S: Middle School Year 2008-2010 LAB
FC: Middle School Years---LAB 2008-20010
1: Middle School 7th grade---2008-2009 8th Grade 2009-2010
2: First day of School Its been a tradition that Tamara gets her picture on the first day since she was in kindergarten.... | 7th Grade August 2008.
3: Welcome to LAB!
4: checking out schedule and homeworks... Success is measured by your willingness to keep trying.......
5: We are
6: ACSI SPELLING BEE | S | P | E | L | L | I
7: Representing LAB at the ACSI Spelling Bee... Tamara taking the second place on the 7th Grade division. | Also in the picture were Katelyn and Zach . | I | E | E
8: Good times! | Student of the Month--January 2009
9: making cookies as part of English project...
10: Tamara | Jackie | LAB students were among the top 4 in different math categories. Tamara took 3rd place over all in the problem solving category. | Jackie
11: ACSI MATH COMPETITION | Tamara | Zach | 7th Grade
12: TAMARA AVILA #4 | TEAM CAPTAIN
14: Friends are the chocolate chips in the cookies of life. | Students of the month | The parents of all the students of the month were invited to attend the recognition award.
15: Friendship Continued | Former VPS students monopolized the recognition...way to go!
17: A+ | Tamara got a special award for an A+ grade in Algebra
19: Tamara got a surprised b-day greeting from mama and Dada during Mr. Tooley's Class. The idea was to embarrassed her in the class---as a 13 y/o. She had to bring her balloons and flowers around the campus... It was a hit!
20: 8th grade | 2009-2010
22: Tamara got her braces done during 8th grade...and since she had an overbite, an apparatus was attached to the inside of her mouth which she had to keep for one year.
23: Los Angeles Baptist School Historical Study tour- 2009 8th Grade Oct 9-18 Virginia, Philadelphia, Washington D.C. and New York City
24: Williamsburg, Va | Philadelphia
25: New York City | Washington D.C.
26: Special Awards Night- May 18, 2009
27: Tamara and her classmates were gathered together while waiting for the program to start. These were the kids who were exclusively invited to attend and received their awards.
28: "Don't aim for success if you want it, just do what you love and believe in it and it will come naturally...." "Success is measured by your willingness to keep on trying..." | Tamara received an academic honor award for being an straight A student.
29: Tamara, with the rest of the 8th graders who got the special award.
30: Tamara got a special award for a straight A grade in all her academics.
31: For the first time, Tamara had her hair and make up done professionally. | Getting ready
32: Promotional day.... | Completely | ME
34: Good times! | Friends forever!
35: Good friends are the rare jewels of life... … difficult to find and impossible to replace. | cherish moments ! | making memories
36: I hope your dreams take you to the corners of your smiles, to the highest of your hopes, to the windows of your opportunities, and to the most special places your heart has ever known.
37: "Wherever you go, go with all your heart." ~Confucius
39: Friendship Continued | Friends Forever! | Friendship is the thread that ties our hearts together.
42: Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. ~Swami Sivananda | You did it! | Mrs. Hisayasu - history | Mrs. Raneiri - English | Mrs. Johnson - Science
44: Dinner at Macaroni Grill
45: After the program, we proceeded to Macaroni Grill for a dinner celebration. With us, were the Karson's, Pedraza's and Gina. Tamara got a special gift for a job well done. She got an I-touch from mom and Dad.
46: Best Friends Forever!
47: "For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, a plan to prosper you and not to harm you; a plan to give you hope and a future." Jer 29:11 | to the Graduate