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Technology in School

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Submitted By: Katherine Han It all began in 600 BCE when a man by the name of Thales of Miletus discovered static electricity by rubbing fur on substances like amber. Since then, people have invented things such as the telephone, the TV, …

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Away from School

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Submitted By: Jessica Lee How many of you have gone into summer expecting incredibly fun times and wonderful relaxation? Don’t lie, we all have. Many people, like myself, have gone into summer vacation with many expectations. Some examples include dreaming of going …

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Common Core: A Long Process?

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By: Margaret Li   To this day, many people have mixed ideas of what the new standard guidelines, a set of goals outlining what a student should know by the end of each grade, of Common Core include. Common Core has been …

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Homework: Yay or Nay

Submitted By: Katherine Han The most common complaints you get from students are about homework. Students feel like they shouldn’t have homework after seven hours in school. What if they are right? There exists no homework in schools in Finland and, yet, …

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The Little Things

Submitted By: Michelle Tang There are some stationery-obsessed people who are literally addicted to matching stationery–notebooks, pencil, pens. They just can’t help it. They walk into stores like Hilltops or Morning Glory, and their desire overcomes them. Their mind is overtaken with …

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Submitted By: Jessica Lee About two weeks ago was my eighth grade graduation. Many of the eighth graders were looking forward to this day, for it marked the end of their middle school careers. However, it also symbolized the beginning of a …

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Common Core, A New Standard

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Submitted By: Zane Lee Common Core is confusing! Even my middle school daughter said, “yes, it is still too new for students and most parents”. What is Common Core, and why do we need it anyway? Simply put, the Common Core is …

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Welcome to Our School Production of…

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Submitted By: Katherine Han Most people have been to a play or have seen a live action movie before. But watching a movie seems so much like an activity, or something you would do during your free time. So how can being …

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Pastry Arts

Submitted By: Jessica Lee One of the courses I have been taking in school is pastry arts. Over the past couple weeks, my group and I have been working on our fondant cake. Fondant is a thick, creamy sugar paste often used …

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