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Fiction: Ella G 3

December 9, 2019

Week # 133 Ella G 3
On the mission of her career this secret agent has the opportunity to save the world from mad bomber, Ben Black. She stays on the job and with some fast running discovers the bombs and takes them back to base. Tune in and see if she gets spy of the month!
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Fiction: Jessica F.

May 28, 2019

Week # 132 Jessica F.
If someone offers you a ring when you are walking down the street you might want to think twice before you take it! Will Jessica make it back from all of her adventures? You'll have to listen to find out!
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Fiction: Aiden H.

May 27, 2019

WeeK # 131 Aiden H.
When you become a part of a video game you must beware of the Ice King! Dyer has been dropped into an Epic Game. With the aid of a powerful ring and some lasers Dyer was able to do just that! He saves a girl named Links and won a lot of money!
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Fiction: Norah Malaika Kacy

March 7, 2019

Week # 130 Norah Malaika Kacy
Have you ever had one of those days that just seems strange? Mom leaves her girls in charge of babysitting Oliver and right after she leaves he ends up missing. Will they find him in time before Mom gets home? You will have to listen to find out! Thanks to all of the kids from Juniper Ridge Community School for all of their great stories!
 
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Fiction: Hannah L

March 6, 2019

Week # 129 Hannah L
Sarah is a stray dog looking for a good home. The first family to adopt her was not so great. She escapes and meets up with some other dogs. Will Sarah find her home? Have a listen and find out!
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Fiction: Leo

March 5, 2019

Week # 128 Leo
There is security trouble at the Grand Junction Regional Airport! Kyle is just a prankster though and it ends up being an April Fool's joke. (Warning: Kids...don't try this at your local airport! It won't go over well with TSA!)
 
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Fiction: Kate R Hannah H

March 4, 2019

Week # 127 Kate R Hannah H
Hey cat lovers...this is the story for you! Exit the cat gets news from Scruffy that there is a new albino cat in town. Exit looks for this new friend and they both end up being police cats. 
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Fiction: Echoe Karen

January 31, 2019

Week # 126 Echoe Karen
What are your thoughts on time travel? The character in this adventure goes back in time to meet people in ancient Greece. She makes a friend but decides to return to her own time in the end.
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Fiction: James M

January 29, 2019

Week # 125 James M
While looking for paradise Raef and Casey began having trouble with their boat. They end up on an island with a castle on it. They go exploring and find some very unusual shops. Everything seemed to be geared towards pigs. Have a listen to find out if they ever got off of the island again.
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Fiction: Jake Andrew

January 26, 2019

Week # 124 Jake Andrew
Johnny and Kevin crash in an airplane on their way to Alaska. They get into poison ivy and have an encounter with beavers before a helicopter finally comes to the rescue.
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Fiction: Caiden Camden Raef Mark

January 24, 2019

Week # 123 Caiden Camden Raef Mark
In 1996 on a stormy night a policeman and two thieves have a confrontation.  All three are hit by lightning and they lose 19 years of their lives. When they wake up the chase is back on! 
 
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Fiction: Isabella Aaliyah

January 23, 2019

Week # 122 Isabella Aaliyah
Rosalina and Lily are twin sisters. They go with Joe and Frank, (members of their family), to Lulu's Ice Cream Shoppe. Much to their surprise Lulu ends up giving her ice cream shop to Frank! Needless to say they lived happily ever after...I mean it's an ice cream shop! How could they not be happy?
 
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Fiction: Roman Cooper

January 22, 2019

Week # 121 Roman Cooper
What really happens when you win the lottery? You can buy a home or invest in the Stock Market...you will have to listen to find out how this financial fantasy works out! You are guaranteed at least a thousand dollars if you do!
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Fairy Tale:Hattie Shase

January 21, 2019

Week # 120 Hattie Shase

Week # 120 Hattie Shase
You will want to check out this version of Goldilocks and The Three Bears. This spinoff story from a classic fairy tale has been updated to modern times. The bears drive a Ferrari, but when they get in a car accident they end up going home early and who do you think they found there...

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Fiction: Milo

January 2, 2019

Week # 119 Milo
Here's another creative story from the kids at Juniper Ridge Community School.  Join Pizza Pete and his girlfriend Salad Sue on an adventure through the town of Tropo City. This story using an amazing amount of alliteration which makes it very fun to listen to!
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Fiction: Thomas Tyme

December 8, 2018

Week # 118 Thomas Tyme
When life gives you lemons make lemonade!  All of us have hard things going on in our lives, but if you maintain this upbeat philosophy things will likely work out.
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Holiday: Ella G

December 7, 2018

Week # 117 Ella G
Orange is an unwanted, medium sized pumpkin.  All she wants is for someone to take her home. Will Orange find a home? Have a listen and find out! 

 
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Holiday: Xander

December 5, 2018

Week # 116 Xander
Did you ever spend your Halloween at the Radiation Center? Zed, Xander and Zack did, and they had to go up against the Green Man, the Pumpkin Reaper, the Demi Snake and the Wolf of Fever Swamp! Check out this spooky story...if you dare!
 
