Posted in Middle/High School

Young Star Rocks the World

By: Tyler Hailston

Professional sports are filled with young talents from all over the world. Some from college or even straight out of high school. Devin Armani Booker is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association. He is one of the best examples of a young talent making a name for himself. Booker is a 20 year old that was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He played college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team that represents the University of Kentucky for one season before entering the NBA Draft. The Phoenix Suns had the pleasure of drafting Booker 15th in the first round.

Screen Shot 2017-03-29 at 5.48.47 PMIt’s very rare for young talents that have just entered the league to be a well known name in the game, but Booker proved himself to everyone that “Devin Booker” is a name everyone needs to know. In their game on March 24th, Booker had a whooping 70 points. This outstanding performance makes him the sixth player in NBA history to record a 70 point game. Joining Wilt Chamberlain, David Robinson, David Thompson, Elgin Baylor and Kobe Bryant on the list. Booker finished 21-of-40 shooting, including 4-of-11 on 3-pointers, 24-of-26 from the free throw line, and snagging eight rebounds all in 45 minutes.

“This doesn’t happen very often,” Booker said as he got
through the postgame media duties. “Especially against a really good defensive team like the Boston Celtics. I knew I was going to have to come in, lock in mentally tonight — playing at Boston isn’t easy all the time. They made it tough for me in the first half, and I tried to get it going. I was ultra-aggressive. My teammates started finding me, they started setting really good screens for me, and the rest is history.”

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Posted in Elementary School

Dogs

  Dogs are a man’s best friend because they are loyal. Dogs also obey. Dogs are good for all kinds of things. Dogs could protect you. Some dogs Screen Shot 2017-03-27 at 7.37.59 PM.pngare cute & fluffy, some are mean, some are playful, some are good family dogs and some are good for sled pulling. Some dogs are huge and some are small. Dogs make great pets! You should get a dog!!                    

BY:La cyanna lamour/ 4th grade               

                                              

Posted in Elementary School

I saw an Alien

Today I saw an alien and it wanted to see President Trump! The alien said take me to your leader!  I pointed to the White House and  he got back in his UFO and went over to the Oval Office. I saw a light and poof !President Trump was gone. Then a swat team rushed out of the building and asked where did the alien go??? I pointed in the direction of Nevada. The aliens said they needed the President to do experiments on. Then the swat team got in a helicopter and went to Nevada. Screen Shot 2017-03-27 at 7.31.17 PM.pngThey announced on the news that aliens had abducted President Trump!! The swat teams from the nation went to area 51 and got the President back.  They said that the aliens were trying to clone President Trump. I wonder if they did???

By Joshua Di Pierro

Fourth grade

Posted in Elementary School

Interview with Ms. Brown

I am going to interview my teacher Miss Brown and here are some questions :

What is your favorite part of teaching the class?

MB: Fun projects.

Are you having fun teaching so far?

MB Yes!

Did you teach before,if so what grade and how long?

MB: Substitute in the library and for one year.

How many students do you have?

MB: 58 in all classes but 23 all day.

How many of your students use bouncing balls to sit on?

MB: 3 currently.

Screen Shot 2017-03-27 at 7.29.57 PMBy:Madelene George

Fourth Grade

    

Posted in Elementary School

Nice Work! Cast and Crew who participated in Gershwin’s Nice Work If You Can Get It

Opening on March 9th the annual spring musical was performed. The show had many popular Gershwin tunes such as: “I’ve Got A Crush On You” “I’ve Gotta Be There” and “Fascinating Rhythm.”The musical was well attended and liked every year. Some past musicals have been; Grease, The Sound of Music, Funny Girl, Hello Dolly!, The Drowsy Chaperone, and many more. The Herkimer Footlighters is known to put on some great performances, but they couldn’t do it without the assistance and guidance of: Director Mr. Krause, Technical Director Ms. Daly, and Choreographer Mrs. Curuskie. The show was a success and we can’t wait to see what the Herkimer Footlighters will put on next!

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Posted in Elementary School

Dancecenter

We go to an amazing dance studio called Dancenter. We love this dance studio. We interviewed the teachers Sophia, Miss Carrie, and Miss Alyssa.       

Question: #1 How long have you been a dance instructor?

Miss Sophia: “3 years.”  

Mrs.Carrie: “20 years.”

Miss  Alyssa: “5 years.”

Question #2: What age did you start dancing?

Miss Sophia: “2 years old.”

Mrs.Carrie: “8 years old.”

Miss Alyssa: “3 years old.”

Question #3: How old are you?

Miss Sophia: “17 years old.”

Mrs.Carrie: “47 years old.”

Miss Alyssa: “26 years old.”

Question #4: What’s your favorite type of dance? Why?   

Miss Sophia: “Tap, because I like making noise.”

Mrs. Carrie: “Ballet, because if you’re strong at ballet you can do all types of dance.”

Miss Alyssa: “Modern, because it takes a lot of strength and training to master the style.”

Question #5: Have you ever been to a different country? If so was it dance related?

Miss Sophia:“ Yes, I have! I’ve been to Turkey, Bosnia, Italy, and Canada. Canada and Turkey were dance related.

Mrs. Carrie: “Yes, Japan in chorus Line.’’

Miss Alyssa: “Yes, I’ve been to Canada but it was not dance related.

Question #6: What is your favorite food?

Mrs. Carrie: “French Fries.”

Miss Sophia: “Pasta, Sushi, and French Fries.”

Miss Alyssa: “Chicken Fingers and French Fries.’’

Last Question: Do you have a favorite song? If so, what is it?  

Mrs. Carrie: “ No,I could never pick one!

Miss Sophia: “Jukebox by The Rapper and Justin Bieber.”

Miss Alyssa: “I Wanna Dance With Somebody by Whitney Houston.”

Those were some of the questions that we asked our dance teachers. It was fun to get to know them better!

By Ayla Simpson and Olivia Ray

Grade 4