The Legend of The Sirens (Seirenes)

Amanda C.

April 13, 2018

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What were the sirens? The sirens were monstrous sea nymphs that lured sailors to their deaths. They sang an enchanting song that compelled sailors to steer into grave storms. This caused the sailors to shipwreck on their island. T...

Cell Phone Addicts

Maylani L.

March 13, 2018

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Question: Are you on your phone until 11 o’clock at night?   If so, you might be a phone addict. Well, lucky for you, you aren’t alone. 8 out of 10 sites say that 72% of teens and tweens can’t even spend a day ...

Stranger Things

Allison B.

March 13, 2018

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   Have you ever watched Stranger Things? Stranger Things is a great show on Netflix, but it’s not for everyone. If you can’t handle jump scares or super suspenseful moments, then I don’t recommend watching it.  ...

Black History Month’s Origins

Charles A.

February 1, 2018

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Black History Month is when we look back at the achievements made by black people. It is celebrated all across the world in countries such as Canada and the United Kingdom. It is celebrated in the month of February. Dating ba...

Animal Kingdom

Nicoletta Z., Meghan L., and Gabriella P.

January 16, 2018

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PANDORA   When planning your Walt Disney World vacation, make sure you make the right decision and go to Pandora in Animal Kingdom... Pandora is a new attraction!  Since May 27th, 2017 it has been a popular sight t...

Tamandua Thrill

Lucas I.

January 16, 2018

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Have you ever wanted an anteater as a pet? Well, you can! Tamanduas are the cutest mini anteaters to have as pets, with all the anteater goodness and fewer the legal issues! They live in forests and grasslands but are perfectly fine...

Martin Luther King Jr.

Olivia B. and Maylani L.

January 16, 2018

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“I Have a Dream” As you may know, Mr. King is very famous. But why is he famous? Martin Luther King started out by being a minister/baptist. When he was alive, African-Americans were treated much differently than they are today...

Great White Sharks

Emily K.

December 5, 2017

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Great white sharks have white bellies, gray backs, and the tips of their fins are white.  The purpose of their bellies being white and their backs being gray is so that if anybody looks at them from any direction they will be...

“Wonder” Movie Review

Meghan L.

December 5, 2017

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The sixth grade went to see the movie Wonder in theaters. I would give it a 10/10. This film was amazing. Wonder had all the emotions, happiness, excitement, sadness, and more! Wonder was based off the book by R.J. Palacio. It is about a...

More Books To Fall For

Dean A.

November 27, 2017

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I just started on “The Blizzard of the New York Subway, 1888”. Great news, right? However, I have just come up with the idea for my next book. I can also finish them by Christmas; however, I only have roughly a month, w...

Falling for Books

Dean A.

November 27, 2017

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I have just finished my book, “The Malbone Street Mishap of 1918”. A few people have read it so far and everybody so far is saying that this is their favorite. I don’t blame them. It does have a lot of information. It e...

Fabuland

Lucas I.

November 22, 2017

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You’ve surely heard of LEGO and their iconic minifigures, but have you ever wondered what kind of legos existed way back when? In 1978, the LEGO Group launched their first figure with posable arms and legs, a policeman. Soo...

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