Author: Jack J - 5th grade

Uprisings in Syria

Syria, a country in Asia that is next to Saudi Arabia, is being ruled by what some people call a dictator. This tyrant took over Syria not that long ago. This dictator’s name is Bashar al-Assad. His father, Hafez al-Assad,…

Indonesia Receives Tsunami Warning

    Indonesia was struck by an earthquake on Wednesday afternoon, Indonesia time. A warning center issued a tsunami warning not long after the quake hit the island of Sumatra. Indonesia’s president, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyuno, says that the earthquake and…

The Best Burger Place in NJ

    Who makes the best burgers in New Jersey? Burger Deluxe, where the meatloaf is made of veal, and barely anything on the menu lists American cheese. Best among the choices is the amazing cheddar cheeseburger. Served in a…

Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax

The new Dr. Seuss movie, The Lorax, is now in theaters. The Lorax is a very good movie. Many people say that they think it is going to be a kiddie movie for four- to eight-year-olds. Then they see it,…

The New Hunger Games Movie

The Hunger Games movie is coming and everyone is excited! If you haven’t read The Hunger Games, believe us, you should–it is a great book. We refuse to tell you anything about the film, as everyone does not want to…

Doodle 4 Google

Google is holding a competition called Doodle for Google. The idea of this competition is to design and draw a new type of logo for Google. You have to try imagine that you have a time machine and you can…

Enzo’s pizza instead of Naunas!

This week, Enzo’s pizza is coming to MKA instead of Nauna’s pizza. For some students, they will miss Nauna’s. However, there are many students I know who are going to rejoice at the Montclair pizzeria, Enzo’s, coming to the school.…

2011 Holiday Reading

The holiday reading is a day that the fire is lit in the library and all grades can come down; every teacher can share their favorite holiday story. It is a tradition that started a long time ago, even before…

Authors, authors, authors!

The Scholastic book fair comes to MKA every year, and every year so many books are sold each day of the book fair. Several authors came to the book fair over the three days it was open these three authors…