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Day 11: New Year’s resolutions

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By Alex Carder, Ryan Ding and Sowmya Krishna, Staff Reporters

As the year is coming to a close, people are setting goals to achieve in the upcoming year. Check out what resolutions Conestoga students have for the new year and how they plan on achieving them.

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“To be a better person for not only me but for the people around me. I used to make a lot of my mistakes, and I want to try to change myself as a person individually.” How: Ellingsworth aims to work harder in school, be nicer to people and communicate better.

— Isora Ellingsworth, grade 10

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“My New Year’s resolution would probably be to get my private pilot license. This way I can hopefully up my chances at becoming a pilot when I’m older.” How: Younce plans to attend pilot school, fly and practice.

— Bradley Younce, grade 11

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“To be positive because I think that a lot of people can be happier if they just change their mindset.” How: Bayley plans to turn negative moments in life into learning experiences.

— Brooke Bayley, grade 11

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“To work harder at my job and get a raise because I’m making a good amount of money right now, but I’d like to save up more money to go to college and maybe buy a car.” How: Mital aims to put more effort into work, going above and beyond expectations to show his boss that he is committed.

— Kussh Mital, grade 10:

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“My New Year’s resolution is to be healthier for 2024.” How: Vishnu plans to work out every single day, taking rest days every so often.

— Pranav Vishnu, grade 11:

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“Just to get better at some academics, like reading faster and writing faster. I am reading a book right now for my English class, and I think I will do some practice with that.” How: Gardiner plans to improve on school work.

— Alex Gardiner, grade 10


Alex Carder can be reached at [email protected].

Ryan Ding can be reached at [email protected].

Sowmya Krishna can be reached at [email protected].

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About the Contributors
Alex Carder, Staff Reporter
Alex Carder is a sophomore and Staff Reporter for The Spoke. He loves both Conestoga and Philadelphia sports. He also played baseball for the Conestoga freshman baseball team last year.
Ryan Ding, Staff Reporter
Ryan Ding is a sophomore and Staff Reporter for The Spoke. He enjoys reporting on sports and occasionally writes opinion. He can be commonly seen in the gym or on a squash court. Ryan is also a member of DECA and the robotics team.
Sowmya Krishna, Staff Reporter
Sowmya Krishna is a junior and Staff Reporter for The Spoke. She generally covers stories about current events and general news.