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5th Grade Planetarium Field Trip

Hey Falcons! The 5th graders recently took a trip to the Glendale planetarium. I decided to talk to some 5th graders, and ask them what they think about their recent field trip. I interviewed 4 kids from Ms. Simone’s class, and every one of them could not stop talking about how much they LOVED the G...

How 6th Graders Feel After The First Trimester

Gracie Watroba, Contributor | December 11, 2018

By: Gracie Watroba All aspects of Junior High are new to all the 6th graders. The first trimester finally ended and I asked two 6th graders (Patrick Maroun and Lulu Stolpe) how they feel after their first trimester ended…   The first question I asked was, “Have you guys adapted to all the work and grades of Junior High yet?” Patrick responded, “The workload is still overwhelming...

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STAR Testing
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DC Universe Review
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Christmas Decorations
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Puffs the Play

Recent Pop Culture Stories

  • Junior High’s Favorite YouTubers
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Out and About: New York City
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Peacebuilder of the Week: Aaron Pereira!

Brynn Napierala, Contributor
November 12, 2018

This week’s Peacebuilder of the Week is… Aaron Pereira! Aaron Pereira is a 12-year-old, in 7B at St.Philips. Aaron plays basketball at St.Philips and soccer outside of school. His favorite animal is a goldfish and his favorite color is blue! I talked to Aaron about his being a peacebuilder and why he got the peacebuilder preferral, first I asked him, “Why did you get a peacebuilder award?”....

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Peacebuilder of the Week: Joshua Co and Neci Dunn

Noelle Chua, Contributor
October 30, 2018

This week we have two Peacebuilders, Joshua Co and Neci Dunn. Joshua Co and Neci Dunn are always helping their school family during family activity. Joshua is the only eighth grader in the family and Neci is there to give a helping hand. Joshua plays many different sports including flag football, track, cross country, volleyball, and basketball. Neci also plays volleyball and has one sister named Danay....

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Peacebuilder of the Week: Trent Seley, Jake Seley, and Sebastian Riojas

Noelle Chua, Contributor
October 22, 2018

This week we have 3 Peacebuilders and they are Jake Seley, Trent Seley, and Sebastian Riojas. They are all in 6th grade and have siblings. Trent and Jake are twins and they have an older brother named Cole. Sebastian has an older brother named Matthew. They got a Peacebuilder award for helping a classmate pick up their books. When Jake saw his classmate drop his books he immediately helped then Trent...

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Readers Corner K-2: Merry Christmas Geronimo
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Thanksgiving On Thursday
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Insurgent – The Second Book of the Divergent Series
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Fall-ish

Madison Chase, Contributor
November 12, 2018

Hi, my name is Zeus. I am a 4-year-old German Shepherd and I HATE fall (don’t even get me started with winter). It gets dark earlier, which means I have to go inside earlier, which means less playtime. My family leaves me for days at a time for something called a Thanksgiving. I don’t even know what a Thanksgiving is, but it sounds like pure evil. Last time my family went to a place called huh-why-ee...

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Joey the Sad Cat

Alisa Balian, Contributor
October 29, 2018

Once upon a time, there was a cat. See, he wasn’t just an ordinary cat. He was a black cat, and his name was Joey. Joey lived in Seattle, and during October, if it was Friday the 13th, everyone was bound to have a bad day. Since Joey was a black cat, and he was bad luck, his owners threw him out of the house. Poor Joey just wanted someone to love him, but no one would. He thought, “If my owner...

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The Pumpkin Patch

Desiree Velasquez, Contributor
October 22, 2018

The Pumpkin Patch There once was a boy who lived by a pumpkin patch. He grew pumpkins all year round, big pumpkins and small pumpkins. This boy’s name was Peter. He was called by friends Pumpkin Peter. Pumpkin Peter had scarecrows in the pumpkin patch, as well as signs pointing to his big winning pumpkins. Peter was once working in the field, planting new pumpkins. He looked around to see his favorite...

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Christmas Sugar Cookies

Nicole Smith, Contributor
December 10, 2018

Everyone loves holiday treats here are my favorite holiday sugar cookies.   Ingredients: 2 ¾ cups of flour 1 teaspoon of baking soda ½ teaspoon of baking powder 1 cup of softened butter 1 ½ cup of white sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract Directions: Preheat oven at 357℉ and line baking pan with parchment paper Mix together flour, baking soda,...

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Berry Crisp

Rory Rago, contributor
November 12, 2018

Berry Crisp Ingredients Topping 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats ¼ cup flour ¼ cup sugar ¾ cup light brown sugar Dash of salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon ⅔ cup of unsalted butter, melted Berry Filling ¼ cup flour 4 ½ cups frozen berries ¼ cup sugar ¼ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ teaspoon lemon juice Instructions Preheat oven...

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Three Ingredient Homemade Fudge!

Gracie Watroba, Contributor
November 5, 2018

Whenever my mom makes this delicious fudge, I always want to know how she makes it! I decided to make this for you guys, so you can try this amazing fudge too! I hope you have fun making this three-ingredient fudge that only takes 15 minutes to make. Here are the ingredients and the recipe:   Ingredients: 3 cups of semisweet chocolate chips (mini chocolate chips are easier to use) 1...

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