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Fiction: Maya Gabby

November 30, 2018

Week # 115 Maya Gabby
Step into a video game with Nerd Boy.  While inside of the game called Jailbreak N.B. finally figures out how to escape. Three days has seemed like three years, and the food inside of the game wasn't so great.  N.B. discovers that his T.V. is a portal into video games.
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Fiction: Andrew M

November 29, 2018

Week # 114 Andrew M
Bob the horse worked hard! He needed to plan an escape because he was just working too hard...with a little luck Bob would lead a wonderful life of freedom...Bob wasn't counting on running into a bear!
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Fiction: Heidi

November 15, 2018

Week # 113 Heidi
Lucy loves a lot of things, but she especially loves her mouse Nibbler. When she comes home to find her mouse gone she is devastated. In the end her brother Max saves the day and ends up having quite a surprise for Lucy!

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Fiction: Ezra Ylav

November 15, 2018

 

Week # 112 Ezra Ylav
In this story the Bob family go to the beach. They didn't expect to have a tsunami while they were there! Thank goodness that Junior Bob was there to save the day!

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Fiction: Katiah Nevae Cameron

October 31, 2018

Week # 111 Katiah Nevae Cameron
Wednesday and Gertrude don't care for each other.  One plays soccer, the other a cello...what do they have in common? Well, they both flew to a temple and discovered that they had more in common than they thought.
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Fiction: Lila Abby

October 30, 2018

Week # 110 Lila Abby
It's just not safe for cows in Ugly Cow Town! It doesn't really matter if you are a beautiful or an ugly cow, but if you are a cow I recommend that you get out of town...NOW!!!
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Fiction: Elleona Alfredo Ryan

October 29, 2018

Week # 109 Elleona Alfredo Ryan
What do you do when a dinosaur arrives in the future? Especially when you find him destroying schools and eating children...have a Dinosaur Dance Off...that's what!
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Fairy Tale: Dasie Gigi Gretchen

October 28, 2018

Week # 108 Dasie Gigi Gretchen
When you have a chicken farm you must beware of chemical reactions.  Jessica, Jamie, Judy and Logan have a science experiment go wrong.  They create a potato stalk and climb it to see what they can find...In the end a reverse chemical reaction saves the farm!
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Non Fiction: Isaac K.

October 13, 2018

Week # 107 Isaac K.
This nonfiction piece on toxic snakes is very informative. Learn about rattlesnakes, cottonmouth, coral snakes and copperhead. These are all snakes that you can find in the United States. This is the first of a number of STORIES brought to you by the kids from Juniper Ridge Community School.
 
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Radio Theater: Joseph Robin

October 11, 2018

Week # 106 Joseph Robin
This is the final installment of the Radio Theater productions coming from the drama students at Independence academy. Great job to all of the students that participated! This story will take you on a space adventure! Aliens are surly about...but how did I get to the moon?
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Radio Theater: Wyatt Michael Tanner

October 6, 2018

Week # 105 Wyatt Michael Tanner
Tyrone and Bob are off to jail.  They meet One-Eyed Billy and start to develop a plan of escape.  Watch out for the guard though...he just might tase you!
 
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Radio Theater: Summer Ali Azilynn

September 15, 2018

Week # 104 Summer Ali Azilynn
There's a sale on shoes! What will we wear to the mall to buy them? Everything else that we have to do can wait! Let's get some shoes girls!
 
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Radio Theater: Zoe Kenzie Tori

September 10, 2018

Week # 103 Zoe Kenzie Tori
How do you keep your little sister from telling your secret? When you are planning to run away you obviously don't want her giving you away!  I guess you'll just have to bring her along.  In the end they all come back home, but was it because they missed their Mom or because they wanted some chips?  You will have to listen to find out!
 
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Radio Theater: Hannah Mikayla Risten

August 24, 2018

Week # 102 Hannah Mikayla Risten
There is fighting going on in this story. Was it because they both liked the same person or because only one of them could be on the football team? Could there be a new Fight Club starting? Listen in to find out!

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Radio Theater: Blake Taryn Savannah

August 20, 2018

Week # 101 Blake Taryn Savannah
Could you just get me to the church on time? This is a story of a wedding day gone bad...it's a Dorito Disaster! Tune in to find out if it all works out...and watch out for the...cake...

 
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Radio Theater: Hylan Dylan Kasper

August 11, 2018

Week # 100 Hylan Dylan Kasper
Boardskate was born to skateboard! He's one cool dude and hangs out at the Millington Mall. After a move to Cabo it becomes necessary to decide between a bikini or a Manbini...you'll have to listen in to figure that one out!
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Radio Theater: Garin, Carson

August 6, 2018

Week # 99 Garin, Carson
Check out this WWII tank story complete with sound effects created by these two boys!  The story was written on inspiration gained from watching the movie FURY.
 
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Radio Theater: Kennedy, Hannah, Madisen

August 5, 2018

Week # 98 Kennedy, Hannah, Madisen
These girls learn throughout the course of this story that being a mean girl just doesn't work.  They discover that being friends is more important than anything, especially when there is ice cream involved!  "Hate is never conquered by hate...hate is conquered by love."
 
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Radio Theater: Nicholas, Searra, Abby

July 24, 2018

Week # 97 Nicholas, Searra, Abby
This is a spooky Halloween story! . Three skeletons travel to a lake called Death Lake. Kids are there trick or treating. The three skeletons find an old abandoned house to get away from the kids. Have a listen...if you're not too scared!
 
