hope I reach my New Year’s Resolution.

By Courtney

My New Year’s Resolution is I will try harder to play baseball. I will practice harder and longer to play first base and pitcher. I will try my best to get on the team. My friend helps me and I help him on our pitching and fielding. We go to the park and I practice my hitting. It is getting easier because I am practicing a lot.

By Patrick

My New Year’s Resolution is to get more home runs in kickball. I am going to do it by kicking the ball harder.

By Luke

I have three New Year’s Resolutions. My first one is I want to run with my mom more often. I always promise her that I will run with her. But when my mom wakes me up in the morning I always fall back asleep and I end up not running with her. Second, I would like to wake up at 6:30 a.m. I have a friend that comes over to my house to go to the bus stop with me. Sometimes I’m still in my PJs when she comes over. And third, I would like to get A’s in math instead of B’s. Last year I got A’s all the time. I’m going to try my best to get A’s in math. Those are my New Year’s resolutions.

By Kaylyn

I have three New Year’s Resolutions. My first one is to make a new friend. Because I play with the same friends all the time. So if I make a new friend I will have new friends to play with. My second resolution is to do my chores because my mom does them for me and she shouldn’t do them because it’s my responsibility not hers. My third resolution is to change my hermit crab’s water sponge more often because every time I come home from school the sponge is always dry. I also need to show responsibility to prove I can take care of pets on my own.

By Demi

I have three New Year’s Resolutions. My first one is to be nice to my sister. I am mean to her from time to time. This will help us be civil to one another. My second resolution is to practice harder on shooting in basketball. This will help me get better when we have games. I think I can become the best shooter on the team. My third resolution is to take better care of my dog. I don’t really feed him the right amount of food.

By Samantha

My first New Year’s Resolution is KHFOOTY so that others don’t get hurt and I don’t either. KHFOOTY means to keep your hands, feet and other objects to yourself. My second resolution is don’t talk back to my mom and dad so that I can have special awards and so I don’t get in trouble. My third resolution is follow directions the first time asked so I can be safe and don’t get in trouble.

By Olivia

My first New Year’s Resolution is to shower every other day. If I didn’t I would stink. Then nobody would be around me. My second resolution is to play with all of my friends each week. Then I would have more friends over. I would also have more fun. My third resolution is to eat ice cream every night. Then I wouldn’t be hungry in bed. I would also have more time to watch TV.

By Logan

My first New Year’s Resolution is to turn in homework. So I don’t have to do it at recess time. My second resolution is to share. I want to share so they will share with me. My last resolution is to get better grades. So I can play with my friends after school.

By Blake

My first New Year’s Resolution is to get better at soccer. When I grow up I want to be a professional soccer player. I want to be in a championship game. My second resolution is to get better at handwriting. When I grow up I will have nice handwriting that people can actually read. My third resolution is to not talk back to my mom and dad. That way I don’t get in trouble that much. I will be nice to everybody.

By Brianna

My first New Year’s Resolution is to practice violin music because I’m not that good at it. I’ve been getting confused a lot in violin because I get lost and everything sounds different to me. My second resolution it to try to read music notes better. Every time I get a music sheet, I have to write the notes name above it. I am not good at reading music notes at all. My third resolution is to try not to blow as hard as I do on my recorder. Because sometimes I blow really hard and sometimes I blow just the right amount. I also want to practice recorder more often than I do now.

By Samara

My first New Year’s Resolution is to practice hockey and basketball so I can be on a team. Also because I can get better at them both. My second resolution is to improve on my school work so I can get better grades. I also won’t have to worry about anything. My third resolution is to take the dog out more so she can get more exercise. Also I can too.

By Jenna

My first New Year’s Resolution is to work on my handwriting because I’m bad at it. It will help the teacher read my work. My second resolution is to control my talking because I would get in less trouble from talking and it will help me listen more. My third resolution is to keep my room clean because you can barely step anywhere. It would help me be able to walk in my room.

By Shane

I choose this New Year’s Resolution because it will help me get closer to my friends so I could do more things with my friends. And so I can play with my friends. I choose this New Year’s Resolution because it will help me get better at science so I could get better report cards. And so I can learn more. I choose this New Year’s Resolution because I can do more of my free time so I can have some fun. And so I can beat my record of video game playing.

By Sam

My first New Year’s Resolution is to make thoughts at reading time. If I do then I will become a better reader and writer. I love reading and writing so I think it would be good to do both. My second resolution is to fill people’s buckets. I think I need to fill people’s buckets more so they feel good. I need to work on filling people’s buckets even if they aren’t in my class. My third resolution is when I come in the room in the morning to greet friends quickly and quietly. It I take too long then it will take the other person time to do morning work and I will not have time to. If I stand there and talk I will not have time to unpack my stuff for the day.

