Sunday: Our Youth

Why everyone should check out my YouTube channel

WHave you heard of a little website called YouTube? Yes? Wow, really? I didn’t think that many people knew about it. I mean, it is not like more than 1 billion people use it or anything—Liam! What is it? That’s actually true. Oh, well then ... Anyways, I’m sure you all enjoyed that ...

’Astronomy for Everyone’

By CHRISTIE BLECK Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — A horsehead nebula, a total solar eclipse, a barred spiral galaxy — what kid wouldn’t be excited about these astronomical attractions? Even though they didn’t actually witness these objects of the universe, they saw stunning ...

Voices of youth

If you had to make one rule that everyone would have to follow what would it be?

RED BUCKET brigade

MARQUETTE — The new red buckets placed along Third Street may brighten up The Village a little, but their purpose is more than decorative. The Superior Watershed Partnership replaced the old buckets for businesses on Third Street with new ones that contain a message about the connection ...

Unflappable Ananya Vinay wins National Spelling Bee

By BEN NUCKOLS Associated Press OXON HILL, Md. — Ananya Vinay never looked all that impressed by any of the words she was given in the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The 12-year-old from Fresno, California, showed little emotion and didn’t take much time as she plowed ...

CHILD ACTORS TAKE CANNES BY STORM

By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer CANNES, France — The Cannes Film Festival, with its late-night soirees and throngs of paparazzi, isn’t an ideal place for children. Few of its movies are PG-rated, nor is much of the nightlife. Yet at this year’s Cannes, kid actors have delivered many ...

Peru is an amazing country with rich history

Peru is a very historical country in South America. Peru’s capital is Lima and there are 25 regions in Peru. However, Lima is the only province not part of any of the 25 regions. Peru has a rich history, such as the Incans who were the natives in Peru. Some might have heard of one of their ...

Girl Scouts name new CEO: A Brownie turned

By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer NEW YORK — Sylvia Acevedo, who earned a science badge as a Girl Scout and later became a rocket scientist and entrepreneur, was appointed Wednesday as CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA. A top priority, she said, would be to stem a sharp decline in the ...

‘Education Challenge’ open to area youth

MARQUETTE — For youth interested in the outdoors and looking to do something special in the community, opportunity awaits. The Youth Environmental Education Challenge is a one-week experience for youth ages 12-16, according to a news release from YEEC. “This experience will help youth ...

APNewsBreak: Sesame Street, SeaWorld plan more joint parks

By MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla.— Muppets fans are going to have more places to ask the question, “Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street?” SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. and the nonprofit behind Sesame Street announced Thursday that they are expanding their ...

New experiences at physical therapy

For the past year, I have been getting some bad pains in the area where my leg bends. At first my mom thought I was just growing, but then it started happening more and more often, so we went to my doctor who suggested I start physical therapy. A physical therapist is someone who helps you ...

Get into the mix with MATechMC

By CHRISTIE BLECK Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — The first ever cohort of the Marquette-Alger Technical Middle College has been recognized. A cohort is defined as “a group of people banded together or treated as a group.” That term definitely can be applied to the Class of ...

Voices of youth

What are you looking forward to the most in the next 10 years?

Bulletin Board

Chamber Children’s Carnival Friday ISHPEMING — On Friday, the Greater Ishpeming Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting its first kids event: Chamber Children’s Carnival presented by title sponsor, J-Goods Plumbing and Heating, which is located at 701 Everett St. in Negaunee. The ...

Marquette dancers shine

Studio Dance Arts Marquette recently competed at the Showstopper American Dance Championships in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin in April. The local dance school’s competitive team consisted of 25 dancers aged 7-15 years. Twenty six routines were prepared by the Studio Dance Arts troupe in various ...

HITTING THE TRAILS

MARQUETTE — One of the main goals of a new club at Bothwell Middle School is to have fun. But members were told Wednesday: “While we’re having fun, don’t run into each other.” That might have been easy to do considering they were enthusiastic middle schoolers waiting for their ...

‘Star Wars’ is popular because it has everything

Eleanor Grosvenor, 12 In a galaxy far, far away in Marquette people are going crazy for “Star Wars.” My love for “Star Wars” has always been epic. When I was little I thought that the Rebels blew up the Death Star on accident and then the Empire got mad and then the Rebels blew up the ...

Distracted parenting

By CHRISTIE BLECK Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Today’s parenting is not the same as it was even a decade ago. Cell phones come in handy when parents need to reach someone in the case of an emergency, for instance, but their overuse also can keep them from making meaningful ...

Spacecraft survives unprecedented trip between Saturn, rings

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has survived an unprecedented trip between Saturn and its rings, and has amazing pictures to show for it. Flight controllers regained contact with Cassini on Thursday, a day after it became the first ...

Voices of youth

What is your favorite day or holiday and why?