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Radio Theater: Rian, Karleigh, Veronica

July 3, 2018

Week # 96 Rian, Karleigh, Veronica
Being roommates can be difficult.  In this story three insane girls live together...someone ends up dead. Have a listen to this Radio Theater creation to find out who dies.
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Radio Theater: Emma

July 1, 2018

Week # 95 Emma
This is a story for a hunter...so grab some ammo and have a listen!  Emma was supposed to have a partner for this story but he was unable to attend. Good job to Emma for changing up her voice for different characters and making it happen!
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Radio Theater: Brian, Kaylea, Tatum

June 23, 2018

Week # 94 Brian, Kaylea, Tatum
Does anyone know where Burt's tater tots are? In this radio drama things seem to be turning up missing...find out the answer to where the missing stuff is. Could it be the maid or could it be...(you'll have to listen to find out)!
 
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Non Fiction: Ryder K.

June 22, 2018

Week # 93 Ryder K.
This nonfiction story teaches you of life in the sea.  Sharks, Manta Rays, Dolphins, and even the Atlantic Mud Skipper are all creatures of this ecosystem.  Lesson to be learned...take care of our planet!
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Fairy Tale: Connor K.

June 21, 2018

Week # 92 Connor K.
This crazy fairy tale is based on the Three Little Pigs.  The main characters, however, are tacos!  The Three Little Tacos and the Big Bad Isaac proves that spending a little extra time building will be worth your effort in the long run!
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Radio Theater: Carson Wyatt Leon

May 31, 2018

Week # 91 Carson, Wyatt, Leon
In June of 1944 our troops stormed Normandy Beach in WW2. This is a realistic account of events during one of the battles. Join these boys as they recreate the sights and sounds of war.
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Holiday: Avery O.

May 27, 2018

Week # 90 Avery O.

Hopper the bunny loved bright red strawberries and playing games with friends. When winter arrived they got an opportunity to meet Santa and his helpers.  Hopper's parents started to worry about where their children were, but the kids got home safely.

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Fiction: Adelle H.

May 26, 2018

Week # 89 Adelle H.
This is the story of a little orphan boy.  He meets some special people who might want to adopt him. Listen to this story and discover how special those people really are!
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Fiction: Ella G.

May 23, 2018

Week # 88 Ella G.
Can you be cool without being mean? Peachy and Ruby help teach Manny that there are many benefits to learning how to be nice to others! He learns his lesson and they all become fast friends!
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Fiction: Quinn H.

May 21, 2018

Week # 87 Quinn H.
Did you find yourself wanting a Pygmy Puff when you first read the Harry Potter series? Quinn went to the store one day to get one.  She ended up picking one called Jenny. Quinn and Jenny become best friends and they live happily ever after.
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Personal Narrative: Neveah P.

May 1, 2018

Week # 86 Neveah P.
Do you enjoy playing the game of tetherball?  Gracie and Neveah sure do! Neveah explains how the game really works...and the ball or rope almost always win!
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Non Fiction: Delaney B.

April 20, 2018

Week # 85 Delaney B.
Join Delaney as she teaches you about two of the latest fads with kids these days.  Listen and learn all about Slime and Fidget Spinners.  Find out the best ways to waste your time!

 
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Fairy Tale: Kate R. Hannah O.

April 17, 2018

Week # 84 Kate R. Hannah O.
After running away Sakura and September are on their way to Grandmother's house. When they run into a firefly and fall into a ditch winter arrives and they find an ancient Greek artifact worth $150,000!

 
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Fiction Thomas C.

April 14, 2018

Week # 83 Thomas C. 
A boy from ancient times goes on an epic voyage to bring peace back to Greece.  He reaches out to Hercules to help make it happen.  Find out if they were successful.
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Fiction: Raef C.

April 13, 2018

Week # 82 Raef C.
Bailey is a rescue dog from Florida, but only because he escaped from a bad situation.  He found a boy named Jacob who renamed him Carter.  After getting separated yet again, Carter and Jacob are finally reunited permanently!
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Fairy Tale: Malaika, Maya

April 10, 2018

Week # 81 Malaika, Maya
Jasmine loved to explore in the mountains. She went to a land of Fairies and Gnomes.  A rather cranky Gnome allowed her to stay the night.  They spent an evening watching Gnome football together. The Gnome ended up liking Jasmine so much that he set her up with a very nice house! 
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Fiction: James M.

March 22, 2018

Week # 80 James M.
Join this enthusiastic storyteller on the adventure of Boys vs Dog.  There is an epic water gun fight, then a chicken came along...In the end James and Andrew save the day!
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Fiction: Aaliyah, Isabella

March 21, 2018

Week # 79 Aaliyah, Isabella
Something is strange! Beware of Deadly Eleanor! These are things to ponder when you listen to this story about Amanda and Rosalie, two friends from school. Their regular teacher is not at school today and this could mean trouble!  Lessons to be learned from this story...always carry a pocketknife, and be happy when find out that you are actually a demigod! 
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Fiction: Karen, Norah

March 18, 2018

Week # 78 Karen Norah
There were two girls who were the best of friends.  They were on their way to the movies when one of them mysteriously disappeared.  Months later she was found, but then both girls went missing! It took years to figure out where the girls went, but the new owners of the house finally did figure it out.


