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HOLIDAY AGENDA.

25 October 2008

Duration of October Break: 10/25/2008-11/05/2008 (12 days)

To Do List:

  1. History Research Essay: How did the youth affect society in the West (US and Europe) during the 1960’s? DUE NOVEMBER 06, must be between 1200 and 1700 words long
  2. Newsflash article: ISM Alumni Homecoming, which will include my brief interviews with Marc Nelson, Sarah Meier, Audie Gemora, Coach Tim Cone, etc. DUE OCTOBER 31, must be between 750 and 1000 words long (finished on 10/27)
  3. For IASAS Original Oratory audition: begin writing speech on Fame, Redefined AUDITIONS 2ND WEEK BACK
  4. For IASAS Oral Interpretation audition: read Dogeaters by Jessica Hagedorn and find a passage to use as an audition piece AUDITIONS 2ND WEEK BACK
  5. For IASAS Drama audition: memorize the monologue AUDITION ON NOVEMBER 7
  6. Film: Journal entry DUE NOVEMBER 7
  7. Film: Write Pitch & Proposal for reverse engineering task DUE UPON RETURN TO SCHOOL, ib
  8. English: Practice Commentary peer evaluation DUE NOVEMBER 5
  9. English: Read Chapters 1-14 of J.D. Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye and answer questions DUE NOVEMBER 10
  10. BT: Write an article. DUE DATE UNKNOWN

None of the above have been accomplished, especially not the 6 writing tasks assigned.

Tasks Accomplished:

  1. Downloaded Jason Mraz‘s three full studio albums, deleted singles downloaded from Frostwire
  2. did the same thing for Ray LaMontagne
  3. Downloaded Datarock‘s album, Datarock Datarock
  4. Watched City of God (2002)
  5. Watched two Wes Anderson films, The Royal Tenenbaums and The Darjeeling Limited. Loved both.
  6. Got six films off Nick: City of God, Transformers, Nuovo Cinema Paradiso, The Royal Tenenbaums, The Darjeeling Limited and There Will Be Blood.
  7. Transferred both Harold & Kumar movies, as well as Trainspotting, to iPod hard drive, as well as iTunes library.
  8. Watched Heroes and Gossip Girl and wrote a review on Heroes.
  9. SUCCESSFULLY STARED AT A BLANK MICROSOFT WORD DOCUMENT FOR 10 MINUTES AND CLOSING THE WINDOW AFTERWARDS.

None of the above tasks were absolutely necessary. But I did them anyway.

I must get writing. Honestly.

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