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How to Love Reading, Even if You Hate It

In Features on October 10, 2013 at 9:18 am
Sampling of books at Hopkins

Sampling of books at Hopkins

Jessica Kotfila ’14

 

As the internet and television become the modern world’s main source of entertainment, America’s youth experiences a growing animosity toward reading. Why might this be? It could be because television and the internet provide more content instantly, almost effortlessly, than turning the pages of a book can. Or could it be that American High school students, on average, read at a fifth grade level. Read the rest of this entry »

A little something from Señora

In Features on March 7, 2011 at 4:25 pm

Comentarios en españolpor la señora Fitzgibbons
¡Buenos días, estudiantes! Les escribo unos comentarios sobre la cortesía.
Vocabulario útil: cumplido= compliment
1) Siempre usa estas palabras: por favor, gracias.
2) Empieza el día con una actitud positiva.
3) Sonríe.
4) Dile un cumplido a una persona.
5) No te acuestes por la noche enojado.
Queridos estudiantes, traten ustedes de realizar estos cinco elementos de cortesía. ¡Lavida es buena!