 
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Fiction: Echoe, Hannah

March 17, 2018

Week # 77 Echoe, Hannah
When a family moves into a new house the girls are cursed with bad luck.  Time after time something goes wrong, until they find Rose and Kate...that's when they end up living happily ever after.
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Fiction: Andrew, Leo

March 14, 2018

Week # 76 Andrew, Leo
How many times do I ask before you stop touching me? Is it worth getting suspended for two days? You can't touch this!
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Fiction: Camden, Cooper, Kacy, Jake

March 13, 2018

Week # 75 Camden, Cooper, Kacy, Jake
On recess some boys started messing with some bees.  What would expect the bees to do? Well that's not what happens at all! Find out how the bees end up making the boys rich...

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16 Habits of Mind: Krista B.

March 9, 2018

Week # 74 Krista B.
Be responsible, be safe, and be respectful of others.  These are all good rules to consider when you are a member of a school community. In this story Krista helps us to learn how to keep the areas around our school clean, follow the golden rule, and how to help others around you when they need it.  

 
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Personal Narrative: Brayden B.

February 12, 2018

Week # 73 Brayden B.
Brayden is all about riding the new four wheeler...but watch out for that rock! It was quite a crash and took nearly a month to recover from.  Lesson learned...use care when driving any vehicle! Glad you lived to tell the story Brayden!!
 
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Fiction: Solomon B.

February 8, 2018

Week # 72 Solomon B.
Operation Chicken Tracks...Join in on the largest airborne mission in history.  Joe, Jack and Willy are hard at work getting everything ready for the big battle.  These soldiers go the extra mile and save a chicken which they repay a helpful farmer with.
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Fiction: Jackson, Duncan

February 7, 2018

Week # 71 Jackson, Duncan

Should you run or should you fight? If you run the Greek archers will pick you off. After the massacre the elders of the village send the people out into the world to find a new home. This story has a whole new take on who the first Americans really were. 

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Fiction: Hannah K.

February 4, 2018

Week # 70 Hannah K.

Hannah was sure that she would have a new sister, but that's not what ended up happening.  This touching personal narrative takes the listener on the wondrous adventure of a loving big sister getting a newborn baby brother! This is a feel good story that everyone should take a moment to listen to!

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Fiction: Joslyn W.

February 3, 2018

Week # 69 Joslyn W.
Take a trip to a waterpark with this story! Such a variety, some are covered, some are open air, and all are FAST! If you have never done it before you should probably organize a trip to your local waterpark!
 
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Fiction: Solomon B

February 1, 2018

Week # 68 Solomon B.
It is the year 2035. My sister and I are excited for the trip! It is time for the launch and we will be on our way to Pluto. Our ship gets hit and we are thrown off course. As a result we discover a new planet.  It works out to be a great place to live! Although we never see our Mom and Dad again, my sister and I are able to live out our days happily for the rest of our lives.

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Fiction: Diana S

January 31, 2018

Week # 67 Diana S.
It was a sunny day and you are running through the bushes searching for berries and looking at rattlesnakes. The next thing you know there is going to be a wedding.  It's hard when your Dad decides to remarry after you have lost your real Mother! Should you find a way to ruin the wedding or should you make peace with your new stepmom? Have a listen and find out.
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If I Were In Charge Of The World: Hannah Diana

January 26, 2018

Week # 66 Hannah, Diana
If you were in charge of the world would you change anything?  These girls are forbidding awful vegetables, shots at the doctor or hearing Mother say, "No!" The new age for getting a driver's license will be eleven. Harry Potter is required reading. There will definitely be plenty of chocolate for everyone! Shall we put them in charge of the world and see what happens? 
 
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Fiction: Alivia S.

January 9, 2018

Week # 65 Alivia S.
When you are only eleven years old you don't get to decide where you are going to live.  If you have to move away from the ocean, (your very favorite place of all), you must remember that the ocean will always be there for you to come back to.  With luck though...Mom and Dad will realize that this family should just stay put!

 
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Fiction: Analisa S.

January 6, 2018

Week # 64 Analisa S.
For Danny it was love at first sight...come along with Danny and Abilene as they grow up and fall in love with each other! Pay attention to the locket...it's important!  
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Fiction: Skye M.

January 5, 2018

Week # 63 Skye M.
Skylar might be destined to become a gymnast.  The only problem is that an injury could change her plans. While she is in rehabilitation she discovers that she has an interest in swimming. Find out how Skylar becomes a lifeguard at the Orchard Mesa Pool.
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Fiction: Adisyn P.

