Poetry from students at Fishing Creek Elementary School

CATS

By Ben Barone

Cats are soft

Cute, cute, cute

Cats are small

Cute, cute, cute

Cats are friendly

Cute, cute, cute

 

BOOKS

By Ella Beam

Books

Funny, funny, funny

Books

Learning, learning, learning

Books

Great, great, great

 

FOOD

By Zachary Benson

Pizza

Food, food, food

Ice cream

Food, food, food

Bananas

Food, food, food

 

PRESENTS

By Autumn Broker

Christmas

Presents, presents, presents

Birthday

Presents, presents, presents

Christmas Eve

Presents, presents, presents

 

BASEBALL

By Nicky Buchanan

Batting and fielding

Fun, fun, fun

Catching and pitching

Fun, fun, fun

Coaches are nice

Fun, fun, fun

 

DESSERTS 

By Abby Burkholder

Cake

Yum, yum, yum

Cookies

Yum, yum, yum

Wafers

Yum, yum, yum

Swiss cakes

Yum, yum, yum

 

DOGS

By Amber Cleland

Play a lot

Eating, eating, eating

Dripping water

On the floor, on the floor, on the floor

Running with friends

Happy, happy, happy

 

DOGS

By Amysia Dodson

Chew

Bark, bark, bark

Growl

Bark, bark, bark

Run

Bark, bark, bark

 

SWIMMING

By Miranda Glover

Stroking

Swimming, swimming, swimming

Kicking

Swimming, swimming, swimming

Pogoing

Swimming, swimming, swimming

 

1D

By Cassidy Hackenberger

Harry

One D, One D, One D

Nial

One D, One D, One D

Liam

One D, One D, One D

 

SPORTS

By Andrew Hawkins

Football

Sports, sports, sports

Basketball

Sports, sports, sports

Baseball

Sports, sports, sports

 

BASEBALL 

By Tanner Herman

Baseball

Hit, hit, hit

Batting

Hit, hit, hit

Bunting

Hit, hit, hit

 

NIC

By Nic Kauffman

Awesome

Nic, Nic, Nic

Epic

Nic, Nic, Nic

Athletic

Nic, Nic, Nic

 

FOOTBALL

By Skyler Latchford 

Tackling

Football, football, football

Running

Football, football, football

Six Inches

Football, football, football

 

ANIMALS 

By Madison Marks

Dogs

Animals, animals, animals

Cats

Animals, animals, animals

Hamster

Animals, animals, animals

 

T-DEVELS

By Kajal Mehta

Misunderstood

T-Devels, T-Devels, T-Devels

Nice

T-Devels, T-Devels, T-Devels

Harmless

T-Devels, T-Devels, T-Devels

 

FOOD

By Anna Nguyen

Food

Good, good, good

Food

Smells, smells, smells

Food

Yummy, yummy, yummy

 

COTTON

By Taylor Reed

Cotton, cotton, cotton

I want to sleep on cotton

Cotton, cotton, cotton

Make cotton people

Cotton, cotton, cotton

Get some cotton

 

KITTENS

By Sydney Renzo

Kittens

Playing all day

Later

Sleeping all day

Morning

Playing all day

 

MATH

By Max Saltzer

Addition

Math, math, math

Subtraction

Math, math, math

Multiplication

Math, math, math

 

SOFTBALL

By Brenna Silvio

Softball, softball, softball

Super fun

Softball, softball, softball

Fast pitch is cool

Softball, softball, softball

I love softball

 

FOOTBALL

By Nathan Smith

Football

Football, football, football

Catching

Football, football, football

Running

Football, football, football

 

SUMMER

By Alexis Stakem

Swimming

Summer, summer, summer

Lemonade

Summer, summer, summer

Hot Days

Summer, summer, summer

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Happy holidays from Fishing Creek

Enjoy this holiday poetry from Mr. Richcrick’s fourth-grade class at Fishing Creek Elementary.

