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The Teacher of the Month for February is Ms. Najar! Ms. Najar is the KA teacher downstairs and this is her first year at St. Philip. Before she came to St. Philip she graduated from Mt. St. Mary’s University in Los Angeles. When she first came to St. Philip she loved how everyone was so welcoming and...

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What’s Second Grade Up To?

Joe Krasnowski, Contributor | February 11, 2019

This past week I interviewed the second graders on what learning in second grade is like. In religion class, the second graders are preparing for their First Communion, this past week the second graders also had their First Reconciliation. The students also told me that they are learning about subtraction and the regrouping included in subtraction in math class. In social studies, the second graders...

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Westridge Summer Opportunities Fair

Joe Krasnowski, Contributer | February 11, 2019

This weekend at Westridge school for girls there was a summer opportunities fair. The summer of opportunities fair is a way for summer camp groups to advertise their camps benefits to students ages 5-18. At the summer opportunities fair, there is food, games, and groups of summer camps that you can visit and enjoy. This year the summer opportunities fair was held in the rain, which limited the number...

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Catholic Schools Week!
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Anthony Davis Free Agency
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How Debate Improves Students’ Skills

Debate Finalists Fall 2018

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2019 Midseason Premieres of “The Flash” and “Supergirl”
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How St. Philip’s Teachers Stand Out

Recent Pop Culture Stories

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Disneyland
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Homemade Valentine’s Day Card!
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Is Buying A Gaming Mouse Worth It?
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Peacebuilder of the Week: George Marco

Sophia Islas, Contributor
February 11, 2019

This week's peace builder is George Marco. George Marco is a first grader here at St. Philip. He is in 1A. George is six years old. He likes to play in the playground during recess and lunch. George got a peace builder award because he is a caring and helpful boy. He also listens to his teachers during class. George plays baseball and soccer. His favorite color is blue. George’s favorite classes...

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Peacebuilder of the Week: Jackson Pranata

Sophia Islas, Contributor
January 21, 2019

This week's peacebuilder is Jackson Pranata. Jackson Pranata is a student here at St. Philip. He is in 2B. His peacebuilder referral was given by Ms. Garnet. Jackson received this award for helping Ms. Cresta pass out the homework binders and blue folders. Jackson likes to play baseball and soccer. During lunch, he likes to run around outside and play with his friends. Jackson is eight years old. He...

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Peacebuilder of the Week: Mark Vanis!

Brynn Napierala, Contributor
December 17, 2018

This week's Peacebuilder of the Week is Mark Vanis. Mark is in 2B and is 7 years old. Mark helped out his friends in class and made sure they were doing the right work. Mark’s favorite color is blue and he will be starting to play baseball very soon! Mark is a very kind friend to all and we should all look to Mark as a well behaved and a good individual for the younger kids to look up to. Thanks,...

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The Adventures of Beekle Book Review
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Readers Corner 3-5: Esperanza Rising
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The Strange and Deadly Portraits Of Bryrony Gray
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Elfie on the Shelfie

Cecilia Kvochak, Contributor
December 17, 2018

  Elfie of the Shelfie On the last day of school before winter break, 14-year old Tommy came home excited and happy that school was over. His mom was out shopping for Christmas presents. His sister, Lucy was at a Girl Scout meeting. Suddenly, out of the corner of Tommy’s ey,e he saw a flash of red. It was a little elf sitting on the shelf over the fireplace. Tommy looked at it and found a...

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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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Valentines Day Brownies

Maria Boutros, Contributor
February 11, 2019

                                                                     Valentines Day Brownies Valentine's day is right around the corner and what better treat would it be than to make delicious brownies for your loved ones? These brownies take about 1 hour but trust me when you try them they will be worth the wait! The ingredients for these brownies are ½ cup butter,...

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Cooking- Churros

Alisa Balian, Contributor
January 21, 2019

Hey Falcons! I recently made churros, and I thought I should share the recipe with you guys. Churros are delicious bits of dough that are deep fried and covered in cinnamon and sugar. Churros are just about my favorite treat, and I can guarantee that you will all love them as well. However, since you are required to fry oil in this recipe, you should never do this alone and always have an adult around...

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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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