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Video Game Review: Cat Mario

Video Game Review: Cat Mario

Koll Severson, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


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Ah...I remember playing this when I was around 8. I couldn’t figure out this was supposed to be a troll game, nor figure out how to get to the next level. Time to do this game all over again. A trap here, a trap there...you will die over and over again, but you have unlimited lives, so don’t worry...

Video Game Review: Castle War

Koll Severson, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


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This game is a card game where you fight either the enemy player or the person you’re playing with by attacking or building your castle. Having to reach 100 castle height or completely demolishing the other’s castlewi the game. A player uses magic, weapons, and building bricks to help defend and...

Scythe: Book Review

Scythe: Book Review

Miralhi Taylor-Martin, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


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Rowan and Citra are kids who blend into the background. Until one fateful day when they are chosen to be an apprentice to a Scythe. Scythes are bringers of death in this time, for death has been conquered. Neither of these teens want this role, which qualifies them for the job right away.  Rowan and...

Landslide: A Song Inspired Short Story

Hannah Steines-Wolfson, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


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  *This short story is inspired by Fall Out Boy's "The Last of the Real Ones."  The song lyrics are italicized.* “Nona?” he called out, unable to find her.   I was just an only child of the universe, And then I found you, And then I found you.   “Nona!...

Haunt the House

Haunt the House

Koll Severson, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


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Haunt the House is a free online game. Basically, you're a ghost that haunts certain objects in the house to scare people. Here’s the catch; the scarier you are, the more abilities you get, but, scare people too much and they’ll do something dumb, like try to climb down a window. Your obj...

Achievement Unlocked 1

Achievement Unlocked 1

Koll Severson, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


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Achievement Unlocked 1 is a free online Puzzle & Skill Game. P.S: The space bar does literally nothing. Basically, you are a blue elephant trying to unlock all the achievements you can. Throw yourself into spikes, find secret hideouts and numbers (to help you unlock more achievements, of course)...

Creative Writing Contest Winners

Olivia Gnad

April 11, 2018


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Quaker Valley Middle School’s QV Ink Newspaper is proud to announce the winner of the Creative Writing Contest. Congratulations to Amelia Kain, who won first place with her short story submission of “Trip Wolf” and to Angi Krebs, who won second place with her submission of “My Long Story”!...

Stranger than Fanfiction Book Review

Stranger than Fanfiction Book Review

Mareena Musser, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


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Stranger than Fanfiction By: Chris Colfer Number of Pages: 295 Cash Carter is a famous young adult, of the hit show Wiz Kids. A fan jokingly invites him on a cross-country road trip with him and his three best friends, and Cash oddly accepts. Cash learns about each character through the s...

Creative Writing Contest Spotlight Winnter: Trip Wolf

Amelia Kain, Creative Writer

March 15, 2018


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Trip Wolf Written by Amelia Kain I am late. I am very, very late, and the wolves are coming out. Let me start by telling you a bit about my scenario. I live in a world unlike yours, where humans and wolves are equal. The humans can have the daytime, as was decided long ago, and the wolves the nigh...

Creative Writing Contest Spotlight Winner: My Long Story

Anji Krebs, Creative Writer

March 15, 2018


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My Long Story Written by Anji Krebs I was young and I don’t remember much from when I was small, but I remember my mother. She was so lovely and sweet, and my father was strong but gentle around me. We lived in a wonderful house in a beautiful town. My life was perfect until one day it change...

Video Game Review: Kirby

Video Game Review: Kirby

Koll Severson & Sarah Johnson, Staff Writers

March 15, 2018


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  Koll: Once you get in the game, you’ll notice (As you walk forward) that there are various enemies. Suck them up into your mouth, then spit them out as a star to destroy other enemies and star blocks. Sarah: Kirby is always hungry, and he can inhale various enemies that stand in his...

Video Game Review: Five Night at Freddy’s

Video Game Review: Five Night at Freddy’s

Koll Severson & Sarah Johnson, Staff Writers

March 15, 2018


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Guest edition Koll: Okay, it’s been a long time since I’ve done a game review. So I’m back, and I’m with a guest to explain it with me. Five Nights at Freddy's is a basic horror game, with jumpscares that get scarier as games progress. Sarah: The lure of this game is it is dark an...

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