HOLIDAY SEASON
By Abby Good

Snow is falling
Thinking of candy canes
Hot Cocoa
Special days
Dreaming-
A sleigh comes
Picks me up
Takes me to Magical Workshop
Where goodies and presents are made
I know when I wake up
A big tree
Under it
Lots of presents

MISTLETOE
By Kaelyn Davis

A holly, holly holiday
Uh Oh!
Mistletoe
I got the girl
With a Rudolph red nose

HOLIDAY TIMES
By Jonah Miller

Have
A white snowy day
Don’t freeze me
Freeze the bee

CHRISTMAS
By Breyden Laird

Christmas
Buying presents
Stores are packed

PINE TREE
By Amanda Kauffman

Pine tree
Tree smells everywhere
Ornaments of shiny green and red
Tinsel
Star
Bright lights
Shining tree

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Poetry from Fishing Creek students

Mr. Richcrick submitted this poetry by students in his fourth-grade class at Fishing Creek Elementary.

RAINBOW
By Josh Smithmyer

Rainbows are cool
Give me dejavu
Oh so cool
Red, orange, green
So many colors
Soar through the sky
Where does it end?
Florida?
Maine?
Maybe in a vein

LEOPARD GECKO
By Kyle Clark

Leopard geckos are dry
Leopard geckos are bug eaters
Leopard geckos are soft
Leopard geckos are warm
Leopard geckos have black spots
Leopard gecko females are white

LEGOS
By TJ Gary

Legos are cool
You build them
Take them apart
Build it again
Play with them

If you
Throw it out
The window
You can’t build it
Or take it apart
And build it again
If when
You throw it out
The window,
And it rolls
Down the street
Into the sewer
That would be
The end.

COLD WINTER
By Bailey Wirt

Cold
Snow on the ground
It is cold
I am cold
Snow is very white
Sparkling

HALLOWEEN
By Ryan Gordon

Dress up scary
Walk around
Jump out at people
Scare lots of people
Sometimes
Scare yourself

SUMMER
By Ryan Gordon

They’re 104 days
In summer vacation
Pools, bikes, scooters
Slip and slides
Water guns
They all come out!

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Poetry from Mr. Richcrick’s class

Mr. Richcrick submitted these “LUNES 2012-2013″ for his fourth-grade class at Fishing Creek Elementary.

SNOW
By Abby Good

I like snow
Snow is fun to me
I like sledding

PETS
By Amanda Kauffman

Pets are nice
Dogs, cats, fish, and birds
Pets are gentle

PIKACHU
By Kyle Clark

Pikachu is cool
Pikachu is a thunder type
Pikachu likes Raicha

BASEBALL
By Jonah Miller

I like baseball
It is fun to hit
I like first

SCHOOL
By Chloe Duda

I love School
It is so much fun
I love math

WINTER
By Bailey Wirt

It is winter
It is cold at night
There is snow

DANCE
By Olivia McElhenie

Dance is awesome
Dance can be very dizzy
Dance is fundraisers

CLOCKS
By Carlos Ramirez

Clocks are big
Clocks have numbers one two
Clocks are small

CELEBRATION
By Josh Smithmyer

Hip hip hooray
School’s out for the summer
Bye bye school

LOVE
By Emma Wenger

Love is near
Love will spread all around
It’s Valentines Day

BOOKS
By Kayleigh Beck

Books are nice
I love to read books
I love books

FALL
By Emma Baker

Rake the leaves
Jump in the leaves today
It is fall

GUINEA PIGS
By Brooke Laughman

My guinea pigs
They eat lots of food
They are good

SAXOPHONE
By Hayden Corbin

Where’s my saxophone?
Yay! I just found it!
Go get it.

THE BOB
By Patrick Gardner

Ha Ha Ha
Bob fell on a box
That is bad

THE CAT
By Russell Pace

Run through snow
He was freezing. Oh No!
Ok, I know.

BASEBALL
By Ryan Gordon

Great things
About baseball

SKATEBOARDS
By TJ Gary

Skateboards have wheels
Skateboards are fun to ride
Skateboards aren’t hard

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Kid Scoop: my sculpture


These stories were submitted to the Junior Dispatch by Kid Scoop, a Newspapers in Education program at the York Newspaper Co.

