Background: Jayson was living on his own because his mom died. Now he has to go to a new school and he hates it. Zoe is really nice and her mom wants her to be perfect, but Zoe doesn’t like that.
All characters still go through their trials and tribulations; however, Zoe calms everyone down and sets a softer mood in the book. At least up until the climax of the story.
Brian started to think about his future. Brian has his mind set on Bellarmine already. He looked toward college and already knows that he wants to go somewhere in Southern California. Chapman and LMU are at the top of his list. After college, he fantasizes about being in the entertainment business. He has his hopes on being an actor or a youtuber, and moving to Bora Bora with all of his riches. However, No matter what happens in the future, he will always live by the most valuable lessons he has learned: family first and live life to the fullest.
They'll need to go through their own path and face that part of their journey and grow as a person.
Hard-working students dedicated to their work succumb to stress and panic when the pressure of college and the need to do well intensifies. For Nayla Kidd, who grew up under a household which valued education, this was a nightmarish reality. While in college, Kidd’s mother obtained both a doctorate in toxicology at MIT as well as a masters in public health from Johns Hopkins (Svrluga). From the start, the pressure was on for Nayla, and her family reputation was on the line. On top of maintaining amazing grades, “Nayla Kidd ran track and did horseback riding in high school… she taught a popular belly dancing class at Columbia--[and] loves to DJ” (Svrluga). Her extensive resume reveals her true love for
Kristina Clark, an Eskimo from Glennallen, Alaska, had strong feelings against soda. She had several family members who drank 5 cans of pop a day, and lost almost all of their teeth. She thinks that Glennallen Elementary should take away their soda machine and stop selling soda to students. Kristina talked to the principal, and put a sign on the soda machine that said; Stop the Pop. The sign stayed for weeks before it was taken down. The soda machine did not move.
People have dreams and beliefs that they could make it big in life after of highschool. These high school students are transitioning into adulthood. They have passions and know what they want to become and do in the future. Mireya Mora is going to Chaffey College, and she is becoming a radiologist. She wants to be in the radiologist field, because she has always dreamed of becoming a nurse, and they pay is high. Mariah Fierro is going to Life Pacific College. Her major is Ministry and Leadership. Her plan is to become a Youth Minister, to spread the word of god, and transition to be a leader in Evangelism. Louis Gallegos is going to Cal Sate University, Los Angeles. He going to become a filmaker ,because he enjoys working with sound and making
“Rome, Paris, London. Maybe I could stay for more than a semester and not come back until graduation.” Reality is Grace Collier is just a highschool girl that wanted to have a fun night with her friends at a party drinking. This party consisted of her four main friends and others but in particular, Zac being god’s gift to laurel Point and Grace’s ex boyfriend from just a couple days of dating. Miranda was one of Grace’s best friend but she liked Zac. Lindsey was also Grace’s best friend. Finally Ian was Zac’s best friend and teammate on the lacrosse team.
In the book After the Ending, Lindsey Pogue and Lindsey Fairleigh the two main characters, Danielle and Zoe, were foils of each other. Zoe’s brother, Jason, perfectly summarized the two when he described Zoe as “serious and pessimistic” and Danielle as one who “sees the glass half full.” Their appearances also balance each other out, as Jason pictured Danielle as “vivacious, with bright red curls,” whereas Zoe is “dark, but with eyes as bright as the ocean.” When Jason described the two girls, he illustrated that even though both their looks and personalities are completely opposite, these yin and yang qualities are what bonded them together and created their mile-deep friendship. In addition, those different attributes and how they are foils
In the beginning of the book, Zoë Royster is a very independent girl who throughout her whole life had to take care of herself because her mother never took the job of a parent seriously and had a sickness. Until she moved in with her Uncle Henry, Zoë was always by herself. After moving in, she found that she had many similarities to her uncle; they are both short tempered, impulsive, moody, and according to Uncle Henry, they have the same feet. This causes Zoë to grow more attached to her Uncle Henry, leaving her independent spirit. As the story keeps going, it's Thanksgiving, and Zoë sees hunters chasing after the white deer she sees in the northern woods sometimes when she goes to he secret cabin in the woods. She runs after the hunters
“We walked around then we had dinner in Chinatown, so that was really interesting. The next day, we toured Berkley, the college, so we actually took an underground subway to get to Berkley cause its about 20 minutes to 30 minutes from San Fran,” She said. “We took a shuttle there and walked around the town of Berkley and then we went to a college for the tour. I really liked that, they have a dance, theater and performance study major that I think will be really fun,” She said. “I bought a sweatshirt that says Cal instead of Berkley cause that’s what they call it. There are a bunch of Universities in California like UCLA and Berkley, but those were the first ones so I guess they got rights to that
You may know Braedyn from seeing her support our football team or being a part of an OVAC worthy performance. As one of your Homecoming Princesses, she is excited to represent her class among with friends who were also nominated. Over the years, Braedyn has taken many classes at Linsly. However, the one that rises above them all is Mr. Felt’s Junior english class. On the other hand, as of now Pysch is her favorite class. Like many of us, Braedyn is a fan of chocolate chip pizza and Chipotle tacos. Even though the year is far from over, Braedyn says, “The thing I'm most looking forward to after high school is going to college and meeting new people.”