The School Cooking Contest

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Your school is hosting a cooking contest to add a healthy option to their school lunch menu. You and your friend enter the contest and practice your baking skills to get ready for the big day. What happens at the contest?

The Empty House

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You and your family move next door to an empty, run-down house that your friends are sure is haunted. One day on your way home from school, you see someone knock on the door and go inside after the door is opened from the inside for him. Startled, you watch the house all night, but he doesn’t leave. The next day, you see another person approach the house, and the same thing happens. You and your friends decide to check it out. What do you find?

The Teacher

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You’ve gone back to school. When you get there, you find all of the teachers and the principal have gone on strike. You are responsible for teaching class until they return. What do you do?

Back to School

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It’s time to go back to school! This year, you are a high school senior. On the first day of school, one of your friends approaches you with a plan that involves glue, lemons, and the school mascot. What does he want to do with these items?