Due to COVID-19, some students’ greatest hopes and dreams have come true. School is out! For ... who knows how long!
A concert grand piano may be up to 9 feet long; a baby grand is usually about 5 feet long.
The words “coronavirus” or “COVID-19” spark many kinds of emotions. They cause some people to panic, others to worry about the future.
1. Mike Wazowski
1. Was it a cat I saw?
The coronavirus is canceling classes, sports and meetings everywhere. As a result many students, like me, have a ton more free time.
What do Donald Trump, George W. Bush, Benjamin Harrison, Rutherford B. Hayes and John Quincy Adams all have in common?
Grab some string and go fly a kite — March is National Kite Month.
Springtime is approaching quickly. Where I live, the snow is already melting and the days are getting longer.
In today’s world, it’s difficult to find time to do things with your family. Parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles struggle to find ways to help their children and relatives create memories that will last a lifetime and beyond.
Ever heard of gephyrophobia? It is the term for the fear of bridges.
1. Yeet: to throw an object forcefully
About 20% of children who are allergic to peanuts eventually outgrow the allergy.
On Jan. 9, an outburst concerning Britian’s royal family had the attention of people around the world.
1. Tulips. This one is obvious; tulips are the most iconic spring flowers, and they can come in many colors. My personal favorites are the multi-colored ones.
Throughout America’s history there have been many iconic events that shaped the country. Because of people, places and events, America became the country it is today.
A person running at a pace of 1 mile every 12 minutes (5 mph) will log about 1,951 steps per mile.
My school just finished staging “The Robber Bridegroom,” which, according to my knowledge, isn’t really one of the bigger stage musicals like the popular “Mamma Mia,” but a smaller production.
In today’s technological world, you’d be hard-pressed to find a teenager who’s never used Photoshop. You’d be even harder-pressed to find a teenager who’s never heard of Photoshop.
1. Talking loudly. Discussion is fine, but I’d rather wait until I’ve seen the entire movie to hear everyone’s opinion on it.
If you watched the basic TV channels as a child, such as Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, PBS or other related stations, you likely remember some of the nostalgic things that we as children used to watch.
1. Home Economics. I want to learn how to sew, like cross stitching or knitting
Venture Theatre Company presents a story straight out of the 1950s: ”Bye Bye Birdie.”
The bark on a redwood tree can be up to 1 foot thick.
Greek mythology is something that has had a huge impact on today’s culture. The mythology-inspired book series “Percy Jackson” by Rick Riordan, for instance, has been read by millions and is loved all around the world.
Another January has come and gone, and there is likely the regular crop of people who have made and dropped the infamous New Year’s resolutions.
One dozen summer worker bees will only produce about 1 teaspoon of honey in their lifetime, which is about six weeks.
As the world celebrates Heart Day, it’s interesting to note some creatures do not have hearts — including sea cucumbers, starfish, jellyfish, coral and flatworms.
On Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day will be celebrated here in the United States with gifts of chocolates, roses, cards and jewelry.
You might think a romantic movie is the perfect way to celebrate the upcoming day of hearts and roses.
The Utah legislative session has just started, bills are moving fast and lips are moving faster! Now is a good time to learn a bit about Utah’s Legislature:
A theater group from the Utah Shakespeare Festival recently came to my school (and many others) to put on a one-man performance called "Every Brilliant Thing."
1. Read by the fire. A book can take you to a new world and distract you from the stress of life.
Frigatebirds, a tropical seabird, can stay aloft for weeks, carried by air currents in the clouds. They can’t rest on ocean waves because their feathers aren’t waterproof.
Suicide among teens is becoming more commonplace than ever before. I go to school every day and wonder if I will lose another friend.
In Utah, trees are not usually the central part of our landscape. The first thing that comes to people’s minds when they think of Utah is not trees but desert.
1. Getting more sleep.
That small crescent at the base of your fingernail is called the lunula, which comes from the Latin word for “little moon.”
You’ve probably glanced directly at the sun at noon before. Whether you were trying to follow a baseball through the sky or attempting to imitate Galileo, looking into the sun isn’t an enjoyable experience.
All the buzz as this new year began was focused on the beginning of a whole new decade — a momentous event. Gone are the 20-teens and here come the 2020s!
If you’ve ever wanted to do a school program that sounds about as confusing as rocket science, Ogden High has just the thing for you.
1. “Wackee Six”
The American bison — the largest mammal in North America — was officially named the national mammal of the United States in 2016.
The average person spends about six years of his or her life dreaming.
Around the world, many are awed by the beauty of Disney films. They are inspiring, beautiful and reach audiences in ways that no other type of movie can.
My friend and I were already big fans of the first "Jumanji" movie and couldn't wait to see the new "Jumanji: The Next Level." We heard really good reviews, with people saying that it was just as good as the first one from 2017, with the same amount of humor.
1. Jewelry. It was really hard to shape stones and metal, and we never had time to finish our projects. That, and my hands always smelled like metal for hours after class!
Today, Jan. 5, is perihelion — the day during this year that the Earth is closest to the sun in its orbit.
"Star Wars: Episode IX — The Rise of Skywalker" marks the finish of the latest trilogy in the "Star Wars" universe. Theaters have been packed full with fans of the franchise, critics have been airing their griefs, and I’m here to let you know what I thought of it.
Winter is the most wonderful time of the year! The streets are aglow with beautiful lights, and everyone is happy and content with each other.