Question Of The Month: St. John The Evangelist School

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Each month, the Severna Park Voice poses a question to a local fifth-grade class. This month, both fifth-grade classes at St. John the Evangelist School answered this question in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 21:

“What does it mean to be a hero?”

To be a hero, it means to be a kind and helpful person. You don’t have to be a superhero or have power. It is to provide people with your talents.
Abigail M.

To be a hero means to do good and help those in need. It also means saving lives, even if it is only one.
Alexandra L.

A hero is kind, helpful and caring. They always help others in need.
Amelia N.

Heroes are caring, patient and kind.
Ava K.

A hero is brave, caring and smart. Good teachers are heroes!
Bobby B.

To be a hero is to have courage and stick up for someone or something.
Bradley H.

A hero is a person who is brave, strong and caring. He or she always keeps citizens safe. Policemen are heroes.
Brendan H.

I don’t think that being a hero specifically means you saved someone or have superpowers. It just means that you inspire or help someone in need. I think being a hero means that you’re looked up to or people know you for what you are doing right.
Brennan C.

A hero is a person who is helpful and caring.
Brody K.

To be a hero feels good because you save or help someone in need and people come to know you.
Bryce W.

A hero is a person who is caring, takes risks and is careful.
Caden G.

A hero is brave, smart and never gives up.
Charlie G.

Heroes are kind, nice and helpful. They are always kind and not mean or selfish. Good parents are heroes.
Charlotte H.

A hero is helpful, loving and someone who exemplifies kindness to others.
Chloe A.

Heroes do what others need help with. They do good all the time.
Collin S.

To be a hero means that you save people to do good. It also means to help.
Connor W.

I think a hero means that you are an inspiration to someone. It also means that you saved someone or gave them confidence.
Cora C.

A hero always cares for others, even if it means getting hurt or risking their life.
Daniel T.

Being a hero means that you save people’s lives and help those in need. To be a hero, you must be courageous, smart and kind.
Delyla H.

A hero is a person who is brave, respectful and unselfish. He or she always puts others first.
Dylan T.

To be a hero, you need to have courage. You don’t have to save a life; you just have to do something kind.
Elana K.

Being a hero means that you have to save lives, help others in need, and shelter the animals in need.
Ellyse G.

A hero is smart, brave and trustworthy. A hero always rises to action to save or help another. A hero is a fireman.
Evan W.

To be a hero means to do what is right, not to be famous or a big symbol.
Finn M.

A hero is kindhearted and brave, and is a helping hand. Heroes usually have the qualities of leadership and caring for others. A soldier is a hero.
Gavin G.

Heroes are caring, loving and brave. They always demonstrate good behavior. Parents are great heroes because they are the ones who take care of you.
Gemma B.

Heroes help people in need. They stand up for people who are treated unfairly.
Greyson D.

A hero is courageous, brave and intelligent. Heroes show quick thinking in times of need. Policemen are heroes.
Jack G.

A hero is a person who is brave, kind and does not give up. Heroes always do good and take care of others.
Jaydon P.

Being a hero means that you help others, be kind and tell the truth.
Juliana H.

A hero is person who is brave, kind and loving. Parents are heroes!
Kaylee M.

To be a hero, it does not mean you have to have superpowers. It means to help others. You can be a superhero if you just help someone.
Lilianna C.

A hero is a person who is brave, kind and helpful. He or she is always there to help anyone in need. Soldiers are heroes because they sacrifice for their country.
Locke N.

What it means to be a hero is to be a kind, helpful person. Some heroes might not wear capes, but they wear smiles because they are happy helping others.
Lorelei B.

Being a hero means to standing up for what is right, no matter what.
Luke H.

A hero demonstrates bravery, kindness and intelligence. He or she always works hard to help others whenever they can. An example of a hero is a good doctor.
Maggie M.

A hero is responsible, kind and helpful. He or she always helps you and cares about you. Teachers and parents are great heroes that exemplify bravery and strong effort.
Maggie S.

A hero is a person who is brave, caring and thoughtful. He or she always acts as a leader. Good soldiers are heroes.
Mariah S.

What it means to be a hero is to be a nice and respectful person. Also, heroes help others when they are in need.
Maryann N.

A hero is a person who is strong, brave and saves the day. He or she always gets through tough situations and saves the day. The Army is a hero because they protect our country so we can have freedom.
Matthew L.

To be a hero is to save people and to help people.
McKinsey N.

A hero is a person who is brave, takes risks and is ready to help. He or she always goes out of his or her way to help the helpless or give hope to the hopeless.
Miles K.

To be a hero means to be brave and caring to others and the environment. Just small acts of kindness can make you a hero. A hero solves problems, big and small.
Natalie W.

A hero is noble, loving and brave. A soldier is a hero who has enough bravery to sacrifice their life for us.
Nina M.

To be a hero means you help or save people. It also means to be a good leader.
Noah D.

To be a superhero, you don’t need superpowers. You can use all the talents you possess to help people. One good deed that helps someone makes you a hero, and that good deed could change the world.
Sal A.

A hero is a person who is a role model, a helping hand and somebody to look up to. He or she always helps when help is needed.
Sam M.

A hero is a person who protects their country, shows courage and demonstrates what is right. They risk their lives for others. State police troopers are heroes.
Savannah W.

A hero is brave, diligent and caring. A hero never gives up, even in very hard situations.
Sebastian W.

To be a hero is to follow the Beatitudes and the Ten Commandments.
Tobias C.

To be a hero, you don’t have to have superpowers or save someone else. You can do a small heroic or kind thing for someone. Even if it’s a small thing, it’s a big change to someone’s world.
Wafa A.

To be a hero, you don’t have to have superpowers or save anybody. You can just make someone happy when they’re sad. That is what a hero is.
Wyatt M.

A hero is a person who is brave, bold, and strong. He or she always exemplifies respect for the elderly. A hero is a role model and changes the world, one person at a time.
Yoshua A.

A hero is a person who has the guts to stand up. It does not matter what you look like. You can change the world.
Zachary S.

It means saving people’s lives. It means to be nice to others.
Zoey R.

READ MORE:

Question of the Month: Benfield Elementary
Question Of The Month: St. Martin’s-In-The-Field Episcopal School
Question Of The Month: Shipley’s Choice Elementary

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