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Staying Sharp During Winter Break

Have you ever heard of the summer slide? Sadly, it’s not an awesome waterpark. It’s the idea that the long break from school will turn students’ brains to mush. For many schools, the end of … Read more

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Life in the World’s Coldest City

Did you know that December 21st is the winter solstice? Here in the Northern Hemisphere, that means it is the day with the shortest amount of sunlight all year. The winter season also brings cold … Read more

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Trump Visits Asia

Think back to a time when you and a group of others worked together to complete a task. Each person brings different strengths and ideas to the project. How did you decide the best way … Read more

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Black Friday: The Day After Thanksgiving

Are you looking forward to Thanksgiving? Retailers [people who own stores that sell goods to the public] are looking forward to the day after Thanksgiving. They call this day “Black Friday.” For many people, the … Read more

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Do We Need Daylight Saving Time?

You have probably seen reminders to set your clock back on November 4th. If you haven’t, remember to set your clock back an hour on November 4th! Oh, and you might as well make a … Read more

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Our Government’s Budget

You may have heard the term “household budget” before. This is when people plan how much money they can spend on things like food, clothing, and entertainment. The United States has a budget too. The … Read more