Letters from American Samoa
... for Mrs. Campbell's students
February 20, 2006
Talofa and hello from American Samoa! My name is Aden Silila and Iím a boy and Iím 8 years old. I am in grade 3 at Alofau Elementary School Home of the KINGS! How is the weather at your city? Itís been raining here to much but it helps make the days cooler and the nights colder. Take care and hope to hear from you soon.
Hi there! My name is Maria and Iím 8 years old from American Samoa. I am in level 3 at Alofau School. Itís a great school. Howís your school? How is the weather there? Itís been raining a lot here and the road been having some wrecks. But, itís okay now! Take care and I want to hear from you soon!
Hi there from American Samoa. My name is TunufaíI and Iím 8 years old and in level 3 at Alofau Elementary School. Whatís the name of your school again? How is the weather at your place? I think weíre suppose to get a hurricane but it left our islands so weíre lucky! Now it hasnít stopped raining which is good for my plants! Do you plant trees? I help my dad plant bananas and taros. Take care!
Hi Taylor Iím Josslyn from American Samoa. Iím 8 years old in level 3. How are you? Thanks for wanting to write to me. Do you want to know your name in Samoan? Itís Teila. Cool! Take care okay? Howís the weather there??
Hi my friend. My name is Deantha and Iím in level 3 at Alofau School. I canít really say much but that itís raining a lot here. Do you get rain a lot there? Iíll talk to you later.
How are you doing? My name is Roderick and Iím 8 years old in level 3 at Alofau School. Right now itís raining hard and my little brothers and I look forward to sliding down the mountain after school today on our boards. Itís really fun and you should try it. Take care and talk to you later.
Where exactly are you? Iím TJ and Iím a 3rd grade Alofau School. Iím 8 years old. Hows your weather there? Itís raining very hard here and I canít do anything but stay in and read and do my work! But, tomorrow Miss Sauni and us will have our movie day after lunch to celebrate our reading graduation. We moved from lower level reading to on level. Iím so happy! So take care
Talofa from Alofau School. My name is Geneva and Iím 8 years old. I canít write long because I have a sore wrist. I fell waiting for the bus to come to school this morning. I canít write long but take care and hope to hear from you soon!
Hey there! Miss Sauniís son is named Brady, too. Nice huh? How are you doing? What do you like to do there? Where do you live? I live in American Samoa. Iím glad you want to talk to me. Take care.
Tofa soifua thatís goodbye in Samoan,
Miss Sauniís really nice giving me your name to write to! Thanks for writing to me and I hope to hear from you soon.
Talofa lava! My name is Kadrenna and Iím 8 years old from American Samoa. How are you doing? Howís the weather there? Itís raining here so Iím stuck inside my classroom with my friends. So weíre trying to ask Miss Sauni to give us center time.
Take care and talk to u later,
How are you my new friend? I love making new friends! Iím Tama and Tama means boy in Samoan. Are you a boy too? I think so because I have a friend named Maxwell (Makisi). Howís the weather there?
Let me know, tofa.
Hello and talofa from American Samoa. My name is Louise and Iím 8 years old. How old are you? How is the weather where you live? Itís been raining for almost a month here and the road is getting very bad. But, write to me back.
Talofa lava my new friend! How are you? My name is Oianatai and Iím a boy and Iím 8 years old. How is the weather at your place? Is it raining like us here in American Samoa? Can you see my island on a map there? Weíre very small so I donít think you can see us. I hope to hear from you soon.