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History Behind New Year’s Eve and Good Places To Go

Hey Falcons! Have you guys ever wondered what the history behind New Year’s Eve is? To be honest, even I do not know what the history behind it is. In this article, I will be discussing just that and even some good places to go for New Year’s Eve! New Year’s Eve celebrates the successes ...

Behind The Scenes of the Rose Parade

Jessie Morales, contributor | December 17, 2018

If you are from the LA County area, odds are you have heard of the Rose Parade. If not, the Rose Parade is ‘America’s New Years Celebration’ put on by the Pasadena Tournament of Roses. The floats in the parade are decorated with only natural materials such as seeds and flowers. I went to the Irwindale Float Barn with Vice President Ed Morales, my dad, and got to see a float test where volunteers...

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1st TK Christmas Concert

Alisa Balian, Contributor | December 19, 2018

Hey Falcons! Everyone knows about our school-wide Christmas worship service, where every class sings a song. What few people know about is the Christmas concert that TK put on this year! The Christmas concert took place during school, on a Friday morning. I went to go watch it, and found that having the TK Christmas concert was a great idea. All the kids loved it, and their parents were so proud of...

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St Nicholas Feast Day Celebration
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8th Grade Thoughts on How Writing For the Falcon’s Flyer Has Helped Their Writing Skills
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4th and 5th Grade Christmas Eve Mass
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Holiday Traditions
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BEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES!

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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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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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The Best Christmas Books in The Primary Learning Center
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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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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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