S: Carly Balster - grades pre-K through 8th
BC: Go class of 2016 Santa Susana High School
FC: Carly Marie The early years
1: On October 21, 1998, a very special delivery arrived. Carly Marie Balster arrived at 6:26pm, weighing in at 5.1 pounds, and was 18 inches long. She was born 1 minute before her identical twin sister, Justine Monique.
2: MATHEMATICS: How we multiply: Grandpa Don, Dad Scott, Grandma Lori, Papa Don, Nana Sue with Mom Leane & 4 generations of the Weigel clan.
5: HISTORY: Looking at the past and the present, and realizing that every day is a gift with the people in your life. Wedding pics of parents and grandparents, and how we have evolved.
6: Kindergarten really opened the door to all that school has to offer. | Carly has always been a social butterfly
7: SOCIOLOGY: The science that deals with human society, its development, forms and functions.
9: Between 2004 & 2008, Carly went to 3 different schools. In this time, she got exposure to soccer, band and living in different cities. | By the time she finished with 4th grade, she was ready to move again, to Simi Valley, and start again with a new step-dad.
10: Carly & Justine --ages 3 months to 4 years
11: IDENTICAL TWINS: 2 beings from the same fertilized egg. They have the same DNA, but different fingerprints. They are always the same sex. Carly has always made sure that Justine knows who was bigger, better & born first. Ages 2 to 13 years.
13: GEOGRAPHY: Science dealing with the topographical features of a region. We've enjoyed exploring many areas by motorcycle, including the Grand Canyon.
14: 2008: 5th grade was a fun time for Carly, at age 10, she took her dad to their 1st father-daughter dance. By 2009 & 2010, the girls got
15: their first puppies, and got to go to dances. | The 6th grade graduating class of 2010 left their hand prints and initials.
16: Reading, Writing & Rockin' Out!
17: Parlez-vous Francais - bouledogue? Gracie, Roxie & Brutus
18: Carly: I am so proud of you. I see so much of me in you--with your ability and personality. I can't imagine you NOT being able to achieve everything in life that you want. I have no doubt you will go very far in life. Always pursue your dreams. Realize money doesn't make you happy, and happiness makes you rich. I love you.
19: Next stop....class of 2016 Subjects of concern: Sex Ed., Drivers Ed., and Human Psychology God, give me strength!
20: 7th & 8th grade were great years with lots of growth. Moving on to high school will bring on so many new challenges. Congrats to you, Carly! Best wishes in all that you strive for. Now, lets go party at the Greek! ------------------->
22: Things to practice and live by: 1. Love and respect yourself above all others. 2. Ulterior motives are great motivators. 3. Don't put off for tomorrow what you can do today. 4. Just because you can, doesn't mean you should. 5. Always have a "Plan B". 6. Why does poor planning on your part constitute an emergency on mine? 7. Never stop believing in yourself and what you can accomplish. 8. The greatest things in life are those that are hardest to attain. 9. Always know that I love you.