Sorry, We’re Closed. January 11, 2019

On December 22nd, the US government entered a partial shutdown. What’s a shutdown? Why? Who’s affected by it? So many questions, we know! Firs

A Chain Reaction January 11, 2019

Why do people protest? Last year, teachers across the United States went on strike to protest low pay and poor classroom conditions. In Armenia, peopl

Snowball Fights Are Important, Right? January 2, 2019

Here’s a fun bit of news for the winter … Ninety-eight years ago, a town in Colorado banned something that many children cherish: snowball fights.

Healthy School Lunch Not Required? December 14, 2018

What’s in your school lunch today? Maybe a healthy sandwich, some veggie sticks, and perhaps a treat. Or maybe you got lunch at school, where the me

That’s One Supportive Peacock? December 14, 2018

When the holidays come around, many of us will be getting on airplanes to visit friends and family or to embark on a much-needed vacation. If you’r

Fear Not … Fearless Girl Gets Her New Home December 14, 2018

Remember that girl who stared down a bull last year in New York City? Well, she wasn’t a real girl but rather a statue of a little girl approximatel

Can Good Intentions Go Bad? December 7, 2018

When rules and laws are put in place in any country, there are usually good reasons for them. A tax, for example, can help pay for city infrastructure

The World Says Farewell To #41 December 7, 2018

On November 30th, George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States, passed away in his home in Houston, Texas. He was ninety-four years old.

Bright Idea? November 30, 2018

Can it be? A second moon in China? Oh, you better believe it! It might seem like an impossibility, but if you’ve been keeping up with Xyza news, the

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