Featured Stories

  • 20 iPhone Tricks Featured StoriesBy Max, Ben, A-ron and Matthew                  Need tricks to use with your iPhone? Well, here they are!1. If you want to improve the brightness on your ...
    Posted Apr 23, 2015, 7:48 PM by John Calvert
  • Should Phones Be Able to Be Used In School? By: Yash and Rowan                                       5th Grader Matthew Silver Says: “I disagree with the new rule of how kids are not allowed to use phones in school. If I was in charge, I would not ...
    Posted Apr 1, 2015, 9:37 AM by Jennifer Hefner
  • Saving Animals! By: Anyi and Eleanor Animal skin or fur might be fashionable, but did you ever think about the animal? Or the animal’s family? Does your house have anything made out of animals? Check ...
    Posted Jan 23, 2015, 9:35 AM by Jennifer Hefner
  • The Fifth Grade Quiz Show by: Maha The Fifth Grade Quiz Show     On January 27th, 2015 at 7:00 pm, the Quaker Ridge Fifth Grade Parent Activity Volunteers will be putting together the annual Quiz Show. All ...
    Posted Jan 14, 2015, 9:36 AM by Jennifer Hefner
  • A Quick Educational Trip by: Ben A Quick Educational TripTo Philadelphia   Are you looking for an educational weekend vacation? Well, do I have a suggestion for you.        Philadelphia is about a 4 hour drive from ...
    Posted Dec 18, 2014, 10:30 AM by Jennifer Hefner
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People

  • Interview with Ms. Papantoniou by: Maha & Sarah   Getting to know Ms. Papantoniou     For those of you that may not know our fourth grade team of teachers, we wanted to take this opportunity to introduce you to one ...
    Posted Jan 14, 2015, 9:04 AM by John Calvert
  • Interview with Mrs. Kenney by: Brendan F. As a student in Mrs. Kenney’s fifth grade class and being a member of The Quaker Paper, I had the opportunity to interview Mrs. Kenney. There are many things ...
    Posted Jan 14, 2015, 11:41 AM by John Calvert
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Sports

  • A Hit to the Center of the Stands Turned into the Center of Attention By NoahThe extraordinary Albert Pujols age: 32 from Raleigh, NC is the only player to hit his 499 and 500 home runs in the same day, during the win ...
    Posted May 18, 2014, 1:28 PM by QR Media
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The Funnies

  • The Kid With the Green Lips
    Posted May 29, 2014, 1:36 PM by QR Media
  • The Popsicle King Click to Enlarge.
    Posted May 29, 2014, 1:34 PM by QR Media
  • Riddles with Seth J WRITE YOUR ANSWER IN THE COMMENTS! Welcome to Games with Seth J Lets start off with.....Riddles! OK so:  A king wants his daughter to mary the smartest man in ...
    Posted May 18, 2014, 12:32 PM by QR Media
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Science

  • Influenza Influenza is a highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory passages causing fever, severe aching, and catarrh, and often occurring in epidemics. Influenza can cause viruses to spread and can ...
    Posted May 29, 2014, 1:13 PM by QR Media
  • Asthma Attack If you have asthma, the inside walls of the airways in your lungs can become inflamed and swollen. In addition, membranes in your airway linings may secrete excess mucus. The ...
    Posted May 29, 2014, 1:12 PM by John Calvert
  • Measles Measles epidemic in the U.S. because people don’t get vaccinations. Measles is a contagious breathing disease created by a virus. Both the disease and the virus are also ...
    Posted May 29, 2014, 1:10 PM by John Calvert
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Travel

  • Ski at Thunder Ridge! by Maha Do you and your family love skiing, but hate to get in the car to travel to far-away mountains. Look no further. There is a wonderful place only 45 ...
    Posted Mar 8, 2015, 8:16 PM by John Calvert
  • Golden Arrow Hotel The Golden Arrow Hotel in Lake Placid, NY is a beautiful resort that overlooks Mirror Lake. The hotel is located in the center with access to all sorts of fun ...
    Posted Apr 23, 2013, 6:58 PM by John Calvert
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World News

  • Over 200 are killed as a ferry capsizes in South Korean Ferry Capsizes 97 people are still missing after a ferry capsized just off the coast of South Korea, on its way to Jeju.  This island is also known as the Hawaii of ...
    Posted May 29, 2014, 12:54 PM by John Calvert
  • 200 Kidnapped Girls in Nigeria By Jane Schmelkin Why are we just ignoring the fact that in Nigeria 200 girls were kidnapped by Boko Haram, a member of a terrorist group, and the government couldn’t care less ...
    Posted Jun 10, 2014, 2:01 PM by John Calvert
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Entertainment

  • The Red Plum Restaurant Experience by: Brendan If you want some family time, some super yummy food, and lots and lots of fun, you should go to Red Plums Hibachi for dinner. There might be some other ...
    Posted Apr 1, 2015, 9:41 AM by Jennifer Hefner
  • Ballroom Dance Reflections and Poems by Fifth Graders We recently hosted our Fifth Grade Ballroom Dance Performance at Quaker Ridge on December 11th, 2014. After 20 lessons with our Teaching Artist, Mr. Simon, we held our culminating event ...
    Posted Jan 14, 2015, 9:26 AM by Jennifer Hefner
  • The Polar Express Movie Recommendation By: Ben A Fun Winter MovieIs your family looking for a good winter movie? Well, do I have an amazing movie for you and it is great for all ages ...
    Posted Dec 18, 2014, 11:03 AM by Jennifer Hefner
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Local News

  • Quaker Ridge Art Pictures by: Sam B.
    Posted Jan 6, 2015, 9:48 AM by Jennifer Hefner
  • Ballroom Dance An Introduction to Ballroom Dance At first, touching their partner’s hand was like getting a 3rd degree burn, for the students at Quaker Ridge Elementary school in Scarsdale, NY ...
    Posted May 18, 2014, 1:30 PM by John Calvert
  • Waltztastic Ballroom Dance By Seth Jacobson Scarsdale NY.       At Quaker Ridge Elementary school in the 5th graders are learning ballroom dance from a wonderful teacher,Ms.Jana who is currently working with a ...
    Posted May 18, 2014, 12:41 PM by John Calvert
  • Boogie to the Beat! Scarsdale NY- According to multiple students from Quaker Ridge Elementary School, “Ballroom dance is a great way to move around and get your energy out.” This year, at Quaker Ridge ...
    Posted May 18, 2014, 11:59 AM by John Calvert
  • Give the Dance a Chance By Billy LeungScarsdale, New York- What is ballroom dance? Ballroom dance is a style of dance that is well known around America.  Dancing classrooms brought ballroom dance to Quaker ...
    Posted May 18, 2014, 10:15 AM by John Calvert
  • The Buzz Around Scarsdale Scarsdale, NY- Everyone is talking about the beginning of Scarsdale Little League. There are 2 leagues for 5th and 6th graders, the Pacific and Atlantic. Kids from kindergarten through 6th ...
    Posted Jun 11, 2014, 12:56 PM by QR21 LassA
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