Fifth graders volunteer for Safety Patrol to help keep school calm

By Emily Nakayama, Hutchinson Bear Staff Reporter

November 30, 2011

HUTCHINSON’S HALLWAYS — Many people look up to the Safety Patrol for tips to stay safe in school. The volunteer fifth graders work hard to make our school a safer, better place to learn. They help kids walk in the hallway,...

Fifth graders go on a jazz field trip to Lincoln Center, hear 10 songs

By Lindsay McNamara, Community Editor

November 21, 2011

LINCOLN CENTER -- Colonial School fifth graders went to Lincoln Center Nov. 4 for a jazz field trip with fellow students from Prospect Hill and Siwanoy schools. The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra performed 10 songs, including...

Five years ago: Kindergarten and a fifth-grade buddy

By Daniel Bernstein, A&E Editor

November 21, 2011

COLONIAL SCHOOL -- It was about the second week of school and I was in Kindergarten. I was nervous, but kind of excited. Mostly nervous. The older kids started flooding into the room. I was so small to them. I was scar...

Fifth Grade Girl Scouts in Troop 1666 go horseback riding in the Bronx

By Manon Bushong, A&E Editor

November 18, 2011

BRONX EQUESTRIAN CENTER -- Girl Scouts in Troop 1666 went on a trip here to ride horses. The girls each got to ride their own horse on a trail ride that took about an hour. The troop split up, with half going on a Saturday...

Colonial School blood drive collects 56 pints, could help 168

By Patrick Zahradnik, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2011

COLONIAL GYM -- The Colonial School blood drive collected 56 pints on Nov. 3, and that is 168 lives saved. A pint of whole blood can help three or more different people, according to the New York Blood Center’s “Blood: The...

Fourth graders differ on best sports to play

By Emilia Privat, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2011

COLONIAL SCHOOL -- Fourth graders have different views on the best sports to play. Lynn Dvorkin, 4M, said she likes travel soccer and the challenge of playing against different towns. To her, rec soccer is not such a challenge...

Suggestions for the Pelham Picture House

By Dane Crowley, Guest Commentator

November 18, 2011

Hello, my name is Dane Crowley. I am a young child, currently age 10, and for all you adults out there, I know it’s hard to take me seriously when I’m a 10-year-old boy talking about business. But here’s what I have to say:...