Girl Scout Troop camps out in backyard to get feel of great outdoors

By Claudia Dodge, Sports Editor

July 29, 2011

350 CORLIES AVENUE -- Fourteen Pelham Girl Scouts from Troop 1666 went camping in Lucy Bischof’s backyard on July 23 to feel the experience of camping. We did crafts, set up tents, had a bonfire and a raffle.To help us pitch ...

The Lost City

By Katie Sharon

July 11, 2011

Hidden Away Far away hidden in Peru there is a wonderful site. 8,000 ft above sea level lies Machu Picchu. It is an ancient city built around the year of 1450 and was occupied for only about 100 years. The Incas built it a l...

Navy SEALs

By Ian Childs

July 11, 2011

Not just any one can be a SEAL it takes a lot to be one of them. Navy SEAL’s are one of the most elite military forces, not the animal. SEAL stands for sea, air and land. They go through training for 30 months, they jump...

Dolphins help the Navy find mines

By Katie Hart

July 11, 2011

Did you know that dolphins work in the military? To train the dolphins, the navy uses a technique called targeting. Which is like a game of hide and seek. How do they help? How ,you say? Well, they go and find underwater mines. T...

Books Before Nook

By Dylan Gurl

July 7, 2011

Have you ever gotten lost in a library? Well, I get lost in books! Read More to learn the history of books, paper and writing. The Firsts and Other Early Things In most early countries, like the Ancient Egyptians, writing wa...

The Island of Tears

By Jenna Letizia

July 7, 2011

Have you ever heard of Ellis Island? I will tell you everything you would like to know. History In 1782 Samuel Ellis, a land developer, bought the island. On January 1st, 1892, the little island was home to a new immigration station....

A Sweet Beginning

By Julia Loughman

July 7, 2011

Do you want to zone out and find yourself in a world of chocolate? If that answer is yes then read more. What is chocolate? Chocolate is from the cacao tree. The tree’s botanical name is theobroma cacao which means “food of...

Tsunami in Japan!

By Ashhab Khan

July 7, 2011

On March 11, 2011 a tsunami of great size hit Sendai, Japan. Where do tsunamis come from? Do they fall from trees? Do these huge waves come out of the sky? No they do not! The Ring of fire is where the tsunami s...

Hawaiian Volcanoes

By William Barr

July 7, 2011

There are five mainland volcanoes on the small island of Hawaii: Kohala, Mauna kea, Mauna loa, Hualaliai, and Kilauea. They're all shield volcanoes. In other words, they look like wide, low angled domes.  Did you know  that...