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Sports:

Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries

By: Chris Wieberg, 12

 

There are all different kinds of sports in the world but one major thing they have in common is injuries. The top ten most common sports injuries listed by Fox News.com are:

10. Achilles tendinitis - Stretching and strengthening exercises for the calf muscles can help prevent injury to the Achilles tendon.

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School:

Quiz Bowl

Behind the Brains 
By: Ashley Steele, 11
 
          When people hear others mention Quiz Bowl, the first question that pops into their minds is, “What is Quiz Bowl?” Quiz Bowl is a contest of intelligence that quizzes team members for points. Two teams compete against one another to answer the most questions correctly. After fifty questions, the team with the most correct answers wins.

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FFA

 Teaching Students About Agriculture
 By: Ashley Steele, 11 

        What is Food for America? According to the Community R-VI FFA Chapter President, Julie Hale (11), Food For American is when FFA officers go to the elementary school for about forty minutes to teach about different commodities that range from cattle to corn. They try to teach the elementary students about where their food comes from and what sort of products come from them. Because of the students being from an agriculture community, the FFA Chapter wants to try to bring what they probably see every day into the classrooms. They try to instill the basic idea of how important agriculture is and how dependent we are on it.
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The World:

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Making Change in 1968 
By: Paige Curtis, 12 

    In 1968 African American people were discriminated by the whites. They were not allowed to go into the same entrances as the white people or even drink from the same water fountain. Then came a man who decided that he was sick of having to move seats on the bus for the white children and became aggravated with the way the blacks were treated. 
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World Trends

Different Trends, Different Places 
By: Paige Curtis, 12 

     Over the years there have been thousands of trends. Each year has something new to present to the world. Clothing has been around for decades, but it wasn’t until the 1900s when a fashion designer put his name on the clothing he made. His name was Charles Fredrick Worth. There were a lot of other designers around at that time, though.
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