Meet GirlMogul Poppy

 

 

 

 

 

 

NAME:XXXXXXX

Code Name:Poppy

Address: XX State Street

Age:12

Collected Data:

Family: Family owns a chain of successful restaurants.First one started by her grandmother in downtown Weston. Has since grown to several locations throughout Weston, serving Latin America influenced food.Her grandmother is mostly retired and leaves the day to day management of the restaurants to Poppy’s Father and Mother.Poppy has two older brothers and one younger sister.

Favorite Books: Non fiction books, especially ones about animals, scientists and the ocean.

Favorite Subject: Science.

Hobbies: Mixing formulas with her chemistry kit, collecting specimens and cataloging them, trying to invent the perfect face cream.And hanging out with her grandmother.

In her words:

Describe yourself: I love learning about things.Reading books is ok, but I would rather learn about things by actually looking at, observing them.I take notes in my field journal all the time, about things I observe. I am always taking pictures too.I also like working with my chemistry set. It’s the deluxe one, I just got it for my birthday this year.I have been through like 5 other beginner ones, but this one is more like the real thing – my mom made me promise to be very careful using it. I am already working on my project for this year’s science fair, but its top secret.

My mom and dad set up a real lab for me in the basement.I have my computer, my microscope and all my chemicals down there.It’s totally cool. I can listen to my music and work on my formula for face cream.

Your Hero: My grandmother.She emigrated to America with just about nothing and started a small tacqueira and now she has 4 restaurants and is on all of these committees and she still has time to spend with me and work in her garden.

Someone from History you admire: Dr. Myrna Lodge.She was the first female surgeon to perform open heart surgery.How cool is that?

If you could have lunch with anyone:Stephanie Kwolek – the inventor of Kevlar – it’s used in everything from boats to space ships.

Your favorite place: My Lab.

A place you would like to visit: New York City – I would like to see the Museum of Natural History for myself.

What do you want to be when you grow up:A doctor, or a scientist, or maybe a veterinarian.I can’t decide if I would rather help people or animals.

Why do you want to help out with Weston’s Jr. Civic Pride Committee?My grandmother said it would be good for me to meet other girls my own age and work together on something, instead of spending so much time in her lab.I think she was also responsible for volunteering someone.Also, I think it will be the basis for a great experiment, how the pre-adolescent child performs in small group settings. Perhaps I can write a research paper on it.

Approved

Dr. Smith’s Comments: A bright inquisitive mind. She reminds me of me when I was younger.Her rational, observational approach will be an asset to the team.

Abby’ Comments: Poppy sounds totally smart – perhaps not much of a people person though.We’ll see if we can get her to see people as more than study subjects!


NAME:XXXXXXX

Code Name:Poppy

Address: XX State Street

Age:12

Collected Data:

Family: Family owns a chain of successful restaurants.First one started by her grandmother in downtown Weston. Has since grown to several locations throughout Weston, serving Latin America influenced food.Her grandmother is mostly retired and leaves the day to day management of the restaurants to Poppy’s Father and Mother.Poppy has two older brothers and one younger sister.

Favorite Books: Non fiction books, especially ones about animals, scientists and the ocean.

Favorite Subject: Science.

Hobbies: Mixing formulas with her chemistry kit, collecting specimens and cataloging them, trying to invent the perfect face cream.And hanging out with her grandmother.

In her words:

Describe yourself: I love learning about things.Reading books is ok, but I would rather learn about things by actually looking at, observing them.I take notes in my field journal all the time, about things I observe. I am always taking pictures too.I also like working with my chemistry set. It’s the deluxe one, I just got it for my birthday this year.I have been through like 5 other beginner ones, but this one is more like the real thing – my mom made me promise to be very careful using it. I am already working on my project for this year’s science fair, but its top secret.

My mom and dad set up a real lab for me in the basement.I have my computer, my microscope and all my chemicals down there.It’s totally cool. I can listen to my music and work on my formula for face cream.

Your Hero: My grandmother.She emigrated to America with just about nothing and started a small tacqueira and now she has 4 restaurants and is on all of these committees and she still has time to spend with me and work in her garden.

Someone from History you admire: Dr. Myrna Lodge.She was the first female surgeon to perform open heart surgery.How cool is that?

If you could have lunch with anyone:Stephanie Kwolek – the inventor of Kevlar – it’s used in everything from boats to space ships.

Your favorite place: My Lab.

A place you would like to visit: New York City – I would like to see the Museum of Natural History for myself.

What do you want to be when you grow up:A doctor, or a scientist, or maybe a veterinarian.I can’t decide if I would rather help people or animals.

Why do you want to help out with Weston’s Jr. Civic Pride Committee?My grandmother said it would be good for me to meet other girls my own age and work together on something, instead of spending so much time in her lab.I think she was also responsible for volunteering someone.Also, I think it will be the basis for a great experiment, how the pre-adolescent child performs in small group settings. Perhaps I can write a research paper on it.

Approved

Dr. Smith’s Comments: A bright inquisitive mind. She reminds me of me when I was younger.Her rational, observational approach will be an asset to the team.

Abby’ Comments: Poppy sounds totally smart – perhaps not much of a people person though.We’ll see if we can get her to see people as more than study subjects!


Book Club Book: Fat Cat Part 2

Fat Cat Book
Fat Cat Book

Here we are, halfway through the book, with no answers on the Cat and Matt story! Seriously, what is going on? I am DYING to know what happened between this dynamic duo. Clearly, Cat and her current BFF Amanda overheard Matt saying something seriously offensive at the 7th grade science fair- but what did he say? And to whom did he say it?

On top of that, Cat’s experiment is totally wild! I can’t believe she is going through with it. Her mom and dietician were right about the withdrawal symptoms. I was really surprised about bad she reacted initially to the immediate stopping of eating those junk foods we all love. That means that chemicals like caffeine and artificial sweeteners really do affect our bodies in a big way. It really makes me think twice about all the garbage I put in my mouth. Now, I’m not saying I m going to try Cat’s crazy lifestyle for 7 months, but the fact that she is starting to see changes is inspiring. I know Cat had to come up with those provisions to live an ancient way in a modern world, and that made me realize some of those goals are attainable in the world we live in.

Now, enough talk about her experiment; let’s talk about her love life! We can finally see Cat changing her outside, but she is clearly not changing her inside. Despite several attempts from Amanda her boyfriend, Cat will not even persuaded to come on a double date with her best friends, nor will she even engage in conversation with Jordan’s teammate Greg. I’m not sure where this is going, especially considering we know how obsessed Cat is with Matt and how he mistreated her. Here are my burning questions for the 2nd half of the book:

Still, what DID Matt say on that fateful day at the 7th grade science project?

Will Cat ever realize how beautiful she really is, and that her outside is now reflecting her inside?

Will Cat give any boy a chance to develop a relationship with her, whether it is Matt or not?

Will Mr. Fizer pull the plug on Cat’s experiment?

GirlMogul Poppy
GirlMogul Poppy

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