Daily Archives: January 29, 2013

Rose Bowl and Parade

By Jocelyn H. Ever wonder why the Americans have a parade filled with floats and then a football game at the beginning of the year? That’s because we start off the New Year with some celebrations. This year was the 124th … Continue reading

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Gymnasts Flip For The Fun Of It

By Karin S. Have you ever wondered how people do those crazy flips, jumps, and twists? Well Sixth Graders Sydney M. and Ciara R. have done gymnastics for quite some time now. Ciara started at the age of seven and … Continue reading

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The Perks of Being A Wallflower: Movie and Book Review

By Lauren Holmes The Perks of Being a Wallflower was a recent box office hit. What some people may not know is before it was a movie, it was a book. Published in 1999, written by Stephen Chbosky. In the … Continue reading

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How To Study For Big Tests

By Lauren H. For all you Eighth Graders out there who have just gone through finals, you may have something to add to this article! Seventh and Sixth Graders, you may have had your own big end of the semester tests to … Continue reading

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What do Video Game Ratings Mean?

By David C. We all know that there are age ranges on video games. But what if the rating system is like judging a book by its cover? The rating of a game stays the same unless republished. But if … Continue reading

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Newseum: An Unique Museum Experience

By Kristy L. From the outside, the Newseum looks almost like any other building in Washington, DC, but on the inside, it’s a completely different story. As you step inside it all hits you at once and your eyes take … Continue reading

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Photography Corner: 7th Grader Briana C. Sees The World Through A Lens

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Holtz Chose Teaching Over Directing

By Kristy L. They say a journey begins with a single step. Well then Ms. Kristl Holtz certainly has taken many steps! She’s traveled to various countries, been to many different schools, and she’s even met the former president of … Continue reading

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Dick Clark’s Rockin New Year’s Eve Hosted By Seacrest Not The Only Show In Town

By Lauren H. Wow! Is it the new year already? Well, with all of the New Years programming, I sure hope you knew beforehand! This past year, like every year, Dick Clark’s Rockin New Year’s Eve was top of the chart … Continue reading

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Centerpiece Design Contest Being Held

2013 Annual Torrance Dinner & Auction Event Centerpiece Design Contest Open to all TUSD students! Submit your entry by February 1st. Winning designs will be auctioned at the TEF event on March 29th.  All proceeds will go to the TUSD art programs. … Continue reading

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