8 facts about Hanukkah you probably didn’t know

Hanukkah began Sunday, December 6, and ends Monday, December 14th. Most people have a general idea of what Hanukkah is, but they don’t really know what all of the symbols mean or where the symbols came from. Here are eight Hanukkah things – for the eight days of Hanukkah – that you probably didn’t know…

10 ways to give back during the holiday season

Christmas is often a time of year associated with giving and receiving gifts. With this hustle and bustle of buying the perfect gift, wrapping it and placing it under the Christmas tree, we seem to forget what Christmas is all about. Giving is a very important part of the Christmas season and as teenegers we…

Music for Mental Health

Hopefully by now you have all  heard about Music for Mental Health, a benefit concert started in 2014 by Fort Worth Country Day student  Kristin Robinson ’16. Benefitting the LOSS  (Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors) Team from Mental Health America of Greater Tarrant County, this concert provides high schoolers all across Fort Worth the opportunity…

A Little Piece of Italy Comes to Texas

Upon walking in to Nonna Tata, the customer is instantly greeted by the quaint feel of a small restaurant in Italy, nestled in the southside of Fort Worth. Born in Italy, Donatella Trotti opened the restaurant in 2007. When she moved to Texas, she decided to bring a piece of Italy to Texas with her,…

All Saints’ Snapchat Geofilter Contest

Attention All Saints’ Snapchat lovers! Is your school time selfie game at an all-time low? Well luckily, we are on the road to fixing your snapsterpieces by creating an official All Saints’ Snapchat geofilter. If you are new to snapchat, a geofilter is a special overlay for Snaps that can only be accessed in certain locations.…

University Park Village: Blast from the past

University Park Village is a well-known shopping center in the heart of Fort Worth. Have you ever thought about what was it like ten, twenty, or even thirty years ago? The 173,358 ft2 shopping center is home to many lavish boutiques and top notch restaurants, which are main attraction to central Fort Worth. Built in 1996,…

Killer Karaoke

There are countless singing competition shows on American television today from American Idol, The Voice, and The Singing Bee. But I’m sure you’ve never seen one quite as outrageous as truTV’s Killer Karaoke. Killer Karaoke is a perfect combination of Fear Factor and American Idol. The host is Steve-O, star of Jackass, so that should…

Dinner at Dish

Looking for a great date night dinner in Dallas/Fort Worth? Dish restaurant in Cedar Springs is the perfect destination. Winner of the 2014 OpenTable Diners’ Choice award, Dish is a light, vibrant restaurant fit for any occasion. Dish opened it’s doors to the public in 2009 and was an instant hit to the food critics…

Animal Shelters: Why Should I Care?

When walking into shelters, all people see is the longing, sad look of the animal’s faces behind the cage doors. A lot of these animals will get adopted, but the rest will get euthanized; however, Euthanization is something  many people are trying to stop. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to…