Essays Tagged: "School bus"

Culture and the Heroic Code.

he first to arrive on the crash scene. He could hear the children's cries coming out of the mangled school bus. Daniels, without hesitation, raced into the fiery bus and started pulling out the kids i ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A School of A Different Color....Its about my expereinces at Army Basic Training...and the lessons I learned there

A School of a Different ColorIt was a cold January morning, as the jet liner I was riding landed in Lo ... was an insult to be called a private. I followed him outside, and he told me to get on a long white school bus, which had printed on the side, "Property of the US Army," I boarded the bus and another ...

(6 pages) 43 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

D.h lawrence's "piano"poem; the meaning is conveyed through the tone

cycle, fish, airplane, hat, card, homework, swing, flower, picture, sunglasses, watermelon, puddle, school bus, and lawnmower are words that connect with people with his or her memories in some way. A ...

(4 pages) 60 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

What do you think are the most important messages and themes in the novel 'Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry'

and only at the end is there some cooperation.The racism towards blacks even takes place inside the schools. For example, black students are forced to walk to school regardless of the weather; but whi ... k to school regardless of the weather; but white students are privileged and have the pleasure of a school bus. Also, the whites' school bus deliberately tries to shroud the black children with dust w ...

(5 pages) 48 1 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Background Influences: Describe the major influences that can affect future decisions.

An 8 year old boy gets off the school bus and opens his front door to the climax of his parents fight. Many things happen during th ... our environment. Not like the geographic location in the world, but more so the city, neighborhood, school, and friends you keep. When you first start trying to form your identity as a decision maker, ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Bus Blunders: "If its safe on Monday, its safe on Sunday"

an official at the office of Governor Voinovich to discuss the mandates that all busses not used as school busses nust be painted a different color than the prescribed yellow from the Ohio Revised Cod ... are as follows:A) Prohibits the operation of a bus within this state unless it is painted national school bus yellow as defined in Section 4511.77 of the Revised Code.B) Eight or Ten inch black lette ...

(15 pages) 22 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Time For School - daily rituals, something that you do everyday and describe it with much details. This essay is about the 10 min that you get ready for school.

Time For SchoolBeep! Beep! Beep! My alarm clock screams, yet again, urging me to rise up from bed and get rea ... the clock above me. Reaching out, I whack the snooze button. I have fifteen more minutes until the school bus comes. As I possess the deadly sin of sloth, I let myself drop to the bed, back into the ... ep my eyes open. The sluggish part still has not left me. I'm just glad that I am not in a military school. Up and about at seven is enough exercise for me in the morning. Running few miles at dawn? N ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Adolescent/Childhood Obesity: Parents Ought To Be Blamed!

oung girl, Rebecca, at the age of six going on seven years old, begins her first week of elementary school. She has butterflies fluttering in her stomach due to so much excitement. She kisses her mom' ... so much excitement. She kisses her mom's cheek as she runs and waves goodbye and sets foot onto the school bus. Everything appears just as perfect as she had imagined until the cruelty of the others s ...

(8 pages) 119 1 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Swwet Hereafter Novel Compared To The Movie

a small U.S town and the people who dwell in it. A saga of four vivid, sensitive souls linked in a school bus tragedy: the bus driver, the widowed Vietnam Veteran, the lawyer who tries to shape the h ... to the 1997 film Directed by Atom Egoyan, deals with the devastating effects of a deadly crash of a school bus on those who are left behind. The traumatized community created by the accident comprises ...

(5 pages) 1058 0 1.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Thoughts Of A Serene Domicile

arly mornings there are chirping birds, and voices of loud children, of all ages, waiting for their school bus. I awaken every morning before the alarm goes off, from the bright sun that enters my bli ... heir evening job. Between the hours of 3-4, there are constant sounds of screeching brakes from the school buses, (clearly heard behind closed doors) that is once again dropping the children off from ...

(3 pages) 411 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ut probably sleeping. Some kids were already standing out in the cold, half asleep, waiting for the school bus. Many school - aged children and teenagers are forced to wake up at an early hour after v ... r after very little sleep, only to be reprimanded for being unenergetic, tired, and listless during school. These problems would be solved if school start times were later.Some people say that since k ...

(2 pages) 507 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

A bus story

Wen Chin Instructor: Jane R. Zunkle WR115 4/13/99 A Bus Story During the entire three years in high school, the bus always was my main transportation. I needed to take it to school and take it home. I ... uld definitely be plenty. Therefore, I had many different experiences on the bus. As you know, high schoolbus always has many interesting events that rake place. Among those special experiences, there ...

(3 pages) 855 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Stephen King

have to go to their neighbors for a hot shower. Stephen had to walk to the next town for his grade school bus.Stephen was not a popular kid growing up he never had many friends. When he reached high ... p he never had many friends. When he reached high school he finally had true friends. While in high school he started working on the school newspaper.Many nights he would lock himself in his room and ...

(2 pages) 495 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

So Much Water So Close To Home

ecause he wanted to travel. His children took an hour and a half bus ride to a non English speaking school everyday. One day a bomb exploded on his children?s school bus killing six children. Carver?s ...

(3 pages) 8 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Fanny Lue Hammer

Hamer was among the volunteers. At the appointed time, August 31, eighteen persons boareded an old school bus, owned and driven by a black man from another county, to go to Indianola to the courthous ... olman, and the driver was arrested for driving a bus that was "too yellow", looking too much like a school bus, thereby creating potential confusion. When the group refuesd to be separeted, the one-hu ...

(2 pages) 997 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

John Mason “Separate but Equal”                  Segregation was ultimately meant

that segregation carries and how it was abolished. The movie started out in a small colored school in Clarendon County, South Carolina. Reverend J.A. Delaine watched as one of his students sta ... one of his students started his journey home. As the student was walking down the road a white only school bus drove right past the colored student. This particular student had to walk many miles to a ...

(5 pages) 1974 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Colossal Squid Caught off Antarctica

squid was estimated to weigh about 990 ponds and is 43 feet long, which is longer than the average school bus. The monster had become tangled while it was trying to eat some Patagonian toothfish that ...

(2 pages) 685 0 4.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Personal Narrative

My father had picked me up from a grueling day at Seoul American Elementary. He drove into the school bus parking lot with his green Volvo ’94 850 and honked the horn just enough to get my a ... rth on a straight line. I looked at him like he was a fool and that he needed to go back to medical school. It was not until I failed to complete the task of walking in a straight line that I had real ...

(9 pages) 21 0 4.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Is America's "Aging Infrastructure" a Concern? A look at the I-35W bridge collapse

fall, Babineau proceeded to get out of the car after what was left of the bridge settled and help a school bus of children get to safety.The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) inspected th ...

(7 pages) 14 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Texting and Driving

into the back of a tanker truck that was only going 15mph. She was killed instantly (Brackrog).High school senior, Deinerah Logan, 17, crashed into the back of a school bus on her first and last day o ... sn't mean it isn't an epidemic.Works CitedBeno, Leah. "Police: Teen Killed in Crash on First Day of School Was Texting - KMSP-TV." Police: Teen Killed in Crash on First Day of School Was Texting - KMS ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues