Above: Illustration by Robert Matson; Below: Photos Courtesy of Families At some schools in California, kids who have perfect attendance this year will get a new bicycle and helmet! Other schools in the U.S. also reward kids who don’t miss any classes with prizes like movie tickets and even money! Why should they get rewarded?… Read more YAY! I got perfect attendance!
On January 24, ninth-grader Tim Jenkins walked into his school in Gulfport, Mississippi, with a new look. He had dyed his hair hot pink. Tim was suspended that day for breaking the school district’s dress code. The policy requires students’ hair to be “clean, neat, and a natural-looking color.” Tim wasn’t allowed to return to… Read more Dye Hair, Dye
frostnip907 via Compfight There are few things harder than scaling Mt. Everest, the world’s tallest mountain1. One of these things is completing the Iditarod. Read on to find out more about this daring sport. You’re probably asking, “What is Iditarod?” It’s known as the Last Great Race on Earth2 and unlike other sports, it goes… Read more The Last Great Race
Not long ago, billionaire Elon Musk had a vision of the future. He dreamed of a supersonic transit system. Soon after, he released a 57-page document on a concept called Hyperloop. Hyperloop is a huge supersonic transit system that travels in between cities filled with traffic. The sponsor of Tesla motors and SpaceX dreamed of… Read more Supersonic Transit System
By Maya Compassion it is a very important social movement. Compassion is a organization where they want everyone to be compassionate to one another. Compassionate is now a verb. So what that means is that now compassioning it is one of our actions. Recently Sara Schairer came to Curie Elementary and talked to two our 4th… Read more Compassion It! The power to change our world
Hello class of 2015-16 and welcome to our fabulous class blog! In the past Bloggin Frogs have participated in the Edublogs Student Blogging Challenge. It begins in September, and so soon we’ll make connections with other classes through our blog. But before that I’d like a few enthusiastic bloggers to be our guest contributors on… Read more Welcome to our blog!
Hanukkah is a holiday celebrated in late November or in early December. The story that goes with this holiday has many versions. The versions only differ because they say the miracle happened at different times; before the battle, during the battle, or after the battle. One tale is that after the Jews (the people… Read more Hanukkah
When we went to Rose Canyon our nice tour guides showed us the Harlequin bug. These bugs are very fascinating and smart at the same time. The Harlequin bug is part of the Pentatomidae species but the scientific name for the Harlequin bug is Mugantia Pentatomidae. They are very annoying around veggies such as radishes ,broccoli… Read more Harlequin Bugs
Have you wondered how Halloween was created? Well here is how it was create from real facts researched by me. Halloween was first known as a festival and celebration by Samhain. Samhain was part of the ancient Celtic religion in Britain at the time, Samhain was also in some other regions and countries of Europe… Read more How Halloween was created
Did you know over nearly 1 thousand kids and families in Africa don’t get clean water? Well, the Water Project has a yearly Christmas program that is trying to fund 25 projects from Thanksgiving to December 25th,and we want to help. We want to raise $350 dollars so a few people can drink clean water… Read more Ask for Water, Give Hope and Change Christmas!
Last month we learned a lot about the Kumeyaay Indians, such as how they survived using natural resources, what they ate, what they did, what they wore, and where they lived. We went on a field trip to the Kumeyaay Ipai Interpretative Center which is a museum. How did the Kumeyaays live? They survived by hunting… Read more Kumeyaay Indians Field Trip