By Katie

My first New Year’s Resolution is to get better at baseball because I want to hit home runs and I want to throw fastballs when I am in the outfield. My second resolution is to play less video games because my brother and I could play catch instead of playing video games. My last resolution is to improve at multiplication and division because I will now my facts fast.

By Drake

My first New Year’s Resolution is to be nice to my brother even though he kicks, punch, scratch, or slaps me. My mom is always telling me to be nice to him, and maybe if I be nice to him he’ll be nice to me too. My next one is to do my homework right when I get home from school. I always do fun stuff when I get home and end up doing it at night and go to bed at ten instead of nine. Then wake up at 8 a.m. I might be late for school too. My last one is to get better at soccer. I play soccer but I’m not very good at it. Next summer I’m going try out for a real team. I want to get better at soccer because I’m interested in the subject and it counts as exercising.

By Savannah

My first New Year’s Resolution is to keep my room clean. I want to keep my room clean because it’s always messy. I will try to keep my room clean every day. I want to try to clean my room. I don’t like a messy room. My second resolution is not to be mean to my brother. Sometimes we are mean to each other. I will try not to be mean to my brother. I shouldn’t be mean to my brother. My third resolution is to try to practice in math. I want to be good in match. I am not that good in math. I will try to study in math. I need to get better in math.

By Marina

My first New Year’s Resolution is doing my homework every day. So I can get good grades on my homework and see how I do it. I want to be a better learner. My second resolution is to study more. I want to practice on math, spelling, science, social studies. So if I have a test I’ll be sure to get A’s or B’s. My third resolution is doing my best at something when I don’t know the answer. Like for instinct my Tungsten I can’t study on it so I do my best. Then when I don’t know, I take a guess at it.

By Marvin

My first New Year’s Resolution is to study for spelling and other things. Why, so I can get good grades and 100%. My second resolution is to read nonfiction. Why, so I can learn more about stuff and when we have a test I will be prepared. My third resolution is to do more laundry. So I can have clean clothes and earn money.

By Alaina

My first New Year’s Resolution is to clean my room. Because when my friends come they don’t make fun of me. My second resolution is to do my homework so I can play with my 3DS. My third resolution is to help my mom.

By David

My first New Year’s Resolution is to turn in my homework every day so I can get good grades and play with my friends. My second resolution is to be nice to my brother and my sister. My third resolution is to keep my room clean for my friends to come over. So I do not have to clean my room every day.

By Daijah

My New Year’s Resolution is to be a better student by turning in my homework on time, which is a challenge because I sometimes tell about 7:50, so I have to act fast! I want to achieve this goal so I don’t have to stay in for recess. I suppose I should wake up a lot earlier and should stay quiet. I should also get out of everyone’s way, especially grandpa to keep him from yelling. It will help me have more responsibility and will let me have recess. It will also let me have less homework over the week.

By Elbert

My New Year’s Resolution is to clean my room and my house someday and even sometime when I come back from school. So I want to clean my room and house so I will not have to clean my room when my mom tells me to because it is already clean. I also want to keep my house clean so I don’t have to look around for the things I need. Also I want to keep my room clean because it can help me find things. The steps I will take to try to clean my room and house so I can find things more easy so I don’t have to dig all over my house or my room to find things I need. I will clean my room and house every day. It will help my mom that my room is clean because when my mom tells me to clean my room I don’t want to clean my room and it will help me too because I always have to dig in my room. So keeping my room clean can help me and my mom. So keeping my house clean can help me and my family.

By Jackie

My New Year’s Resolution is that I want to get 100 percent on everything I do in school. So I can get A’s on my report card. I want to get a good scholarship. I will study more at home with the flash cards and the book. When I take the test I will get a 100 percent. I will get a good scholarship in college so that is my New Year’s Resolution.

By Phillip

My New Year’s Resolution is that I want to have better handwriting. People need to read my handwriting and I should be able to read my handwriting. I am going to practice writing. I will get out my old notebook and write in it. I think it will help me and other people by letting them read my good stories.

By Noah

My New Year’s Resolution is that I want to memorize all my multiplication facts. I want to memorize my multiplication facts so then I will be more prepared for fifth grade. Also then it will be easier with my math work and homework. The steps I will take to memorize all the multiplication facts. I will study more often. I will also practice whenever I can. When I memorize my multiplication facts then I can practice with my friends. I can also make it fun in my own way or make a game out of it.