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I would carve a unicorn throwing up sparkles and I would detail really well. The unicorn would be running away from nothing! The unicorn would be pregnant with a girl. She will have high heels on! It would be pink and blue. She will be happy and giggley, like me. She’ll have 3 other children! — By Sophie/Sophia Noelle Spangler, 3rd grade, Miss Rhodes, Hayshire Elementary

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From the classroom of Mr. Richcrick, Grade 4, Fishing Creek Elementary School

If I carved a sculpture it would be a sculpture of Tom Brady because he has the same birthday as me. It is August 3rd. — By Jaden Henline

I would sculpt a tree so I could have a mini tree. — By Gabby Messenger

If I carved a sculpture, it would be a giant panda because I love them and I would surround it in bamboo. I would donate the money to help pandas not go extinct. — By Everest Robinson

If I could sculpt a sculpture it would be like a turtle. It would be wooden. — By Hannah Culp

My sculpture would look like Pichachu. It would have a big tail and long ears. It would like nice. — By Skylar Diegel

I’d sculpt a giant Sponge bob. It would be soft, yellow, and awesome. Kids could climb on it. It would be fun. — By Patrick McCullough

My latest sculpture will include the Patriot mascot. It will allow my effort the time will be two weeks. I get free Patriots’ tickets now. — By Trevor Henderson

A deer to represent nature. — By Cayden Healy

I would carve a big bunny that’s fluffy. — By Madison Dicely

If I could carve a sculpture, I would make it look like the hunger games Simple. — By Chase Gillis

My sculpture would be a cute monkey holding a banana in the jungle. — By Caylynn Beinhower

If I could carve a sculpture it would be a ballerina wearing a tutu dancing the tango. The tutu would be purple. She would have a blue rose in her mouth. She would have black hair. — By Mia Christensen

If I could carve a sculpture it would be a panther with red eyes and a long tail. — By Brayden Poff

I would sculpt a pencil tree. — By Tyler Phan

My sculpture is a Pokemon. The Pokemon’s name is Zekrom. That is my sculpture. — By Ricky Dumais

I have made sculpture of the Sphinx. It has the head of a pharaoh and the body of a lion. — By Jillian Daggs

My sculpture would be my name covered in different fonts. — By KJ Keane

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Kid Scoop: If I were a teacher

These stories were submitted to the Junior Dispatch by Kid Scoop, a Newspapers in Education program at the York Newspaper Co.

If I were a teacher I would set my room up like a library. There would be tables as desks. I would set my classroom up like this so I can have one section for math, reading, music and art. I think these are the most important subjects.

My rules would be
1. LISTEN THE FIRST TIME
2. HELP IN THE CLASS
3. RAISE YOUR HAND TO TALK
5. HAVE FUN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

– By Victoria Wagner, Grade 5, Lingle Avenue Elementary, Palmyra School District

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The following submissions are from Mr. Richcrick’s fourth-grade class at Fishing Creek Elementary School.

My room would be like a party. I would have no rules. I’d be a party teacher. — By Gabby Messenger

If I were a teacher, I would do math. — By Jaden Henline

If I were a teacher, I would make all of the desks into a square around the room. I would have two rules: No jumping on desks and have fun. — By Brayden Poff

If I were a teacher, I would set up my room going boy, girl, boy, girl. My rules would be: No hitting, no bad attitudes, no stomping, no back talking, no bullying, and finally, have a good attitude. The subjects I would teach would be math and reading. That’s what I would do if I were a teacher. — By Aaliyah Ansari

If I were a teacher, I’d teach math to skimmed kids. I would put the students in groups so it would be easy to do projects. I would give them extra recess and make it a fun year. — By Caylynn Beinhower

If I were a teacher my classroom would have a small library, a game cabinet, an art cabinet, a chalkboard, and recess toys. Rules I would have would be: No talking when someone’s talking, no running, read quietly, do your homework on time, and no yelling. The subject I would teach is writing. — By Mia Christensen

I would teach art because I love drawing and creating things. I would set it up like a lounge and have art every day. — By KJ Keane

I would set my art class facing me. — By Tyler Phan

If I were a teacher I would have color-coded labels. I would make rules such as no running. I would teach kindergarten. — By Skylar Diegel

I would teach writing since I’m good at writing. I would also say no food or drinks and always be nice to your fellow classmates. — By Logan Graeff

