I like pickles … do you?

Sara Pekic, Natalie Sanchez, and Maggie Rice

March 23, 2016

Pickles are cool Pickles are green Pickles are squishy Pickles have a bitter after taste Pickles are my life Pickles crunch when you bite 'em Pickles are sour Pickles have crushes on potatoes ;) The...

Want a plant-pie?

Angelica Diaz, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2016

Save the Rain forest Bake Sale- Everyone of all ages listen up!!! Thursday, March 17th there was  a "Save The Rain forest Bake Sale." The purpose of this bake sale was to save animals in Costa Rica. Animals are getting hurt...

The Science Fair

Madison Ravenell, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2016

The science fair was last Saturday.They had all the projects set up for everyone to see. At 10:30 am  Mr.Grant announced the 1st place winners from each grade. Happily, I won first place for 4th grade! I was so happy because...

Freedom for All Students!

Angelica Diaz, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2016

MAIN BUILDING RECESS - As you may know, in the Main Building we play sports, like football and basketball. But me and a few other friends thought of a problem that came to other heads: the sports players never let anyone else play with them but th...


Lea Caceres, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2016

A new game called "Undertale" going viral! The game is about your protagonist (named by you) that has fallen down a deep hole in the mountain "Ebott" and has to travel through the underground to get to the barrier to go back to...

S.O.B. Save Our Bananas

March 2, 2016

The most consumed fruit in the U.S.A., bananas, is endangered. This is caused by a banana disease called black sigatoka, which creates spots on banana leaves. This fungus is caused by ascomycete fungus. Plants with this disease...

St. Paddy’s Day!

Maggie Rice, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2016

Thursday, March 17-   St. Patrick's day is near; it is already March. Many people don't celebrate this day. There are many reasons for not celebrating. For example, many people don't know how. Well, wearing green is a good way to star...

701 & 801 Placement Test

Natalie Sanchez, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2016

MAIN BUILDING - If you're looking forward to being placed in the 7th and 8th grade "Honors Classes," you must prepare for the placement test. Anyone who wants to enter the "Top Classes" must take this test in order to score i...

No more timed state tests!?!

Sara Pekic, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2016

New York- Students all over New York State stress about the time limit on state exams. The state exams are stressful, three period exams that take 3 days for each subject (ELA and Math). However, in 2016 the board of educati...

Mrs. Cortese

March 2, 2016

This is Mrs. Cortese. She is one of the nicest people you will ever meet. She loves the 80's. Music, styles, movies- anything 80's. Her favorite year is 1987. She is a graduate of Preston High school, and actually went there with M...

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