New Year’s Resolutions

To many people all over the world, the New Year is a time to look at who you are and focus on possible ways to better yourself. This is called a person’s New Year’s resolution. Not everyone does them, but it is a tradition for people who choose to partake in it.  At Lanphier High School, The Roar has interviewed a variety of people about what their New Year’s resolutions are. This variety of people ranges from students, faculty, teachers, and administration.

 

Freshmen

Stephanie Wade: “Change my attitude, improve my grades, come to school more often, and to get more friends.”

 

Radarrious Jackson: “Keep focused and not get distracted, keep grades up, be a positive influence to others, be sure to give back to others.”

 

Naudya Klekamp: “Study in general, make new friends, better my mental health, and get better grades.”

 

Anthony Fairconnetue: “Study more, get better grades, be more positive, work on basketball more.”

 

Caimin Johnston: “Keep losing weight, start studying, keep my grades above C’s, and reduce the amount of procrastination I do.”

 

Sophomores

Eli Wood: “Eat healthier, lift more weights, practice harder for football and wrestling, and to pass English class in general.”

 

Matahya Dougherty: “Stop procrastinating, bring my grades up, and to stay in basketball.”

 

Aisha Ashford: “Get at least a 4.0 GPA, become a nicer person, lose 10 pounds, and donate blood.”

 

Lexie Ausmus: “Eat healthier, to stop procrastinating, to get straight A’s, and to exercise more.”

 

Juniors

Marquez Elam: “Get good grades, stay out of trouble, to run track, and to play football.”

 

Montrell Richards: “Make more money as an entrepreneur, spend more time with family, break my record at the 400m dash, read a Bible.”

 

Blake Eades: “Stay calm and humble, save money, get better grades.”

 

Tommy Reed: “Work out more, eat less and healthier, and get better grades.”

 

Seniors

Joseph Whitehorn: “Gain 10 pounds of muscle, make honor roll, go to Western Illinois for college.”

 

Chad Saner: “To have straight A’s, gain 15 pounds of muscle, become faster at running, sign E1 for college, get a part-time job.”

 

Maleckei Dougherty: “To work out on a regular routine, keep my shoes clean, put in more applications and hopefully get a new job, and keep my grades up.”

 

Tiarra Wilder: “To pass government, to go to Indiana State for college, work on time and money management, change my daily routine, and try a new food, which would be sushi.”

 

Jada Harrington: “To get better grades, to get accepted to more colleges, to graduate perriodddt!, to get a new car, to find a man, and to get more scholarships.”

Teachers

Barbara Volkman: “Use my gym membership, be more positive, actually accomplish my resolutions for once.”

 

Tom Lamble: “Drink better wine, get out more, accomplish resolutions one and two.”

 

Kristen Jurgins: “Exercise more, go to see the Rolling Stones, get a Subaru, go to Michigan and Chicago, and quit smoking squares.”

 

Faculty

Monica Bowling: “Be a good grandma, be a good mother, be a good person, be a good worker.”

 

Rosa Parra: “Help the environment, be a good person, help cats, to be healthy and rich.”

 

Josh Terry: “Film a short film, complete an album of music, get a new car, make sure my kids are taken care of very well.”

 

Calvin Mckinney: “Get a bigger house, acquire more money, help someone in need, to have more patience.”

 

Administration

Dr. Artie Doss: “Build better relationships with all students, support the Lanphier staff, be a role model in my community, spend more time with my family and friends.”

 

Geneka Gully: “Journal more, eat better and more healthy food, fast more often, love my momma better, and forgive people more often.”

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