The Masque of the Red Death:Book Review

Marissa Espinoza and Miriam Gomez

November 10, 2017


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  A very surprising and interesting piece of writing was written in May 1842 in Maryland Baltimore. If you are interested in literature make sure to check out The Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allan Poe. The Red Masque of Death is a terrible disease that is incredibly gruesome and in ...

Why Leaves Change Color

Jaylee Schovajsa and Ruby Clarkson

November 9, 2017


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  Nature’s colors are in full display during the Fall season. Plants have an ingenious way of self-preservation during the cooler months of the year. This is noticeable as the trees shed their leaves and the branches are left bare in the winter. A lot of the change of color has to d...

Walking into Fall

Hannah Doerr, Alexis Flora, and Kimberly Salazar

November 8, 2017


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In order to find the perfect fashionable necessity, you just have to read our article and we will give you some style tips and the latest news on shoes!        One pair of must have fall shoes is the mid-height Chelsea boots by Dear Frances. These float boots are heeled boots with a white or bl...

All About Pumpkins

Samantha Galicia and Maria Guzman

November 8, 2017


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The large, and orange object that is used for many things also has an interesting history. As I researched this topic I learned many interesting facts. As I read more about this simple gourd, I came to appreciate its impact on our American culture. It seems like pumpkins originated in North Ameri...

The Problems Surrounding Mental Illness

November 1, 2017


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Mental illness affects one in five teens and young adults, 20% of our population, yet it is still ignored. Depression, anxiety, ADHD, and eating disorders are some of the most common mental illnesses and there are plenty more that are often overlooked. Over 450 mental illnesses have been confirmed by...

Who Want’s to be a Billionaire

Ariana Suyo

November 1, 2017


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North Korean hackers tried to steal one billion dollars but who a simple spelling error  stopped them from succeeding. They were attempting a theft from the Bangladesh Central Bank when the bankers grew suspicious about such a big withdraw request that misspelled foundation as “fandation”. Even so, Ki...

Sweater Weather

Hannah Doerr, Alexis Flora, and Kimberly Salazar

November 1, 2017


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It’s about to get cold so let’s dress bold. We came to you with hair, but now it’s time for fashionable, fall, flare. Let’s all dress better and bring out your sweater. It’s fall ya’ll! There are many different things you might want to know about this fashion before you try it on you. Co...

Red Ribbon Week: October 23-27

October 18, 2017


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MONDAY: Wear your favorite team shirt “Drugs Drool, Sports Rule” TUESDAY: Pink out! Wear all pink. “Brighten your Future” WEDNESDAY: Hawaiian Day  “Lei off Drugs” THURSDAY: Nerd Day- Dress like a Nerd!! “Be Smart and Don’t do Drugs” FRIDAY: PJ Day: Wear your Favorite PJ’S!! ...

Hair We Go!

Kimberly Salazar, Alexis Flora, and Hannah Doerr

October 12, 2017


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Fall is here and it’s time for loose braids, buns and top knots. People all over the country are crowding hair salons for the latest hair styles of 2017. Get ready for a thriller article about fall hairstyles that are cute and easy. Loose braids are a perfect, easy look to have your hair out of y...

Red Ribbon Week

Jude Greco, Devin Gomez, and Angelica Cardona

October 12, 2017


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  Red Ribbon Week started after the death of Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, who in 1985 was brutally murdered by drug traffickers he was investigating in Mexico. After his death , people started wearing red ribbons. Congressman Dun...

Hurricane Maria

Maya Conde

October 12, 2017


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When things went bad during Hurricane Maria, they went bad all at once across this entire island. Suddenly, everything was not working.  The power grid, cellphone towers, and the banking system. Even the disaster managers, the professionals in charge of responding to hurricanes, were forced t...

Rachel’s Challenge 

Grace Hobbs

October 12, 2017


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  Forbes Middle School is continuing the program called  Rachel’s Challenge. GISD, more specifically, Forbes is working with them once again to help inspire and help kids to replace violence and bullying with kindness and respect. Rachel’s Challenge is based on the life of Rachel Joy...

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