December 24, 2017

Week # 62 Adisyn P.
Tea and Cream Cake anyone? Three little sheep loved their dear old Grandma.  Would she enjoy a store bought or homemade cake better? You can learn a lesson in this story...think before you act because there is a consequence to every action!
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If I Were In Charge Of The World: Adriana, Jazmine

November 24, 2017

Week # 61 Adriana, Jazmine
Imagine the power of being in charge of the world.  You could start school later, and not even go to school on Monday mornings.  Kids could do whatever they want; like eat two ice cream cones in the day and two more at night, not eat asparagus broccoli or Brussel sprouts, or make it rain money for the homeless people. What do you think grownups? Should we put the kids in charge of our world?
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If I Were In Charge Of The World: Emilee, Vanessa, Ila

November 18, 2017

Week # 60 Emilee, Vanessa, Ila
What would you do if you were in charge of the world? Would you help others or would it all be about you? These three girls address what they would do if they were in charge of the world.  Hmmm...maybe we should put them in charge of the world and see what happens!
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Fairy Tale: Nathan N.

November 12, 2017

Week # 59 Nathan N.
You should check out this spin off fairy tale where Mark encounters a giant, but is fortunately protected by a kindly old woman who keeps the giant from discovering him.  When he takes the flute, however, it makes enough noise to get the giant's attention.  Does Mark survive the wrath of the giant? Have a listen and find out for yourself!


 
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Fairy Tale: Arianna G.

November 7, 2017

Week # 58 Arianna G.
A squirrel and a bunny give advice to a bear in the forest. A fawn comes along and everyone hides from hunters. It might take a little magic to safe all of the animals, but with the help of some trees in the forest even that can happen!
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Fairy Tale: Katelyn S

November 5, 2017

Week # 57 Katelyn S.
Peter Pan comes to your window and it's off to the second star on the right and straight on til morning!  Join the Lost Boys, Tinkerbell and even Captain Hook on this fairy tale adventure sequel. Wendy's daughter is off to explore Neverland this time!

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Fiction: Lilli B.

October 31, 2017

Week # 56 Lilli B.
When a big, beautiful, red Phoenix and a Centaur end up in your back yard you have got to wonder what your day will be like! Perhaps a wizard was in the neighborhood.  After a little snack of sandwiches everybody gets back to where they belong.
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Fiction: Lydia J.

October 30, 2017

Week # 55 Lydia J.
Hillary the spider loved to knit.  Sally Sheep was not willing to share her wool because it might get too cold without it.  Kitty came along and finally found one sheep with magic wool.  Will Hillary get some of it to use for her knitting projects?
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Fiction: Rye

October 27, 2017

Week # 54 Rye
Join Bob the Bear as he prepares for hibernation.  When winter comes a little earlier than he expected he is forced to go out and face the elements.  He returns to his cave only to discover that he has been robbed while he was out!  Officer Bunny comes to his rescue.
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Fiction: Gabe A.

October 15, 2017

Week # 53 Gabe A.
What happens when you put a bear, a chicken, a fox and a bunny together? Well you definitely have to watch out for the fox! You can't forget the bear either! Watch out little bunny! Or...should the bear be the one who needs to watch out because there is more to this little bunny then you might think!
 
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Personal Narrative: Kairi R.

October 14, 2017

Week # 52 Kairi R.
This is an entertaining account of a fun trip to a water park.  Rides like The Flusher take you through a tube and drop you into a funnel where you finally land in a pool of water.  The water adventures move into the funhouse, a seven floor house where getting wet is the main idea.  Even grownups in The Lazy River aren't safe from getting soaked!
 
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Fiction: Payton A.

October 3, 2017

Week # 51 Payton A.
Two bunnies and a fox become friends, but should you trust a fox? Lilly and Brianna Bunny meet up with Shiny Fox while playing a game of hide and seek. The bunnies invite the fox over for dinner. You will have to listen to discover whether Shiny ended up having bunnies for dinner!
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Fairy Tale: Hannah K.

September 30, 2017

Week # 50 Hannah K.
Go under the sea with this cast of characters and help to find the amulet of all animals that has gone missing, but be sure to look out for sharks! Three quick thinking dolphins and their friends will hopefully save the day!  Check out Hannah's latest installment to the STORIES program!
 
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Personal Narrative: Ella S.

September 29, 2017

Week # 49 Ella S.
Come along on this travelogue adventure to Iceland! See the Northern Lights on your way, and then explore the Viking Museum in Reykjavik! Join Ella and her family as they travel to this beautiful country in this informative personal narrative from a true world traveler.
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Fiction: Diana S.

September 28, 2017

Week # 48 Diana S.
You must be very careful not to say "I wish" when you are reading a book called Adventures In Space! You never know what might happen. Diana is off to explore Jupiter with her dog Homer in this creative story. You will have to listen to find out if they ever get back home to Earth!
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Personal Narrative: Addie S.

September 27, 2017

Week # 47 Addie S.
This true story is a travelogue of Addie's trip to England and her experience of going to the school where her friends attend. She followed the schedule of a "year six" student which is equivalent to a fifth grader in America. Find out what a day of school at Minehead would have in store for you if you attended!
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Fiction: Charlotte S.

