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Winter Solstice

Have you noticed that the days are getting shorter? That’s because the Winter Solstice is coming. This December 21st will be the shortest day of the year in North America. What makes the Winter Solstice happen? … Read more

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Making an IMPACT: Sophie Cruz

Can you imagine giving a speech in front of a million people? Would you be nervous? Excited? A six-year-old girl from Los Angeles did just that. She did spoke because she wanted to keep her … Read more

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Making Holidays Bright for Others

What is your favorite part about the holiday season? Is it spending time with your family? Is it eating delicious food? Or is it sharing presents with people you know? For some people, one of … Read more

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Wildfires Devastate California

Two major wildfires are devastating California. Many people have been forced to evacuate their homes [leave their homes for a safer place]. The Camp Fire is burning in Northern California. It is named the Camp Fire … Read more

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What Does an Author Do?

You probably have a favorite book. Maybe there is a character that you love to read stories about. Maybe you like books that make you laugh. Maybe you like books that make you scared. But … Read more

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UPDATED: Midterm Election Results

On Tuesday, November 6th, the Midterm Elections were held. People voted for their local leaders. They decided who will represent them in Congress. They made their voices heard. Here are the main questions answered by the … Read more

The All Nation Singers chant in appreciation to the city of Berkeley, Calif., during the first Indigenous Peoples Day, Oct. 10, 1992.
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How Do You Celebrate October 8th?

Columbus Day is a holiday that celebrates the day that Christopher Columbus landed in North America. Columbus Day became a federal holiday in 1937. It was celebrated on October 12. The government changed Columbus Day … Read more

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Get Ready for the Midterms!

The midterm elections are on Tuesday, November 6. People will vote for members of the House of Representatives and Senate. All 435 members of the House of Representatives are up for election. 35 of the … Read more

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Fit for Life!

Do you know what the first Monday in October is? It’s Child Health Day in the United States. This is a day when you can look at ways to stay healthy and fit. To stay … Read more