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Follett Challenge: We Won!

Follett Challenge: We Won!

Ruby Volk, 9, Valley Stream

June 8, 2015

The Follett Challenge is a book competition that challenges children to go online to FollettChallenge.com to vote for your favorite school video. Our school video was “Team PARP!” This video had students who were interviewed, teachers who explained why to vote for the Team PARP! video, and more. ...

The Fourteenth Goldfish By Jennifer L. Holm

Karis Wynings, 10, Rochester

March 16, 2015

Are you looking for a new book? The Fourteenth Goldfish may be the book for you. The main character, Ellie, is telling the book from her point of view, living with her grandfather, her mom being the high school drama club director and her dad not being with her and much more. Ellie's grandfather is a...

YVNY is FREE and SECURE

YVNY is FREE and SECURE

Mike Peterson, Editor

January 8, 2015

Being a reporter for Young Voices of New York is a great opportunity to build your writing skills and learn how real, responsible journalism works. What do you pay for this education? Nothing! It's a free service made possible by the New York News Publishers Foundation and our other supporters. And...

Mockingjay Excites

Mockingjay Excites

Abigail Hartig, 11, Valley Stream

December 15, 2014

Last week I had an awesome chance to see Mockingjay Part One with some of my best friends! The movie was really well done. The only minor complaint I had was that the parts were out of order. The movie told the story well with some action scenes; however, if you haven’t read the book then it is difficult to follow the plot. As yo...

Strong Learning

Strong Learning

Amarie Walker, 10, Rochester

November 6, 2014

If you have ever walked in a museum you might notice its very quite and isolated. But not at the Strong Museum of Play. There is also lots of interactive learning too.

10 Years of Cheese

10 Years of Cheese

Elizabeth Western, 13, Lowville

November 3, 2014

This year people from Lowville in upstate New York celebrated 10 years of cream cheese goodness. You might be thinking, “Why do they celebrate cream cheese?” but if you lived here you would know why it is such a big deal. Lowville is home to the largest just cream cheese producing plant in the wo...

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