Start the New Year Right

Christmas may be over, but that does not mean that we should stop spreading the love. During the holiday months, we often forget that there are many unfortunate people in the world. To combat this, my school held our annual Christmas Drive. The student body was encouraged to donate personal items, clothing, non-perishables, or toys. […]

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The Truth About Hanukkah

Hello, dear Germs, and happy holidays! I know most of us are on our (much needed) winter breaks, but sit yourselves down and prepare to get schooled: Hanukkah style. Hanukkah, the festival of light, isn’t as widely celebrated as many other Jewish holidays (Passover, Yom Kippur, Rosh Hashanah), but since it happens to fall around the […]

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The Best Way to Enjoy the Holidays

December marks the month of family get-togethers and holiday parties. However, it is also a time when everyone is worried about the few “holiday pounds” they might gain. While searching for gift ideas, I stumbled across a Reader’s Digest article called “The Best, Proven Ways to Keep Off Holiday Party Pounds.” This article offers strategies on how to […]

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