Get up and design: Magazines are fun and cool to make

By Elizabeth Kleiner

July 5, 2011

Seventeen. Bruise. People. Time. All of these are magazines. Have you ever wanted to design a magazine? My magazine article is all about one magazine designer and magazines. People love designer magazines and just plain magazines. Je...

Exercising Your Thumbs

By Madeleine Mullany

July 5, 2011

JK LOL. Do you like texting? You might not, but a lot of people do. If you want to find out more about texting read this article. How it works Texting is the process of sending short messages through a cell phone. Some companies think the...

The Rescue Workers of 9/11

By Henry Driesen

July 5, 2011

The Crashes On the morning of September 11th, 2001, 5 terrorists boarded United Airlines flight 11. Another 5 boarded flight 175. They were carrying box cutters. They used the box cutters to kill the pilots and take control of ...

The Birth of the Olympics

By Manon Bushong

July 5, 2011

Have you ever watched the Olympics on T.V.? Well, the first Olympics were very different than the ones you watch on your television. In ancient Greece, over 3,000 years ago the Olympics were created. Why did the Greeks Create the Olympics? T...

Papyrus News : God Special

By Siobhan Joyce-Farley

July 5, 2011

Egyptians worshipped many gods. They used these gods to explain things  they didn’t understand. I picked my four favorites to write about. Enjoy!J It’s Not May Yet Ma’at was the goddess of truth & justice. One of her...

Disaster in Japan

By Bayden White

July 3, 2011

On March 11, 2011 a terrible natural disaster struck northeast Japan. A massive earthquake the fourth strongest ever recorded happened off Japan’s east coast, causing a tsunami and major damage. The Earthquake The earthquake that hit Ja...

Let’s Party Inca Style!

By Scarlett Reavey

July 3, 2011

Do you know who the Incas were? They are a tribe that lived along the west coast of south America over 400 years ago! They were a very religious community evidenced in their celebrations. Who is Inti? Inti is the god of the sun. ...

E-zee or Easy:

By Maxwell Schwartz

July 3, 2011

The History of E-Z Pass In 1991, Peter Tufo created E-Z pass to prevent people from waiting in long lines to cross from one place to another. The first E-Z pass toll booth was created on the thruway at the Spring Valley tol...

World of Wax: How Wax figures are made

By Spencer O’Brien

July 1, 2011

One time I went to the wax museum in New York City. And it made me think. Have you ever wondered how they make wax figures? Do you know how long it takes? How wax figures are made First the person poses for the sculptor. Pi...

China in the City

By Kristina Roksvold

July 1, 2011

People in NY do not get to go to China a lot. From the plane ride to the money and the time it will take you. But if you go to NYC’s Chinatown you will forget you’re in NY. I gave a survey to all the fourth graders. It...