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The History of Pride Flags: Rainbow

Pride flags are a huge part of symbolizing the LGBTQ+ community. Like all things, they have history. So we are making a series explaining all of the pride flags, what they symbolize, who they represent, and the history of them. First off is going to be the rainbow pride flag.  The rainbow flag was the original pride flag, representing the…

Excerpt from the Hero’s Handbook: Horror Genre Survival

Being a horror protagonist is less than fun. While other protagonists gain magic powers or make friends, horror protagonists are stuck running from unspeakable terrors. You, as a horror protagonist, will no doubt feel confused, scared, and overwhelmed, and that could cause you to do some dumb things. But protagonists who do these dumb things end up damaged or killed. So, horror protagonist, stay calm and follow these tips, and you might just live through the night.

Sport of the Week: Soccer

Soccer is a sport played with a spherical ball called a soccer ball. Players must kick the ball to the other team’s goalpost. Then, they get a point. However, the other team tries to get the ball in your goalpost. 1 person from each team is designated as the “goalie”. Only the goalies can touch the ball with their hands.…

Ranking Bad Maps

Bad Map #1 Even though the war in Crimea is not funny, the fact that this map labeled Slovakia as Czechoslovakia is ridiculous. Funniness: 3.5/10 Bad Map #2 This map is horrible. First of all, how did someone mess up Europe? Second, there seems to be a land bridge between Spain and Algeria now. Third, the UK seems to have…

April 25

BORN: Gwen Jorgensen –  Gwen Jorgensen is an American distance runner and former triathlete. She was born on April 25, 1986 in Wisconsin. She is currently 34. She was the 2014 and 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series champion. She was also named USA Triathlon’s Olympic/ITU female athlete of the year in 2013 and 2014. In the 2014 ITU, Gwen placed…

The Fashion Trends Of 2021

2020 was a crazy year but it brings new turf for fashion. With experimentation and adjustments back into “real-life” we have created a hybrid fashion system. With rising social media (TikTok, Instagram, etc.) people have created their own looks and styles while supporting more sustainable fashion and small businesses. Someone does something that starts a trend. This starts a clash…

March 2

BORN: Hailey Dawson – Hailey was born on March 2, 2010. She was born with Poland Syndrome, and is missing three fingers on her right hand, and has an underdeveloped pinkie and thumb. At five years old, she was made a 3-D printed robotic hand by the University of Nevada, a college for Engineering, at the request of her mother.…

Sport Of The Week: Baseball

With the end of the football season comes America’s National pastime: Baseball! Like football, baseball has two teams, the team “at bat” and the team “at field”. Both teams have nine players at a time. In the field there are four bases: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and home plate. On the field, there’s a pitcher, a catcher, a first baseman, a…

Top 5 Books (in my opinion)

   5.‌ ‌‌The‌ ‌Number‌ ‌Devil‌‌ ‌by‌ ‌Hans‌ ‌Magnus‌ ‌Enzensberger‌  ‌This‌ ‌book‌ ‌follows‌ ‌a‌ ‌boy‌ ‌named‌ ‌Robert‌ ‌who‌ ‌has‌ ‌12‌ ‌dreams‌ ‌about‌ ‌a‌ ‌number‌ ‌devil,‌ ‌who‌ ‌teaches‌ ‌him‌ ‌math.‌ ‌This‌ ‌book‌ ‌is‌ ‌very‌ ‌creative‌ ‌and‌ ‌educational,‌ ‌and‌ ‌also‌ ‌fun‌ ‌to‌ ‌read.‌ ‌If‌ ‌you‌ ‌want‌ ‌to‌ ‌see‌ ‌the‌ ‌rest,‌ ‌read‌ ‌this‌ ‌book!‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ 4. No Talking by Andrew Clements This book is about enemies in the 5th…

Craft Corner: Pencil Decoration

Every time the Grayson Globe is published, I will put in a different craft. This time the craft is a pencil decoration!!! You will need: Pencil Paint Paper tape Gold/Silver Sharpie Wrap Paper tape around the metal part at the end of the pencil Paint the pencil a color of your choice Decorate the pencil with the Sharpie Use!

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