Someone to talk to

By Gabrielle, 8th grade | July 2022 … Having a friend, you always have someone to talk to, you have someone to play with, so you are never alone. Someone who always cares for you, never disrespects you. They tell you the truth. You make a friends by treating others the way you want to […] Read More

 Like

Let’s take a walk

By Janet, 5th grade | June 2022 … My favorite outdoor activity is walking with my cousins because I am able to see all the natural surroundings in the neighborhood and because I get to be with my cousins.  Someone in my life that is trustworthy is my friend Brianna. She gained my trust because […] Read More

 Like

Amazing artwork

Fifth-grade Healthy Roar reporters took a field trip to Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in March. They spent time both seeing art and creating their own prints at the museum. Upon their return, they reflected on the experience. By Suhaylah, 5th grade | April 2022 … Looking at the artwork made me feel like I wanted to […] Read More

 Like

Keeps me safe

By Noah, 4th grade | April 2022 … Someone in my life who is trustworthy is my dad because he drives me to school and takes care of me. He keeps me safe. I can be a more trustworthy person by taking risks and helping others. —Noah writes for the La Salle Academy Healthy News Read More

 Like

Whole new world

By Demensio, 4th grade | April 2022 … I have been biking in the forest. It felt pretty nice to see rivers, creeks, frogs, trees, ponds, and animals. It was so fun in the forest and feels like a whole new world. —Demensio writes for the La Salle Academy Healthy News Read More

 Like

Common interests

By Kareem, 8th grade | April 2022 … Friends are important. They make you happy and they are happy around you. Making friends, believe it or not, comes naturally from just talking to others and creating bonds. Some may say it’s hard to make friends, but all you really have to do is ask! But first […] Read More

 Like

Someone to rely on

By Kameron, 8th grade | March 2022 … When you have a friend, you have someone to rely on and put your trust in. To make friends, just introduce yourself and be kind. Friends are everywhere and are very good for your health. —Kameron writes for the DePaul Healthy Trailblazer Journal Read More

 Like

Finding your crowd

By Kiandra, 8th grade | March 2022 … Making friends can be hard sometimes, because you have to find the crowd that fits you. Friends are always there for you—they know what to say at the right time and say something you need to hear. They make you feel happy and make you want to […] Read More

 Like

Making art

By Lillie, 5th grade | March 2022 … I paint art in my room on the floor (because I don’t want art on my bed). I like to draw butterflies in the sky and grass.  When I’m upset, I like to dance or play music and sing. I like to dance in my living room […] Read More

 Like

Checking in

By Amiyrah, 5th grade | March 2022 … My friends and I take care of each other by texting or calling each other every day. We also talk to each other at school. We make sure everyone is doing OK. If they don’t look happy or if we see something is wrong with them, we […] Read More

 Like