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My Holiday Traditions

My Holiday Traditions

Gabriela Gonzalez, 10, Valley Stream December 24, 2019

Everyone celebrates the holidays differently.  My family has some traditions that are unique. Before Christmas, my family goes to Macy’s SantaLand and we tell Santa what we want for Christmas. (We have...

Baby Pluto hatching out of his egg!

Leopard Gecko Care

Alexa Joy Kosinski, 10, William L Buck December 18, 2018

 This summer I got two leopard geckos, Venus, a girl, Jupiter, boy. Leopard geckos are easy to care for once you understand their needs. To decide what size tank your leopard gecko needs, you need...

A Trip to Niagara Falls

A Trip to Niagara Falls

Avani Prabhudesai, 10, Valley stream December 18, 2018

I recently took a trip to the most known waterfall around the world, the one with about 14 to 20 million visitors each year, and, trust me it was amazing! It is the waterfall with the largest volume of...

My Girl Scout Adventures-Food Pantry

My Girl Scout Adventures-Food Pantry

Eliana Decker, 10, Middletown August 15, 2018

The Food Pantry is an important activity to me because we package food for people in need. The lady in charge of this activity is Mrs. Millie. Last week my fellow Girl Scouts and I celebrated Mrs. Millie's...

Valley Stream’s Memorial Day Parade

Valley Stream’s Memorial Day Parade

Patrick Biondolillo, 11, Valley Stream June 12, 2018

On Memorial Day, I not only had a day off, (like most, if not all of you did) but I participated in the Memorial Day Parade. It was in my town, Valley Stream, and I played the clarinet with District 24’s...

Taking Care of Your Pet

Taking Care of Your Pet

Alexa Joy Kosinski, 10, Valley Stream May 15, 2018

There are many responsibilities to owning a pet. My mom is a veterinarian. Until last week I had 9 pets. Now I have 8 pets. I have 1 dog, Zena, 2 cats, Calvin and Summer Cupcake, 2 fish, Goldy and...

Macy's Flower Show

Macy’s Flower Show

Shalini Manbodh, 11, Valley Stream April 24, 2018

I recently went to Manhattan to see the Macy’s Flower Show. The ride and the show were really fascinating. On the ride I saw the Statue of Liberty and the Twin Towers. We drove on the Brooklyn Bridge...

Visiting Mystic, Connecticut

Visiting Mystic, Connecticut

Seaport and Aquarium
Patrick Biondolillo, 10, Valley Stream January 23, 2018

This summer, I traveled to Mystic, an area in Connecticut. In Mystic, I went to Mystic Seaport and Aquarium with my mom, dad, aunt, uncle, and three cousins. First, we visited the seaport. We went...

The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Egyptian Art Exhibit

The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Egyptian Art Exhibit

Bahrija Radoncic, 10, Valley Stream January 23, 2018

 The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a great place for families to bond together. At the Metropolitan Museum of Art there is pretty much something for everyone but, my favorite art exhibit is the Egyptian...

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

Shalini Manbodh, 10, Valley Stream January 6, 2018

Last weekend, I went to a wonderful place called Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum in Manhattan.   Madame Tussauds Wax Museum is an amazing experience. It has a lot of creative wax people and characters....

Winter Con!

Winter Con!

Sanjeev Singh, 9, Valley Stream December 12, 2017

On Sunday, December 2, I went to Winter Con in the Resorts World Casino in Queens, with my brother and my uncle. I was surprised when I reached there. There were a lot of booths with comic books and toys...

The Queens Zoo

The Queens Zoo

Alex Genao, 10, Valley Stream December 5, 2017

During the Rosh Hashanah holiday break this fall, I went to the Queens Zoo. When I was there I saw lots of cool animals. One exhibit was the Andean bear. It was very energetic with its playmate! There...

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