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Cub reporters visit Big Sid's Cat Sanctuary

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 03-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

Giselle, Age 11 The Cub Reporters went to Big Sid’s Sanctuary an Friday February 15th, 2013. They asked many questions like how many cats they have. They have over 125 cats in one building. Some of the cats had ringworm, other cats had feline...

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Youth reporters rename Press Club to honor Andy Angelo

by (GAAH)

Submitted 12-17-2012 under NONPROFITS

Regular readers of The Rapidian have seen a number of postings from the GAAH Press Club in recent years. The GAAH Press Club was recently renamed the Andy Angelo Press Club in honor of our dear friend and longtime board member who passed away on...

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How GiveCamp gives

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 11-14-2012 under NONPROFITS

For this article, the Press Club members were asked to focus on planning what they were going to write prior to writing it. They first wrote an outline, and then put their article on paper. Some of the GiveCamp volunteers that were interviewed were...

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What the Truck supports local youth programs

by (Steff)

Submitted 09-07-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

“Tacos!” “Chinese food!” “Ice cream!” The lunch menu suggestions from students at the Cook Arts Center’s summer program were not surprising: when you ask kids what they want to eat responses like these are...

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Arrr, Matey! The GAAH Press Club reviews "Treasure Island"

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 07-06-2012 under NONPROFITS

For these reviews, the students were instructed to create a title for their review, do a brief summary of the play, and give their opinion. The Press Club also welcomes new reporter, Brian!   Antonio (Age 12) Jim Hawkins and his mother lived in...

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Hope Anita Smith visits GAAH Press Club

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 06-21-2012 under NONPROFITS

The GAAH Press Club spent a morning talking to award winning poet, Hope Anita Smith and wrote about their experience meeting her. The GAAH Press Club thanks the Grand Rapids Public Library for this wonderful opportunity! The GAAH Press Club also...

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Dreams of graduating in America crushed

by (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-02-2012 under OPINION

Ravon M. The dream of an 18-year-old boy, Juan Rodriguez, of graduating high school in America, is crushed. Juan lived in Wyoming, MI. He wanted more than ever to finish high school and go to college. He wanted to be a construction worker. He was an...

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Public not happy with government

by (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-01-2012 under OPINION

By: Omar V. It was around 4:30 p.m. when immigration broke into our neighbor's house. They detained the dad of the family, then they removed the mother from the home. Both parents were sent back to Guatemala. A couple of weeks later, the mother...

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Children born in the U.S. have a brighter future

by (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-01-2012 under OPINION

By: Lluvia P. Statistics show the average teenage American citizen has a brighter future than the average teenage immigrant. The United States is a country full of opportunities. Immigrants often don't have the same opportunities as citizens....

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A day at the Museum with the GAAH Press Club

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 04-30-2012 under NONPROFITS

For this article, the GAAH Press Club reporters had three objectives: to write the article in the third person, to begin the article with action, and to interview someone at the museum. Below are the descriptions of their experiences at the museum....

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