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Latinitas Intern's Blog – July 2016 Archive (16)

3 Basic Things a Girl Needs in Her Closet

The girls from our Fashionista Camp list 3 must-have clothing items every girl should have.

  1. Sandals for summer
  2. Fit jeans
  3. A comfortable dress

--Daelyn Marquez

  1. A girl needs a few pairs of shorts for hot days
  2. Also a couple of sandals
  3. A nice, comfortable, and fresh dress

--Jessia Reyes

"The 3 things I think every girl needs in their closet is shoes. The second thing is a dress…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on July 25, 2016 at 11:56am — No Comments

Beauty Tips

The girls from our Fashionista Camp learned about make-up and, afterward, each gave three beauty tips.

  • Always keep your skin moisturized.
  • When you get pimples, you can cover them with foundation.
  • Before you sleep ALWAYS take your make-up off.

--Celeste Hernandez

  1. Wash your face with face moisturizer.
  2. Clean off makeup after you're done for the day.
  3. On your face, you have a "+" where you get pimples…
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Added by Latinitas Intern on July 25, 2016 at 11:45am — No Comments

Field Trip to the Cielo Vista Mall

Two weeks ago at the Latinitas Fashionista Camp the girls traveled to the Cielo Vista Mall. They describe what they liked about the trip and what they learned.

"I liked when we went to Justice I did my makeup and I learned how to dress a mannequin." -Learsi Lopez, age 9

"My favorite part was taking the mannequins apart. I learned that girls don't have to be skinny to be pretty. To be pretty, be yourself" - Celeste Aurora Hernandez, age 11

"What I…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on July 25, 2016 at 11:10am — No Comments

How to Accessorize a Black Dress

Two weeks ago at the Latinitas Fashionista Camp the girls got to accessorize a black dress. They were given a budget of $10 and got to pick from several different accessories set at different prices. Here are the girls' explanations for the accessories that they picked.

“The reason why I picked pearls is because I think they go well with a black dress. I think that not to pick everything black because it will look like you came from the dark side where everything is black. At…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on July 25, 2016 at 11:06am — No Comments

Latinitas Describe Their Style

Two weeks ago at the Latinitas Fashionista Camp the girls were asked some questions about fashion.

1. How do you describe your style?

“Bright colors like yellow, orange, pink, and red. Sometimes dark colors like purple, green, and black. T-shirt, shorts, and jeans.”—Learsi Lopez

“My style is casual and plain. I also like shirts with designs and shorts, especially in the summer.”—Jessia Reyes

“The way I describe my style is casual. For…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on July 25, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Field Trip to Telemundo

On Wednesday last week the girls traveled to Telemundo as part of the Hollywood Camp. The girls describe some of the things they learned and their favorite part about the trip.

"We went to Telemundo.

1. They record the news.

2. I learned how to use a green screen.

3. When we went outside."

--Learsi

"Today at the Latinitas camp I went to the news studio, Telemundo. There they…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on July 25, 2016 at 10:26am — No Comments

Movies!

Last week at the Latinitas Hollywood Camp the girls wrote about either their favorite movie or the last movie they watched. These are their answers.

“My favorite TV show is Full House because it’s funny. I just finished watching. Season 1. My favorite character is Stephanie because she is so cute. My favorite movie of all time is The Phantom of the Opera. I just love the drama in the movie. My favorite actress is Emmy Rossum. She plays Christine Daaé. I am so in…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on July 25, 2016 at 10:18am — No Comments

Creating a Monster Character

At the Latinitas Hollywood Camp, the girls were asked to come up with a monster and describe it. Some of the girls also chose to write a story that included their character.

“A young 15 year old girl. Her name is Chelsea, and she has green eyes. She was a very bright girl. She hated her house. She thought it was very gloomy and dark. That’s why she always wore purple and her room was all of the colors of the rainbow.”—Sara Alderete

“There was a deep forest at…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on July 20, 2016 at 12:56pm — No Comments

Self-appreciation Acrostic Poems

Gifted

Intelligent

Resilient

Life

Gorgeous

Independent

Respectful

Loving

Beautiful in any shape

Over the moon, happy

Decent with your shape

You're very pretty no matter what!…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on July 5, 2016 at 11:45am — No Comments

Name Acrostic Poems

Jackie:

Just

Amazing

Cute

Kind

Intelligent

Elegant…



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Added by Latinitas Intern on July 5, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

Bullying Advice

Latinitas gave advice to questions about bullying.

"My friend was being bullied because she was too dark. I didn't know what to do since the boys didn't really care when people confronted them. What do I do in this type of situation when the boys don't listen?"

First, tell an adult. If the bullying is happening at school, tell a teacher. If it is happening in your neighborhood, tell a parent or guardian. Know that you are not being a tattle-tale by doing this; you are…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on July 5, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

Ban Bossy

I'm going to ban bossy by...

  • I'm going to stop playing with my hair every time I speak up in class.
  • I'm going to start to raise my hand more.
  • I'm going to try new things.
  • I'm going to stop playing with my hair when I'm shy.
  • I'm going to pick up trash to make the world different.

Added by Latinitas Intern on July 5, 2016 at 10:42am — No Comments

Story of My Life

Hi, my name is Rossana and I am 11 years old. I was born on October 25th, 2004 in El Paso, TX. What I like to do is draw, dance, and chill with friends. I have one brother and one sister. I'm about to go to Ysleta Middle School. I want to be a doctor when I grow up.

I was born on July 3rd, 2003 in El Paso, TX in Las Palmas Hospital. I went to Canyon Hill Middle School. :) I was in AVID (for college readiness). I was raised in the FDR's. I went to Whitaker Elementary from…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on July 5, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Latinitas Give Advice: How Can I get Through Bullying?

A letter is written to Latinitas anonymously and different Latinitas give their point of view and personal advice.

 

How can I get through bullying?

Bullying is tough. Adults and teachers and talk shows advise you to ignore the problem, but I know that's much much easier said than done. The good thing about bullying, is that it's based completely on falsehood. Anything that someone says to you that makes you feel…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on July 1, 2016 at 10:25am — No Comments

Latinitas Give Advice: How Can I Be More Independent?

A letter is written to Latinitas anonymously and different Latinitas give their point of view and personal advice.

 

What would help me in this scenario?

How can I be more independent as in taking care of myself and my family?

Both of my parents aren't home right now and I have to do things on my own now.

Umm this is hard to give advice to but I'm going through the same thing. I still…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on July 1, 2016 at 9:58am — No Comments

Latinitas Give Advice: My Friend is Depressed

A letter is written to Latinitas anonymously and different Latinitas give their point of view and personal advice.

My friend is depressed. She doesn't talk about how she feels.She struggles in school, was separated from her real mom and is being raised by her Grandmother. She is sad and lonely. How can I help her?

She can get professional help or to let go of her past and keep moving. She needs to understand that she's a strong and independent…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on July 1, 2016 at 9:30am — 1 Comment


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