Hello everyone, for those who don’t know me, my name is Lucero Marquez. First, I would like to give some advice for the upcoming seniors. My advice to you, is to chose something that will interest you because it will make your project easier. I know you guys always hear this but, seriously guys Do Not Procrastinate and
I would like to thank my mentor Marcela Mendoza, for helping me and supporting me throughout my whole project. A big Thank you to my dancers for participating and putting their own free time and hard work on this project. I would also like to thank Celeste Echeverria for helping me throughout my
the audience for listening to my presentation. I hope that you all enjoy it as much as I did.
For my research paper, I researched, students who were taking dancing too far on school grounds. For example, students would dance inappropriately in school events such as prom or homecoming. I found this topic interesting because I felt like today’s music has a lot of influence on the
For my actual project I decided to choreograph a dance routine, teach it to the Anderson Valley Dance Team, and then perform it at the Variety Show. I Learned that it takes a lot of years of practice and dedication to have an original and successful dance routine.
I had attended the Dance Team for about 4 years but I already liked dancing before that. When I was younger I would dance for school events. Dancing is something that I have always enjoyed, which is why I decided to turn it into my senior project. I learned that choreographing wasn’t as easy as I
wasn't too fast but not too slow either. Another difficulty was memorizing all the steps, a struggle was mixing up the steps and the count steps.
I talked to my mentor about the song we
What I mean is, after practicing at school with the girls I would practice more at home. After having to memorized the routine, I taught it to the girls who were more experienced because I knew that they would learn it faster. I also wanted their help so that I could work with the newer girls and the other girls could
some girls weren’t able to make it to practice. For some it was work and for others were sports, but we were able to make our schedules fit. Something that I am proud of is making one of our
Our performance at the Variety Show happened sooner than I had thought it would. I had been working hard and waited for that day. From attending the Dance Team I knew what performing in front of a crowd felt like. We would perform during school sports, fair and also at the Variety Show. Before our
had messed up,so I took the easy way out. At first, it felt like the right thing to do and my only option, but after thinking about what I had done, I knew that it was wrong. Marcela, my mentor tried to make me feel good by telling me that it all looked like part of the show and that if I
I realize now, that know knew I had mess up, and that more people thought it was part of the show and not just Marcela.
A side from my mistake, I can honestly say that I am proud of how my project turned out even with all the struggles. I know that if I hadn't made a mistake then
During my senior year I have accomplished many goals. In our senior seminar class I learned many skills. For example I’ve learned how to apply for a job, how to do a resume, how to write a business letter and a friendly letter. I have also grown up from this class. I learned things about myself, like how to
always used to struggle with my grades, but Senior Seminar class helped me prove to myself that if I put my mind into something I can actually accomplish it. I learned that I can and will be successful in life.