A Greener Education

Ava K.

October 24, 2018

Filed under Did You Know..., Simply Fabulous!, Top Stories

As teachers know, engagement is now a need for all students from kindergarten to high school. Studies have shown that students are much more engaged when learning outdoors in natural environments. My Earth Science teacher recent...

Winter Sports Starting Soon!

Nora T.

October 24, 2018

Filed under Simply Fabulous!, Top Stories, Within Our Walls

Unfortunately, the fall sports season is coming to an end.  During the fall, the sports offered are girls’ and boys’ soccer, football, cross country, dance team, and cheer.  Tryouts for winter sports start Monday, November 5...

My Near Death Experience

Charles A.

October 23, 2018

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This weekend, I almost died. I know, not really something to brag about, it was terrifying (no, I did not cry). On Saturday October 20, I was going over to my friend’s house, and I wanted bring to pretzels to his house so...

The Rock-Afire Explosion

Lucas I.

October 15, 2018

Filed under Beyond Our Walls, Did You Know..., Simply Fabulous!, Top Stories

When most people think of animatronics, they immediately jump to Chuck E. Cheese’s pandering modern shows, or the atrocious Five Nights at Freddy’s and its terrible animatronic stereotypes. But if you look past that and d...

The Running Dream

Evelyn C.

October 15, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Did You Know..., Simply Fabulous!, Top Stories

A book I recommend is The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen. This book is a heartwarming story about a girl named Jessica who loves running but loses her leg and thinks life will never be the same without it. She stays in the hospital f...

The Genre of Our Lives

Nora T.

October 15, 2018

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If everyone in our school’s lives were in one big movie, what genre do you think the movie would be?   I conducted a survey and asked 50 students this question.  I think that it’s an interesting question because you ca...

Go Fly A Kite

Kyle F.

October 1, 2018

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I love flying kites! I fly kites at the beach with my parents, and my dad and I fly kites while my mom watches us. Kite flying is fun for all ages! Kites are not very expensive; if you want a nice small one, it may only cost up to $15! If you want to go pro and g...

Life as a 6th Grader

Lorenzo H.

September 28, 2018

Filed under Top Stories, Uncategorized, Within Our Walls

Middle school. Life as a 6th grader is SO different. Even though school is nice, friends are nice, and every teacher is nice, it’s just HARD. DOWN RIGHT, STRAIGHT OUT, DEAD HONEST, SUPER HARD. But you get used to it. I hope. As...

Warring Battlegrounds (Poem)

Heather S.

September 26, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Creative Corner, Simply Fabulous!, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Rhythmic footsteps ring in my ears Elbowed shoved and pushed The crowds move in sync around Tripping falling, falling But I am not here. I am not here.   Trapped in a fantasy I cannot get out Numb to the pain of...

Primary Elections 2018

Heather S.

September 25, 2018

Filed under Beyond Our Walls, Did You Know..., Top Stories

Last Thursday, September 13th, the Primary Democratic Elections were held. What are the Primaries, you wonder? Keep reading to find out more.   The Democratic party, with one vote shy of the majority in the state senate...

The Legend of The Sirens (Seirenes)

Amanda C.

April 13, 2018

Filed under Beyond Our Walls, Did You Know..., Top Stories

What were the sirens? The sirens were monstrous sea nymphs that lured sailors to their deaths. They sang an enchanting song that compelled sailors to steer into grave storms. This caused the sailors to shipwreck on their island. T...

Faculty Olympics

Madison S.

March 23, 2018

Filed under Top Stories, Within Our Walls

Cheer, cheer! Hear them roar. The black team is on the board! So clap and cheer and stomp your feet Hear the roar Faculty Olympics   The gold team isn’t far behind. The Faculty Olympics Can’t be...

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