Each month, the Severna Park Voice poses a question to a local fifth-grade class. This month, students from Jones Elementary answered the question:
What is the luckiest thing that ever happened to you?
The luckiest thing that ever happened to me actually happens every day. I feel so grateful that every day I wake up and know that I'm still safe and have my friends and family to comfort me.
The luckiest thing to happen to me was getting my dogs because they make me happy.
I think moving here is the luckiest thing that’s happened to me because I got to go to Jones, meet all my new friends and live on the water.
Meeting my new friends because I just got out of a really toxic friendship that hurt my ego, so them coming up to me meant a lot and they helped me be the person I am today.
Stumbling upon Nirvana.
The luckiest thing that ever happened to me was winning first place for bronze level in the pink gymnastics meet.
The luckiest thing that has happened to me is I got two electric scooters. Now I play with them every day.
The luckiest thing that has happened to me is that I have a wonderful family that is so supportive and kind after all this stress of my Pop Pop passing.
Having my family still together and none of us getting COVID.
I found a cat at a hotel and my father said we could take him home with us if he was still there tomorrow. I came back the next day and he was still there! His name is Nacho and he is my best friend!
The luckiest thing that has ever happened to me was meeting my best friends because they are the funniest and kindest people I have ever met and they really made a change in my life.
The luckiest thing that happened to me was probably getting the opportunity to go to sleepaway camp. Most kids don't realize how amazing camp is, but it is an amazing opportunity to learn a lot about life.
Probably that I have four other siblings that love me deeply. My parents have also made all my dreams come true no matter if there is a pandemic going on or not.
The luckiest thing that ever happened to me was when I bought a lucky coin. After I got it, nothing bad happened on that day.
The luckiest thing that ever happened to me was when I went to a new school and made friends right away. It was awesome having people wanting to be my friends because it made me feel like I fit in.
When I was hurt, luckily my friend’s mom was there and called 911. This is the luckiest thing that has happened to me because I didn't need stitches or staples.
My best friend moved across the street. It is lucky because he is a great friend.
I was playing basketball on a blacktop and I fell, and I was holding the ball, and at the last second I used the ball to prevent it from scratching my hands and face.
The luckiest thing that ever happened to me was when I went to Disney World.
I got my grades up really quickly by staying after class and redoing my work and I did it because I really wanted to play my Xbox.
The luckiest thing that has ever happened to me is when my parents surprised me with my new Golden Retriever puppy. I felt lucky because I have always wanted a dog!
Once, my mom went to the store and it took her very long, and when she got back, my dad told us to go out and help her take the bags inside. But instead of stuff from the shop, she actually went to a breeder and got a dog.
Once I got lost in a parking lot and I was able to find my way back to my parents.
The luckiest thing that has ever happened to me is having my sister born. She is the best thing that ever happened to me.
The luckiest thing that has ever happened in my life was when my family got chickens. Honestly, I don't know what life would be without them — probably really boring.
When I realized my cousins got a dog. Because when I see them, I get to play with the dog!
The luckiest thing that has ever happened to me is when I was playing “Fortnite” with my friend Parker. We were playing the limited time mode, and the last people were taken out by a boss, which got us the win!
The luckiest thing that has happened to me is when I won a game with my family and friends.
The luckiest thing that ever happened to me is being safe and healthy during COVID. It's lucky because other people have not been healthy, so I am very lucky to be safe.
It was that I survived from my appendix bursting.
Finding Jesus in my heart and getting a chance to share my faith on this newspaper.
Honestly, that is a tough question. I have had a lot of good things happen to me, but at this moment I would say when me and my brothers got my parents to agree to getting a dog.
The luckiest thing that happened to me was getting $100 whenever I see my uncle. My uncle gives me money because he loves me, and I have been working hard for everything.
My luckiest thing is being born into a great and loving family. This is my luckiest thing to ever happen to me because all my needs and wants are met.
Getting my computer, so I could play better games.
One time at a carnival there was a shoot-a-bottle game, and my sister had not gotten a shot, so I thought I wouldn't either (because I'm usually not too lucky). But I shot the bottle and the bullet bounced off one and hit both and I won something for me and my sister.
I have a family to be with during COVID. I am not alone during COVID and I still have food, water and a house.
The luckiest thing that ever happened to me was probably to get into the lottery of the PVA program.
Being on Severna Park Soccer B team with a lot of people I know because a lot of them were better than me at the start and I knew them on the C team before.
When I got my dog. I love dogs and I couldn't live without one.
When I was 4, I cracked my head on a table leg. When I went to the hospital, I had staples in my head. They said if my head was cracked a bit more, it could have messed up my brain.
The luckiest thing that happened to me was on my birthday when my mom did not invite any of my friends over, but my friends came over still.
When it was my first lacrosse games and we won all of them. It's lucky because we were playing a team that we never beat, and we beat them and they are a really good team.
The luckiest thing that has ever happened to me is winning five soccer games in a row! The games start at 8:30 in the morning.
My luckiest thing that happened is when I almost fell off the edge skiing. I was lucky because there was one tree, and that tree was near me.
I moved to a different country when I was 7. I would never have met the friend I have today or have the relationship that I have with my Memaw and Pop Pop.