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Thanking Essential Workers

Thanking Essential Workers

Makenzie McLain, 9, Valley Stream

June 9, 2020

While you sit at home with your family, do you ever wonder about the people that are still working during these tough times? I know I do. Do you ever wonder how you could thank them? Well if so, then this blog is recommended for you.  One way to thank the essential workers is probably something you...

💖Social Distancing💖

💖Social Distancing💖

Gabriela Gonzalez, 11, Valley Stream

June 2, 2020

How are you all doing? I am keeping busy during quarantine and I will share some suggestions about what you can do to stay safe but still have fun.  First, I try to keep to a schedule. I wake up at 7:00am on weekdays, and get ready to work by 8:00am so it's like I’m going to school. I always f...

How I Deal With Quarantine Boredom

How I Deal With Quarantine Boredom

Alicia Tritschler, 11, Valley Stream

May 26, 2020

If you're anything like me, you're losing your mind right now.  You've done everything you can and more and you’re bored again.  But there are a few things that can keep you sane, while insanely bored.  The first thing that comes to my mind is playing outside.   When I am outside, I like to go...

Activities During Quarantine

Activities During Quarantine

Aleeza Akhatar, 12, Valley Stream

May 21, 2020

Quarantine has been hard on us all, and it’s affected our daily lifestyle. Since we have so much time on our hands now, it’s almost impossible to know what to do with the spare time. But, with a positive mindset, it’s easy to find an activity to do. I have been trying many, many activities, to find ...

Headspace

Headspace

Maja Papandrea, 10, Valley Stream

May 12, 2020

If you’ve ever found yourself in a tough situation or just wanted to be more mindful, I recommend Headspace to you. I got introduced to Headspace while I was on a plane to Poland. I was a little bit bored, so I decided to check out the screen attached to the seat in front of me. I explored the scr...

The Quarantine Chronicle

The Quarantine Chronicle

Arvind Gajraj, 10, Valley Stream

May 7, 2020

For those who do not know what quarantine is, you are at your house or apartment, are bored out of your mind, sitting on a computer or other electronic device, and finally admitting that you would rather be at school with your friends. If you know what that feels like, you are stuck like me. Every da...

School Using Paper and Pen Is Better

School Using Paper and Pen Is Better

Ahmed Riaz, 9, Commack

May 5, 2020

Hi, my name is Ahmed and I am here to tell you about my experience with social distancing. So lets talk about how this outbreak started. According to the news, it came from a city called Wuhan, which is in China. When it started to affect people here in the United States, people began panic shopping...

THANK YOU

THANK YOU

Shreya Sharath, 11, Cohoes

April 24, 2020

   

Coping with COVID-19

Coping with COVID-19

Shreya Sharath, 11, Cohoes

April 20, 2020

It has been 4 weeks since everyone has been working from home, non- essential businesses have been shut down and worst of all, schools have been closed. In our generation, technology and healthcare improves by the day. You would think that everyone would be happy and healthy, but now COVID- 19 has struck, a...

Social Distancing

Social Distancing

Maja Papandrea, 10, Valley Stream

April 17, 2020

Hello! Since school is closed and we need to practice social distancing, we all have to adjust to a new reality. Life has really changed for me while staying home.  The most important thing I do is staying in touch with my friends. I do it through Messenger Kids, a texting app that is just for kids. O...

Coronavirus- (2020) A Life Changing Event

Coronavirus- (2020) A Life Changing Event

Risha Sen, 10, Commack

April 17, 2020

The coronavirus has affected many lives. All in various ways, like some people have to live in the hospital, some have to treat the people with the virus, some lost their jobs, some people can’t get medical help, and some people are like me - kids. How is my life you might ask? I used to compla...

Astrology

Astrology

Maja Papandrea, 10, Valley Stream

April 7, 2020

I became interested in astrology when I saw an astrology book at the store. My interest developed as I began to research astrology and read an astrology book of my own. I am delighted to write this for you to read so I can share what I've learned about astrology with you.  Astrology is a field of study, but it’s al...

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