2017-12-28 / Front Page

Students share their resolutions at the turning of the new year


Lincoln County Elementary School students shared their New Year’s resolutions, including (left side) Hay­lee Hogan, Cayden Crenshaw, (right side) Phoenix Dechant, D’Nysha Mickens, Caroline Beggs, Addison Rhodes, and Bralynn Hogan. Lincoln County Elementary School students shared their New Year’s resolutions, including (left side) Hay­lee Hogan, Cayden Crenshaw, (right side) Phoenix Dechant, D’Nysha Mickens, Caroline Beggs, Addison Rhodes, and Bralynn Hogan. Lincoln County Elementary School students seem to have their lives well in order, as The Lincoln Journal recently asked them “What is your New Year’s resolution?” Clearly, this group of youngsters understands important goals we should all have in life, along with knowing that the more practical a resolution it is, the easier it will be to achieve it.

The children have shed great light, and a little perspective, onto this whole “New Year’s resolu­tion” ordeal, and their answers are listed below for the community to enjoy.

“I’ll make a promise to behave, because sometimes I don’t.”

– Onna Wulfattardo, third grade

“To go to bed early”

– B.J. Hogan, fourth grade

“Working out. Everyday I am going to start working out because I want to get more stronger.”

– Zavious Cullars, fourth grade

“My New Year’s resolution is to be able to draw more than one animal. It’s already hard to draw a good cat, but that’s all I can draw. So, I’m going to challenge myself to try to draw one animal a day, so I can get better. Hopefully, by January, I can draw at least one kind of dog. That’s my New Year’s resolution; to draw more than just cats.”

–Kaytlin Hathorn, fifth grade

“Mine is to be a better person, because my last resolution was to take up baking.”

– Nytavious Carter, fourth grade

“My New’s Year resolution is to help the ecosystem be cleaner and greener.”

– Kalynn Bargeron, fifth grade

“I will try harder to help my little sisters to set off more fire works.”

– Trayon Jones, third grade

“I’m going to pass every single grade to be a teacher.”

– Kylah Turner, fourth grade

“My New Year’s resolution is following God’s word so I can get to heaven.”

– Nathanael Chiles, fourth grade

“To read a book every day, be­cause I need to read more.”

– Grace Brunnell, fourth grade

“My new years resolution is to only get As on every test from now on.”

– Emmie Minyard, fourth grade

“My New Year’s resolution is to read 45 pages a night for home­work. I want to read 45 pages a night, because I want to finish my book and take a test on them each week.”

– Allie Drake Robertson, fourth grade

“My New Year’s resolution is to read the Bible every day.”

– Katy Glenn Chapman, fourth grade

“To get a baby brother, because I wanted one this year but I didn’t get one.”

– Abagaile Jones, fourth grade

“My New Year’s resolution is to get my family together more. My family is always spread out. We never have like game night or movie night. Most the time my big sister tries to get out of playing a game, or watch a movie. That’s why. I wish that just for once we could.”

– Whitney McCauley, fourth grade

“My New Year’s resolution is to read more to get a higher lexile.”

– Kate McWhorter, fourth grade

“To get all As, because I get As and Bs and I want the bracelet.”

– Aiden Tashiro, fifth grade

“My New Year’s resolution is get all As on my test. The reason for that is because I have been get­ting Bs and Cs. I just want to know what its like to have all As on every subject.”

– Memphis Ingram, fifth grade

“My New Year’s resolution is to be the drummer for my youth church, because I like to play the drums and I am taking drumming lessons.”

– Caleb Plueger, fifth grade

“My New Year’s resolution is to go to church more, and be more part of my church. I will set this New Year’s resolution, because I have not been to church for a while because I have been out of town. I want to be more part of my church, because the church dose fun actives.”

– William Barnett, fifth grade

“My New Year’s resolution is to read more books, because I need to read more often.”

– Caitlin Drake, fifth grade

“My New Year’s resolution is exercising. I’m not in good enough shape to run.”

– Kaillen Tackett, fifth grade

“One thing I promised my sister was I said, I promise that I will give you some of my candy.”

– Kameron Wideman, fifth grade

“I promise to jog the whole song at school.”

– Chandler Crite, fifth grade

“My New Year’s resolution is to spend more time with my great grandpa, because he has been going to the hospital.”

– Madyson Johnson, fourth grade

“My New Year’s resolution is to start being nicer and to start follow­ing directions.”

– Wesley Ashmore, fourth grade

“To clean my room more because I always get in trouble for it not being clean.”

– Canaan Harris, fourth grade

“My New Year’s resolution is to stay a straight A student and al­ways try my hardest to get straight As. And why? Because my mom would most likely ground me for like three weeks if I make anything below an A.”

– Catherine Seals, fourth grade

“My New Year’s resolution is to keep my room clean. That is my New Year’s resolution, because my mom and my dad want me to keep my clean room every day. I want to keep it clean so I can get rewarded for cleaning up after myself!”

– Mary Claire Matthews, fourth grade

“My New Year’s resolution is that I get to eat all the food I want to with nobody home with me.”

– Mekhi Wade, fourth grade

“My New Year’s resolution is to get my grades to all 100, so I can pass fourth grade.”

– Jordan Harvey, fourth grade

“My New Year’s resolution is get better grades in school. I want to get my grades up, because it will make my mom proud.”

– Emma Taylor, fourth grade

“My New Year’s resolution is to do chores around the house, because my mother does the chores everyday and my dad and I just sit around and play my game. I want to start doing chores around the house.”

– Kenya Jones, fourth grade

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