The 24 eighth-graders in Drew Offutt’s first-period PE class at Earle B. Wood Middle School in Rockville are April’s Class of KidsPost. Mr. Offutt calls the kids “bright, energetic and very diverse in their personal interests.” Most of the class has been together since first grade!
The school year is winding down, but if you would like to see your class featured, ask your teacher to go to kidspost.com to download the questionnaire, fill it out and send it, along with a class picture, to kidspost@
washpost.com. We’ll choose one class a month during the school year.
How much time to do you spend on the Internet? These kids average two to three hours a week.
Best author (here’s a true sign of diversity): Dr. Seuss got 14 votes, J.K. Rowling received eight and Rick Riordon got two.
Favorite Web sites: Google, Facebook and YouTube.
Do you have a cellphone? 18 do and six don’t.
Favorite pizza topping: Cheese is the big winner with 11 votes; pepperoni got six; ham and bacon got two votes each.
Favorite ice cream flavor: Vanilla and chocolate tied with five votes each, closely followed by moose tracks and mint chocolate chip, with four votes each.
Biggest problem in the world today: Fifteen kids said the bad economy, four said the environment, three thought world hunger and two said war.