The day seemed to be going by so fast! My two best friends and I were almost home from school. As we turned onto Rammy Road, a green light lit up the sky. Ryan with his glasses held together with a band-aid, and Laura in her hot pink fluffy shirt, saw it too. Their eyes were as big and round as my mom’s Sunday pancakes.
The light disappeared as quickly as it came. A flying red saucer took its place spinning above us. We all ducked, thinking it was going to crash on our heads. It was now spinning faster. It was out of control! In a blink of an eye it crashed in the woods beside us. Continue reading
by Jacob, Age 12
A long time ago, pigs used to have noses just like us! I’d like to tell you a story of how all that changed.
Once there were four pigs and their names were Piglit, Luiziana, Tyson and Bobby. They were playing tag, when Piglit accidentally ran into a hay stack face first and bounced back about a foot! Luiziana instantly had an idea for a game. Continue reading
A night wind makes its way through the city. It sends a cold chill down a neck of a slender man who has just exited an abandoned building. It is 2:27 am. He raises his collar, looks carefully around him as he tucks a crumpled piece of paper into his pocket.
Accompanying the wind comes a sound in the distance. Hearing it, he quickly moves down the alley into the empty darkness. Who is this man? What was on the paper? What sound did he hear? Why is he in a hurry?
Welcome to the beginning of an enigma, a riddle, a mystery. A mystery that is written by five different classrooms of students, 10 chapters in all. The chapters will continue with posts on the B! Blog, so stay tuned! Continue reading
Crash! Boom! Bang! The Kids have Gone Wild!
Food, food, look out below,
Rumbling, tumbling, just like snow,
Kids are fighting, one fistful at a time
Throwing food, there goes a lime. Continue reading
Winter is coming with its early black nights
and cold white frosty mornings.
The trees stand bare and animals grow hair to
prepare for the season of cold.
Water starts to freeze, and people buckle their
knees as the weather starts to change. Continue reading
It was an ordinary Monday evening. Courtney had eaten supper and was on her way to dance class. When she got there, she saw her dance teacher, Tracy. Tracy was a super energetic person and Courtney had been taking her dance classes for two years. It had never been boring, especially not tonight, as you will soon discover!
“Hi, Tracy. How are you today?” asked Courtney.
“I’m a little confused,” replied Tracy. Continue reading
You sneaked up upon us
in the middle of the night.
We weren’t prepared.
You gave us quite a fright.
You ripped apart my house
and ruined the trees.
I was too young to know what was going on.
You threw my parents on their knees. Continue reading
by Levi, Age 10
Tom was a turkey. He lived a nice quiet life, on a nice quiet farm. Tom wasn’t smart, and he wasn’t dumb. But he, and all the turkeys on the farm, had a BIG problem—The Farmer! You see, the turkeys worshiped the farmer. Stupidly, they thought he was a kind loving person who loved all turkeys. The only true thing about what the turkeys thought, was that he LOVED turkey! The kind you put on a plate. Sadly, the turkeys were completely oblivious to the farmer’s secret. Continue reading
by Benita, Age 11
It costs nothing
But means so much
It enriches those who receive it
Without impoverishing those that give it
It happens in a flash
But sometimes the memory lasts forever
A smile beautifies your face
You can win a race Continue reading
by Ruquaiyah, Age 13
If I have to sail over seas
And fly over the seven skies
Or discover my own land
And deal with buzzing bees
Then I have to let go of all my fears
And learn to deal with fireflies
And let go of the word grand
To fit in the large caravan
Of the travelers traveling by
Through sea, sky and land
I need to be brave and bold
Not timid and shy Continue reading