Merriam-Webster.com defines a bucket list as a list of things that one has not done before but wants to do before dying. Bucket lists are fun, exciting and provide us with something to look forward to in life. Just think of the feeling of accomplishment after checking a venture off your bucket list! These are our TOP TEN Bucket list endevors. 1. Go on a road trip 2. Volunteer for a cause you feel strongly about 3. Run a marathon 4. Own a business 5. Travel to a foriegn countr
Ratchet is known in the Urban Dictionary as a Diva, mainly referred to African American women who portray themselves in a manner that demands what they think is positive attention from a man through acting out in a wild, endearing, commonly used term (Ghetto) manner. She walks around with a demeanor pushing to be well known as a man’s eye candy when in reality she is wrong. Imagine a young lady in a tight fitted outfit, two cell phones, walking down the streets with her musi
Let's face it, running any distance for any amount of time can be an intimidating task. It's hard enough to get up and excercise on a regular basis let alone train for a race. The first step you can take to accomplishing a 5k or any other race is to sign up and pay your fees. Now you have committed. After this is done the real work begins- training. So what is it that you need to do to become race ready? Follow these suggestions and your off to a great start! When training fo
It’s never too early to start developing smart saving habits in order to create a financial cushion for emergencies and achieve long-term savings goals, such as purchasing a reliable vehicle or computer for college. Saving a small amount of change each week can add up quickly. Plan to set aside a small amount from each paycheck or odd-job, even if it’s just $5 or $10 weekly. Try saving an amount equal to what you usually spend on things that you don’t really need such as movi
One of the easiest ways to think about credit reports and credit scores is by comparing them to school assignments and grades. It is especially important for high school students to understand that they do not have a “beginning” credit score. Think about it like this, in school students are given an assignment, in which they complete and turn in for a grade. In credit terms, an individual’s credit report is like the student’s assignment and the credit score is like the grade.
Last month we held of first ADG Unplugged event. ADG Unplugged is a day filled with workshops and team building activites. Our goal was to provide the girls with a fun and relaxed learning environment. The day was a huge success! The day began with a parent informational meeeting in which we infromed all of our parents of the direction of ADG and upcoming activites. The scavenge kicked off our activities. The girls were able to work together to answer questions and get to kno
What does it take to be a good leader? A good leader provides constant value along with integrity and passion. They learn to take responsibility for their own actions and share insight on their expertise to those around them through Strategic thinking, communicating and taking action. Here are 5 characteristics that every good leader should have! Communication – Good communication skills are required at every level of life, but leaders must possess outstanding communication s
The morning time… We all hate it! We always try to catch a few more minutes of sleep before we are forced to get up. This often leads to rushing to get to school or work. The cure for this is changing our morning mindset. If properly planned mornings can become our favorite part of the day. Here are a few tips on how to get the most out of your morning. Preparing the night before Getting your morning started the night before can make life much easier. Doing things like picki
Name: Danielle Kelly
Grade: 12 - Senior
What makes you a different girl? I'm a different girl because I am independent and I strive to excel in all aspects of my life. I encourage others to do the same while getting out of their comfort zones.
What is your favorite ADG activity? My favorite activity that we have done so far was creating a vision board because I like creative projects. I think it's fun to put all my thoughts on a board so I can visualize them and se