Category: Roll Call

Thursday Roll Call: Khushi

Meet Khushi. She is our final Roll Call entry for this 2011-2012 school year.  Khushi’s personality is a very fitting way to segue into the breezy summer holidays. She has a peaceful demeanour, an easygoing, relaxed approach to life, and …

Wednesday Roll Call: Shazil

Meet Shazil. He wants to be a rockstar when he grows up.  And a policeman.  I honestly have no doubt that he can’t do both; Shazil is a little sponge with one of those “steel trap” brains that soaks up …

Tuesday Roll Call: Keren

Meet Keren. She uses words like, “shall” and comes to school dressed like she just popped out from the pages of a storybook; ponytailed, rosy cheeked and with a snappy spring in her step. Keren was new to our school …

Friday Roll Call: Austin

Meet Austin. That was his hair for “Crazy Hair Day” and those are his crazy-long eyelashes that are peeking out from under his brow.  That would be about as far as I’d go in using the word “crazy” to describe …

Wednesday Roll Call: Zinnia

Meet Zinnia. She is everything the flower is that shares her name:  unique, lovely, bright, popular and resilient.  I first met Zinnia when she was in Kindergarten; she played “Alvin” in the performance of the well-known, “Alvin and the Chipmunks” …

Monday Roll Call: Elena

Meet Elena. In choosing characters inspired by the Roger Hargreaves Mr. Men and Little Miss series, I’m surprised she chose to write a story about Little Miss Lazy because Elena is many things, but she is certainly not lazy.  A character …