AARON HUR

Memorial Day is on the last Monday of every May. After the Civil War, General John A. Logan made a holiday called Decoration Day, to honor those who died in the Civil War. Then, in 1890, many cities adopted Memorial Day instead of Decoration Day as a holiday, honoring not just those who died in Read more…

ZAFAR MAJID

The Legend of the Red Man             Hello boys and girls. Today we shall seek a legend, one that is real and still exists to this day. Today we shall seek the legend of the red haired primate. Now I know what you are thinking: this tall 6th grader must know a lot! and my Read more…

ROEN SCOTT

                         Four Snarling Subspecies of Canis Lupus Have you ever seen those little beady eyes poking out from the shadows that make you feel uncomfortable? Have you ever heard howling piercing the starry night sky? Have you ever laid awake at night in your tent wondering who in the world is doing this? Well, today Read more…

ALISON BIZZARO

I was always doing something wrong. I was doing poorly in school and always got made fun of, and today I got into a fight while defending my little brother, who was called dumb by a boy I passed on my way home from school. The idea of me getting into a fight disgusted my Read more…

COLLIN AARONSON

A wonderful pastime: collecting coins Have you ever wondered where that strange coin in your sock drawer is from or where it was made? I wondered that and I became a coin collector. I have old coins and relatively new coins. I have gold coins and I have silver coins. I have copper coins and Read more…

JUNE QIN

The Herbalist             A heavy woman in her mid-40s, with frizzy, curly hair and a mischievous glint in her eye kicked open her 1925 Chevy door and kicked it back, walking with a slouch up to her front door.            “And this is the only time when I wish Read more…

ANGELA ZHAO

Weston, CT’s Path to VEX Robotics World Championships Simply being invited to Regionals in any sport is an honor. The amount of work and effort you need to put in is exceptional. But in robotics, going to Regionals is a whole other thing. Robotics isn’t technically a sport, but you must put in all your Read more…

ROEN SCOTT

To me, the poem “The Dong with the Luminous Nose” by Edward Lear, is a rather intriguing story. It’s not one of those stories when the prince (the Dong) finds his princess (the Jumbly girl), gets married and lives happily-ever-after. The Dong has lost his Jumbly Girl when she went back to sea in the sieve Read more…

MICHAEL LIN

The Curse of the Blue Figurine by John Bellairs has been quite a marvelous experience for one of my age to read. Right from the beginning you cannot but just help imagining the scenario as if you were Johnny Dixon himself. Bellairs creates very thorough and thought-out characters, most significantly Professor Childermass. At first, the professor just seems like an average grumpy old man Read more…