Class of KidsPost: Norwood School fourth-graders

Aafia Talib, 4 Grade, Norwood School, 8821 River Road, Bethesda, MD

From Aafia Talib - There’s no telling which of these Norwood School students will become scientists and zookeepers or which will grow up to be dog breeders, athletes, actors and engineers.

The 19 fourth-graders in Aafia Talib’s class at Norwood School in Bethesda are this month’s “Class of KidsPost.” They love to read and play sports, and they love their pizza and ice cream!

If you’d like to see your class featured, ask your teacher to go to www.kidspost.com to download the questionnaire, fill it out and send it, along with a class picture, to kidspost@washpost.com. We’ll feature one class a month throughout the school year. If your class is chosen, we’ll send you a KidsPost Chesapeake Bay poster and KidsPost pencils.

Who is your favorite author?

The Norwood kids are big fans of Rick Riordan, who writes the “Percy Jackson” books, and Suzanne Collins’s “The Hunger Games.”

How much time do you spend on the Internet each week?

More than four hours: 6 kids

Two or three hours: 4 kids

Less than two hours: 5 kids

Don’t use the Internet: 4 kids

What’s your favorite Web site?

YouTube, Nick.com and Poptropica are popular with these fourth-graders.

What’s your favorite pizza topping?

Cheese won with 10 votes, and pepperoni got six. Olives, sausage and meatball had fans.

What’s your favorite ice cream flavor?

Vanilla wins with six votes and chocolate, Oreo, mint chip and cookie dough each got two.

What do you want to be when you grow up?

This is a class of future scientists, zookeepers, dog breeders, soccer and lacrosse players, gymnasts, actors and engineers. Way to go, kids.

What’s the biggest problem in the world today?

Pollution and global warming are clearly a concern for these kids, because eight said these were big problems. But war, the economy and homework also made their lists.

 
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