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Graduation Speech

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Graduation Speech In some Hindu communities, there is a rite of passage called the bizarre wedding...This is when a sick child or adult marries... a dog. Would you want to be stuck with a dog as your spouse for the rest of your life? I think not... The person is believed to transfer his or her illness and bad luck to the dog and so treat it like a normal bride or groom. There have even been some instances when the person and the dog sleep in the same bed... well...thank God we are not living in that community!!! So spare a moment to think about the poor children who are married to a dog and think of how lucky we are - educated, cultured and moving forward in the right direction ---- moving to high school. We are no longer kids as we confidently move forward to face World challenges and achieve higher goals. ...read more.


If I can use these skills of adaptability and problem solving when I move to high school I know I can achieve success in everything I do. Travelling on a long train journey is how I imagine moving from middle school to high school. The train follows the straight tracks and continues moving forward. Sometimes it may wobble or you may have a sudden brake or jerk at a red light but with a little bit of creativity, logical thinking one can get the train back on track. Similarly one may have some stumbles or mishaps in your journey through middle school. But good teachers, right counselling and support from your peers can put you back on track. This supports the JIS essential quality creative thinking. If you cannot think creatively and get back on board your train, there will be many problems you face. ...read more.


I am so thankful because some of my greatest moments in Jakarta have been winning some tennis tournaments and more importantly enjoying the sport with my friends and family as it should be. The right guidance in a young ones life at the right time is so important. A. P. Gouthey once said, "If life were measured by accomplishments, most of us would die in infancy." He was wrong. Here we all are, having accomplished the various wonders of middle school. So spare a moment thinking about all your glories and achievements in the last few years. Fun and carefree days, hard work and exam days ...or boring days. Each day in school has helped us develop our personality, character and hopefully guided us up the right path. Let's hope our tracks remain straight and no detours or falls change our direction from becoming smart, well groomed, knowledgeable and educated adults of the 21st century. ?? ?? ?? ?? Rushad Heerjee Mr. Kimber 2800-57 04/04/07 ...read more.

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