Our city: Waxhaw
Our country: United States of America
Our timezone: Central Standard Time (GMT-6)
Our longitude is: 34° 59'
Our latiude is: 80° 47'
We wear these clothes: The state of North Carolina is cold in we winter and hot and humid in the summer. We wear pants, sweatshirts (we love to wear college, basketball, or football sweatshirts--Go Carolina Panthers!), and sweaters in the winter. In teh summer, we like to wear t-shirts and shorts.
We eat these foods: We are a fast food consumer! McDonald's, Chick Fi-La, Wendy's and and Taco Bell are the four most popular. When families do cook at home they usually consume meat products such as steak and chicken.
We grow these foods: Ocra I know this is not a food but we grow tobacco
We practice these religions: Baptist, Methodist, Catholic, Presbyterian, Jewish
We speak these languages: English and Spanish
These animals live in our area: Many families have dogs and cats as house pets. We also have many types of birds. It's common to see deer and bunny rabits in the backyard.
These industries support our local economy: Bank of America and Wachovia Bank are located in downtown Charlotte. Many of our school's parents work for these two banks. In addition, real estate and construction help support our econonmy.
We use these types of transportation: We use automobiles as our main mode of transportation. To help alleviate traffic we encourage car-pooling and rapid transit. Many families own mini-vans and SUV's as their automobile of choice. We just a light rail and there are some buses that people use. With the price of gas we need to start using these more, but kids still get their own cars on their 16th birthday.