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Meet Gianna

Hi there! My name is Gianna, and I’m currently a senior at New Ventures Charter School. During my free time, you can catch me playing with my animals. I have three dogs, a bunny, and a hamster, whom are all my bestest friends. I also enjoy gaming on my pc, learning new graphic design techniques,

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Meet Joanna

I currently am a junior and I work at Trader Joe’s. I definitely love food and luckily, working there helps me eat a little healthier. My family asks me to cook a lot, so I guess I’m pretty good at it. My chocolate chip pancakes are definitely the best and my sweet potato chips are better

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Your Guide To More Productive Study Sessions

You have a big, upcoming test looming on the horizon. Panicked, you open your notes, and your textbook, and cram like your life depends on it, losing sleep in the process. Tired, you finally call it a night, and wake up at 6am to get ready for and go to school. The day of the

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Video Game Gains

Chances are you have heard in the news or other media that video games make children dumber, or ruin their eyesight, or, in the case of violent video games, can even increase violent tendencies. Despite these common perceptions, scientific research does not actually support these ideas. In fact, the areas in which video games have been proven to

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Why Telling Your Children They Are Smart Can Lead To Failure

Your child brings home a math test on which they received 100%. You recall that they had only spent 30 minutes studying on the night before the test. “You’re a natural,” or “good job, you’re so smart,” you say. However, research from Stanford University’s Professor of Psychology Carol Dweck shows that praising children for their

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