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Kindergartners Thoughts on the First Day of School

On the first day of school I interviewed two kindergartners. Their names were Jordyn Powers, who is in KB, and Andrew Ralph who is in KA. I asked them a few questions about how their day was going as the new kindergarteners at St. Philip. This is what they said:   Question : How did you feel when you came to...

Cub Scouts

Arthur Camara, Contributor | September 17, 2018

The Boy Scouts of America is a wonderful program. However, you must be in the 5th grade to be a boy scout. But don’t fear, for there is an alternative: Cub scouts. I was a cub scout before becoming a boy scout, and both my younger brothers are still in cub scouts. I interviewed some cub scouts to gather their opinions on the program.   Questions: What cub scout rank are you? What...

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Mindfulness in Science class

Joe Krasnowski, Contributer | September 17, 2018

Last week 8th grade learned about mindful eating and is practicing mindfulness before every class. Mindfulness is being aware in the moment that you are doing something, so mindful eating is being aware when you are eating something. 8th grade focuses on mindfulness by focusing on the mindfulness bell, 8th grade is asked by their teacher Ms. France to see how long they can hear the mindfulness bell...

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Does Music Help Show Emotion?
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Jurassic World-The Ride
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Opinion: Juice Cleanses
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How Taking Breaks in Class Can Improve Learning
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Bloomfield Creamery Review
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Is the Apple Pencil Worth the Purchase?
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Out and About: Barcelona
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Bullet Journaling

CRAFTY CORNER: ANKLETS AND BRACELETS

DIY Desk Organizers

DIY Kinetic Sand

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Peace Builder Of The Week!

Maria Boutros, Contributer
September 17, 2018

Peace Builder of the week   This weeks peace builder preferral goes to Isabella Conde! Peacebuilder preferrals are when a teacher spots you doing a random act of kindness and writes your name down. Once you have gotten a peace builder preferral you can go to Mrs. Ramirez to get a shirt. I interviewed Isabella Conde to ask her about the peace builder preferred that she had got.   The...

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Peacebuilder of the Week!

Alisa Balian, Contributor
September 10, 2018

This week’s peacebuilder is Holly Hillman! Holly received the peacebuilder award for being an excellent peacebuilder from Ms. Slater, one of the art teachers. She is in the 7th grade and is a great role model for other students. Holly’s favorite subjects are science and social studies, and some of her hobbies are going to the beach and biking. In her free time, Holly enjoys and is very skilled...

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What is the Peacebuilders Pledge?

Will Crowley, Contributor
September 3, 2018

The Peacebuilders Pledge is a promise that students and teachers at St. Philip say every morning to promise that they will be kind and helpful. The peacebuilders pledge is this: “I’m a Peacebuilder, I pledge to give up put downs, to seek wise people as advisors and friends, to notice the hurts I’ve caused and make amends, to right wrongs, to help others. I will build peace at home, at school,...

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Thank You Amelia Bedelia! Book Review
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Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
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The Candyland Catastrophe

Cecilia Kvochak, Contributor
September 10, 2018

The Candyland Catastrophe, Part 1               Little Johnny was bored. He wanted to play a game. He asked his older sister Karen if she wanted to play Candyland. She said no because she was too busy on her phone texting her friends. Little Johnny sighed. Then he went to his little brother Jimmy. Jimmy didn’t want to play because he was too busy driving his toy truck through the sandbox....

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Cecilia Kvochak, Contributor
May 8, 2018

The Truth About The Tooth Fairy ` Hey, Guys!!!! I’m the Tooth Fairy and I’m here to tell the story of how I really came to be. Once I was a little girl named Tabitha. I brushed, flossed, and whitened my beautiful teeth every day since I learned to brush them. Every day I would go to school and get complimented on my beautiful teeth. I couldn’t let anything happen to them. They were too precious to me. This went on every single day until one day when I was in line to get my cucumber salad...

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Before and After

Madison Grube, Contributor
April 24, 2018

Before I was adopted, I lived in a shelter. It was a very boring life. I was fed, I got water, but I did not have time to play. Everyday, people would come into the shelter and look at all the dogs including myself. None of them wanted me. I saw many different pets adopted, but no one even looked at me. The shelter was filled with many different breeds of dogs. We all had something in common: we were...

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Red Velvet Cupcakes

Desiree Velasquez, Contributor
September 3, 2018

Red Velvet Cupcakes   These red velvet cupcakes are very well known and even have suggested frosting type, cream cheese frosting! These cupcakes are a delicious dessert after dinner, as well as a good food for parties.   The cream cheese frosting recipe was found on: https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/paula-deen/red-velvet-cupcakes-with-cream-cheese-frosting-recipe-2012478   You’ll...

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Mrs. Ramirez’sFrozen Banana Pops

Hannah Sherman, Contributor
May 22, 2018

 This week we have a very special recipe. These are frozen banana pops that were created by Mrs. Ramirez. Enjoy these frozen treats on a warm sunny day!   Ingredients: Bananas Milk (Mrs. Ramirez uses Coconut milk) Vanilla or Peppermint extract Maple Syrup Chocolate Chips   Steps: Mash the bananas in a blender or by hand Add your desired choice of milk ...

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Lemon Bars

Antonia d'Auria, Contributor
April 24, 2018

Hi falcons! Today we are making lemon bars, which are a perfect spring dessert. Ingredients: 2 cups Flour 1/2 cup Sugar 1/4 teaspoon Salt 2 sticks (1 Cup) Salted Butter, Cut Into Small Cubes 1 1/2 cup Sugar 1/4 cup Flour 4 whole Large Eggs Zest And Juice Of 4 Medium-sized Lemons Powdered Sugar, For Sifting Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease...

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