Some “Thank You”s and a Hard Goodbye

It is hard to believe that 7 ½ years ago Will Thompson pitched me the idea that we start a magazine. I loved the thought, but I knew that implementation of the idea would be a lot of work. In my roles as President, Digital Editor, and Contributor, I was fortunate enough to be supported […]

Vice President Mike Pence in Macon

On Saturday, July 21, Vice President Mike Pence came into Macon to campaign for Georgia Gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp. This visit comes just a few days after President Trump tweeted his endorsement of Kemp. The president wrote, “Brian Kemp is running for Governor of the great state of Georgia. The Primary is on Tuesday. Brian […]

A Mission Trip Story: Honduras

Hello! My name is Rebekah, I am 14 years old and this past summer I had to opportunity to go on a mission’s trip to Honduras to spread God’s love! Here’s a little bit about my trip and I hope this inspires you to do something a little out of your comfort zone. No matter […]

Mission Terraformation

It’s just another day, you’re talking home from school, backpack slung over one shoulder. The birds are singing, the sun is overhead, the trees are swaying gently in the breeze. The neighborhood you are walking through has houses lining the street, and some people are milling about. You pass a man walking his dog, a […]

Convention of States Dance

By Josh Barker Everyone says that the young people are the next generation. The future of this world and particularly this nation belongs to us. The decisions we make, the questions we ask, and the answers we get will change the world. We won’t be kids forever. The Convention of States Teens of Georgia or […]

The Zero Energy Home

by Josh Barker Houze is a zero energy home company. There are 12 floorplans which all range between $200,000-$250,000. They are currently building homes in a run down neighborhood in Houston, Texas called Independent Heights. Recently they were featured on the Bloomberg Financial Channel on it’s show Brink which visits companies which are ahead of […]

War Tanks

By Nate Daniels A tank is a big, heavy armored vehicle that is used for war, and usually travels on continuous tracks. Some of the weapons of a tank are cannons, machine guns, and grenade launchers which are mounted on turrets and launched. Some tanks have smoke generators to hide their positions from enemies. There […]

A to Zoe Mysteries: The Dark Diamond Part 1

Hello. My name is Saige and I like art. My best friend McKenna and I love to paint everything and it is so realistic! McKenna is also really into gymnastics. I want to tell you about something strange that happened last night. My very important necklace was stolen! All we have left is a detective […]

Art

Sydney’s Art

If you want to see your art on the Macon Kids Magazine email a picture of it to maconkidsmagazine@hotmail.com or mail it to P.O. Box 304 Bolingbroke, GA 31004.

Books

Rush Revere

Rush Revere

by Will Thompson We all know Rush Limbaugh from his radio talk show, but what you might not know is that he has started his own book series called Rush Revere. Book one is about as substitute history teacher named Rush Revere who has a horse from the 17th, 18th century. The horse (whose name […]

Current Events

Mueller Report — An Overview

After 2 years of investigating collusion between Russia and President’s Trump campaign, Special Counsel Robert Mueller has released his report. His conclusions are very clear: “…[T]he investigation did not establish that members of the Trump Campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference activities.” (Report Volume I, Page 2) “…this report […]

Events

Rigby’s Water World: The Newest Water Park in Central Georgia

Rigby’s Water World opened early July of last year; however, it was late enough for many to miss it in the busyness of the 3 ½ weeks between the opening of the park and the first day of school. It was the first water park to open in several years in Central Georgia since Sandy […]

History

Culper Spy Ring

by Will Thompson Picture this: It’s the revolutionary war. The British have control over some of the northernmost regions, like New York City where their base of operations is located. But back then, of course, it was next to impossible to know what the British were planning to do, where they would attack, what ships […]

Literature

When Flowers Bloom and Wings Spread: Chapter 2 – The Stranger

by Amelia K Bowers P420 was awoken from her coma-like state by crashing waves on the beach. She started to slowly sit up from the ground only to be pushed down by an unknown source. “Stay down,” ordered a masculine voice. “You need to rest. You took a pretty nasty hit to the head.” Sure […]

Military

War Kites

Armed war kites are a fun way to fly kites because, well, they destroy each other. They are like regular kites but better. By Will Armed Kite Fighting These aeronautical cutters might be appropriately named the Scorpion, “Stingerree,” Wasp, or Hornet, because they fight with their tails, the sting of the insect being represented on […]

Science and Technology

The Galapagos Islands and their Wildlife

Let’s play a little game, shall we? What is the first thing you think of when you hear the word ‘Island?’ Probably you picture a place like Hawaii, or the Bahamas. Long, sandy beaches, palm trees, and probably surrounded by tropical forests. I want to picture yourself walking down the beach on your imaginary, ideal […]