Panther Possey

Norfolk Junior High. By: Kaliyah Meaux

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Nursery Rhyme

On July 17, 1996, in Norfolk, Virginia, Miss Mary Muffet sat on a tuffet eating her curds and whey; along came a six foot black widow spider and scared Miss Muffet away. Miss Mary Muffet screamed with fear and scattered. The black widow spider pounced and scurried after Miss Muffet destroying everything in its way. Mary Muffet ran into the woods and hid behind the tall mossy trees. The spider silently crept searching for Miss Muffet. Miss Muffet finally escaped running as fast as she could to the police station. She told the police what all happened and two days later they captured the beast.

Volleyball News Article

The worst situation that a volleyball team could be in, is to show up at a game without knowing what skills they needed to win the game. Even though there are many topics to write a news article about, the topic I will be discussing is volleyball. The history and facts make this sport even more interesting and exciting to read about.

Volleyball was invented by William G. Morgan in 1895 and this sport was invented just four years after basketball was invented. He was a twenty-five year old gym teacher in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Volleyball began in the United States and soon had its first game at Springfield College on July 7. “Mintonette,” was its first name, but then after they recognized how the ball was being volleyed, they decided to name it volleyball. The first YMCA volleyball national championships, were held in Brooklyn, New York in 1922. Many felt that tournaments and rules were needed in 1928, so they added rules and tournaments that made the game more competitive. The United States Volleyball Association was also formed in that time. In Tokyo, Japan volleyball became an Olympic sport in the late 1900s and volleyball was already a popular and fitting sport for women in Tokyo. Volleyball turned 115 years old in 2010. The volleyball court the players play on measures 29 feet, 6 inches wide, and 59 feet long. At least once a week, more than 46 million Americans and 800 million people worldwide play the sport, volleyball.

In conclusion, although there are many topics to discuss, volleyball most intrigued me. The history and facts make volleyball more amusing and enjoyable. If you are interested about volleyball, or want more facts, head to

Movie Review

Do you like drama and music movies? If I Stay is a PG-13 movie about a seventeen-year-old girl named Mia Hall who gets into a car accident with her family and is put into a coma. Mia is a musician who plays the cello and wants to pursue her dreams and go to Juilliard. She also met a guy before the accident, who is a rock singer/guitarist and faces the decision on whether to choose the love of her life, or follow her dreams. After her car accident, everything changes and she is caught between life or death. Mia experiences being out of her body watching helplessly as they carry her body to the ambulance while she is in a coma. She realizes that she has to choose to live this terrifying life without her parents, but with her boyfriend Adam, or rejoin her parents in the afterlife. It’s as if she's in a dream watching everything unfold. Will Mia...stay?

If I Stay Official Trailer #1 (2014) - Chloë Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos Movie HD

Favorite App

My favorite app I use is Instagram. Instagram is a video sharing, photo sharing, and social networking app that enables its users to take a picture or video and share it either publicly or privately. Instagram was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, and was launched in 2010 of October. In June 2013, Instagram introduced the choice of uploading short videos and in just 24 hours, 5 million videos were uploaded. This app has many reasons why you would enjoy it such as funny videos, friends posts, and family posts. Need updates on celebrities? Catch up on everything from their meals, to their appearances, and performances on Instagram. Instagram is full of many pictures and videos and one thing many users love is the way Instagram can capture wonderful moments and then share it with family and friends. 68% of these users are women. Instagram is one of the world's most influential social network in just years. Instagram is a amusing and captivating app, so if you don't have this app, I highly recommend you download it right now, and you won't regret it!

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