One chair. Nothing else in the room art class. No talking. — By Cayden Healy

If I were a teacher I would have 2 desks. The first desk would be at the left side of the room and my second desk would be in the middle and my students’ desks would be in rows. I would be teaching math. — By Ricky Dumais

If I were a teacher I would have my desk in the back and the desks aiming toward me. The rules are: Have fun. I would teach everything. — By Trevor Henderson

If I were a teacher I would teach spelling. My rule would be: Treat peoples how you want to be treated. I would set my classroom up by making it organized. — By Hannah Culp

I’d have six rows of six. I’d teach art. The rules would be: No touching other people’s stuff. — By Madison Dicely

If I were a teacher I would have chalkboards and bookshelves covering the walls. My rules would be: Don’t talk when others are speaking. Don’t bully and be kind. — By Jillian Daggs

If I were a teacher I’d have the smart kids in the back and the other kids in the front as I teach history. — By Everest Robinson

I would paint the room blue and have iPods for everyone. I would teach art since my only rule would be: Keep being respectful. — By Patrick McCullough

If I were a teacher this is how I would set up my classroom. I would have a polyvision board chalkboard and desk. The rules I would have are: No running in the classroom, no talking when the teacher is talking, and other rules. I would teach math, science, and other subjects. — By Chase Gillis

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Kid Scoop: Stranded

These stories were submitted to the Junior Dispatch by Kid Scoop, a Newspapers in Education program at the York Newspaper Co.

From Mr. Richcrick’s fourth-grade class at Fishing Creek Elementary School.

One day I was trapped on a tropical island and my loyal companion was a monkey. I ate bananas all month. — By Pat McCullough

I was standing on a tropical island, and I saw some bananas and I grabbed some, but a monkey took them from me. — By Madison Dicely

One day I woke up and I was stranded on a tropical island. I saw a moss covered building. I went in. It was dark, but I saw some statues. Every time I blinked they got scarier. Then I blinked and they were right in front of me. Quickly I opened my eyes and I was home. — By Everest Robinson

I was stranded on a tropical island, and I built a machine out of bricks and stuff I brought from Home Depot. — By KJ Keane

If I was stranded on a tropical island, I would build a city with houses and schools and I would live there. — By Ricky Dumais

On my tropical island, a monkey kissed me and made me go into my brother’s tree house. By Skylar Diegel

On the tropical Island everything was sand and trees. I got a bruise. Monkeys are not nice when they have coconuts. — By Logan Graeff

I’m on an island where there is plenty of food, a lot of salt free water, a huge amount of trees, friendly animals, and me building the founder who really didn’t find it … Taylor Lautner. — By Mia Christensen

I was stranded on a tropical island, and I was hungry. I went into the jungle and I found an orange. I picked it up and turned it. Amazingly it said, “Hey, human.” It was an annoying orange, and it kept saying, “Hey, human.” I said, “What”? He said, “You’re it.” I put him down so he can annoy a pear. — By Chase Gillis

The last thing I remember was flying to Hyiy before I woke up in a tree. I took me a minute to realize I wasn’t dreaming. Soon I saw a large bird coming toward me. I ran up a hill and saw the bird run away. Then the island started to shake and large boulders came crashing down. I fled and got out safely and I wondered, “How will I get home,” but then I woke up. — By Jara Mumma

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Kid Scoop: Plan a picnic


These stories were submitted to the Junior Dispatch by Kid Scoop, a Newspapers in Education program at the York Newspaper Co.

From the class of Mr. Richcrick, Grade 4, Fishing Creek Elementary School:

I would go to the park for our picnic because it has slides, monkey bars, swings, and all kinds of stuff. That’s where I would go. By Ricky Dumais

I would go to Pinchot, and I would bring bowls, cake, sandwiches, and poles. By Skylar Diegel

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Kid Scoop: Wrap Recipes


These stories were submitted to the Junior Dispatch by Kid Scoop, a Newspapers in Education program at the York Newspaper Co.

From Mr. Richcrick’s fourth-grade class at Fishing Creek Elementary School.

