Category: Features and Entertainment

The Band Concert: Fifth Grade

In the spring of 2012, the fifth grade band will be performing two songs: “Andilucía” and “Liberty Celebration!” Fifth grader Jack J said, “I think it will be good.” Another band student, Connor L, said, “I don’t know because I…

Chinese New Year 2012

The Chinese New Year was on Jan 23, 2012. We are currently in the magnificent year of the dragon, specifically the water dragon. The dragon is the mightiest creature of all the zodiac animals and places 5th in the cycle.…

Hugo Review

Hugo is an artistic film masterpiece by the famed director Martin Scorsese. It is based off of the critically acclaimed bestselling book: The Invention of Hugo Cabaret by Brian Selznick. It features a young orphan boy named Hugo who lives…

You Have to Stop This: A Book Review

by Maddie A-5th Grade Secret Series Book #5 by Pseudonymous Bosch You Have to Stop This is the fifth and final book in the Secret series, and once again, Cass, Max-Ernest and Yo-Yogi fight to discover the secret before Lord…

The Life of Prince Chunk

You have probably heard of other princes, like Prince Charming.  Well, there is a prince who is more valiant, caring, and definitely “healthy.”  His name is Prince Chunk (aka Princess Chunk, Captain Chunk, real name: Powder). Here is his story.  On…

Movies to Look Out For in December

Here is a lost of the most anticipated movies of the month: 1. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows PG-13 Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, and Noomi Rapace Genre: Mystery & Suspense/Action & Adventure “Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.)…

Population Officially 7 Billion

The population is seven billion. Seven billion might be a big number, but if that many people were to stand shoulder to shoulder, they would fill up Los Angeles. Two people die and five people are born every second, so…