By Finn

My New Year’s Resolution is that I want to change the people I hang out with. Because they are mean. And I have been getting very mean. I am going to try to find a new friend that is a better influence on me. And that is more nice to me then my other friend. I won’t be so mean if I try to change her. I can change too if she just lets me try to change.

By Faith

My New Year’s Resolution is that I want to change my grades in science on the workbook pages so then I can do sports like I want to. So when I get my report card I’ll get all A’s. Then when she’s reading I will pay attention so I do good on the workbook pages. Then when I’m done I will turn it in and say did I do good and she’ll say you got 100 percent. Then I got an A+. It will help me and my grades. Then my grades will go up high.

By Ricky

My New Year’s Resolution is that I want to clean my room every day. I want to make myself clean my room because it will help my mom. I will take steps to help myself clean my room. I will do that by cleaning a little every day. Then I will clean more and more until I reach my goal. My decision will help me to find my things. Also it will help my mom by doing my chores so she doesn’t have to do them for me. Those are my New Year’s Resolutions.

By Hailey

My New Year’s Resolution is that I want to be more responsible. I want to have more responsibility because sometimes I forget to do something and my parents get mad. I will remember better. I will do what my parents tell me to. I will pick up my toys when I am done with them. This will help me not tripping over things. This will also help me by not breaking my toys and other items.

By Daniel

My New Year’s Resolution is something I want to change about myself is getting all A’s on my report card. Because I want to make my parents happy. I also want to make me happy. The step I will take is I am going to study. I will listen to the teacher. I will follow directions. Studying will change my grade. It will make me very happy. I will make my parents very happy too.

By Melissa

My New Year’s Resolution is that I want to turn in all my homework. My teacher notes it when I don’t turn in all my homework. The steps I’ll take are doing all my homework. Every morning I look at the projector and it tells me what to turn in and I turn it in. It will help my teacher not get mad at me. Mostly it will help me get better grades.

By Tim

My first New Year’s Resolution is recycling. I hope to recycle more. Recycling is good for the planet. People should recycle more. It will save our beautiful planet. My second resolution is getting fit. I hope to go outside more. My first goal is to run 5 miles. I need to go outside and play more. I need to stop playing video games. My third resolution is chores. I need to do more chores. My mom needs help around the house. I need to do more activities. I need to help.

By Chesley

My first New Year’s Resolution is to save my allowance. I will save up for a new bike. I will baby-sit my baby brother to accomplish this. To do all my chores and collect all the change in my house. And sell my old bike. And my old scooter. And an Xbox 360. And some of my shells. And some Xbox games. And some stuff I don’t play with anymore. My second resolution is to get healthier. Because I play football and I’d like to for a long time. And sometime I’d like to be the quarterback. And I won’t be able to if I don’t exercise more often. In order to do this I need to run and workout.

By James S.

My first New Year’s Resolution is to be more organized. By having a calendar so I can keep date. Also by keeping my room cleaner. Also by keeping my desk cleaner, that will allow me to get my supplies out quicker. Also by keeping my binder cleaner. My second resolution is to save more money. By putting most of the money in the bank. But keep some of the money to buy stuff. Also that will allow me to buy a car and gas for when I’m older. Also that will allow me to buy stuff for hunting and fishing. My third resolution is to recycle more. Because I love saving the earth. It prevents landfills from getting too big. It also helps plants, animals, and you and me. It also makes the air cleaner.

By Tagary

My first New Year’s Resolution is what I can do by helping others is help them with math if they are reading and then we can help them with a word. Then I could help them with a word to spell. Then I could help them on different kinds of things. How you can help them with a math problem. Then if someone is having trouble with something they can say oh I get it now. However you can help your teacher. You can ask your teacher if you can help them. You can have active and stuff for your teacher. You can bring in games from home. You can help your teacher with carrying stuff. You can be helpful. You can be helpful to your friends. You can be nice to your friends. You can be sure that if you are new that you are not playing you’re by yourself. You can ask someone to play with you. You can have a lot of friends.

By Erin

My first New Year’s Resolution is to recycle more because if you don’t recycle, more and more trees are getting cut down. If too many trees get cut down a lot of animals habitats are getting destroyed. Also if too many trees get cut down by people not recycling can’t breathe because we need trees to breathe. Recycling is very important to our world and also to us. I believe some people should recycle more. My second resolution is to do my chores. I need to do my chores because my mom already has enough stuff to do around the house. I don’t do my chores so that is why I need to do my chores. My mom is super tired when she gets home from work. So I am going to do my chores when she goes to take a nap. My last resolution is to get honor roll. If I get honor roll I want it for straight A’s and B’s. I have never got honor roll. If I get honor roll I will be so excited. I also want it for perfect attendance. My mom and dad would be so proud of me!