My mom’s chicken snow food noodles and dressing with any type of wrap. By Skylar Diegel

My wrap would contain rice, chicken, spinach and soy sauce. Mmmmm …. By Caylynn Beinhower

The Jara Wrap: whole wheat bread, tomato, lettuce, cheese, and mayo. By Jara Mumma

My idea for a tasty and healthy wrap sandwich is bread, roast beef, lettuce, cheese, tomato, more roast beef, and the last bun of bread with a pinch of salt and pepper. By Mia Christensen

I’d make a turkey, lettuce, and tomato. It is so good and healthy. By Pat McCullough

In my wrap I will have fish, shrimp, bacon, ham, and some salt. This is making me hungry. By KJ Keane

I would put bacon in it, fat free bacon that is. By Everest Robinson

A tasty and healthy wrap sandwich is a tomato wrap. By Jaden Henline

An idea for a tasty and healthy sandwich is a ham and cheese with tomatoes and lettuce. By Owen Kaun

A healthy and tasty sandwich is Chicken Caesar Salad. One thing I love is Chicken Caesar Salad. By Trevor Henderson

I think we should have a wrap sandwich with all the kinds of fruit you want. By Ricky Dumais

Enchilada. By Tyler Phan

I would put carrots, lettuce, and cheese in it. By Brayden Poff

I would put in my wrap: Celery, cheese, rice, sauce, and no tomatoes. That is what I’d put in my wrap. By Madison Dicely

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Kid Scoop: Kitchen Tales


These stories were submitted to the Junior Dispatch by Kid Scoop, a Newspapers in Education program at the York Newspaper Co.

Red Velvet Cake: One day after dinner my daddy said let’s do something and next thing I know he pulled out a bag of ingredients and said LETS MAKE VELVET CAKE!!! So we got all the ingredients and mixed them together and I and my sister took turns mixing. Next we preheated the oven and put the batter in a pan we put in in the oven and waited an hour. While we waited we cleaned our mess. When the timer went off the cake was ready. We took it out and let it cool, then we ate it. It was delicious. By Briana Brown, Grade 5, PA Cyber, Mrs. Fededles

From the class of Mr. Richcrick, Grade 4, Fishing Creek Elementary School:

When I was 6, I made my mom my own special cereal. It had water, mandarin oranges, and green sprinkles. It was very original. By Caylynn Beinhower

Well I cook with my family all the time, but my favorite time is when I cooked with my dad, and we cooked hamburgers. They were soooo good. By Hannah Culp

I cooked with my family, and we baked cupcakes. By Mia Christensen

I cooked for my family once. I made meatloaf. It was fun. By Madison Dicely

The time I cooked with my family was a long time ago, and it was so fun. We made bacon and pancakes. I guess it was more like breakfast. By Everest Robinson

One time I cooked for my family, but I over cooked the food and they couldn’t eat it. By Ricky Dumais

Once I cooked tacos for my family, and they were so happy that I did that. It was delicious. By KJ Keane

One time in New York at my grandma and grandpa’s I made hamburgers and hot dogs. It was fun. By Pat McCullough

I burned a chicken patty. By Cayden Healy

The time I made my Mom brownie cookies, I was amazed. The cookies were good. The brownie part was amazing! They loved my cookies! I’ll tell you now, I not baking ever! By Trevor Henderson

One day I helped my dad cook dinner. I helped by giving my dad the ingredients. By Brayden Poff

One day I made eggs. They were good. Yum! I messed up kinda. By Logan Graeff

A couple of days ago I made grilled cheese and tomato soup for lunch for my little sister and dinner for my grandmother five days ago. It was fun! My grandpa says food tastes better when you make it. By Jara Mumma

Once I cooked for my family. It was my first time. It was Mac & Cheese. It was undercooked, but it was the only thing in the house and we ate it. By Skylar Diegel

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Kid Scoop: My Best Birthday

These stories were submitted to the Junior Dispatch by Kid Scoop, a Newspapers in Education program at the York Newspaper Co.