September 26, 2017

Week # 46 Charlotte S.
Did you realize that a tiger could be sweet? This one lives in a secret garden with a little girl.  When the tiger ends up missing it's an all out search!  They find out that an evil man is pushing the sweet little tiger off a cliff! Check out this creative story and find out how everyone is saved!
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Fiction: Duncan

September 25, 2017

Week # 45 Duncan
It was the mysterious day of July 18, 2025. Join Chris and Jose' on a day that starts out with playing soccer, but ends up in utter mayhem! The ball starts doing odd things and then...nothing, "only trash and rubble for miles". Jose' goes missing and you will have to take a listen to this wild adventure to find out if he was ever found again... 
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16 Habits of Mind: Tava

September 13, 2017

Week # 44 Tava
This story by an East Middle School student deals with the Habit of Mind: Managing Impulsivity.  People will say things to you that aren't nice. The question is how will you react to it? A bully wants to get you to a bad place, but don't give them the satisfaction! It will ruin their fun if you can control the way that you react. Show your true colors and come out the winner!
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Poetry: Wingate

September 12, 2017

Week # 43 Wingate 2nd Graders
These former second graders from Wingate Elementary try their hands at some poetry for the STORIES program.
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Fairy Tale: Gabe Kaiden Kenzie Willow

September 9, 2017

Week # 42 Gabe Kaiden Kenzie Willow
If You Meet A Dragon features Speedy Rabbit, Splash Dolphin, Flame Dragon and Isabella Tiger Cub. The cast of characters has to save their friend. Check out this creative fairy tale written by four former 2nd graders and learn what friends are for!
 
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Radio Theater: Haylee Madi

September 8, 2017

Week # 41 Haylee Madi
This final installment of Radio Theater from the kids at Independence Academy deals with boyfriend/girfriend issues. These two sisters navigate the drama of being teenage girls with all of its ups and downs and twists and turns. 
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Radio Theater: Sam Abby

August 31, 2017

Week # 40 Sam Abby
Penguin can do it...a cabinet can't hurt her, but watch out for step two!  Is she really in cabinetland, or was this just a dream? How do you befriend a cabinet?  "Raise awareness for Global Warming".  Check out this latest edition of Radio Drama from the Independence Academy kids!
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Radio Theater: Saphannah Morgan

August 18, 2017

Week #39 Saphannah Morgan
When traveling in space you may want to check out the Planet of Pie.  Be careful, however, of what type of pie you might be tasting!  You never know what might actually be in it!  Shades of the Twilight Zone episode To Serve Man...Whew, it was just a dream!
 
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Radio Theater: Audrey Aleah

July 31, 2017

Week #38 Audrey Aleah
Does your girlfriend always talk about her boyfriend? Elizabeth has some learning to do.  Will her friend be there for her...or will her family problems keep her from helping?  No worries...he's got cooties anyway!

 
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Radio Theater: Donovan Elijah

July 30, 2017

Week #37 - Donovan Elijah
Will it be the good cop or the bad cop?  Herb stole the tub and they need to get him to admit it. When the cops find out that he is a germaphobe it helps to finally solve the case.  Only a germaphobe would steal a tub...or maybe just someone with a pet squirrel.
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Radio Theater: Aleah Trinity

July 26, 2017

Week #36 - Aleah Trinity
Are you a good spirit or a bad spirit?  In this Radio Drama the kids from Independence Academy tempt fate with a Ouija board to visit the spirits.  They contact a real, but definitely not nice spirit to find out how it died.  Check it out if you are brave enough...but don't forget to say goodbye!
 
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Radio Theater: Cylas Hannah

July 24, 2017

Week #35 - Cylas Hannah
Doritos, Mountain Dew, Basement...it's what he does...actually we had better add Churros to the list.  A brother and sister go to the carnival together.  At first there seems to be problems at the carnival but when sister hooks up with a date at the end everything works out! Join the Independence Academy kids on another edition of Radio Theater.
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Radio Theater: Eva Emy

July 20, 2017

Week #34 - Eva Emy
In this Radio Drama brought to you by the kids from Independence Acadamy you will have to listen closely to figure out what could be going on.  Is it her imagination, or could there be more to this mystery?  Is she crazy?  Are there voices in her head, or could this possibly all be real?  It's up to you to figure that out!

 
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Radio Theater: Chase Savannah

July 18, 2017

Week #33 - Chase Savannah
It all starts on a date to go skating at the local ice arena.  In this first of nine radio dramatic theater creations these kids from Independence Academy bring a spirit back from the dead to take care of "unfinished business".  After a fatal car crash all you will need is a little pineapple to settle this ghost into the afterworld.
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Holiday: Ella

July 17, 2017

Week #32 - Ella
Charlie is an elf on the shelf.  Everyday he is in a new place with a new pose.  There are some specific rules with your elf, but this one needs some extra help on Christmas Eve, and rules were meant to be broken.  Being Santa's special helper makes for an extra special holiday this year!
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Holiday: Shyra

July 14, 2017

Week # 31 - Shyra
Do you believe in Santa Claus? This story addresses the possible beginning of good old St. Nick.  If you see someone in need and you can help them out what would you do?  The characters in this Christmas story give to others and by showing kindness start a new holiday tradition.
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Fiction: Julia

July 13, 2017

Week #30 - Julia
This creation titled "Donut Monster" starts off with the phrase, "and they all died..." Got you curious?  Then you should check out this story about a town famous for its donuts.  If you run into the monster there's no need to worry because it will only lick you.                                                                                                                                                                                       
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16 Habits of Mind: Kamryn Veronica

July 5, 2017

Week #29 - Kamryn Veronica
In this story these girls address one of the 16 Habits of Mind dealing with taking risks. Don't let being afraid to give the wrong answer in class keep you from sharing what you think. You are actually showing that you are responsible by being able to take the risk and raising your hand to share your thoughts. You might find out that you have been right all along!
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Fiction: Olivia

June 21, 2017

Week # 28 - Olivia
Almost everyone loves ice cream.  Samuel J. Creamer was working on creating a fun new treat but his father didn't believe that he could.  It took five long years before Sam was able to come back to his original science experiment and actually make ice cream.  He proved to his dad that by continuing to try to stay positive and not losing hope nothing is impossible! 


