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Soul

Soul

Isabella Bermudez, 11, Valley Stream February 10, 2021

The movie Soul is one of my favorite movies that was recently released. Soul is a Pixar animated film directed by Pete Docter, who is not only the chief creative officer of Pixar but also directed iconic...

The One and Only Ivan

The One and Only Ivan

Makenzie McLain, 10, Long Island December 13, 2020

The movie, “The One and Only Ivan” is directed by Thea Sharrock, who is an amazing English theater and film director from London, United Kingdom. This  definitely is not her first rodeo because she...

Where Were the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?

Where Were the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?

Arvind Gajraj, 11, Valley Stream August 13, 2020

     “Where Were the Seven Ancient Wonders of the Ancient World?” by Yona Zeldis McDonough is a great informational read. It goes through each wonder with fascinating detail. The seven wonders,...

Virtual Helicopter Tour of New York City Landmarks

Virtual Helicopter Tour of New York City Landmarks

Makenzie McLain, 9, Valley Stream June 11, 2020

I took a virtual field trip to visit important New York City landmarks. The field trip started off by virtually stepping into a helicopter and waiting to take flight into the sunny, blue skies above New...

White Bird

White Bird

Alexa Joy Kosinski, 12, Valley Stream June 11, 2020

“White Bird” is an amazing book written by J. Palacio, who also wrote the New York Times best seller, “Wonder.” Now I’m sure everyone has at least heard of “Wonder,” the inspirational story...

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...

💖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...

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. ...

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...

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...

Max Tilt -Enter the Core

Max Tilt -Enter the Core

Arvind Gajraj, 10, Valley Stream May 7, 2020

In “Max Tilt: Enter the Core,” the third edition of the Max Tilt series, things get even wilder! In this book, Max’s friend (that he thought he could trust), Bitsy Niemand, stole the vials of enchanted...

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...

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