June 24, 2014 at 8:32 pm

Students at Langley Fine Arts Answer Questions

Langley Fine Arts School students in the PA-MOJA club were asked to answer the same questions at the bursary students in Kenya. See Bursary students answer the same questions here.

Demi Adanjo, Grade 11
Demi Adanjo, Grade 11

WHAT IS YOUR NAME AND GRADE?
Demi Adanjo, Grade 12
WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU GO TO?
Langley Fine Arts School
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE SUBJECT AND WHY?
Math, because I like working with numbers.
WHAT ARE A FEW IMPORTANT LESSONS THAT YOUR FAMILY HAS TAUGHT YOU?
Never lie, Love yourself, believe in yourself, always work hard, and don’t let others bring you down.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE REGULAR CHALLENGES YOU EXPERIENCE AT SCHOOL?
Being on time and doing my homework.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF?
How hardworking I am and all the work I love to do with my friends for PA-MOJA.
DESCRIBE THE HAPPIEST DAY IN YOUR LIFE
When I went to Portugal in August 2012 and got to know my cousins better. I also made a new friend named Caterina and we became best friends.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A MAN?
Really funny, Brown hair, blue eyes, cute smile.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A WOMAN?
Humour, sweet nature.
WHAT IS YOUR MOST TREASURED POSSESION?
My ballerina ornament.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST AFRAID OF?
Being in the ocean alone.
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU’VE LEARNED AT SCHOOL?
If you work hard it will pay off.
DESCRIBE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL THING YOU’VE EVER SEEN
Seeing my brother grow up and watching videos of him when he was younger.

Desiree Chek, Grade 10
Desiree Chek, Grade 10

WHAT IS YOUR NAME AND GRADE?
Desirée Chek, Grade 10
WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU GO TO?
Langley Fine Arts School
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE SUBJECT AND WHY?
Photography, because I get to be creative and try new things.
WHAT ARE A FEW IMPORTANT LESSONS THAT YOUR FAMILY HAS TAUGHT YOU?
Make-up can cover your natural beauty, so be comfortable with the skin you’re in.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE REGULAR CHALLENGES YOU EXPERIANCE AT SCHOOL?
Trying to balance academics, extracurricular, and having a social life.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF?
My ability to work hard for things that are important to me.
DESCRIBE THE HAPPIEST DAY IN YOUR LIFE
The day I went snorkeling and surfing in Hawaii.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A MAN?
Can make me laugh.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A WOMAN?
Doesn’t say bad things about other people, doesn’t gossip.
WHAT IS YOUR MOST TREASURED POSSESION?
The photo of my best friend and I on the first day of grade 1.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST AFRAID OF?
That I won’t get accepted into the university that I want to.
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU’VE LEARNED AT SCHOOL?
Never be afraid to ask questions if you don’t understand something.
DESCRIBE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL THING YOU’VE EVER SEEN
The ocean of Santa Monica, California at sunset.

Danielle Campani
Danielle Campani

WHAT IS YOUR NAME AND GRADE?
Danielle Campani, Grade 9
WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU GO TO?
Langley Fine Arts School
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE SUBJECT AND WHY?
Spanish, because it is a lively language.
WHAT ARE A FEW IMPORTANT LESSONS THAT YOUR FAMILY HAS TAUGHT YOU?
To treat others with integrity, to behave well and always be well mannered. To think of others and be willing to go out of your way to help someone.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE REGULAR CHALLENGES YOU EXPERIANCE AT SCHOOL?
Making long lasting friendships, and finishing and memorizing my homework.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF?
My dance because I’ve been dancing for almost 12 years.
DESCRIBE THE HAPPIEST DAY IN YOUR LIFE
When my family was on vacation in Italy and me and my dad hiked up this beautiful mountain and later that day we swan in the gorgeous Tuscan water.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A MAN?
Genuinely happy, not selfish or dishonest.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A WOMAN?
Honest, funny.
WHAT IS YOUR MOST TREASURED POSSESION?
My baby pillow because my parents made it for me when I was a baby.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST AFRAID OF?
Kidnappers.
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU’VE LEARNED AT SCHOOL?
How to communicate with people.

