Archive for April, 2017

Is keeping animals in zoos a good thing?

April 12, 2017
Is keeping animals in zoos a good thing?

By Sartre Ndebaneza, We are all familiar with taking a short walk in a park, visiting zoos, and even taking some food to feed those poor animals. How about giving your loved ones a visit to a Sea World show? How about protecting animals and providing them with good healthcare and feeding them? There are a lot […]

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Investigating Patterson’s rodent problem

April 12, 2017
Investigating Patterson’s rodent problem

Patterson is known for the roaches and mice that can be found all throughout the school. A lot of classrooms have mice living in the walls and sometimes during the day they make an appearance. So why does Patterson have this rodent and insect problem if the janitors clean every day–both after the students leave and during the day?

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RYP students visit National Geographic Headquarters

April 12, 2017
RYP students visit National Geographic Headquarters

Students who participate in the Refugee Youth Project program went on a field trip to Washington DC on March 17 . The trip featured a tour of the headquarters of the National Geographic Society where students learned how experts in different fields use photos to express their messages.

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Code Baltimore teaches students how to program apps for Apple products

April 12, 2017
Code Baltimore teaches students how to program apps for Apple products

Code Baltimore is an after school program at Patterson High School. The program is about learning the Apple’s official language, “SWIFT”.

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EDITORIAL: Immigration ban is illegal and wrong

April 12, 2017
EDITORIAL: Immigration ban is illegal and wrong

Most Americans are questioning if President Trump’s executive order restricting immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries is legal or illegal. The order appears to be illegal because it puts limits on a particular group of people. Trump’s order is unconstitutional because it targets only one religion. The editors of the Patterson Press believe that everyone should be welcomed and treated fairly in the U.S. regardless of their religion, ethnicity and national origin. The beauty of the U.S. is its diversity. Immigrants also contribute a lot to America’s economy. What is still not understandable is why Trump kept people from those seven Muslim countries from re-entering the country when they were legal residents who already had green cards and had not done anything wrong.

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Journalism class visits Newseum

April 10, 2017
Journalism class visits Newseum

Students from Mr. Pesa’s journalism class along with students from several other classes participated in a field trip to the Newseum in Washington D.C. on March 24, 2017. The purpose of the trip was for the students to learn more about how the news is made, explore issues surrounding first Amendment freedoms and see the history of news back in the day through rare artifacts, hands-on exhibits and multi-media displays.

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