Nov 19, 2018

WHEN A GAG GETS TOO SERIOUS

By |2018-11-27T08:39:45+00:00November 19, 2018|, |

BY DAN VERBEEK, GRADE 7 TEACHER Being a teacher has its perks from time to time. We receive many gifts and goodies from students and families at Christmas and the end of the year. We are showered with cookies, baking, candy and gift cards. It is really wonderful…but only temporary and only confined to those [...]

Nov 12, 2018

NEW PARTNERS, OLD FRIENDS

By |2018-11-20T15:16:34+00:00November 12, 2018|, |

Large crowds of protesters, police barricades and masked men with guns roaming streets. A house burned down killing those inside including a five-month old baby, arrests and disappearances and police road checks examining phones for any evidence of anti-government postings. Over 500 dead and 350,000 people out of work. Unfortunately, these kinds of reports are [...]

Jul 3, 2018

I AM ALL SURROUNDED: THIS I BELIEVE SUMMER SERIES #2

By |2018-07-10T08:38:45+00:00July 3, 2018|, |

BY CHLOE MAARHUIS Sometimes siblings suck. They may boss me around and annoy me when I least need it, but I know I have siblings for a reason. I am a classic shy middle child. I share many of the same interests as my siblings, but I also enjoy time by myself. I have two [...]

Apr 10, 2017

Ice Cream, New Shoes and Two Parks

By |2017-04-10T08:45:58+00:00April 10, 2017|, , |

When the temperature is in the mid to high 30s, the tinkle of the ice cream cart is a great sound. We were able to enjoy an ice cream sandwich or a fudge bar when the ice cream man showed up at an opportune time during our trip to Nicaragua. Mostly it was the leaders [...]

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