I Am Not a Burden!

By Alex Stonehill A School in India, a Different Life for Girls Anoopshahr, INDIA—Imagine that you aren’t allowed to attend school because you are a girl and will soon have to be married. This is the experience of millions of girls in India who want to receive...

How to Make a Birdfeeder

By Amy Rose & Matt Perkins Many kinds of birds are flying home from their winter vacations and will probably be in need of a snack! Here are some instructions on how to make a pinecone bird feeder for your feathered friends: Supplies: •    Popsicle sticks •   ...

Field Trip: A Reminder of Pain and Hope

By Avanna Arrington On March 7th, two tenth grade English classes from Progress High School in Bushwick, Brooklyn, visited the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Manhattan. As we began the tour, we entered through gray walls that symbolize hope and pain. There were six...

Eating Lunch in Japan

By Makiko Kamoto Japanese public elementary schools provide lunch for school children. It isn’t free, but cheap. Each school sets up its own unique menu. Typically, lunchtime is followed by recess and the students help serve the dishes themselves. The school...

Coyote Seeks City Life

By Xavier Tayo When you think of New York City, nature doesn’t usually come to mind. Disasters are caused by humans, not weather. It feels like an earthquake when a building collapses. Floods are the result of water pipes breaking underground, and instead of...