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If You Were President What Is The First Law You Would Make?

If You Were President What Is The First Law You Would Make?

Cooper Gerdes, Jordan Schulz Mar 2, 2024

Being a president would be so cool! Maybe one day you could be one! We asked some students, "If you were president, what is the first law you would make?" Stella Wilson: "Kids have to go to school...

Canvas vs Skyward

Canvas vs Skyward

Landon Kalmer and Cadin Wertz Mar 1, 2024

All of District 140 uses both Canvas and Skyward. Skyward was created by James R. King in 1980, and many schools around the world use Skyward for schedules, grades, lunch menus, student transportation,...

Interesting Facts about Baseball.

Interesting Facts about Baseball.

Cadin Wertz and Landon Kalmer Mar 1, 2024

I researched interesting facts about baseball. The first fact is that in 2019, pitcher Edwin Jackson became the first player in history to play for 14 MLB teams, a feat accomplished within the first...

What Elementary School Was Best?

What Elementary School Was Best?

Brett Zeltwanger and Liam Wyse-Fisher Mar 1, 2024

Some students went to Davenport, some went to Goodfield, and others went to Congerville. Which one was the best? Here are 15 people we interviewed. We asked them which elementary school they liked the...

Favorite Explore Classes!

Favorite Explore Classes!

Brett Zeltwanger and Liam Wyse-Fisher Feb 28, 2024

There are 15 exploration classes at our school. These include Green Architecture, Horticulture, Family Consumer Science, Basic Computer Programming, Literary Genres, Spanish, Chorus, Band, Medical Detectives,...

Trending Styles

Trending Styles

Enlee Wiegand and Katelyn Brugger Feb 27, 2024

This week, we wanted to show you how styles have evolved over many decades. We are trying to discover the new style trends of today. As the years progress, we discover new shades, colors, and fabrics....

Most Unique Middle Names at EMS!

Most Unique Middle Names at EMS!

Enlee Wiegand, Katelyn Brugger Feb 23, 2024

Lots of people have basic middle names. Most are either flowers or their grandma's or grandpa's names. That's fine, but let's dig deeper and find some crazy middle names. These are the top ten most unique...

Words Often Confused Around the EMS.

Words Often Confused Around the EMS.

Brett Zeltwanger and Liam Wyse-Fisher Feb 15, 2024

We decided to write about this topic because many people pronounce these words differently. We chose five words that are often pronounced differently by different people to ask EMS students how they say...

How Many Chickens Can Kill an Elephant?

How Many Chickens Can Kill an Elephant?

Katelyn Brugger and Enlee Wiegand Feb 15, 2024

How many chickens does it take to kill an elephant? We looked up cool facts about animals and discovered that a certain number of chickens can kill one full-grown elephant, and you won't believe...

What Do You Like To Do in the Spring?

What Do You Like To Do in the Spring?

Cadin Wertz, Landon Kalmer Feb 14, 2024

I asked students what they like to do in the spring.   Jaxon Klaus said he likes to go fishing because that's when the bass are the biggest.   Tyler Billings said he likes to run...

Nap time in EMS

Nap time in EMS

I noticed that most students at EMS seem tired, and I wondered if any of them have considered nap time in school. The University of Pennsylvania conducted a study on students who took a 30-60 minute nap...

Interesting Facts About Football

Interesting Facts About Football

Cadin Wertz and Landon Kalmer Feb 9, 2024

I researched fascinating facts about football. First, I bet you didn't know that football evolved from soccer and rugby by Walter Camp in 1869. Camp played European football at Yale University but proposed...

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