Why Would You Want to Be President?
Some fifth-graders give their answers:

  • I would want to be president so I could help my country.

  • I would like to serve as president because I could set a good example for my country.

  • I think it would be great to run a government. But still being president doesn't mean you are in charge, I mean there is a Congress.

  • I like helping people. It would be fun to live and work in the White House.

  • To help out the country. To make a difference here. To make sure everything is in order.

  • To be the first female president and change a few rules.

  • I would like to serve as president because I would help people without a home.

  • I could make the world a better place.

  • I would want to serve as president to represent my country and help it be the best as possible. Also serving as president would be a great honor, and would be a wonderful lifetime experience.

  • So I can help all the people in the world and make the world a peaceful place.

What are some ways you can serve your neighbor, community or country today?
Some fifth-graders give their answers:

  • Help people in need, donate to a charity and recycle.

  • I could rake the leaves or help people with washing their cars or help people with their shopping bags.

  • I could make my community cleaner by picking up trash or I could teach younger kids about sports.

  • I could help my neighbor by walking her dog.

  • By being nice and helpful, like when somebody litters, pick it up.

  • Help the homeless.

  • You can serve your society by being polite. And setting a good example for kids that are younger than you.

  • Give money to the homeless.

  • I could cut grass for older people.

  • I could baby sit when I'm older. Another way I can serve my community is having a bake sale to raise money for the homeless.