Theresa Geider, Grade 9
Theresa Geider, Grade 9

WHAT IS YOUR NAME AND GRADE?
Theresa Geider, Grade 9
WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU GO TO?
Langley Fine Arts School
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE SUBJECT AND WHY?
English, because I like to read and write about different stories.
WHAT ARE A FEW IMPORTANT LESSONS THAT YOUR FAMILY HAS TAUGHT YOU?
My family has taught me many moral values such as serving others around you, when your parents took care of you when you needed it, you should take care of them when they need it.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE REGULAR CHALLENGES YOU EXPERIANCE AT SCHOOL?
Understanding complex assignments, applying it to your learning and making your assignment clear for others to understand.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF?
I have an excellent work ethic; with whatever I do I give it my all.
DESCRIBE THE HAPPIEST DAY IN YOUR LIFE
Knowing I was valued.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A MAN?
Respect.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A WOMAN?
Strength.
WHAT IS YOUR MOST TREASURED POSSESION?
My home.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST AFRAID OF?
Being useless.
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU’VE LEARNED AT SCHOOL?
Learning math.
DESCRIBE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL THING YOU’VE EVER SEEN
Everything in nature.

Delaney Gilmour, Grade 9
Delaney Gilmour, Grade 9

WHAT IS YOUR NAME AND GRADE?
Delaney Gilmour, Grade 9
WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU GO TO?
Langley Fine Arts School
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE SUBJECT AND WHY?
Drama, because I enjoy acting.
WHAT ARE A FEW IMPORTANT LESSONS THAT YOUR FAMILY HAS TAUGHT YOU?
How to talk.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE REGULAR CHALLENGES YOU EXPERIENCE AT SCHOOL?
The amount of work I get.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF?
My baking.
DESCRIBE THE HAPPIEST DAY IN YOUR LIFE
I have not had mine yet.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A MAN?
Smart, hot, and not a jerk.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A WOMAN?
Kindness.
WHAT IS YOUR MOST TREASURED POSSESION?
I don’t treasure possessions.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST AFRAID OF?
Small spaces.
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU’VE LEARNED AT SCHOOL?
If you stare at someone they get weirded out.

Mallory Andres, Grade 12
WHAT IS YOUR NAME AND GRADE?
Mallony Andres, Grade 12
WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU GO TO?
Langley Fine Arts School
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE SUBJECT AND WHY?
Art, because I love to draw and paint.
WHAT ARE A FEW IMPORTANT LESSONS THAT YOUR FAMILY HAS TAUGHT YOU?
To always have a firm handshake, treat others the way you want to be treated, always do your best.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE REGULAR CHALLENGES YOU EXPERIENCE AT SCHOOL?
Anxiety, public speaking.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF?
The people around me and their successes.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A MAN/ WOMAN?
Affection.
WHAT IS YOUR MOST TREASURED POSSESION?
My laptop and tablet so I can draw.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST AFRAID OF?
Humanity, needles, injections.
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Josie Schmidt, Grade 8
Josie Schmidt, Grade 8

WHAT IS YOUR NAME AND GRADE?
Josie Schmidt, Grade 8
WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU GO TO?
Langley Fine Arts School
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE SUBJECT AND WHY?
Math, because all the answers are straight forward.
WHAT ARE A FEW IMPORTANT LESSONS THAT YOUR FAMILY HAS TAUGHT YOU?
How important it is to enjoy the little things in life, and to always use my manners.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE REGULAR CHALLENGES YOU EXPERIANCE AT SCHOOL?
Getting good marks and living up to my older sister and the marks that she gets.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF?
After I ski a really hard run.
DESCRIBE THE HAPPIEST DAY IN YOUR LIFE
When I go camping. Also when I went to my cabin with my friends the weekend after our first finals in grade eight.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A MAN?
Intelligent, funny.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A WOMAN?
Individual, confident.
WHAT IS YOUR MOST TREASURED POSSESION?
My book collection.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST AFRAID OF?
What people expect of me.
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU’VE LEARNED AT SCHOOL?
How to read and write.
DESCRIBE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL THING YOU’VE EVER SEEN
The view from the top of Mt. Frosty.

