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Sky Zone

Sky Zone

Alex Genao, 11, Valley Stream

May 1, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Long Island

Recently I went to Sky Zone in Deer Park. It was terrific! I went there for my little sister’s birthday. I had fun jumping for 3 hours. My favorite activity was the foam pit. I loved flipping and diving into the soft foam. Another attraction was the basketball hoops. I loved to do stylish d...

6th grade social

6th grade social

Mysha Moses, 11, Rochester

May 1, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Western New York

Our sixth grade social was a very fun summer night that started at 7:30pm. Everyone was so excited it was one of our first dances without the 7th graders.  At this event, we had an ice cream truck and popcorn. Over in the gym, half was basketball and the other half is inflatables like a basketbal...

Swimming With Manatees

Swimming With Manatees

Alexa Joy Kosinski, 9, Valley Stream

February 13, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Long Island

On my birthday I got to swim with manatees at Crystal River in Florida.! It was was a life changing experience! I wanted to stay there forever because the manatees were so cute!  I had to wake up at 6:00 a.m. There was a parade of manatees! They were so cute!! We saw a baby manatee. The manatees i...

Adventures in Hawaii

Adventures in Hawaii

Kristina Fisher, 10, Webster

August 29, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Showcase, Western New York

To start off the summer this year I went to Maui   Hawaii! In Hawaii we went on many adventures and saw some amazing things! And now I’m going to tell you some things about my awesome trip to Hawaii, because I think that even if not everybody can actually go and see Hawaii in person, everybody s...

Fun at Beaver Camp

Fun at Beaver Camp

Makensie Freeman, 9, Lowville

July 25, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Northern New York

Beaver Camp is a Christian camp.  It is located outside of Lowville in the Adirondacks. You can go there in the summer and winter. I have been to Beaver Camp three years in a row. My first time I went to camp I was seven, and that is the youngest you can be to go there. My first and second time I went...

Active Kids

Active Kids

Gabriella Badolato, 10, Lynbrook

June 6, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Long Island

Everybody has their times when they get bored, but not anymore! Try out the place called Active Kids. They have many different things to do. Active Kids is an amazing place that helps you stay fit. Some games test how fast you are, other games see how well you can avoid obstacles and some are games just...

Woman as Gamers!

Woman as Gamers!

Dash Alschuler-Pierce, 11, Valley Stream

June 2, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Long Island

Do you like games? Video Games specifically. Yes? A bit? Well let's pretend you are a hardcore gamer. When you're trying to find video games you go down the boys aisle of Target because the people who put them there think boys will enjoy them more than girls. Well, that's not true! Forty-eight percent o...

The Fellowship of the Ring

The Fellowship of the Ring

Amina Radoncic, 11, Valley Stream

June 2, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Long Island

"The Fellowship of the Ring," by J.R.R. Tolkein, is the first part of the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy and, I think, the best of all three books in the series. It starts off with Bilbo Baggins, and his nephew, Frodo’s birthday party. During the birthday party, Bilbo departs from the Shire, using ...

Fidget Spinners

Megan Firnstein, 11, Rochester

May 16, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Showcase, Western New York

Fidget Spinners- What’s your opinion? Fidget spinners have become the new “need.” Kids are pulling their parents from Wegmans to Target to Walmart just to get a fidget spinner. Fidget spinners were originally made to help kids who have a hard time focusing. Fidget spinners also help the need...

The best lunch story

Adriana Fedele, 11, Rochester

May 9, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Western New York

I think we can make the school cafeteria more like home buy talking about how people’s days were so far and what they’re going to do later. I think that we should make the noise level quieter I think we can still talk but lower the noise level. Similarity’s from home to school we eat lunch with a...

Bounce

Bounce

Nicholas Simone, 9, Valley Stream

March 21, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Long Island

When I opened the door to Bounce I knew it was going to be awesome. In fact, it was. If you want to go on the bounce station you need to buy special socks that have grips and are safe to use with the trampolines. There are multiple sections to bounce in. There is basketball, dodgeball, a ball pit...

Fun Snowy Day

Sean Michalek, 11, Clifton Park

February 14, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Capital District

I LOVE SNOW DAYS!!!!!!!!!!!!! When my mom came into my room and told me it was a snow day. the first thing I asked is "can I go sledding today! " and then I went back to sleep for 1 hour and played video games.  When I went sledding I took some videos and I'm going to upload them some time. Go check...

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