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Going Green with Energy!

Rhona Lewis

The world is scrambling to become less dependent on oil and trying to find alternative energy resources. You’ll find cars that run on batteries and converters that turn waves into electricity. The best energy resources are renewable resources — those that, unlike oil, never get depleted. For example, the wind always blows, rivers always run, and the core of the earth is always hot. Let’s look at some renewable energy resources.

 

Close ups: Class Snobs

A True Story by Elky Pascal

Snob: One who tends to rebuff, avoid, or ignore those regarded as inferior; one who has an offensive air of superiority in matters of knowledge or taste. (Merriam-Webster Dictionary) I was sure that if they wanted an illustration of this word, they could have stuck in a photo of Esty Rose. She sure fit the description!

 

Shragi and Shia Get Over the Overpass

By Yael Mermelstein

Splat! That’s the sound that an egg made as it hit our car, just as we drove under the Jefferson Underpass onHaverly Street. “What was that?” my father asked. “That was an egg,” Shia said, stating the obvious, as there was bright orange yolk dribbling down the back window of the car.

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