Tag Archives: Endurance

Me, Myself, and Isadora Duncan

The purpose of this Endurance project was to connect ourselves and our missions to a character we felt drawn to. I choose to connect to Isadora Duncan because of her spirit, motivation, inspiration, and her drive. I am proud of the poem I wrote and the new style I used incorporating different punctuation techniques. Here Read More…

Endurance: 12 hour Immersion

photo source: https://awakeseattle.blogspot.com/ The purpose of this Endurance challenge was to push my boundaries and comfort levels and spend 12 hours working on a mission that I created.  I decided to make my mission: “Build a Cultural Community Center in New Orleans Lower Ninth Ward”.  The hardest part was definitely around the seventh hour, when Read More…

Me, Myself & Ishmael Beah

The purpose of this Endurance paper was to meet the character (Ishmael Beah) from the book I read: A Long Way Gone . Also, to become another person, to become empty and to define who you are. I chose to connect with Ishmael Beah because we have similar life experiences, the way how we got to Read More…

Me, Myself, and Chris McCandless

The purpose of this Endurance paper was to connect ourselves and our missions to a character/person we felt closest to that we read about. I chose to connect to Chris McCandless because of how he deals with challenges. I am proud of the connections I made and the vocabulary challenge that I took on. Here is my Read More…

Empowering Movements

The purpose of my endurance challenge was to say how women speak through dance, like some people say “be seen and don’t be heard”. I decided to research different types of dances and combine all of them together to come up with one big dance, and record myself doing the dance without words. The hardest Read More…

Katabasis: 12h Immersion

The purpose of this Endurance challenge was to immerse ourselves in our missions. It’s a struggle to go through hours of focusing on one goal. Along the way, you could feel unmotivated or hesitant to dive into your mission. How would you feel or how would your morale change as the hours passed? To answer Read More…

HT 12h Endurance Survival

The purpose of this Endurance challenge was to learn how to face my mission and how I can endure it mentally and physically — understanding how people endured the challenges that they have in their lives.  Everyone endures something in their lives, but sometimes we don’t even realize what is our endurance. I decided to Read More…

HP 12 Hour Endurance Immersion

The purpose of this Endurance challenge was to endure 12 hours of work towards accomplishing our mission. I decided to exercise my ability to focus and specifically hone it for basketball, and school work. These challenges ranged from different tests of mental endurance in accomplishing school work, to doing different workouts for basketball — and Read More…

Strategos: Kautilya Plan

The purpose of learning about Kautilya in Endurance is to formulate a strategy for ourselves to realize our missions. Back in 300 BC, Kautilya created a structure for administration, economic policy, and military strategy that continues to hold its influence in political science. Kautilya left us with a template and questions to consider the importance Read More…

HT’s Mission to Re-born Identities

The purpose of this lesson is to learn and understand where we come from and what makes us who we are. Identity is the biggest part of who we are because most people’s blood is connected to their grandparents. In my school, about 50% of people are from a country different from the USA. Sometimes, Read More…