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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...

Review of Hero Hurricane Rescue

Review of Hero Hurricane Rescue

Kristina Fisher, 10, Webster

October 3, 2017


Filed under Books, Western New York

"Hero Hurricane Rescue," by Jennifer Li Shotz, is a very sad, breathtaking and adventurous book. If you like to read about friendship adventures and how dogs can help humans in many different ways, then this is definitely the book for you. This book reaches deep into the heart and takes you thro...

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 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 ...

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 Fidget spinners were originally made to help kids who have a hard time focusing.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...

Foreign Language

Foreign Language

Megan Firnstein, 11. Rochester

March 14, 2017


Filed under Articles, Western New York

It's time to choose our foreign language!! All sixth graders of the Gates Chili Middle School went to a Foreign Language presentation. We listened to some 7th and  8th graders talk about the foreign languages. The four foreign languages offered at our school include: Spanish, Latin, French, and Italian....

I Am Malala

I Am Malala

Alyssa Hackett, Rochester, 11

February 29, 2016


Filed under Books, Western New York

A lot of people know who Malala Yousafzai is because of her fight for girl’s education. Her autobiography, "“I am Malala," is about her life, her journey, and the path to recovery and success. It all starts with Malala as a little girl in Pakistan. All Malala wants to do is go to school and lea...

Challenger learning Center

Challenger learning Center

Alyssa Hackett, 11, Rochester

February 2, 2016


Filed under Articles, Western New York

Mars is nicknamed the Red Planet. It is the 4th planet from the sun. It is about 141.6 million miles from the sun. Mars also has two moons! A few months ago they found water on Mars! Not like river or lakes but it is a start to possibly having life on Mars. At the Challenger Learning Center, I...

The Dawn of The Fifth Wave

The Dawn of The Fifth Wave

Mackenzie Aughenbaugh, 11, Rochester

January 29, 2016


Filed under Books, Western New York

“The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey, is a survival story with horror. The deeper you get into the book, the more you can't stop reading. This book is about aliens who have invaded Earth. But before landing they tried their hardest to wipe out most of the human race. Cassie, a girl who survived the Wa...

A Sweet Treat for Winter

A Sweet Treat for Winter

Karis Wynings, 11, Rochester

January 19, 2016


Filed under Articles, Showcase, Western New York

Karis Wynings Yummm! There is one recipe that is always satisfactory for my family in winter: cinnamon rolls. My grandma uses the Sweet Roll Dough and Cinnamon Roll recipe from the Betty Crocker Picture Cookbook. It was her first cookbook. The recipe is fairly easy but is very time consuming. It took...

Mackenzie Aughenbaugh

Mackenzie Aughenbaugh

October 15, 2015


Filed under Staff Profile, Western New York

Mackenzie Aughenbaugh, Contributor, Western New York

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