Category: News

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.…

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.…

New Year

Well New Year’s is just a month away! New Year’s eve is on Saturday, December 31,2011. New Year’s day is on Tuesday, January 1,2011.  Even in faraway places people are preparing for the new year. Preparations are now underway for the 26th…

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…

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…

Occupy Wall Street

On September 17, 2011, near 1 World Trade Center, a group of protesters came to Zuccotti Park to object to the fact that 1% of people in America control the income of another 40%. Since then, many people have come…

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…

The Truth About R. L. Stine

R.L. Stine says he has a great job: “My job is to give kids the CREEPS!” Stine’s books are read all over the world. So far, he has sold over 350 million books, making him one of the best-selling children’s…

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…