From Carol J. Myers’ sixth-grade class at E.H. Markle Intermediate School

My best birthday was when my mom came to my fifth birthday party. Ron thought he would invite my mom to come. When she came, I was overjoyed. I ran and hugged her. We had a built in pool in the backyard. When we got in, it was freezing. I could barely stand the cold. Mom said when you stay in for a while, it would get warmer. That was my favorite birthday party. Crystal Groft

My best birthday was my last birthday. We celebrated it early in June even though my birthday is really August 6th because June is when school gets out. I had a sleepover and invited several buds over. We stayed up really late playing games and gossiping. We also watched movies. We thought we saw a ghost on the wall, but I don’t think it was really. This was one of the best birthday’s ever. Courtney Ledgard

My best birthday was when I was ten because I got a mountain bike that I love. Also, my mom baked me an awesome baseball cake. Jacob Werner

My best birthday would have to be about two years ago and my grandma took me to my mom’s work. We went out for Chinese for our lunch. She then took us back to her work and we met almost everyone there. It was so much fun! I’ll never forget about my best birthday! Gabby Newman

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From Mr. Richcrick’s fourth-grade class at Fishing Creek Elementary School

My best birthday was my ninth birthday because I got to have fun with my friend Connor. By Cayden Healy

My best birthday was when I got to spend time with my friend and family. We saw Dolphin Tail and went for a smorgasbord. By Trevor Henderson

My 9th birthday was my favorite because I got smashed in a cake. (Time for the back-up cake.) By Pat McCullough

The best thing that happened at my birthday was that I went to Altoona because I have 3 cousins. It was fun. By Logan Graeff

My best birthday was when I got a bunny and why I got a bunny. By Maddie Turner

My best birthday was when I turned 5. I had 10 friends. It was a horse party. We had horse cake, horse napkins, horse plates, and horse balloons. My Mom surprised me and rented two horses, actually ponies. I rode them 5 times. It was fun. By Jara Mumma

The best birthday I had was when I had a big party. It was fun. By Hannah Culp

My best birthday was when I turned 9. I got an I-Pod Touch. I was happy because I was waiting 2 years to get it. By Caylynn Beinhower

My favorite birthday was when I went to Road Side America and got to see the cool small village. By Everest Robinson

My favorite birthday was when we went to Texas. By Madison Dicely

The best birthday I had was my 8th birthday when I went to my Dad’s old work. I got a new bike. I got a cake. I got to swim, and I got a cupcake shoved into my face. By Brayden Poff

My best birthday was when I got a frog from my parents. By KJ Keane

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Kid Scoop: Moon Cheese


These stories were submitted to the Junior Dispatch by Kid Scoop, a Newspapers in Education program at the York Newspaper Co.

From Mr. Richcrick’s fourth-grade class at Fishing Creek Elementary School:

No, the moon is not made of green cheese because if it were, space rats would have eaten it. By Chase Gillis

No, the moon is not made of cheese because all astronauts would complain about the moon smelling like cheese. They would say, “Aw, man, the moon smelled awful. I never want to go back. It reeked.” By Mia Christensen

Yes, it is green cheese. Let me tell you why. Because it’s not! By Madison Dicely

No, it is not made of green cheese because scientists made sure. By Skylar Diegel

The moon is not made of green cheese because if it were, the astronauts would have eaten it. By Jaden Henline

The moon is made of green cheese because I paid the president to say it was. By Caylynn Beinhower

No, you can’t eat the moon. We sent a rocket there to explore it not to eat it. If it was green cheese it would be gone by now. By Ricky Dumais

Yes, it is green cheese. Even the world likes cheese. By Cayden Healy

No way! That’s just an old fairy tale my grandpa told me plus it would be spoiled by now. By Jara Mumma

No because the moon is made out of rocks I think. By Tyler Phan

Yes because I have tried it. By KJ Keane

Yes because I ate it. It was yummy! By Gabby Messenger

That’s a dumb question. Yeah, it’s made out of cheese! I mean it’s got no holes. By Everest Robinson

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Kid Scoop: Family Adventure

These stories were submitted to the Junior Dispatch by Kid Scoop, a Newspapers in Education program at the York Newspaper Co.

