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The ZIS Scoop November 21st 2013: MARKET ISSUE

Student Newspaper 2 CHF Donations to Philippines Issue No. 2

Famine to Feast

Special points of interest:  What’s happening around the world. And what to do about it.  Our club is full, but we want to hear about yours too. Please make contact with us.

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here are a ton of new people who have joined the fabulous club of news team. In fact, only two people were here last term who have carried on, out of three! There is now a waiting list! I have asked all of the new students to news team why they joined news team, and what they think of it so far. Here is what some of them thought:

 Feeling the winter blues? No more, read some great ideas inside this issue.

Ukuk Arman - I joined the club because Joshua inspired me to.

 This week we have a Featured letter. Write to us and yours could be next! jbutcher@zis.ch  Watch out for our special report from our own global reporter .. Coming soon!

Inside this issue: ZIS taking action

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Movember Report

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How far can you swim?

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What to do during winter

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ZIS authors

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Jokes

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Market Day

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Selina Demare - I thought it was interesting to tell people what is going on. Noah Gellner - I think that it is more organized than I thought it would be. (Phew says Mr. Butcher). Katie Maunder - I thought it was fun because you got to choose what you could do. Ishika Gupta - It is fun and I am writing about what you could do during the winter and I think it is cool you can write an article. Lily Hindes- It is fun cause you get to find what is happening in school and the around world.

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Email us at: jbutcher@zis.ch and tell us about your club.


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here was a huge typhoon in the Philippines on the eighth of November. Where winds hit 200mph. About 10,000 people have been killed by Typhoon Haiyan which went through 6 of the main islands in the Philippines. 11 million people have been affected by this disaster. And on records 673,000 people have lost their homes. Now people are looking at what was supermarkets but now massive piles of rubble, many are scavenging what's left of the foods and drinks. Most of the people are fighting each other for food, and some people want to help but they are afraid to go because they have proper connection to food and water.

(UNICEF),International Rescue Committee (IRC),Doctors Without Borders, International committee of the Red Cross, The international medical corps' emergency response fund, save the children, Mercy corps, Mgive foundation, World vision, American Jewish World Service, Helping Hand For Relief and Development, GlobalGiving, AmeriCares And Interaction, We really hope you help these unfortunate people. Don't you want to save millions of peoples lives? The bottles that we have sent around the classrooms in Lower school will help the unfortunate in the Philippines. Donate now!

The U.N is sending over 190 million pounds (280 million CHF). Typhoon Haiyan passed to northern Vietnam, near the Chinese border, where it weakened to a tropical storm. Forecasters say heavy rain is likely to hit the Philippines later, which could make the rescue efforts much more difficult. The UN will work alongside the Philippines government, and that they would focus on getting food, shelter and health supplies to the survivors. Typhoon Haiyan is so strong, it has been graded a level 5 storm, the highest category. Here are some of the charities helping this disaster, United Nations Children's Emergency Fund

Editor: Edward Widerberg. Reporters: Katherine Maunder and Benjamin Maunder Inserted image (middle): Site: http://www.theguardian.com/ commentisfree/2013/nov/17/typhoon-haiyan-slow-climate-


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More Of MOvember

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ovember has started!! You may have heard about it and most probably seen most of the male teachers sporting one! But in case you were wondering what Movember, it is a month where men grow moustaches and collect money to help fight cancer and other diseases that men can get.

Here is a sneak peak. We are hoping the moustaches are as funny, scary, weird as last year. Don’t forget there will be a vote on the moustache styles. Reporters: Tommy and Edward

The men participating collect money to grow a moustache in honor of Movember. All of the money goes to the Movember Bros. Association. On November (Movember) 29th, ZIS is going to launch a special, early morning assembly and all the male teachers that are participating are going to show off their moustaches.

How far can you swim?

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ean Conway made it to swim up from the west coast from Land's End in South West England to John O'Groats in the far north of Scotland. His plan was to become the first person to do the 900 mile/1448.409 km swim. Conway finished 135 days after he started off and said it was the hardest thing he had ever done in his entire life. He was stung 10 times by jellyfish, swallowed lots of sea water and felt seasick a lot. In the past few weeks he has been so cold he has been unable to chew hard foods and has had to have his meals mashed up. He only got to swim 90 of the 135 days - he spent the rest of the time out of the water because of bad weather. What’s the furthest you’ve swam? Reporter: Ben Frame and Maartje Barmentlo Image from CBBC


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Featured article

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n this section we are going to share a featured letter by a reader. We hope you like this edition as well. This weeks featured read is a parent. She commented on how cool our newspaper is. She sent us this amazing letter after reading the first issue. We’re thrilled she loved our e-paper. We took the suggestions and we loved them. Maybe your positive, well written article will be featured in the next issue? Drop us an email!

