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Surviving Finals Week

Surviving Finals Week

Allison Lim, Staff reporter June 3, 2024

Finals Week is coming up! We have  worked very hard this year and it is time for our final exams! Here are some tips to help you do your best during finals week. Studying for Your Finals Get a good...

My Maltese Sophie

The History of Man’s Best Friend

Beatrice Assa, Reporter May 9, 2024

Everyone knows that dogs are a man’s best friend. In my opinion, the Maltese is the best dog. The Maltese is named for the island of Malta. The Maltese is considered to originate there over 2,500 years...

The dodo is an extinct flightless bird that lived on the island of Mauritius.

More Than Meets the Eye

Aarav Tandon, Staff Reporter May 8, 2024

So, we all know about the dodo “the flightless bird” but do you know the real story of the dodo? It began about 140 million years ago when Pangea started to break apart and pieces formed what is now...

Brazilian Artist Expresses Happiness Through Art

Brazilian Artist Expresses Happiness Through Art

Ryan Munoz, Staff Reporter May 3, 2024

Romero Britto is a famous Brazilian artist, painter, serigrapher, and sculptor. He creates beautiful art and pictures and he can also make things out of clay. That’s so amazing! He was born  October...

Chocolate Companies With a Conscience

Chocolate Companies With a Conscience

Alexa Tamburrino, Staff Reporter March 27, 2024

Many people today are wondering what is fair trade and what does that symbol on some chocolate bars represent? Companies that are Fair Trade Certified pay more for the production however, it is for a better...

The Merry Old Santa Claus portrait is famous today for cementing Santas image, but was actually another form of propaganda. (Smithsonian Magazine December 19, 2018)

More Than Meets the Eye

Aarav Tandon, Staff reporter March 27, 2024

Santa Claus is totally a soda mascot.  You may have seen Father Christmas on a Coca Cola can or bottle or even on a Coca Cola truck. Today I will answer the question: Did Coca Cola invent Papa Noel?  It...

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More Than Meets the Eye

Aarav Tandon, Staff reporter March 25, 2024
Lions are one of the most fierce predators on planet Earth.
More Than Meets the Eye

More Than Meets the Eye

Aarav Tandon, Staff reporter March 25, 2024
Most animals and insects have characteristics that are a lot more than meets the eye!
The First Thanksgiving by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris, 1912.

The History of Thanksgiving

Sophia Dounelis and Skylar Wallace November 18, 2023

Thanksgiving is the holiday that brings families close together and it is a day to be thankful for what we have. However, not a lot of people know its history. Thanksgiving dates back to November 1621....

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