Kids Corner articles

Elizabeth A. Mercer, 83, Westport

Elizabeth A. ”Betty”  (Barlow) Mercer, 83, of Westport, passed away Saturday, June 6, 2015,in the Sarah S. Brayton Nursing Center in Fall River. She was the wife of the late John L. “Jack” Mercer. Born in Fall River, the daughter of the late William and Catherine (Ward) Barlow, she was a 1950 graduate of the

Book review: ‘Wonder’

“Don’t judge a boy by his face,” “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio, is about a boy named August Pullman. He does normal things such as eating pizza or playing video games. The only abnormal thing about August is his face. He was born with a disease that makes his face look different. August has dealt with

Who’s your favorite superhero?

Question: Why are superheroes so important? Answer: Because they are amazing and they save us! Everyone loves superheroes. Who doesn’t? We surveyed four classes at HMS about their favorite superheroes. Here are the results. Mrs. Clegg’s class results: Flash-2, Iron Man-2, Superman-7, Batman-1, Spiderman-5, the Hulk-7. Mrs. Bailey’s class results: Flash-0, Iron Man-2, Superman-0, Batman-8,

Getting to know Mrs. McGee

We’ve decided to interview Mrs. McGee to see what it’s like to take on the new job at Hampden Meadows School. We know that the parents and kids wanted to know more about the new principal and we have your answers. Q: How is Hampden Meadows different from Colt Andrews? A: Hampden Meadows has only

Lego interview

People around the world like Legos and so do we! We like Legos because they are fun to build and you can create stuff with Legos by using your imagination. We interviewed one boy who loves Legos. Q. How many Legos do you have? A. A lot Q. How long have you had them? A.

Fourth grade has welcome assembly

To make the new fourth-graders less nervous, Hampden Meadows held a welcome assembly for them. Some fourth-graders got surprise envelopes from Mrs. McGee with paw stickers on them. Inside there were questions about Mrs. McGee, which she answered. We found out that her favorite holiday is New Year’s Day because it also happens to be