Tag: reading

[Opinion] High school workloads make students resent reading

[Opinion] High school workloads make students resent reading

In elementary school, reading for fun is emphasized as one of the best ways to sharpen students’ intellect. As kids progress through the school system, the emphasis stays the same while the workload gets more intense. Eventually, reading becomes less of a treat and more […]

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MSD sisters create charity project, “Birthdays and Books”

On June 23, 2019, junior Ella Singer and freshman Lily Singer announced the start of their charity project called “Birthday and Books.”  Ella and Lily first started volunteering with the help of their mother, Kimberly Singer, who works with the most unprivileged parts of the […]

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Review: Poetry book “Milk and Honey” illustrates the struggles of womanhood

Review: Poetry book “Milk and Honey” illustrates the struggles of womanhood

“Milk and Honey,” written by Rupi Kaur, has become an instant hit among teenage and adult women. Kaur’s book consists of poems about the struggles of womanhood and her own personal experiences of love and heartbreak. Each page is characterized by a poem with a […]

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Review: Red Queen

Review: Red Queen

Victoria Aveyard’s debut novel, “Red Queen,” features an intense, dramatic plot in which the protagonist battle a divided society and the betrayal it incites. In this book there’s two types of people: “silvers” and “reds.” “Silvers” are the elite with supernatural powers, while “reds” are poor […]

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Do high school students voluntarily read at home?

Do high school students voluntarily read at home?

Reading has been a common leisurely pass-time ever since books originated. In modern times, the world has seen a decrease in the popularity of this activity, particularly among youth. This may be due to the fact that most schools now use reading as an element […]

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Samantha’s Library promotes literacy among children

Samantha’s Library, a sanctioned non-profit organization created by junior Samantha Schneid, works to increase literacy rates among children by raising money in order to buy and collect books. “Right now we’re in our initial stages of the organization” Schneid said.  “Our immediate goal right now […]

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Caw Caw Book Club

Caw Caw Book Club

The Caw Caw Book Club: It’s a new year and a new book club! Mrs. Falkowski and Mrs. Haneski, the leaders of the MSD book club, have started off this year with a whole new set of books and plans for increasing the excitement. “The […]

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