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Summer Flashbacks

Hi guys, The last time you heard from me I was ecstatic about my state win. Wow, that was awhile ago. What have you been up to since then? Even though I am back in school with all my friends and we are following our daily routine, lately I have been having summer flashbacks! I had so much fun in Florida. I keep thinking about the beach, [...]


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4th of July!

Hey guys! Just wanted to say that I hope you have a GREAT 4th of July! I am going to the beach and enjoying the nice weather! It has been really rainy and cloudy for that past few days and I am so glad that it is sunny and hot outside! What are you doing to celebrate our independence? Well, I am going to the beach now, so bye! Parker


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Goodbye Summer, Hello School!

Hi! So today is my last day of summer before school starts tomorrow! Just to let you know, I did not get kidnapped by English thieves or disappear off the face of the Earth. Let me give you the update on what happened after London. My brother and I had a nice flight back to Chicago and when we finally arrived back home we literally did [...]


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My 2nd Jr. Guards Competition

Hi! So on Friday, I went to Montrose Beach for my  competition. We did not do the swimming events, because the waves were to high. But, we still got to do Tug of War, since we didn’t do it at the first meet, a dash relay and a distance run. It was awesome! Our team won 2nd place for the dash relay and I came in 11th for the mile [...]


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My Jr. Guards Competition

Hi! So yesterday, all of the beaches that participate in the Jr. Lifeguards program went to South Shore Beach to have a competition. The races are Beach Flags and Tug of War. Beach Flags is just like musical chairs. You lay at the end of a 25 yard course facing the opposite direction and put your head on your hands. The ref says head up, [...]


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My First Day at Jr. Guards

Hi! So, today I survived my first day of Jr. Lifeguards! It was so much fun. We played Beach Flags, Johnny Come Across and some other cool games. This is a picture of me after Jr. Guards and I am covered in sand, I mean I had sand everywhere, even up my nose! Unfortunately, today we did not get to go into the water, because it was very [...]