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Black History Moment: Brown Vs the Board of Education By Lordina Ampere

Brown Vs the Board of Education  By: Lordina Ampere, 5 th Grade During the times of legalized racial segregation African ...

Friday, October 28, 2016

Poetry: Our Favorite Treats

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Elijah Stevens- "Favorite Treat"
I love Sourheads
They are sour
I eat them everyday
Because they're delicious
Kit-Kats are better
But not so much
Because the Kit-Kats...
Always melt!

Osagie E.- "Kit-Kat"
I like Kit-Kats
They are creamy and bold
I eat them when I'm hungry
Especially in my bed
I've always like Kit-Kats
I eat them till I'm tired
I love them so much
Crunch! Crunch! Crunch!
I love Crunch so much
They Crunch and Munch in my mouth
I eat them till I'm tired
I love Crunch so much

Jasmine Davis- "Cupcakes"
Cupcakes are the most yummy snacks 
I love them, this is a fact
The decorative sprinkles
Go down in my throat
Mmm...Mmm... These cupcakes I love

The frosting pink, purple, or white
I clap and laugh, full of delight
Sugar Rush! I run around
Ooops! I tripped Ow... Ow... Ow...
Mmm...Mmm... These Cupcakes I love

I'm up to my last bite
And then I say, Good Night!
I lick the delicious frosting off the cupcake
I'm finished
Good Night!
Mmm...Mmm... These cupcakes I love

Rashad Townsley- "My Favorite Treat"
What are you favorite treats? I have plenty, but one stands out. The treat reminds me of the beauty of a rose. It surely tastes like a treat to me. The treat is so good, but sometimes I can't finish it. When I go trick or treating, I really hope I get this treat. I think Kit-Kats are the best. I love it so much. 
Happy Halloween!

Why Afterschool is Important to Me

Why Afterschool is Important to Me
Lights On Afterschool Celebration Speeches October 28, 2016
Afterschool supports student’s daily learning and education. It’s a safe learning environment to complete homework. Afterschool helps students make friends and allows them to participate in creative activities. It also helps kids develop social skills. Afterschool is important because it provides extended learning. – Osagie Ekhator, 5th Grade
Afterschool is important because parents don’t always have time to take care of you at the end of the day. It gives you time to finish your homework. In afterschool you can make new friends and spend time with the friends you already have. There are many celebrations such as the Costume Party, Secret Santa, Valentine’s Day-Black History Celebration and more. They have several clubs that students can participate in every Friday. This is why afterschool is important to me. – Jaden Jernigan, 5th Grade
Afterschool is important for children whose guardians are busy working hard for them to have a happy life. They need a place that can offer them enrichment. Afterschool is your safe spot. It’s your 2nd home. The staff will always support you. They want what’s best for you. To conclude everyone should thank the staff. Look at the nearest staff member and repeat after me:
“You work hard for me to enjoy myself and for that I thank you.” – Aniya Campbell, 5th Grade
Afterschool is important because it provides a safe place to complete our homework. It offers physical activity so we can be healthy. I need afterschool because it helps me complete my homework when my mom and my dad are at work. I wouldn’t have anywhere to go if it wasn’t for afterschool. Lastly, we are able to partake in fun activities aside from homework. On Fridays we have clubs where we express ourselves, enjoy parties and holiday celebrations.

–Armani Medley, 5th Grade

The Hindus Festival of Diwali By Terryll Jackson

The Hindus Festival of Diwali

Diwali is one of the biggest festival of Hindus, celebrated with great enthusiasm and happiness in India. The festival is celebrated for five continuous days, where the third days is celebrated as the main Diwali festival or 'Festival of lights'. What’s also interesting about this holiday is that the date varies since it’s holiday is marked on a religious calanders. This means that the holiday is celebrated on certain days based on their religion.

Different colorful varieties of fireworks are always associated with this festival. On this auspicious day, people light up diyas and candles all around their house. They perform Laxmi Puja in the evening and seek divine blessings of Goddess of Wealth. The festival of Diwali is never complete without exchange of gifts. People send for Diwali to their near and dear ones.

There are tons of beautiful Rangoli designs and patterns to inspire and create a magical Diwali. Indians love colors and its perfectly reflected in various ways. Rangoli is one such example that is a unique art work that is practiced by people all across India. Basically Rangoli is an art work that is done floors.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Top Five Places To Buy Costumes For Kids By Talise Peele

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It's that time of year again! It's October and at C.Y.C.S.I we're having a costume party. The party will be on October 28th, 2016. If your wondering what to buy you come to the right place. Here are the top 10 costumes 2016:

1. http://www.partycity.com/category/halloween+costumes.do

2. http://www.target.com/c/halloween/-/N-5xt2o

3. https://www.walmart.com/browse/party-occasions/all-children-s-halloween-costumes/2637_615760_1088766_1054039

4. http://www.kmart.com/seasonal-halloween-costumes-girls-halloween-costumes/b-5000667

5. http://www.bjs.com/boys-deluxe-halloween-costumes---assorted.product.3000000000000147167