By Junior

My first New Year’s Resolution is I need do more recycling. Recycling is the most important thing. Recycling is my favorite thing to do and fill some time. Sometimes I upcycle my things. It’s really fun. Recycling is the best thing to do. I like to play with my pet snake. I need to feed it, give it some water. I gave it a stuffed ball. He likes to play with it. I also got him a smile face ball. But it’s for Christmas. I like to travel with him. He is going to be very happy. He goes with me everywhere except for school. He is like a pet to me and a friend.

By Dylan

My first New Year’s Resolution is getting all A’s on my report card. I already get A+’s, A-‘s and A’s on my report card. Now I want to try to get all A+’s. To reach my goal I’m going to study more. I’m going to check over all my work. My second resolution is to keep my binder cleaner. If I keep my binder cleaner it will be easier to find stuff. To keep my binder cleaner I’m going to throw away things I don’t need. I will organize the stuff in my binder. I will put my homework in my folder. My last resolution is to draw better. I want to draw better because I want to be an artist when I grow up. I’m going to practice drawing more. I’m going to try to draw more challenging things. If I get better I might become an artist when I grow up.

By Samantha

My first New Year’s Resolution is to stop playing video game like the Wii or PS2 or any other station. You should not play video games because you can hurt your eyesight. Never play video games for the whole day. Instead of playing video games you can play outside. Instead of playing you can play with your friends. I like to meet new people in new place. When I meet new people I feel happy. When I meet anyone new I feel excited. When I don’t see somebody and then I see them I feel happy. When I meet a new animal I feel like I want it. I like to spend time with people. When I spend time with people I feel happy when I see my friends. When I don’t see my friends I feel sad. I have a lot of friends in my life.

My first New Year’s Resolution is that I need to get in shape. To achieve this goal I need to do more exercise in gym. For my second resolution I need to stop talking back to my mom. To achieve this goal I need to think about what I am going to say to my mom. For my third resolution I need to shut off my lights and my TV when not in use.

By Alex

My first New Year’s Resolution is I need to lose some weight. To accomplish that I need to rejoin Girls on the Run. I want to rerun the 5K. I want to eat healthier an exercise. My goal is to lose two pounds then I would of lost four pounds in fourth grade. My second resolution is to find a new home. I want a big house where I don’t have to sleep on the bottom bunk of the bed. My goal is to talk my mom into letting me turn the basement into my room. My basement as my room that would be cool. But my mom would probably say NOOOOOOOOOOOOO. My final resolution is to have a good new year’s not a bad one like last year. My goal is to have a good party this year. I’m going to not freak out. Last year we had a tornado warning. And I was scared that I was going to lose my family. I didn’t know what was going on and when this happened I was eating turkey and mashed potatoes. When we headed for the basement I fell down the stairs.

By Mariah

My first New Year’s Resolution is to help around the house more. I should clean my room more often so I don’t get hurt. I want to help cook more, with my parents. Do more chores to help around the house. I want to help my parents more often so no one’s stressed. Also do things the first time asked. My second resolution is to do better in school. I would like to get in STRETCH for a challenge. I would also like to get into Student Council to help. I want to get straight A’s or A+’s. I also want to read more often. My last resolution is to get along better with my brothers. Try not to annoy them as much. Less being mean more being nice. Try not to call names. Try not to fight with them, so no one is yelling at each other.

By Kayla

My first New Year’s Resolution is to eat healthy. Be more active and maybe join girls on the run. Also join the YMCA gym. Maybe I could join swimming class. Eat fruit and veggies and help my mom and dad. Also ride my bike more and my scooter. Also run a little bit more. Do pull ups and sit ups more. Do curl ups and jumping jacks more. Also do arm circles and line jumping. Play less video games and eat less candy. Eat less ice cream. Play less computer. Also if I don’t eat candy, don’t play computers and don’t eat ice cream I will be fit and I will be done with my New Year’s Resolutions.

By Annie

My first New Year’s Resolution is to help my family by playing with them, helping them and cooking with them. I love my family but this is my New Year’s resolutions. I want to get better at running faster than my sister. I run twice as slower than her. This summer we had a race and I lost. This is my New Year’s Resolution to get faster. I’m fast at multiplication but not running. This year is going to be speed. My sister’s name is Leyla. She teases me a lot. This is my New Year’s Resolution and it will come true. My sister, Leyla is stronger than me, faster and more sporty. I will run every day and night and I will not be out of fright. I may be tired. I will be strong. One year it was snowing and we were making a snowman. She made a 10-foot snowman and I made a seven-foot one. She is still better than me. But I will win.

