Young Voices of New York

Rain Reign

Rain Reign

Angelina Klimbach-Monti, 10, Rochester

March 11, 2015

I just read "Rain Reign" by Ann M. Martin. It was a really good book. "Rain Reign" is about a girl named Rose who is obsessed with homophones and rules. She is in 5th grade. She has a condition called High-Functioning Autism which sometimes people call  Asperger's Syndrome, and so lots of people ...

A Little Plush Friend

A Little Plush Friend

Ariana Rivers, 10, Rochester

March 3, 2015

Have you ever wanted to have a little friend that can do almost everything imaginable? Do you want to soar the skies? Do you want to run fast and jump high? Do you want to be stronger than a boulder? Well, then Little Big Planet 1, 2, 3 and Karting are your games! Creative Mode In the Little Bi...

Mouse Heart

Mouse Heart

Amarie Walker, 10, Rochester

March 3, 2015

I finished reading an awesome book called Mouse Heart. Mouse heart is about a mouse named Hopper who escaped from his pet store and in the process lost his most beloved treasures, his family. Now he has met Zucker who shows him a secrect wall thats special to the mice, that ended up as a result of...

The Phantom of the Opera: The Musical

The Phantom of the Opera: The Musical

Alyssa Hackett, 10, Rochester

March 3, 2015

Everyone please take your seats the show is about to start. Have you ever been to a Broadway musical? I have. It’s called The Phantom Of The Opera. It’s an exciting jaw dropping experience. There is singing, dancing, and lots of action packed scenes. There are 10 main characters those character...

Dolphin Tale Two: Book Review

Dolphin Tale Two: Book Review

Alyssa Walter, 10, Rochester

February 11, 2015

The book Dolphin Tale Two is a very kid friendly book about a dolphin named Winter. Winter is a female bottlenose who has no tail. Because she is a female bottlenose dolphin, Winter needs to be paired with another female bottlenose. Winter is paired with a very old dolphin, named Panama. Whe...

Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, Camera, Action!

Alyssa Hackett, 10, Rochester

February 10, 2015

  Shhh! The movie is about to start. "Scene it" is a wonderful game that tests your movie knowledge. It’s for Xbox only. There can be up to 4 players. There is a green, yellow, blue, and a red small non Xbox remote, but it’s not the original Xbox remote. How to play The first round yo...

Dancing Into the Spotlight

Dancing Into the Spotlight

Nailina Figueroa, 10, Rochester

February 10, 2015

    How to train Head up, shoulders down, eyes off the floor, shoulders back, stomach in, bottom in, feet turned out, arms smoothly curved, toes pointed, don’t toe crunch, don’t sickle. Those are some common corrections that most teachers give out to students. You need to ...

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Karis Wynings, 10, Rochester

February 10, 2015

Gung Hay Fat Choy! Happy Chinese New Year! This year is the year of the sheep, goat or ram. People call it all of those. Every year is a different animal and every 12 years the animal will be the same. The animal is based on the Chinese zodiac. Every Chinese New Year is in January or February. This year the Chi...

The Big Apple

The Big Apple

Shea Perry, 10, Gates

January 28, 2015

New York City is your chance to take a bite out of a big apple! There are many good and fun things to in New York City. If you are visiting New York City here is a few things you should try for your visit. One of the most fun things is walking to Times Square and going into all the shops.  I prefe...

The Magic Thief: Home

The Magic Thief: Home

Nailina Figueroa, 11, Gates

January 11, 2015

Have you ever read a book that pulled you in and didn’t let go? Well I did, recently I have read a book called “The Magic Thief: Home”. In this book there are two cities, Twilight city, and Wellmet city. There are two different magics, the Arihiovar , and Wellmet magic. Arihiovar is new, and very strong. But Wellmet magic is very old, and weak. Almost everyone ...

Holidays Around The World

Holidays Around The World

Alyssa Hackett, 10, Rochester

January 7, 2015

Over November and December, and other times as well, a lot of holidays and special days are celebrated, like Christmas, Eid, Hanukah, Kwanzaa, and Ramadan. I surveyed some students in the Walt Disney Elementary School. Eid Eid is celebrated July 28. Sarah said “I celebrate Eid and one special...

Young Social Media

Young Social Media

Amarie Walker, 10, Rochester

January 7, 2015

Do you have a Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram account? Are you to young or irresponsible for a social media account? I asked two children and one adult what they think about kids having social media pages. I think you’ll be surprised about the results. I asked Rhonda Walker, mother of two girls,...

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