 
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16 Habits of Mind: Ella Shyra

June 16, 2017

Week # 27 - Ella & Shyra
Finding humor is another of the 16 Habits of Mind.  Math can be frustrating! If you are going to understand fractions and their equivalent decimals you will have to study.  You might also need to just laugh at yourself a bit to relieve the tension.  Learning may be a little easier if you can just find a little humor.  Laughter is contagious and these girls work through their math woes by having fun doing it!

 
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16 Habits of Mind: Desi Olivia

June 14, 2017

Week # 26 Desi Olivia
One of the 16 Habits of Mind is remaining open to continuous learning.  The old saying if at first you don't succeed try again comes to mind with these two girl's story.  Whether you struggle with Algebra or Geography, if you keep working at it and don't give up, you too can get an A+.  We are all life long learners.  You are never too old or young to learn!  Learning is happening all of the time!


 
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16 Habits of Mind: Josh Julia

June 12, 2017
 

Week # 25 - Josh & Julia

If James thinks flexibly can he get a Red Velvet cake? The store that they go to just so happens to be out of Red Velvet on that day, so his mother informs him that he needs to consider all of his options and look at things from a different perspective in order to still get what he really wants, James is fortunate to have a mother who is happy to help him learn about one of the sixteen habits of mind where thinking flexibly can help work things out.  He ends up with German Chocolate cake with walnuts...which wasn't his original plan, but hey...cake is cake!
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Fiction: Henry

May 26, 2017
 

Week # 24 - Henry
What would you do if you found a five dollar bill? Would a trip to the candy store be in the cards for you? The main character of this story has quite an adventure along the way! Complete with his own sound effects our young author keeps you wondering what could possibly happen next...and just when you think that it is all about to end...his mother gives him another five dollar bill and it's off to the candy store once again!

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Fiction: Alivia

May 12, 2017

Week # 23 - Alivia
Ollie and Eros are brother and sister. They are also pitbulls and partners in crime! Their mission is biscuits, but mom might have something to say about whether that is going to happen or not...Can Ollie and Eros roll their puppy eyes and get away with their crime just on pure cuteness? Have a listen to this fictional tale to find out!


 
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Fiction: Titus

May 9, 2017

Week # 22 - Titus
A dragon named Flurry is different from the other dragons. He has a damaged wing.  Other dragons tease and bully him because of his handicap. With the help of an elder who has a similar condition he learns that you can never give up on yourself. You have to try harder than all of the others to make up for your weaknesses. "What your body lacks your heart has to make up for." With determination you can accomplish anything!


 
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Fiction: Diana

May 7, 2017

Week # 21    Diana

This is indeed a crazy adventure.  A teacher brings a bag to school and sets it on a desk and then leaves to make copies. The bag starts to move and the kids in the class begin to speculate what could be inside.  You will have to listen to this story to find out what was in the bag and if the kids got into any trouble. There could definitely be a lesson learned here!


 
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Fiction: Hannah

May 3, 2017

Week # 20    Hannah

Gunner is a special dog.  One day he runs away and ends up spending the night in the pound, and that is just the first of many adventures that he will have as a runaway pup. Despite his many naughty habits, his owner stays true.  Can you buy a chain strong enough to hold this boy? Should you microchip your pets? Find out in this lovely tale of a family and their pet.


 
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16 Habits of Mind: Logan Neveah

May 2, 2017

Week # 19    Logan Neveah

Do you know how to manage your impulsivity? These two former second grades address a couple of issues in this story to deal with just that.  One of the 16 habits of mind, managing your impulsivity, can help you to avoid problems. Your day will go so much better if you make good choices at school with your teacher and friends!


 
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Fiction: Megan

April 27, 2017

Week # 18    Megan   

The Princess Ivy is lonely.  She wants a pet that will keep her company day and night! Ivy thinks big at first, but finally settles on the very best pet for her needs…a kitty cat.  After waiting for eight long weeks she finally has Hershey, and their lonely days are over!  As a result, they both live happily ever after.


 
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16 Habits of Mind: Hannah Alivia Ari

April 25, 2017

Week # 17    Hannah Alivia Ari

Thinking about your thinking is a habit of mind called metacognition.  By using a number of different strategies to solve your problems and being in touch with what you are thinking learning becomes easier.  Be aware of how your actions can affect others and remember to think about your thinking every day.


 
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16 Habits of Mind: Megan Titus

April 20, 2017

Week # 16    Megan Titus

Another important habit from the 16 habits of mind is striving for accuracy.  Taking the extra time when you are taking a test pays off. You can avoid a retake if you remember to be careful with your work and strive for accuracy.  It takes a little extra work initially, but in the end it will make your life easier.


