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Daily Nation : February 9th 2014
2 young nation editor says... bring you the story of a boy who likes rock climbing. The thought of it makes butterflies to flutter in your stomach, isn’t it? But it’s even more scaring to learn that Peter spends some of his weekends at Hell’s Gate National Park, not watching wild game but climbing the 25 metres-long Fischer’s Tower. Read all about him in our cover story plus his experiences climbing Mt. Kenya and Mt. Kilimanjaro. And what are your plans for this term? W That is a question we posed to pupils of Mirema School. A good pupil is one who sets new goals for a new term and works hard to achieve them. It could be to do better in a certain subject, to be active in sports or other extra-curricular activities, to obey the school rules and so on. Turn to ‘What You Say’ column on Page 4 and find out what some pupils of Mirema School plan to do this term. We will soon be announcing an essay- writing competition, be on the look-out. All your regular columns are in place. Enjoy! LIZ hat are your hobbies? Or simply put, what do you like doing during your free time? This week we letters Set goals but work hard to achieve them Most young people fear setting goals because they believe they are unattainable. On the contrary, you can achieve what you have set out to do if you work hard. When setting goals for yourself, first outline the reason why you want to achieve those goals. Then always remember that however hard it seems to achieve them with hard work, determination and believing in God nothing is impossible. For example, this year’s national exams candidates should start setting their goals quotes 1 )) Everybody can be great, because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart ful of grace. A soul generated by love.u2028 - MARTIN LUTHER KING JNR. 2)) To get lost is to learn the way. - AFRICAN PROVERB 3)) You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind. -AUTHOR UNKNOWN 4 ))We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. - THOMAS JEFFERSON (AUTHOR OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE AND THE THIRD PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES). to pass their exams. Even with setting these goals and putting God first, you should not relax. Find ways of achieving success. And as C.S. Lewis says, “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” Claire Wanjiku, Dr. Kamundia Gathuthi Girls High School, Nyeri February 9, 2014 sunday nation pen pals ELIZABETH WACU, LORETO GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL, P.O. BOX PRIVATE BAG, KIAMBU. Age: 16, Hobbies: Reading novels, watching movies, making friends and travelling. Would like pen pals from Australia, Canada, Spain, China, Japan and Sweden. DORIS WANJIRU, OUR LADY SEAT OF WISDOM GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL, P.O. BOX 2145, EMBU. Age: 18, Hobbies: Watching movies, reading novels, writing and making new friends. Would like pen pals from Tanzania, USA, Russia, Canada, Sweden, Mexico and India. IMMACULATE JEMELI, KENYA HIGH SCHOOL, P.O. BOX 30035, NAIROBI. Age: 16, Hobbies: Travelling, swimming, watching movies and playing basketball. Would like pen pals from Mexico, Sweden, Zambia, Ethiopia and Australia. HELLEN JUMA, ST. ANNE’S GIRLS KIAMBU, P.O. BOX 270, KIAMBU. Age: 17, Hobbies: Dancing, listening to music, travelling, swimming, drawing and reading novels. Would like pen pals from Turkey, South Africa, Mexico, Rwanda, Australia and Sweden. DIANA MUNGUTI, MARIARI GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL, P.O. BOX 2159, EMBU. Age: 16, Hobbies: Dancing, travelling, swimming and hiking. Would like pen pals from Uganda, USA, China, Sweden, Uganda and South Africa. What are your hobbies? Ron Carrey Ps: Swimming, skating and listening to music. our team GROUP MANAGING EDITOR : Eric Obino EDITOR: Liz Gitonga-Wanjohi CONTRIBUTORS: Mworia Muchina, Patricia Mundia, Samuel Muigai, Steve Muthini, Sheila Okongo, Frankline Akhubula PHOTOGRAPHIC EDITOR:Joan Pereruan CHIEF GRAPHIC DESIGNER: Roger Mogusu DESIGNER: Collins Cheruiyot Eidwin Wilshere Omonya: Reading novels, newspapers and playing soccer. Richy Haniel Msela: Listening to music, travelling and singing. Hassan Malik Mohamed: Reading novels, writing and listening to Islamic songs(Nasheeds). Prince Cyprian: Rapping, playing soccer, Follow us on our Young Nation Facebook page watching movies, supporting arsenal and playing play stations. Maureen Eunita: Listening to music and making new friends. Maxin Kariuki Mwangi: Walking, listening to music and browsing t h e internet. Sam Mugiginyani Bornagain Jones: I love dancing. CHADIA NYAMU, MARIARI GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL, P.O. BOX 2159, EMBU. Age: 19, Hobbies: Travelling, reading novels, dancing, swimming and watching movies. Would like pen pals from Australia, South Africa, Kenya, Egypt and Jamaica. KIZAH NGINA, ITIBO GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL, P.O. BOX 171, KISII. Age: 16, Hobbies: Watching movies, listening to music, travelling and swimming. Would like pen pals from Uganda, Kenya, Sweden and China. Send penpal requests to: My penpal, Young Nation, P. O. Box 49010 Nairobi or email at email@example.com Remember to put it in your email address.
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