Slime is the newest trend, but parents are rebelling against this ‘slime’ for two reasons. One, it’s messy. Being messy  doesn’t work to slime’s advantage. Tt has stuck to hair, rugs, and clothing and then parents get angry and ban slime from their houses. Big fat reason two, BORAX.  Parents say it’s toxic, but kids disagree, and say slime is fine, and Borax isn’t toxic at all. I don’t know who to side with, but if Borax is a laundry product, it can’t be that bad.


Kids in Scarsdale and all over the world have developed a love for slime. Some of the 5th grade classes use slime in many ways such as focus tools, stress balls, and many more. Some people like stress balls because you don’t get sticky. The slime is put into a balloon and funneled inside. Then the balloon is tied and you have a stress ball.

To make slime you need glue, borax, and water. You mix them altogether and you have slime. Making slime is so popular that glue has been very scarce in Scarsdale! Rite Aid is out. Some kids say that they have to go to other towns or online shopping for glue. There have been many “slime companies” around Scarsdale, such as Slime.CO, Scarsdale Slime Guys, Squish and Slime, etc. So if your kid is looking for a new hobby. Buy him a gallon of glue, borax and let the fun begin!

Life Hacks 2.0, Brady S.

Need to study for a test? Do you have a phone or I pod? Make your home screen a picture of your study guide.

Color the top of post-it notes where the sticky part is, then you will always know which side is sticky.

Don’t know if you should use effect of affect, use impact instead.

DIY- Do It Yourself



Math Notebook DIY

Step 1. Get 10 pieces of loose-sleet paper. (or more to fit your needs)

Step 2. Get 1 folder of any color, and cut it in half.

Step 3. Punch 6 holes on the very left side of the papers and folders.

Step 4. Put the papers inside of the 2 folders

Step 5. Tie the holes with string pieces.

Step 6. Decorate!

Writer’s Notebook DIY

Step 1. Get 10 pieces of loose-sleet paper. (or more to fit your needs)

Step 2. Get 2 pieces of construction paper of any colors.

Step 3. Get one piece of duct tape.

Step 4. Put the papers inside of the construction papers.

Step 5. Wrap the duct tape on the very left side of the papers.

Step 6. Decorate!

Writer’s Notebook Decorating DIY

Step 1. Get 20 small stickers, around 1cm wide and 1cm length.

Step 2. Get 1 notebook

Step 3. Get a letter sticker for each letter of your name.

Step 4. Get duct tape of any color.

Step 5. Cover your notebook with vertical strips of duct tape, front and back.

Step 6. Put the letter stickers in order to form your name about 3cm down from the top.

Step 7. Scatter the little stickers all over the cover.

Step 8 (optional). Add one big sticker on the back of the page.


Plastic Bottle Animal Paper Clip and Penny Holder

Step 1. Get 1 mini bottle and cut off one of the sides. Set open side up.

Step 2. Get 4 bottle caps.

Step 3. Glue bottle caps to the 4 bottom corners of the bottle bottom.

Step 4. Make face out of clay or paper, and tape on front.

Step 5. Ta-Da

By Lola T.

Hit Songs

Top five Hit Songs!


We’re voting on Hit Songs! Our top five hit songs are:

#1: Juju On That Beat

#2: Closer by the Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey

#3: Hamilton Soundtrack

#4: Broccoli (clean version)

 #5: Hymn for the Weekend                                            

By Lucy S., Addie L., and Lily G..