Your not the only one
who this is about
This project is about my mother Madalena Martins who had went to Samuel Slater Middle School in Pawtucket R.I .
What years were you in middle school?
My Mother was in middle school from 1987-1989.
what type of music/movies and fashion were popular at the time?
Alot of things were popular back then such as ,disco , smooth jazz, R&B , Hip-Hop. The fashion was Hippie, baggy , and the hair was all pretty big, Curly , bouffant and heavily styled. The popular television show was dynasty. Women from the 1980s wore bright heavy makeup.
What were your favorite activities in middle school? What were your hobbies and interests?
She love School Dances, School picnics, and Sports. When she was little she wanted to be a nurse. Her hobbies were outside games which weren't many as we have now.
What job/interests/activities do you have now? Is there a connection between what you like back then and what you enjoy today?
Right now she works for lifespan, which is helping old people. Her interests are going back to school which is what shes doing and being a nurse.
What was the best part about being in middle school?
Learning new things ,like about our bodies ,learning about how to stay away from problems, experimenting on new things.
What was the worst part?
Peer Presure,Bullying, tests, progress reports.
How would you describe your middle school self? Example: shy, funny.
Shy,funny ,and outgoing,
What advice about growing up would you give to kids my age?
Focus on education,education before friends,because school should always be the first thing on your mind
What other ideas would u provide for after school groups?
Homework Groups , Girls & boys support group ,to talk about how there feeling ,and problems there having.