Jessica Schmidt, Grade 9
Jessica Schmidt, Grade 9

WHAT IS YOUR NAME AND GRADE?
Jessica Schmidt, Grade 9
WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU GO TO?
Langley Fine Arts School
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE SUBJECT AND WHY?
Biology, because it’s fascinating to learn about the world and how it works.
WHAT ARE A FEW IMPORTANT LESSONS THAT YOUR FAMILY HAS TAUGHT YOU?
Put yourself in other people’s shoes and don’t compare yourself to others.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE REGULAR CHALLENGES YOU EXPERIANCE AT SCHOOL?
Keeping track of things.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF?
My developed and educated opinions and theories.
DESCRIBE THE HAPPIEST DAY IN YOUR LIFE
The day I had to GREAT EPIPHANY and realized how many things I’ve been weighing as important aren’t actually important at all. That was the best day ever because it has improve my life since.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A MAN?
Complexity.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A WOMAN?
Good listener.
WHAT IS YOUR MOST TREASURED POSSESION?
My notebook.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST AFRAID OF?
Not making a difference or being insignificant.
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU’VE LEARNED AT SCHOOL?
How to look at things from different angles.
DESCRIBE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL THING YOU’VE EVER SEEN
The wetlands in the U.S.
IMG_0015WHAT IS YOUR NAME AND GRADE?
Emily Lauman, Grade 12
WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU GO TO?
Langley Fine Arts School
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE SUBJECT AND WHY?
Writing, because it helps me understand things and think about the world more complexly.
WHAT ARE A FEW IMPORTANT LESSONS THAT YOUR FAMILY HAS TAUGHT YOU?
To appreciate education/ learning, to love reading, and to have a sense of humour.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE REGULAR CHALLENGES YOU EXPERIANCE AT SCHOOL?
Stress from test/ grades and keeping up with homework.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF?
Having improved in my writing in the past two years.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A MAN?
Empathy.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A WOMAN?
Empathy
WHAT IS YOUR MOST TREASURED POSSESION?
Either my journal or the wand my dad made me.

Charis Blake, Grade 11
Charis Blake, Grade 11

WHAT IS YOUR NAME AND GRADE?
Charis Blake, Grade 11
WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU GO TO?
Langley Fine Arts School
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE SUBJECT AND WHY?
English, because I love to read and I find writing relaxing.
WHAT ARE A FEW IMPORTANT LESSONS THAT YOUR FAMILY HAS TAUGHT YOU?
Give everything 110%, It doesn’t matter where you are, people will still love you, speak up for yourself.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE REGULAR CHALLENGES YOU EXPERIENCE AT SCHOOL?
Deadlines, getting to school on time, study habits.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF?
My dance studio because it is a place for me to get away from school but still learn from people.
DESCRIBE THE HAPPIEST DAY IN YOUR LIFE
When I went to Costa Rica with my family in 2010.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A MAN?
Good personality.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A WOMAN?
Fun to be around.
WHAT IS YOUR MOST TREASURED POSSESION?
My Great grandmothers ring.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST AFRAID OF?
Free falling with nothing to slow me down.
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU’VE LEARNED AT SCHOOL?
That you have to work for everything that you want and it pays off if you work hard.
DESCRIBE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL THING YOU’VE EVER SEEN.
Standing in the middle of the rainforest watching the sunset.

Sarah Quinn, Grade 12
Sarah Quinn, Grade 12

WHAT IS YOUR NAME AND GRADE?
Sarah Quinn, Grade 12
WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU GO TO?
Langley Fine Arts School
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE SUBJECT AND WHY?
I really like math because it is a one answer thing, so once you get it you don’t forget it. I do have to work really hard though because it isn’t easy but the results of hard work are really satisfying.
WHAT ARE A FEW IMPORTANT LESSONS THAT YOUR FAMILY HAS TAUGHT YOU?
To work hard and never give up on something that has once made you smile. I was taught that no matter what happens, your family always be there to stand up for you.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE REGULAR CHALLENGES YOU EXPERIENCE AT SCHOOL?
I have always been an over achiever and tend to be a perfectionist. This stresses me out because I have a ton of things to do, like homework and extracurricular activities.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF?
One of the things I am most proud of is when I won provincials for speech arts.
DESCRIBE THE HAPPIEST DAY IN YOUR LIFE
The day that my dad lived from his 6th heart attack.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A MAN?
Romantic, tall, friendly, honest, loyal
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A WOMAN?
Loyal, good listener.
WHAT IS YOUR MOST TREASURED POSSESSION?
Rose I was given from my grandpa a week before he passed away.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST AFRAID OF?
Spiders, heights, needles.
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU’VE LEARNED AT SCHOOL?
Work hard and you will receive.
DESCRIBE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL THING YOU’VE EVER SEEN.
My boyfriend’s eyes, Blue on the outside, green in the middle, brown on the inside.

Jessica Evans, Grade 9
Jessica Evans, Grade 9

WHAT IS YOUR NAME AND GRADE?
Jessica Evans. Grade 9
WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU GO TO?
Langley Fine Arts School
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE SUBJECT AND WHY?
English, because my teacher is amazing.
WHAT ARE A FEW IMPORTANT LESSONS THAT YOUR FAMILY HAS TAUGHT YOU?
Say please and thank-you.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE REGULAR CHALLENGES YOU EXPERIANCE AT SCHOOL?
Having everyone focused in classwork.
DESCRIBE THE HAPPIEST DAY IN YOUR LIFE
When I was in Hawaii.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A MAN?
Handsome.
WHAT IS YOUR MOST TREASURED POSSESION?
I don’t know.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST AFRAID OF?
Spiders.
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU’VE LEARNED AT SCHOOL?
Study for tests.
DESCRIBE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL THING YOU’VE EVER SEEN
I don’t know.

Haley Warzel, Grade 8
Haley Warzel, Grade 8

WHAT IS YOUR NAME AND GRADE?
Haley Warzel, Grade 8
WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU GO TO?
Langley Fine Arts School
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE SUBJECT AND WHY?
Math, I love the feeling of getting correct answers.
WHAT ARE A FEW IMPORTANT LESSONS THAT YOUR FAMILY HAS TAUGHT YOU?
Be yourself; make mistakes when you’re young.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE REGULAR CHALLENGES YOU EXPERIANCE AT SCHOOL?
Spelling.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF?
Highland dancing.
DESCRIBE THE HAPPIEST DAY IN YOUR LIFE
Going to the Bach house at the sunshine coast with my family.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A MAN?
Funny.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE QUALITIES YOU LOOK FOR IN A WOMAN?
Honesty.
WHAT IS YOUR MOST TREASURED POSSESION?
My grandmother’s jewelry box she gave me when she passed away.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST AFRAID OF?
Fish, bugs, oceans.
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU’VE LEARNED AT SCHOOL?
Learn from your mistakes.
DESCRIBE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL THING YOU’VE EVER SEEN
The volcano in Maui that I hiked.

Kira Catallo, Grade 12
Kira Catallo, Grade 12

WHAT IS YOUR NAME AND GRADE?
Kira Catallo, Grade 12
WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU GO TO?
Langley Fine Arts School
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE SUBJECT AND WHY?
Comparative civilisations because we get to learn about different cultures and religions in a very philosophical way.
WHAT ARE A FEW IMPORTANT LESSONS THAT YOUR FAMILY HAS TAUGHT YOU?
Always forgive, stand up for what’s right.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE REGULAR CHALLENGES YOU EXPERIANCE AT SCHOOL?
Finding time to finish homework and not getting stressed out.
WHAT ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF?
My accomplishments and advancement as an art major.
DESCRIBE THE HAPPIEST DAY IN YOUR LIFE
The day I got my horse Ursa.

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