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Mrs. Almquist: Teacher of the Month
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Mrs. Almquist is the new transitional kindergarten teacher. It is her first year teaching at St. Philip. She attended San Gabriel Mission High School. Later she attended Woodbury University. She received her bachelors in science and graphic design. Mrs. Almquist worked in graphic design for a Spanish...

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What are the First Graders Doing for Spring Break?
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8th Grade Field Trip
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The Living Stations and Agape
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7th Grade Science Debate
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Third Grade Thoughts on Stations of the Cross
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Prague
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Buca di Beppo
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Dumbo
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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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Peace builder of the Week: Tommy MacFarland

Nicole Smith, Contributor
March 18, 2019

This week’s peacebuilder of the week is Tommy Macfarland. He is in 2B. Tommy got the peacebuilder shirt for stacking chairs and helping pick up in art. This is Tommy’s third time getting a peacebuilder shirt. I asked him what he thinks it means to be a peacebuilder and how others could get a peacebuilder shirt? He said, “being a peacebuilder is helping others out” and he said, “to be a peacebuilder...

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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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Book Review- Mr, Brown Can Moo! Can You?
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Good Classical Literature Books!
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The Hobbit, or There and Back Again
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The Pranksters

Desiree Velasquez, Contributor
April 1, 2019

April Fool’s Day is where everyone does harmless pranks, usually, you would tie your friend’s shoes together, or act like there was a bug on them. However, there was a group of teens who would always get together and throw one of the biggest pranks in their school which was named West Notes. The teacher’s addressed the group as ‘The Pranksters’. They not only pranked people on April Fool’s...

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After the Leprechauns Left

Desiree Velasquez, Contributor
March 18, 2019

After the leprechauns left, there were footsteps on the floor, and their gold was put back at the end of the rainbow. There was green on the walls and on the ceiling, and the Leprechauns had recently invaded almost everything! Their luck was about and there were messes on the couch. This family’s house, oh yes, what a mess! However, you could see, near the window overseeing a tree, a clover. This...

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The Story of Holly and Leo on St. Patricks Day

Will Crowley, Contributor
March 11, 2019

Holly and Leo are brother and sister. Holly is still young, she is 6 and Leo is 13. Twas the night before St. Patrick's Day and Holly was building a trap out of her building blocks to try and catch the Leprechauns. Leo came walking in and said, “You’re so dumb, you believe in Leprechauns!” Holly was sad and she broke down her trap and put it away and went to bed and fell asleep. In the middle...

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Snickerdoodle Cookies

Alisa Balian, Contributor
April 22, 2019

Hey Falcons! Last weekend I really wanted cookies, but we had no chocolate or butter, so I decided to make snickerdoodle cookies. They came out tasting amazing, and they were healthier than normal because I used olive oil instead of butter. Enjoy! Ingredients 1 1/2 cups white sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 3 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 1/2...

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Popsicle Recipes

Rory Rago, contributor
April 15, 2019

One of my favorite treats is Popsicles. I make these all the time and they are amazing. Here are two of my favorite combinations. Raspberry Tangerine Popsicle: Ingredients: Popsicle molds (I use Zoku Popsicle molds) Tangerine juice (can be found at Trader Joe’s) Fresh raspberries Instructions: Get your Popsicle molds and lay them up. I like the zoku ones because they have...

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Cooking- Lemon Curd Thumbprint Cookies

Alisa Balian, Contributor
April 8, 2019

Hey Falcons! I really love Easter, so I decided to share a fun recipe with you. Lemon drop thumbprint cookies are a fantastic way to spruce up your Easter table, and they taste delicious. It doesn’t hurt that they’re super easy to make, either. Enjoy! Ingredients: - 3 sticks of unsalted butter, at room temperature - 1 cup granulated sugar - 1 teaspoon vanilla extract - Zest of one...

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