Waldo Wildcat News
December 2020 Issue 8
Waldo Welcomes New Staff Members
Mrs. Hills Principal
Mrs. Manzo-Vides Spanish Teacher
Mr. Rathje Counselor
Miss Donnamario Social Studies
Ms. Fowler Resource
Mrs. Soekle Science/Social Studies Instructional Coach
Mrs. Carnana Bilingual ELA
Mrs. Leon Administrative Secretary
Street Fighter (game review by Racquel Sartain)
Street Fighter is a game that was first released in 1987 by Capcom for the arcade, and can now be found on Android, PlayStation Portable, and Capcom Classics Collection Vol. 2 for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox. The Street Fighter series was groundbreaking in the fighter genre getting multiple articles to call it game of the year just months after it came out. Up to December 31, 2019, the Street Fighter series made an estimated 12 billion dollars. Street fighter was so popular because it introduced new features in combat such as combos, blocking, and secret techniques that the player had to find themselves instead of just mindlessly beating enemies.
I believe everyone that enjoys fighter games should play Street Fighter at least once to see what “the golden ages” were like and to embrace the origins of fighter games, combo moves, and blocking. Alas, I must admit that the game can get boring quickly after you find all the combo moves. The story is also short and a bit stale, yet competitive fighting is an option for those who enjoyed the gameplay.
Home Alone (movie review by Javier Pantoja)
The Polar Express (book review by Ms. Martin)
Leveling Up Together!
Holiday Lights Around Town
Aurora Festival of Lights at Philips Park - The light display has been at the park for fourteen years, the Festival of Lights in Aurora's historic Phillips Park is one of the largest free outdoor holiday light displays in northern Illinois. There are new displays every year. The Festival of Lights is an epic winter event with surprises around every curve, including animated displays like the 20-foot tall "singing" Christmas tree and Santa's Toy Factory. Donations are accepted to help the Rotary Club of Aurora to keep the Festival of Lights going each year. To donate visit aurorafestivaloflights.com/donate. The Festival of Lights takes place through Sunday, Dec. 27th, Monday to Thursday 5 to 9 PM and Friday/Saturday 5 to 10 PM.
Holiday Lights at Mooseheart - This light display has over 80 displays and is over nearly two miles long. It is one of Chicagoland's largest holiday light tours, the Holiday Lights at Mooseheart is another fabulous light display for you and your family in the Aurora Area. Mooseheart is a residential childcare facility located on 1,000 acres between North Aurora and Batavia. Mooseheart's holiday lights attract visitors from all across the U.S. over the years and is a family favorite with amazing light shows throughout the property. Moosheart Holiday Lights takes place through Thursday, Dec. 31st, the suggested donation is $20 per car.
Lehnertz Ave. Christmas Display - This display has been around for 69 years. The Lehnertz Avenue Christmas Display has been a community tradition for all the families that live on the street and the community. The free holiday drive-through tour shows the biblical Christmas story as told through a beautiful collection of illuminated books, figures representing biblical figures and a manger scene. There is also a Peanuts display at Lehnertz Ave. with Snoopy and his friends. Lehnertz Ave. will be open from Dec. 13th through Jan. 2nd from 5 to 10 PM.
Holiday Lights at Rich Harvest Farms - This holiday light show is located on one of the Top 100 U.S. golf courses. From November 25 to December 31, Rich Harvest Farms will be shining brightly with the over 40 different light displays. To find the golf course look for the little red school house near the Granart and Dugan Road Roundabout. The display will continue all the way to St. Katharine-Drexel Catholic Church. This display is a one-mile drive down Dugan Road in Sugar Grove.
You crack me up!
A cookie sheet.
Where does a snowman keep his money?
In a snowbank.
What is every parent's favorite Christmas carol?
What snack should you make for a snowman holiday party?
Ice Krispy Treats.
Why do mummies like Christmas?
Because of all of the wrapping.
Check out more jokes at: https://redtri.com/funny-christmas-jokes-for-kids/slide/1
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