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Visiting Mystic, Connecticut

Visiting Mystic, Connecticut

Patrick Biondolillo, 10, Valley Stream

January 23, 2018


Filed under Articles, Long Island

This summer, I travelled 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 to a little rooms with facts and a tour guide. There were a couple of houses that explained things ...

The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Egyptian Art Exhibit

The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Egyptian Art Exhibit

Bahrija Radoncic, 10, Valley Stream

January 23, 2018


Filed under Articles, Long Island, Showcase

 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 Art exhibit. At the Egyptian Art exhibit there were sculptures, paintings, pieces of stone with hie...

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

Shalini Manbodh, 10, Valley Stream

January 6, 2018


Filed under Articles, Long Island

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. There was a famous (singer, dancer, etc.) exhibit, a monster exhibit, a fictional character exhibit, a...

Winter Con!

Winter Con!

Sanjeev Singh, 9, Valley Stream

December 12, 2017


Filed under Articles, Long Island

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 for sale,  some of these were rare, old collectibles . They also had stands for  people who wr...

The Queens Zoo

The Queens Zoo

Alex Genao, 10, Valley Stream

December 5, 2017


Filed under Articles, Long Island, Showcase

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 was a little waterfall and a little boat and boy can they jump! Sadly, this is the last bear of i...

Don’t Shop! Adopt!

Don’t Shop! Adopt!

Hannah Wallach, 10, Valley Stream

November 28, 2017


Filed under Articles, Long Island

Do you love animals? Would you love to have a pet of your own? Do not go to a pet store to buy a pet. Go to a shelter. Pet stores and pet shelters may seem like just a place to buy a dog. But they are more than that. When you buy a dog from a store, you are supporting puppy mills. Puppy mills ar...

President Chester A. Arthur’s Gravesite

President Chester A. Arthur’s Gravesite

Makensie Freeman, 9, Lowville

August 15, 2017


Filed under Articles, Northern New York

President Chester Arthur's grave is in the Albany Rural Cemetery, Colonie. His wife and son are buried there, too. President Arthur was the 21st President. I wanted to visit his grave because I like learning about presidents. On his grave you will see the Presidential Seal. There are rocks,...

Fun at the Rochester Lilac Festival

Fun at the Rochester Lilac Festival

Kristina Fisher, 10, Webster

June 13, 2017


Filed under Articles, Western New York

  One of Rochester’s most fun festivals is the Lilac festival, which occurs every year in May! The Lilac festival is a festival that showcases A bunch of lilac bushes that are in a park called Highland Park! It is amazing to see so many lilacs in person. There are 1200 lilac bushes in Highland ...

Student Council Albany Trip

Student Council Albany Trip

Luke Lopez, 11, Valley Stream

June 2, 2017


Filed under Articles, Long Island

This May I went to Albany with the Student Council of my school. Our Student Council raises money for charities and plans fun activities for the students. When the students in our school ran for office, we gave speeches explaining why we should be elected to office. Todd Kaminski, our State Senator c...

Food Styling

Food Styling

Aimee Quinlan, 11, Valley Stream

May 30, 2017


Filed under Articles, Long Island, Showcase

You’re watching a commercial for a restaurant. The food looks so perfect! You suddenly get a huge craving to go to that restaurant. But when you get there, the food looks nothing like it did on the advertisement. So what makes the food look so good on the commercial? My class participated in...

Beauty and the Beast – the movie

Beauty and the Beast – the movie

Kristina Fisher, 10, Webster

May 9, 2017


Filed under Articles, Entertainment, Showcase

The new version of Beauty and the Beast is a great movie for children. It is even better than the cartoon version because it gives more detail about this amazing story and it also makes it look so much more real with real actors. One of my thoughts on this movie is that there is a very good theme...

All County Music Festival

All County Music Festival

Aimee Quinlan, 11, Valley Stream

April 2, 2017


Filed under Articles, Long Island

Beautiful music plays throughout the Tilles Center, as the orchestra performs their songs at the All County Music Festival. The band waits in a hallway leading to the stage, and the chorus practices a few last pieces in their assigned room, before they line up to go on stage. The conductor made sure...

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