It’s early November. You are scrolling through your recommended section on Youtube and suddenly, a new video pops up: “What I Want for Christmas 2016.” You think: “It’s only November, Christmastime is in December.” Then you remember that commercial Christmastime comes the day after Thanksgiving. But why?
Written By: Harper Zuercher and Grace Raufer
After visiting the Harry Potter Festival in Chestnut Hill, we both have thought that it included the next few options:
a) All of the Chestnut Hill Shops Transform to Hogsmeade
b) There is a Quidditch match at the Chestnut Hill College
c) Many people are in costume
d) There are over 50,000 people, many who come from all around the US and the world
e) All of the Above
The Answer is E, All of the Above. Find out why…
Potterheads rejoice! The next Chapter of the Harry Potter books are here. Yes, it’s true, there is going to be an eighth book. Go ahead, you can celebrate. So what is this next chapter?
You might never believe it, but a black bear was spotted Friday May 13, 2016, in Fairmount Park. He was spotted by the Valley Green Inn, in the Wissahickon, by a fisherman, at about 11 o’clock a.m. The man said he “looked downstream”, and saw “a black bear approaching on the same bank he was on”!
On Monday, May 16th, 2016, Dr. Rollo Dillworth came to GFS to help the Sixth and Seventh Grade with a piece he arranged; “Great Day”. The Sixth and Seventh Grades will be performing the piece Thursday, May 19th, 2016. So what happened at this workshop?
Middle School Community Day (or Day of Service) was a huge success. If you don’t know what the day was, it went a little something like this; we arrived at school, had homeroom, and then went to assembly. Next, we met with our worship sharing groups (which are mixed grade) to talk about where we were going.
Many of the projects were helping outdoors and in parks or gardens. One example is Vernon Park. Julie Marren’s group and Jeff Torchon’s group, went to go and help there. We walked a few blocks and when we got there met two men who were our site leader’s for the day. We ate pretzels, then split into two groups, (each with one man) and got straight to work, after discussing safety and introductions. Continue reading GFS Middle School Community Day
On April 21st, eager alpaca lovers walked into the Pennsylvania Farm Show complex. Boy were they in for a surprise!
What is the best backpack for departmentalization? Here are some backpacks that were put to the test, and got reviewed with the cold, hard, truth. These backpacks will be carrying (at least) up to four one inch binders, a folder, a planner, a pencil case, a book, and a water bottle. Continue reading The Best Backpack for Switching Classes
Scott Kelly staying in space for about a year is amazing for NASA, but something makes it even better. Scott Kelly has an identical twin. Continue reading Could Living in Space be Reality?