Articles by Kyle Brady

Poll: Top 10 Christmas Movies

Top 10 Christmas Movies Over the years there have been plenty of great Christmas movies released. Reporters Kyle Brady ’23 and Christian Whitfield ’23 went around campus and asked FCS community members what their favorite was. Here are the results: ELF (11 Votes) How The Grinch Stole Christmas (8 Votes) Home Alone (7 Votes) A Charlie Brown Christmas (3 Votes) The Polar Express (3 Votes) Die Hard (3 Votes) Nightmare Before Christmas (2 Votes) A Christmas Carol (2 Votes) National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (2 Votes) Love Actually (2 Votes) Happy Holidays!


Stream Study: East Branch Indian Creek

Throughout the past two months the 8th graders have been going to the East Indian Creek and collecting data. For extra credit thay could post their findings in The Phoenix Inquirer. Here were their findings. “Our job at East Indian Creek is to test the water and find ways to improve stream health. We tested for values, for example,  of dissolved oxygen and took weekly measures of the water’s pH levels. We hope to improve stream health and share ways to protect Earth’s clean water.” Dev Gupta (2023)   RESULT TABLE: Provided by – Eva Kusiatin, Faiza Carey, Juliette Schad, and Lindsay McCammon Visit One Visit Two Visit Three HEALTH Air Temp (in c) 16° 4° 16° Water Temp (in c) 13° 4° 12° pH 7 6 7 GREAT Phosphate 1 0 1 GOOD Nitrate 5 5 2 BAD Do N/A 4 (31% Sat) 4 (35% Sat) BAD BOD N/A…


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Stream Data: An Ad for 8th Graders

Stream Data: Ad for 8th Graders Something you should know about the stream data project due on 11/16/18 8th graders. I know many of you are stressed about the stream data website project due 11/16. If you are interested in extra credit on the project, you can get “Up to 10 points for publishing some aspect of your project in FCS Just the Facts or the Phoenix Inquirer (the middle school newspaper)”. If you would like to add an aspect of your project to the newspaper for 10 points (almost 2 pages worth of points) Please email me at kbrady@friendscentral.org. Some things that might be a good idea to add could be a video on how to conduct a water quality test, Some nice photos that you took at the stream site, one or more of the environmental problem paragraphs, or a special project. Please notify me (Kyle Brady) by…


Fortnite Season 6

Fortnite season 6 started a few weeks ago, and seeing how the cube event is going, this season looks promising. In this article I will go over new locations and skins in Fortnite Season 6. Skins Every season we have had an assortment of amazing skins. This season we seem to have a great set of Skins in the Battlepass. Calamity (Gold) Calamity is one of the first two skins that you get when you buy the battlepass. Calamity is a cowgirl that you can level up 6 times to change the look. DJ Yonder (purple) The iconic Fortnite llama finally gets its own skin, but with a catch. The skin is basically a Fortnite llama with headphones, with a disco vibe. Giddy-Up (purple) A more disliked skin of the season, Giddy-Up is a default skin riding a llama. This is supposed to be a nod at the famous blow-up…




Looking Ahead: Upcoming Movie Casts & Crews

So, wow! The past week has revealed a lot of “news” about what is happening in Hollywood, and of course we’re here to fill you in. Here are four things that were announced in Hollywood recently! The Coen Brothers are officially writing the Scarface reboot’s script First of all, the Coen brothers are signed on to write the script for the reboot of the 1983 classic thriller film Scarface. I’m case you aren’t familiar with the work of these brilliant screenwriters and directors, they have directed and written amazing movies such as Fargo, No Country for Old Men, Raising Arizona, O Brother Where Art Thou, The Big Lebowski, and quite a few more. They have shown massive range, making one of the best comedies of all time, The Big Lebowski, to a chilling drama that set the tone for modern mobster films, No Country for Old Men. Fans of the original Scarface…


The Make-Off

Calvin, Marcus, Kyle, and the judge Dev try to make the best thing possible in 5 minutes using the wonderful resources provided by the makerspace. For those of you who don’t know, the makerspace is a workshop located in the basement of the FCC. Anyone can come during lunch to make whatever they desire. This video will show multiple things you do with the makerspace and provide content that hopefully you will find entertaining. Please enjoy!


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