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by Fazla R' 14

Book Review: The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins, takes place in an amazingly twisted imagined future of the United States.  After a huge revolution, the 13 districts of Panem rebelled against its ruling city, the Capitol. Naturally, the Capitol won and to punish and remind the remaining twelve districts (district 13 was destroyed) of the great rebellion, they started a competition called the Hunger Games. The Hunger Games starts out with a ceremony called “the Reaping.” During the Reaping, each district chooses a girl and a boy randomly from the ages of 12 to 18 to go to the Capitol to train for the games. The games are televised on television and the purpose of the games is to kill the other competitors and be the last one alive.  During the 74th Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen’s (the protagonist) sister, Prim, gets selected to participate in the games but Katniss volunteers to take

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by Fazla R' 14

New Football Team

    Just a few weeks ago, Coach Mac announced the start of the new after school football program. This program is for seventh, eighth, ninth, and tenth graders only. Coach Mac’s new football program is for students who can take the heat. The first hour, they do drills and then get into some intense flag football. The first practice was on October 3rd. After that practice, most people didn’t want to go back. Ilir Hidra, 7th grade, said that it was hardest football training that he ever did. For the first hour and a half, they did drills and agility techniques. They started a game of Flag Football. Many students