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Explaining the Marvel Universe (WARNING: Spoilers for Endgame and more!)
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Hi Falcons! If you love superhero movies but want to understand their meaning, this is the article for you. Marvel Comics is a publishing company that originally published comic books, and then blockbuster movies.   The majority of this article was written before the release of Avengers: Endgame,...

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Peace builder of the Week: Sebastian Gabella!

Brynn Napierala, contributor
June 3, 2019

This week's peacebuilder is Sebastian Gabella! I interviewed Sebastian and asked him some questions. First I asked him, “What did you get your peacebuilder preferral for and who did you get it from?” Sebastian answered, “I got it for being a good junior docent to the 4th graders and I got it from Mrs.Webster”. Sebastian is very happy to get his peacebuilder preferral as well as his peers who...

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Peacebuilder of The Week: Anthony Ramirez

Gracie Watroba, Contributor
May 6, 2019

Anthony Ramirez is in 7B and is this week’s peacebuilder of the week! Anthony got it because he helped carry supplies for the 2nd graders Agape to Holy Angel Hall after school. Anthony thinks it is important to help people because that is what God told us to do. He says it brings us true happiness when we help others. Anthony thinks being a peacebuilder is being nice to others and giving people a...

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PeaceBuilder of the Week: Noelle Chua

Arthur Camara, Contributor
April 1, 2019

Noelle Chua, who is in the 8th grade, recently got a very well deserved Peacebuilder award. She received her award for helping a struggling kindergartener carry her things to Spanish class. When asked how she would recommend that students be better PeaceBuilders, she said to simply help anyone that needs help so you can brighten up their day. Noelle sets a great example for all of us and is a great...

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Wishing Upon A Star

Cecilia Kvochak, Contributor
June 3, 2019

Wishing Upon a Star             Emma had never been to Disneyland in her life. She was 12 years old and she thought it was inconceivable that her parents would not let her go. It was because her parents don't want to spend their money on such foolishness. Although she had never been to the Disney parks, she bought all the Disney merchandise. She was obsessed. She absolutely loved Disney. She...

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Jeffrey the Knight: The Learning of the Arts (Part Two)

Arthur Camara, Contributor
May 20, 2019

As Jeffrey and his uncle, the great wizard Radagast, descended into the armory, they discussed how to best approach the different challenges that lied between Jeffrey and the Juicebox. “Uncle, how do I do well on the riddles portion of the challenge?” Jeffrey asked. Radagast replied, “You must go back to school for that. At school, you must visit the Academic Olympics team to learn about how...

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Jeffrey the Knight: The Quest Begins (Part One)

Arthur Camara, Contributor
May 6, 2019

There was once a young knight-in-training named Jeffrey. Jeffrey lived in a magnificent castle, as he was the son of the wonderful King Aldous. The royal family lived a lavish life and was very happy. However, young Jeffrey had no friends. He was lonely and spent most of his time in his father’s castle. However, one day, Jeffrey was sad. King Aldous asked him, “Jeffrey, why are you so sad?” Jeffrey...

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Meringues

Nicole Smith, Contributor
May 27, 2019

This week we are making meringues. To make meringues you need:   Ingredients: 4 egg whites 1 pinch of salt ¼ teaspoon of cream of tartar 1 ⅓ cup sugar ½ teaspoon of lemon zest Directions: Preheat the oven to 275°F and line cookie pans with parchment paper In a none greases bowl, whip together the egg whites, cream of tartar and pinch of salt until they look...

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Dark Chocolate Fudge

Alisa Balian, Contributor
May 20, 2019

Have you ever wanted a quick chocolate snack but had minimal ingredients? Here is an amazing yet simple recipe for dark chocolate fudge. Enjoy! INGREDIENTS 1 can Sweetened Condensed milk (14 ounces) 2 cups (1 12 ounce bag) semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 teaspoon vanilla extract INSTRUCTIONS Butter a square pan and line with parchment paper for easy removal of set fudge. Set aside. ...

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Cooking: Tres Leches

Nicole Smith, Contributor
May 13, 2019

  tres leches cake   Ingredients: One box of Betty Crocker yellow cake mix 3 eggs 1 cup water ½ cup oil 14 oz sweetened condensed milk 1 cup evaporated milk 1 cup heavy cream 1 juiced orange 1 ½  zested oranges Whipped Cream: 1 cup of heavy cream ½ tablespoon of vanilla extract ¼ cup sugar   Directions: Preheat oven...

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