The Volume of Your Dreams

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Pixar’s 2009 animated movie Up warmed our hearts and brought tears to our eyes. The story of Carl and Ellie who met as 8-year olds, grew up and fell in love won hearts around the world and many people wanted a love story like Carl and Ellie’s. A rising dream Ellie had a dream of […]

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Surviving the Odds

This should not be how you become an only child. Photo credit: Pixar

If you had a dollar for every time you heard the phrase ‘one in a million’, how much money would you have? What does it mean to be special/ the chosen one/ odd one out? And what does that mean mathematically? Marlin the clownfish had that question to answer when tragedy struck his young family. […]

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A Job Not to be Taken Lightly

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Saving your home from someone who’s intent on destroying it is no easy feat, if not downright nuts. But the animals of Liberty Park were forced to do just that when the mayor of Oakton City had plans to build an amusement park right where they live. Surly the squirrel and Buddy the rat are […]

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