What makes a friend

By Ava, 4th grade | August 2021 … A good friend is someone who is always there for you, in good times and bad times.   A friend is someone who is always going to stand up for you when someone is bullying you. Also, a friend is someone who can look up to you when they’re going through […] Read More

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Gaining digital skills

By Kayla, 10th grade | August 2021 … I used to be camera-shy and afraid to speak through an electrical device. Being in Healthy NewsWorks allowed me to step out of my shell and my comfort zone. I got to do several interviews and meetings. This was great, because I got to do those things […] Read More

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High hopes for the fall

By Mishi, 7th grade | August 2021 … I’m really excited for this next school year. I was virtual for 7th grade, so I never got to go to middle school. I really hope everyone is vaccinated, because if COVID cases spike then we might go virtual again. I also hope we won’t have to […] Read More

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Picturing mindfulness

By Maribel, 8th grade | July 2021 … When I hear the word “mindfulness,” I think of breathing out all my stressors. I think of being aware of them, and then being aware of how to approach them differently. And finally, I imagine taking a break from those stressors and becoming more aware of my […] Read More

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Focus on being you

By Brooklyn, 5th grade | June 2021 … People are going to come and go as you grow and learn.    You don’t have to behave like someone else wants you to, or you don’t always have to be friends with everyone else, and neither do they have to like you. Those are just a couple of […] Read More

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Stay focused

By Alana, 5th grade | June 2021 … What I learned during the school year is that you should mainly focus on your work and pay attention to school and not the things around you.   You should also turn in your work on time. That way you won’t have to do it later. You should […] Read More

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Advice for the future

| By Alex, 8th grade | June 2021 … You are going to receive a lot of advice about what to do with your life and how to be successful once you reach eighth grade. This is commonly someone else’s opinion of your life. This will happen throughout your life, most commonly after you graduate […] Read More

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Going back to school

| By Nashiya, 8th grade | Switching between online and in person is probably one of the biggest challenges I’ve faced so far this year, but it’s also been one of the best changes. Before we went in person, I was really nervous. I didn’t think I would enjoy it that much there, but on […] Read More

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So excited to be back

| By Teagan, 4th grade | April 2021 … Being back in the classroom is very exciting! We have not been in the classroom in over a year, so I was very happy that I got to go back to school.  It was fun being able to see people in person who I have only been […] Read More

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Many changes at school

| By Jose, 4th grade | April 2021 … When I went back to school, I felt a lot of different things. We could not go on the equipment at recess, and we had to wear a mask at lunch. When you get your food, it’s in a bag. You have a number on your lanyard […] Read More

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