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Feeling The Winter Blues?

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veryone looks forward to holidays. Yes? But when they come not everyone is joyful. I don't know about you, but some people get bored over the holidays. While some of you are having a blast, there are some who might not know what to do. Let me help you avoid this. If you are one of the people that gets bored easily, this article is for you! Ideas for your family and friends:-

Dear News Team,

Out and about:

You guys rock! I enjoyed reading your newspaper! You have completed quite a bit with relatively small team and short amount of time. Bravo! I'm looking forward to seeing what you produce next session.

Why not try skiing, snowboarding or sledging? Take a trip to Klosters, Davos, Austria, or someplace snowy. This will do the trick. You could just go there for a day trip, you don't have to stay there overnight. Come on, what you waiting for. Bored of standing up? Why not try sledging? For a real experience you could try going with more than one person! Come quick, to join the downhill adventure!

Some suggestions: What foods/meals do kids like to eat for dinner (besides pizza!) Anything interesting? Any favorite recipes to share?

Things you could do at home:

I would love to see an interview with a new student to the school - how are they finding their adjustment, what are their impressions of Switzerland?

- Looking for something warm to do inside? Decorate your room or even your house with paper snowflakes, while sipping a cup of warm hot chocolate! Let your creative mind flow!

Keep up the good work!! All the best, Colleen

- Build a snowman. Get a carrot for the nose, two buttons for the eyes, and an old scarf to put around the snowman's neck. Come on, while the snow is thick!

-Does anyone in your family have a party coming up soon? Whether its a birthday or Christmas party you can help out. You could make invitation cards, or decorate the house.


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JOKES

5000 Words

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uring November the fourth and fifth graders had the opportunity to take part in NaNoWriMo. It is an organization which during the month of November they write like crazy. At ZIS forty seven kids are participating! NaNoWriMo is National Novel Writing month. The students come up with a word count for themselves. They have to complete a word count by the end of the month. It is hard work, trust me! You have to write a lot. 5000 words for fifth grade, and 4000 words for fourth. It is a lot of responsibility and fun.

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Q: what is white and red all over? A: a newspaper! Q. What is invisible and smells of carrots? A: A bunny fart! Q. Why can't you play a game in Africa? A. Because there're are too many cheetahs! Q. Why was the puff lonely? A. Because he lost his cheese! Riddle:

It brings on a lot of pressure. I dare you to join next year, or read the books when they come out in February once they are published. Reporters: Sofia and Sonia

Feed me and I live, give me drink and I die. What am I? Send us your answers.


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a few weeks the fourth grade are going to do Market Day. In case you do not know what Market Day is it is a day were all the fourth grade sells their homemade products. The fourth grade kids have a unit in which they learn about marketing, goods and services. Make sure to bring money for the amazing products they have each work very hard on! Last year, Market Day was a hit and we hope this year is as successful. Last year there were people selling brownies, fudge, t-shirts, drinks, and all sorts of products. It was to help them with their marketing skills. This year all the money goes charity including Philipence Typhoon, Red Cross and Heipher.org, UNICEF and War Child. They had to set the price reasonably because then would still make a profit but not too high so cutomers would still buy the products because. This year the 4th graders will sell products,

like last year. But there will be two dates they will be doing it. The 22nd and the 25th of November, we encourage you to come to both. We hope to see you there. Reporters: Lilly and Selina ZURICH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

NEWS TEAM: AR MAN, UF UK BAJER , LI LLI AN BAR MENT LO, MAAR T JE BAR T EL, SONIA BENNET , WILHELM BR ADFIELD , JOSHU A BUT NER , SOPHIE DEMAR E, SE LINA FR AME, BENJ AMIN GELLNER , NOAH GUPT A, IS HIK A HINDES, L ILLI AN MAUNDER , BENJAM I N MAUNDER , K AT HER I NE OR OL, SOFIA SCHUPP , T HOMAS WIDER BER G, EDWA R D


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