A Kid’s View: My First CampaignOctober 3, 2013 at 6:00 am
It started with an announcement at lunchtime, where my Language Arts teacher from last year, Tamara, had a whiteboard and a bunch of those poster-size sticky notes with ideas and information about the 2013-2014 student council. Tamara told us to look at our handouts, which listed different roles. She directed us to the 5th/6th grade [...]
Back To School… Again!August 30, 2013 at 5:21 am
What was your favorite part of returning to school? Did you enjoy it?
3,024,000 SecondsAugust 10, 2013 at 7:00 am
3,024,000 seconds. 50,400 minutes. 840 hours. 35 days. 5 weeks.
Is Growing Up Really All It’s Cracked Up To Be, Part IIJuly 7, 2013 at 6:27 am
You may remember one of my articles from a while ago where I talked about the ups and downs of growing up.
The End of the BeginningMay 31, 2013 at 1:19 pm
Back at the beginning of the school year, I wrote about how excited I was to go back to school, especially because it was my first year of middle school. But I was also a little nervous — what with the normal new stuff like teachers and the classroom. Plus, there is the new middle [...]
A Tale Of Two Help DesksApril 22, 2013 at 3:12 pm
As most of you who read my columns know, I’m the tech support for my family.
Is Growing Up Really All It's Cracked Up To Be?February 23, 2013 at 11:02 am
Growing up is an interesting thing. It has its ups and downs, its interesting moments and its boring moments, its happy times and sad times, and so many other feelings. I discussed in my last column one of the sad things that is part of growing up. But there are so many other feelings than [...]
Part of Growing UpJanuary 31, 2013 at 10:09 am
I’m 11. Probably, if you’re reading this, you already know that. You also probably know that my age is a big time for change – not just for me, personally, but the things around me. I just experienced a change that we knew would happen someday for the last few years. I lost someone I [...]
Why I Love BooksJanuary 13, 2013 at 5:53 am
This past December, my family exchanged gifts, like I’m sure most of you did. We did it over Hanukah, but you might have done it over Hanukah, Kwanzaa, Christmas, or a different holiday. Most of my presents were books – among my favorite things in the world. There was fiction and non-fiction, big and small, [...]
The Two Biggest Problems with TechnologyJanuary 1, 2013 at 3:24 pm
A few days ago, I was fixing my mom’s printer, because it was having problems with lines in the middle of the printout. This was nothing new (even though the printer is not old) – it has been happening for about a year now. And yes, we had contacted HP, the company that made it, [...]