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Holiday Traditions In The FPM Community

Holiday Traditions In The FPM Community
Sofia Pierno, Staff Writer December 21, 2020

HAPPY HOLIDAYS EVERYONE! This month, I worked on gathering information on holiday traditions. The overwhelming majority of people who answered said that they celebrate Christmas. In second place was Hanukkah,...

Easy Eats With Emma – Five Ingredient Churros

Emma Mathew, Junior High Staff Writer December 14, 2020

Hey! Hey! You there, with the sleep deprivation and thirty assignments due. You know what you need right now? Churros. Easy to make, twenty minute churros. Bonus points if you eat them with chopsticks. Ingredients: ...

Interview with Leighton Gouveia: A great friend, and completely random seventh grader

7th grader, Leighton Gouveia
William Kelleher, Junior High Staff Writer December 10, 2020

Leighton Gouveia has been a good friend of mine since the fourth grade. Since then, Leighton and I have been in pretty much every class together since then. He also is one of many great Boy Scouts from...

Why the Arts Should Play A Greater Role in the School Curriculum

Why the Arts Should Play A Greater Role in the School Curriculum
Olivia Torres, Junior High Staff Writer December 8, 2020

Integrating arts into everyday student learning is a strategy that merges the modern learning experience with art, music, drama, and more. It’s an ideal approach for kids who struggle with understanding...

BE – BTS Album Review

BE - BTS  Album Review
Emma Mathew, Junior High Staff Writer December 7, 2020

Be has become one of the most successful albums from the biggest pop group in the world, BTS. As someone who is quite familiar with their discography, from their first studio album to the newest one, Map...

December is Upon Us at Last! No More 2020!

December is Upon Us at Last! No More 2020!
William Kelleher, Junior High Staff Writer December 4, 2020

As the month of November closes, and December opens, the countdown until 2021 begins. Lots of people hate 2020 as a whole year, myself included. I was set to graduate from John Lewis Child’s School this...

Jingle Bells During The Pandemic

Jingle Bells During The Pandemic
Mia Hernandez, Junior High Staff Writer December 3, 2020

Families this time of year spend their cold nights and days by putting up beautiful red and green string lights all around the exterior of their homes. Putting up Christmas trees, decorating...

Easy Eats With Emma: Basic Kerala Style Salmon

Easy Eats With Emma: Basic Kerala Style Salmon
Emma Mathew, Junior High Staff Writer November 30, 2020

Basic Kerala Style Salmon (Serves One) Salmon is one of my favorite fish to eat. The spice mix I use here is so simple that I use it almost every day, not to mention you can double or triple the spice...

Thanksgiving Traditions…How the FPM Community Celebrates

Thanksgiving Traditions...How the FPM Community Celebrates
Sofia Pierno, Staff Writer November 25, 2020

Thanksgiving. Celebrated on fourth of Thursday of November in America, it's the time for family, giving thanks, and food. A popular food eaten on Thanksgiving is turkey. Add on some gravy, cranberry sauce,...

Hybrid Learning: Love It or Leave It?

Hybrid Learning: Love It or Leave It?
William Kelleher, Junior High Staff Writer November 24, 2020

Do you like hybrid learning? Well I don’t! As a seventh grader, I was looking forward to playing baseball this year. Thanks to hybrid learning, I can’t. I also can’t see some of my friends. Here...

Navigating Thanksgiving During a Pandemic

Navigating Thanksgiving During a Pandemic
Sofia Pierno, Staff Writer November 23, 2020

Everyone celebrates Thanksgiving differently. This year, it's going to be a smaller crowd for every family. Whether you go to someone's house, or host the holiday yourself, here are a few ideas to make...

On Thin Ice, How the Inuit Adapt to Climate Change

On Thin Ice, How the Inuit Adapt to Climate Change
Mia Hernandez, Junior High Staff Writer November 20, 2020

Remember when you learned about the Inuit tribes in elementary school? Well, they still live today with a population of over 140,000 people scattered around Canada, Greenland,  Denmark, and the US! With...

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