Our trip to Warangal
By- Suhas Kellampalli - Grade 8

As a part of our school excursion, we the students of grade eight had gone to Warangal. The fun we had was endless, and the knowledge we acquired about generating electricity is unforgettable, considering the fact that we learnt it by taking a trip to the power plant. Whether it is learning or not, when we think back onto this trip, we will surely be visited by an array of nostalgic memories.

We began our journey early in the morning, and, after four hours of journey, arrived at the hotel. The travel, as described by many of our classmates, was the best part of the trip. Then we paid visits to some of the many temples of Warangal. The Kakatiya architecture quite well captured in the intricate carvings of the Ramappa Temple left us stupefied. Our next stop was at the Kakatiya Thermal Power Station.


Does Internet Bring Enormous Changes to the Education of the Youth?
Hi, I am Rishi reading in grade 8B. I love creative writing.I am also a die hard Star Wars, chess, and football fan.

Fifty years ago, students did not have the internet, but now, the internet is an integral part of our daily lives. Everyday, we use the internet for an innumerable amount of tasks. We send emails, use the cloud, and juggle with important data files for our professional and personal lives. But does the internet really affect the education of our youth? Does it bring enormous changes in the way children are educated??


GENRE: Fiction/animation
RUNNING TIME: 1hr 40min
VOICE CAST: Raymond Ochoa, Anna Paquin, Jack Bright, Sam Elliot, A.J Buckley, Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand.
DIRECTOR: Peter Sohn

PLOT: A shy dinosaur learns how to overcome his fear with a little help from a tiny, cute cave boy.

Author Details:
My name is Pranathi Reddy -8B and my hobbies are reading books, listening to music, playing tennis, and watching movies! I also enjoy having fun with my friends.


“The Good Dinosaur” asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? The movie works upon this hypothesis to come up with a beautifully animated and a family-friendly movie, even though it doesn’t quite live up the lofty standards put up by Pixar.

The runt of the family litter, Arlo (voiced by Raymond Ochoa) is a timid Apatosaurus who’s encouraged by his father, Poppa Henry (voiced by Jeffrey Wright) to step out of his comfort zone and make his mark in life.


Movie Review: Bajirao Mastani
Title: Bajirao Mastani
Reviewed By: SoundaryaLahari Murari
Rating: 7.5
Genre: Historical Romance
Language: Hindi
Running Time: 2 hours 38 minutes
Release Date: 18th December 2015
Cast: Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra
Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Producers: Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Kishore Lulla
Production Company: Bhansali Productions

Author details: SoundaryaLahari Murari Grade 8B
I love India, reading books, spending time with my friends, watching anime, singing, listening to old Telugu songs, playing the piano, swimming, helping others, and keeping everybody around me happy.  My favourite subject is  Math. Manthan is pretty much home for me.

    My expectations were quite high as I entered the theatre but alas, I was a little disappointed. The movie was slightly dreary and was too serious, with the only light hearted part being Kashibai’s (Priyanka Chopra’s) part. The plot did drag at some places, but was made up for by the realistic war scenes.

    The story revolves mainly around Bajirao (Ranveer Singh), Kashibai (Priyanka Chopra), and Mastani (Deepika Padukone). Kashibai is the devoted first wife of


Book: Moriarty
Author: Anthony Horowitz
Reviewed by: Marcus Fernandez
Genre: Crime Fiction
Rating: *****

Author Introduction:
I love reading, writing, listening to music and watching movies. I especially like reading novels like these. I currently am in 9th grade and I enjoy school.

Sherlock Holmes is dead and darkness falls

'Moriarty' by Anthony Horowitz is a Sherlock Holmes novel with no Sherlock or Watson, in fact Moriarty too is supposedly dead during the events of this novel so how could this book possibly be any good? Well it is, in fact it is fantastic and one of Horowitz's most sophisticated and thoughtful novels.

The main characters are the narrator, Fredrick Chase an American investigator and Athelney Jones a British investigator from Scotland Yard. Chase is a timid yet determined American who forms a quick alliance and friendship Jones to track and hunt down a new ruthless criminal mastermind, Clarence Devereaux following in the evil footsteps of the great Moriarty.


Life of Pi
Movie reviewed by Mahitha, 8A
Name: Life of Pi
Genre: Fantasy and adventure.
Directed by: Ang Lee
Reviewed by: Mahitha
Star rating: 4/5

Ang Lee’s ‘Life of Pi’ is completely a family entertainer which is mainly composed on adventure and fantasy. The movie is based on the novel; which was also named ‘Life of Pi’ written by Yann Martel.

The story revolves around a young boy named Piscine, rather known as Pi. Pi’s parents decided to sell their zoo and moved to Canada, taking a couple of valuable animals with them. On their ship journey to Canada a deadly storm occurs and kills everybody leaving Pi and a few animals alive. Pi and a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker, managed to climb a lifeboat nearby. Now Pi and Richard Parker has to learn to live together in a lifeboat which is interesting to see in the movie.

Piscine Molitor Patel, known as Pi, is the narrator of the whole story. In the movie there were three people who acted as Pi. One is when Pi when he was small.