By Vasilya

My first New Year’s Resolution for 2012 is to go running more often. I did Girls on the Run at my school this year. At Girls on the Run we trained for a 5K. I want to continue running 5Ks, but to do that I need to start running. My goal is to run at least 3.1 miles per week.

My second New Year’s Resolution for 2012 is to watch less TV. My goal is that when I get home I want to do my homework and read right away, instead of watching TV. My other goal is to only watch one and one half to two hours a day instead of three to four hours a day. Another thing I could do to decrease the hours I watch TV is to either play games with my sister or play with some of my toys. I hope I can meet my goals.

My third New Year’s Resolution is to be more organized in the morning. Not every morning, but most mornings, before school I am rushing out the door. I always feel like I am missing something. I always feel like I am rushed. I don’t want to feel that way. My solution to that is to make sure everything is in my binder and I know what I want for lunch. I also want to have out what I am wearing the net day. I hope I can accomplish that.

My last New Year’s Resolution is to practice my violin more often. I only have violin class once a week so that means I need to practice at home. We are learning note reading so I really need to practice my notes. It is important to practice the songs so you know them. My goal is to practice twice a week.

By Emma

My first resolution is to play with Buster more. Buster gets lonely a lot. He doesn’t have a brother or sister. Buster likes toys. I got him a new toy. He loves it. My second resolution is to spend more time with my dad. He works two jobs. I want to play with him more often. Last year my dad had to go to work on Thanksgiving. Me and my mom cried. My final resolution is to brush my teeth. I never brush my teeth. I never even rinse. I have yellow and white teeth. I have one cavity. It bothers me a lot.

By John

My first New Year’s Resolution is to be a better role model, help kids, show them how to do math and help them with homework. My second New Year’s Resolution is to go to my fitness room, lift weights, do the treadmill, do the stair stepper and run. My third New Year’s Resolution is to study for tests, do homework, do my reading log, pay attention to the teacher, and do morning work.

By Ethan

Being more responsible, bring my homework to school everyday. I should to always finish my work. I will remind my mom to sign my log and my assignment book. After I put my things in I check my binder again so I know I have everything. I show responsible by checking if I got the right answer so I don’t get a bad grade. I always study for my tests so I can get a 100 percent. I listen to the teacher. I do what I need to do in the classroom. I show responsible by feeding my dog everyday. I always baby-sit my sister. When everybody is at work or they are outside. I save my money because I will get something that I need. I always try to do the right thing.

By Samra

I will play less electronic because it hurts my eyes when I play because I play too long and when I play longer than I am supposed to my eyes start to hurt. My second resolution is that I need to run more so I can get in shape so I can be faster so that when I race I can win. My last resolution is that I need to save my money so I can save up to a PSP. So I can save up to a car when I am sixteen. So I can save up to a house when I am nineteen.

By Jake

My first resolution is to clean my room more. For some reason some kids have trouble keeping his/her room clean. Because if I looked in a book, in some the kid talks and says “My mom is making me clean my room.” Sometimes I feel that way. I think my brother feels the same. My second resolution is to help my mom more. Because she is always helping me. Like folding towels and doing the dishes and stuff like that. I’m so lucky to have her. I can’t live without her. My third resolution is to be more organized. I really got to clean my home desk. It would really help a lot. I could draw on my desk again. That would be amazing.

By Sydney

One of my first New Year’s Resolutions is to work on my cursive. I think that I could use a little work on my cursive. I also think that I could practice my cursive rather than watching television all day long, during times when I can practice perfecting my cursive.

One of my second goals is to get more active. I think that I could spend more time outside and get active rather than sitting on the couch all day watching television or playing video games. I know I can’t do much because of asthma and a heart problem, but I can exercise a little more than I have been. That would really help me to be a better person.

My last goal is to be nicer to all of my brothers and sister. I have two brothers and a sister. I think that I could be nicer and kinder to all of them and that would help me be a better person. Some stuff would include not yelling, and not hitting or hurting my brothers and sister.

By Katelyn

My first New Year’s Resolution is to be organized. If I be organized I can be able to find stuff. I would not have to clean. If it’s clean I will know where everything is. If it’s clean people would say cool desk. My other New Year’s Resolution is to run fast. I would like to run a half mile. When I have to run laps, I would beat everyone. When I race my brother, I would bet him. When I race my family I would bet them. My last new year’s resolution is to eat healthy. If I eat healthy, I would be strong. If I eat healthy, I won’t get fat. I should drink less soda and more water. If I eat healthy, I don’t get a cavity.

By Devin