 
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16 Habits of Mind: Diana Henry

April 19, 2017

Week # 15    Diana Henry

These former 4th graders deal with thinking flexibly, one of the 16 habits of mind.  Whether it is mathematics or geography it is important to be flexible in your thinking.  Looking at problems from a different angle can help with understanding.  Using tools to help you and considering all of your options can make learning a concept easier.


 
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Fiction: Evan

April 18, 2017

Week # 14    Evan

With the right kind of training the Karate Kid is able to save the day in this fictional tale!  When a handful of bank robbers try to get away with their crooked deed, Davis is able to knock them all out.  Late that same night he saves the town from dangerous psychos.  You learn from this story that with hope and heart you can achieve anything.


 
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16 Habits of Mind: Evan Delaney

April 12, 2017

Week # 13    Evan Delaney

Gathering data using all of your senses is yet another important part of the 16 habits of mind.    Your vision, hearing, taste, touch, and smell can aid you in the process of gathering data from around you.  Have you ever eaten rocks?  In this story you will learn a recipe for making edible sedimentary rocks.


 
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16 Habits of Mind: Sam Liam

April 11, 2017

Week # 12    Sam Liam

Being creative, using your imagination and being innovative is another of the 16 habits of mind. In this story, with a little help from Dad and Mrs. Tobin, these former 3rd grade boys work together to build a treehouse.  In order to get an entire month off from homework they use their new treehouse to invent a bottle cap rocket launcher.


 
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Personal Narrative: Ascher

April 9, 2017

Week # 11    Ascher

This is a true account of a family adventure to an island near Florida.  While snorkeling, Ascher and his mom have an encounter with the “cow of the sea”.  The manatee is a large mammal that lives in this part of the world, and is not something that we are all likely to see up close and personal!


 
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16 Habits of Mind: James Ascher Jaidyn

April 6, 2017

Week # 10    James Ascher Jaidyn

This story involves questioning and posing problems, another of the 16 habits of mind.  These three former 3rd graders help one another realize the value of learning by asking questions.  Being curious leads to learning, and not being afraid to pose questions is an important way to make that learning happen.


 
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Fiction: Jonas

April 5, 2017

Week # 9    Jonas

Will Jack’s friends remember that it is his birthday?  When he got to school it would seem as if they hadn’t.  As the day progresses in this fictional piece, Jack discovers that by the end of the day his friends haven’t let him down after all.  All ends happily with a surprise party hosted in his honor!



 
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Fiction: Rosemary

April 4, 2017

Week # 8    Rosemary

The Puppy and the Angel are lucky to find one another.  In this fictional story a puppy who lives in an old box in the alleyway finds his way to a very special cloud and a very good friend.  Both characters benefit by helping each other out.  Make a wish on a magic rose and you never know what might happen!  You may indeed live happily ever after!


 
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Fiction: Connor

April 3, 2017

Week # 7    Connor

All of the fish escape the ef5 tornado except for Murry.  He is blown from Salt Lake City to the Zambesi River in Africa!  Murry found a lake to explore.  After finding a shark and a golden knight he realizes that the tornado was a time machine.  In the end he is transported back to his home.


 
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Fiction: Kairi

April 2, 2017

Week # 6    Kairi

Bob The Blob is made of green slime and smells of rotten fish, but should that stop you from liking him?  After all he might save you in the end!  Don’t judge a book by its cover is an underlying theme in this fictional tale.  Helping others in our world is important!  Don’t invent excuses to avoid being there for others.


 
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16 Habits of Mind: Hunter Violet Jonas

April 1, 2017

Week # 5    Hunter Violet Jonas

These former 2nd graders realize that being persistent is an essential habit of mind.  If you remember to never give up the writing and math skills at school will come, especially if you allow time for understanding to sink in.  As Violet says, “You should never give up.  You need to persevere until the task is complete.”


 
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16 Habits of Mind: Kairi Connor Rosemary

March 31, 2017

Week # 4        Kairi Conner Rosemary

This group of former 2nd graders addresses the importance of listening with understanding and empathy, one of the sixteen habits of mind.  They have an opportunity to learn at school how important it is to pay attention and be empathetic with others.  Life improves for all three of these learners because they learn to listen.


 
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16 Habits of Mind: Mason Boden

March 24, 2017

Week # 3    Mason Boden  
These former 1st grade boys learn the importance of listening with understanding and empathy.  Asking silly questions and not paying attention is bad enough, but treating others poorly or lying to friends can really be a problem!  By listening, asking questions, caring for others and being honest, life at school becomes much better.
                                         

                                             
 
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16 Habits of Mind: Eddie Katelyn

March 21, 2017

Week # 2    Eddie Katelyn

These former 1st grade students address the Habit of Mind of managing impulsivity.  Too much talking at school in the classroom or the hallway can be a problem!  They learn that by managing their impulsivity and being better listeners the days at school can go much smoother.
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16 Habits of Mind: Arianna & Lydia

March 8, 2017


 
Week # 1 - Arianna & Lydia This was the very first story produced by the Blue Zucchinni. These girls were in 1st grade at the time, and their story is about one of the 16 Habits of Mind. This story focuses on the importance of being persistent. Work at school with spelling and math becomes easier with practice.

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