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Sick Rudolf

sw_4The day before Christmas Eve disaster struck. One of Santa’s main reindeers, Rudolf, was very sick. Santa didn’t know what to do. If Rudolf was sick on the night of Christmas Even how can Santa give everyone their presents for being so good? But Santa also thought about...
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Christmas Times

Uh yeah, Christmas is just around, I hear the music so I turn up the sound. I can’t believe it’s so near it’s the most wonderful time of year. It was celebrated by the birth of Jesus. He was born on the Christmas season.

Everybody say HAY HAY HAY and if you don’t it won’t be...

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The Old Man


There was an old man from Peru

Who dreamed he was eating his shoe

He woke in a fright

In the middle of the night

He saw a puff of smoke

And thought it was a joke

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Christmas War

sw_1It was a cold December morning and the snow was glistening in the sun. My mother had gone to work in the ammunition factory. My grandmother lived with us and had the fire lighting and the breakfast ready for me and my sister. We had very little...
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2N Make a Book

Report on “Make –a – Book 2014” by Class 2N

In Library class we decided to make a book for the “Make a Book” exhibition. Ms. Carmody, the librarian, came up with a great idea. We would look at the river Tolka and write stories based around it. First we traced the river from source to finish...
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History Department Mission Statement

The aim of the Riversdale History Department (in conjunction with the Junior and Senior syllabi) is to introduce students to the breadth and depth of the human experience by a study of past events, societies and cultures. Through this study students will develop their abilities to conduct research, analyze and assess evidence, and articulate...
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Joseph Vassarionvich Stalin 1878-1920

By Miroslav Talar

Stalin was born in Russia 18th of December 1878 and died 5th of March 1953. Stalin was the first general secretary of the communist party of a soviet union. In 1929 Stalin makes the New Economic Policy. Stalin before his death in 1953 led the USSR during...

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Joseph Stalin

by Eric Mwamba

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One of the most powerful and murderous dictators in history, Stalin was the grate ruler of the Soviet Union for a quarter of...
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Josef Stalin : December 21, 1879 – March 5, 1953

By Henry Kulikov

template_clip_image002_0009 The Early Years: Josef Stalin suffered a bout of smallpox when he was seven and this permanently scarred his face. At the age of twelve, his left arm suffered permanent damage due to two carriage accidents. At sixteen, he...
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By Scott Costello

template_clip_image002_0008 Adolf Hitler was born in the early hours of the morning on 20 April 1889. He was the 4th son of Klara Polzl out of 6 children. When he was three years old, his family relocated to Kapuzinerstrasse in Passau in Germany. When Hitler was...
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