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IES S IERRA N EVADA ´ S M ONTHLY REVIEW
T HE S NOW H ILL F ANZINE
V OLUME 1, N O . 2 M AY 2010
F RANKY THE B IRD T HIS ISSUE
I am in the classroom,
in the window there is a
bird's nest. The nest is • Stories from
made up of grass, plants, Santa Susana
rope, paper, and all kind
of stuff. • Updates from
One day, at the begin-
ning of the story, we ar- the bilingual
rived to the class at 8:30, section
and the nest was broken.
But the next day, the • Happenings-
bird was working to Alejandro Garcia, Jose Martinez and Franky
made the nest again. On from 1st and
the 17th of May, 2010, the The next day, people saw one egg in
bird layed its first egg, the other window. We caught the egg 2nd of ESO
the blue one. and put it back in the nest of the other
The next day, it put its window. • Telescope Trip
second egg, then it has All the students from 2º of ESO A
been sitted up. have decided the bird's name. It's name
C ONTENTS :
S TORIES FROM 2
S ANTA S USANA
A N A MERICAN B REAKFAST
M ORE S TORIES ... 3
On Friday, May
28th students from
2nd of ESO made an T ELESCOPE T RIP 3
A MERICAN BREAK- 4
The entire class FAST
went to the park’s
C OMICS 4
house and Juanma
and Brittany made
scrambled eggs and V OCABULARY 4
bacon in the kitchen.
The students loved
trying the new food.
P AGE 2 T HE S NOW H ILL F ANZINE
S TORIES FROM S ANTA SUSANA
By Aurelia and Juan David 4ºA We did a lot of activities: At night, we went to the
Last April we went to riding horses, climbing, ti- disco. Everybody danced,
Santa Susana with the stu- rolina, kayaking, obstacle except Javi (he was busy
dents of Getafe and Mont- track, bowing, rifle shot, with his computer), and
cada i Rexac, in order to do beach games, and sports. Samanta.
the English week, a trip or- There were also a pool,
ganized by the Bilingual ping-pong tables and tennis Later, we returned to the
Project. courts, to use in our free bungalows, to open Loly's
time. pension, the best bungalow
The teachers were Irish, so of the camp.
we always had to speak Eng- Our favourite activity was
lish, because they didn't un- the tirolina (zip wire). It was We had shows every night
derstand Spanish (Spanish amazing! ( concerts of Miriam - the
to them sounded like pension was filled!)
bla,bla,bla) At first, it was so The activity we liked the
difficult, but later we could least was riding horses, it We made a lot of friends,
understand all they said. was the first time that we and some students fell in
did it, and some horses were love, but that’s another
We went to Santa Susana crazy. story.
by bus. It was quite boring
because it was so far. The food was DELI- The last day, we were very
CIOUS. We could repeat sad, but we hope to see them
When we arrived, we met whenever we liked. again!
the monitors. They were
pretty kind, but we were The waiters were rather In conclusion, this trip was
scared when we saw that kind, although they thought fantastic, we had fun all the
they only spoke English. that we had stolen some ice- trip and we learnt a lot of
What could we do? cream, and one of them English! We want to repeat
We thought that we would- said: You don't respect my next year!
Our trip to Santa Susana
Raluca and Vanessa 4º ESO
On this trip we learned a lot of Eng-
lish. We liked the activities we did very
I liked the monitors very very much
because they taught us a lot of new
things and new words in English.
We rode a horse, we played baseball,
football and many games and we
climbed. At night, we went to the disco
and we had fun.
During our free time, we went to Car-
refour and we bought a lot of food to eat
at night. We did theater and it was very
Students on the beach getting ready to kayak
V OLUME 1, N O . 2 P ÁGINA 3
M ORE S TORIES FROM S ANTA S USANA
The best activity was riding
horses. The worst part was the
project, it was an activity in which
we did writing activities to prepare
a wedding where each one had a
role, that was so boring!
In the evenings we rested in the
bungalows with our friends.
We played cards, ate candies and
sweets, we talked about the day, we
Students getting an English lesson in horseback riding. told jokes and drank sodas.
By Silvia Patricia 4º ESO
We arrived on Monday, April 19th, and we lodged in In conclusion, the trip of Santa
bungalows of three to four people. In the afternoon we Susana was incredible, amazing
did physical activities, such as climbing.
I never will forget the others stu-
The other days we did a lot of funny activities as rid- dents, the monitors and in general
ing horses, build a raft, kayak, tirolina, search for a the trip.
treasure, archery, volleyball,
I.E.S. Sierra Nevada in Calar alto
By Alberto Ruiz Delgado & Olga eration of the great tele- impression and admired
Toribio Rueda scope of the observatory and the act that we visited
all the mechanisms. one of the best observa-
Last Friday, May 14th, 1 At the end of the visit we tories on the world.
Bach-A and 3 ESO-A visited the all were left with a big
Astronomical Center Hispanic
German (CAHA), located 2,168
meters above sea level.
This observatory has 4 tele-
scopes, of which, one of them
the second biggest in Europe. It
has a diameter of 3.5 meters.
When arriving at the observa-
tory they took us to a room and
they taught with photographs
and stow data, constellations,
nebulas and galaxies taken with
the four telescopes.
Later, they showed us the op-
Organización An American Breakfast...
Americans usually eat a big breakfast early in the morn-
E NGLISH W ORD OF THE W EEK ing, between 7 to 9. Then around 11 or 12 Americans
Blueberry eat lunch, usually when you are eating your breakfast.
Below are some favorite breakfast foods for many
BLUE · BER · RY - NOUN ( ARÁNDANO ) Americans.
1. a bluish berry that you can eat, a
type of fruit
Pancakes: First adapted by the French
from China and Nepal in the 12 century
I like to put blueberries on my pancakes. by Crusaders. Americans then took this
recipe and used it themselves.
Bears like to eat blueberries for breakfast.
Eggs and Bacon: usually eaten with toast
and a cup of coffee.
I F YOU WANT TO SUBMIT Cereal is another big part of American
ARTICLES, PICTURES, breakfast. The first modern cereal was
COMPLAINTS, POEMS, invented by vegetarians in the 1860's in
D R A W I N G S , O R J O KE S Michigan. After this invention it was
SEND THEM TO: spread across the U.S. The first cereal
trademark was created in 1877 and it was
FANZINE@IESSIERRA the Quaker Oats man.