Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

Local News

May 9, 2014

Teutopolis, Fourth grade, Mrs. Scott



Macy Swingler

My Mom Should Win

My Mom, Courtney Tegeler, is a selfless person because she plans amazing activities for our family. You should choose my Mom for Mother of the Year because of the stunning activities she plans for our family.

I can offer three activities she plans for our family. The first activity is that she takes our family to get ice cream four times a week. We go to many places to get ice cream. Some are DQ, Teutopolis Treats, and Steak and Shake. In another activity, Mom takes our family out to eat once a week. We go many places to eat too. Three we go often visit are Buffalo Wild Wings, EL Rancherito, and Kentucky Fried Chicken. The last activity is when she planned and took our family to an Illini game in February. She would have bought me something, but everything was too expensive. Everything was thirty dollars or more. Mom is an amazing activity planner.

My Mom organizes amazing activities between taking us out to get ice cream, to eat, and to see ILLINI games. Please select my Mom for Mother of the Year. Out of all the Moms, please award mine.

Peyton Tegeler

The Best Mom in the World

I often take my Mom for granted, but when I stop and think about it, I realize my Mom is so special. She does a lot of things for me and is really fun. My Mom, Maria Tegeler, should be the Mother of the Year. She is kind and helpful to everyone.

Although I can think of many to mention, there are obvious reasons why my Mom should be Mother of the Year. One reason is my Mom pays for gymnastics classes, drives me to competitions, and buys the new team leotards for gymnastics. Gymnastics can expensive. My Mom buys the wrist and ankle braces because my ankles and wrists hurt from gymnastics. In another way, my Mom teaches and plays basketball with me. I do not know a lot about basketball, so she teaches me moves I do not know. It is fun and challenging to play basketball with my Mom. Last, my Mom helps me and checks me homework so I get good grades. My Mom started to check my math homework, and my math homework grades got better. Sometimes I have trouble on problems, and after I ask for her help, I understand it. Isn't it easy to see why my mom is so special?

My Mom helps me with basketball, checks over my homework, and supports me in gymnastics. My Mom is very helpful and kind. My Mom surely should be named Mother of the Year.

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