From Clair Richcrick’s fourth-grade class at Fishing Creek Elementary

I went on a fun outing with my family. We went to the PA Grand Canyon in July. Then we went to Knobels. By Faith Malley

We went to Maryland and we had fun at the bay. By Cayden Healy

A fun outing I went to with my family is when I went to Hershey Park. By Brayden Poff

We went to Knobels. It was sooo fun. We went on lots of rides, watched a concert, and ate yummy food! By Hannah Culp

I went to Disney with all of my family. We went to Sea World too. It was the most fun I ever had! By Pat McCullough

My favorite outing is when my family went to the Farmers’ Market, and I got a pretzel and a lot of candy. By Everest Robinson

When I went to GA with my Mom. It was really fun. It was for a competition, and I got 8th out of 12. I was happy! By Caylynn Beinhower

A fun outing I did with my family is going to the beach and seeing our friends Charlie, Angie, and Brayden. It was a fun outing. By Mia Christensen

I went to the beach with my family and got some tadpoles and released them back into the water. We also went swimming and boating. We had fun. By Aaliyah Ansari

I went to Disney World with my family, and we saw a bunch of characters and went to breakfast. We went to breakfast. We took a lot of pictures. I hope to go there again soon. By Skylar Diegel

I went to Maine, and it was fun. We stayed there for two weeks. We swam and kicked out. My parents, sister, and I had a great time. By Trevor Henderson

I went to Florida to visit my grandpa and grandma. We arrived, and I played soccer in the front yard. I played with my new toys. That was the most fun place we went to in Florida. By Ricky Dumais

My most fun family outing was when I went to the Land of Little Horses with my Mom, sisters Rhea and Avery, my grandma, and my friend Everest. We did pony rides, ate ice cream, and saw a lot of horses. By Jara Mumma

A fun outing I had with my family was when we went to Greenwood Valley to see my Dad race his sprint car. I played with my friend. My Dad won. It was so fun. By Madison Dicely

My favorite outing with my family was when my Mom, Dad, brothers, grandparents went to South Carolina to stay in a hotel to go to the beach. By Jaden Henline

I go to Delaware every summer with my family to our beach house. It is not on the beach, but we call it our beach house. There is a lake behind the beach house, and we go boating. By Chase Gillis

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Kid Scoop: summer jokes and riddles

These stories were submitted to the Junior Dispatch by Kid Scoop, a Newspapers in Education program at the York Newspaper Co.

Topic: jokes and riddles

From Carol J. Myers’ sixth-grade class, E. H. Markle Intermediate School

By Hannah Scott
– What does a pig say at the beach on a hot summer day?
“I’m bacon!”

– How do you prevent a summer cold?
Catch it in the winter.

– Knock, Knock.
Who’s there?
Summer.
Summer who?
Summer better than others at telling knock knock jokes.

By Sarah Miller
Knock, Knock.
Who’s there?
Summer.
Summer who?
Summer gonna get tan and summer gonna burn.

By Cassidy Fuller
How do lamps communicate?
Lamp posts

By Nathan Klansek
What happens when a cow jumps over a fence?
Udder destruction

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From Clair Richcrick’s fourth-grade class at Fishing Creek Elementary School

By Madison Dicely
What does a frog eat in the summer?
Ans. Hopsicles

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Kid Scoop: Write a poem about your favorite fruit

These stories were submitted to the Junior Dispatch by Kid Scoop, a Newspapers in Education program at the York Newspaper Co.

Topic: Ode to a Fruit

From the classroom of Carol J. Myers, Grade 6, E.H. Markle Intermediate School

Strawberries are red,
blueberries are blue,
fruits are sweet,
and so are you!
Katelyn Weisz

Come and share my pineapple,
come share this pineapple please!
Come and share my pineapple,
just please save some for me!
Cynthia Koubik

Strawberries are delicious,
and very nutritious.
Because they are so good,
you can never eat too much.
Eat them for dinner, breakfast or lunch.
Madi Crouse

Apples are red,
blueberries are blue,
but it is strawberries that I love,
and you should love them too.
Kelsey Walsh

Watermelon is what I need.
I eat it all, even the seed.
It’s red and juicy and is cold in your mouth.
Watermelon is best without a doubt.
Don’t get me wrong I love other fruits too,
But when it comes to watermelon, it’s what I choose.
I could eat it in the day and even in the night.
While other fruits are wrong, watermelon is right!
Hannah Eveland

Apple. Oh apple,
how you always make my days,
since you come in many different ways.
I can drink you as apple juice or apple cider.
But I like you the best when I eat you with peanut butter.
Oh apple, don’t ever change, for if you do, I will cry.
Starr Church

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