Tag Archives: Middle School

Scholars Think in Motion

May 11, 2017

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Bonnie Smith’s middle school Computers and Technology class was assigned a stop-motion video project. Below are two videos made by her class. The one titled “Indominus Breakout” is a re-creation of two scenes from Jurrasic World by 6th graders James Fichtner and Anthony Sirignano, and the other, “Marbles” was made by 8th grader Cami Bardin and 6th grader […]

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19 Tips from 8th Graders

May 4, 2017

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Compiled by Naudia Lane The Catalyst reached out to Ms. Potter’s 8th grade humanities class for tips on surviving middle school. Below is what they came up with: Turn in homework! Always bring your supplies with you to class. Follow the dress code. Study for tests. If your teacher gives a review, make sure to use […]

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Anti-Valentine’s Day Dissections

February 14, 2017

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    By Noelle Hoenig The atmosphere of room 103 was lively as middle school scholars worked in teams to cut up the long stems and pretty petals of colorful flowers. In honor of Valentine’s Day, Mrs. Erickson’s 7th grade life science class dissected flowers, labeling the experience “Anti-Valentine’s Day” as an ironic spin on […]

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Photo of the Week: Cardboard Supports Weight of 8th Graders Grade

January 25, 2017

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Photo of the Week: Stepping Into Colonial Past

September 28, 2016

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Photo of the Week: Scholars Get Their Groove On

December 3, 2015

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Photo of the Week: Cocoa for Crayons

November 12, 2015

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Last Year’s MS Dance Committee Faced Numerous Roadblocks

November 3, 2015

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By Milee Smith ASK High school scholars had a Halloween dance this past weekend, and now some middle schoolers are asking when they will get to have a dance of their own. It doesn’t appear that there is an actual committee. Chrisanna Lane, Attendance Specialist and head of the Activities Calendar, is in charge of keeping […]

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Eggs Fly From Balcony in Lesson on Impact and Vibration

October 29, 2015

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By Paige Fairchild — Mr. Grainger’s first period class was chaotic on Tuesday morning, as middle school scholars  busted open boxes and pulled out their shattered eggs. Sixth, seventh, and eighth graders in Grainger’s Gateway to Engineering and Design I class were assigned to build a contraption that would protect an egg from cracking. They […]

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Eighth Graders Prep for Next Year by Deciding on Pathway

October 27, 2015

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  By Emily Garcia There has been a fair amount of conversation around campus  about which tracks this year’s eighth graders will choose for their high school education. Their decision will allow them to form new interests and help them decide a career path. Whether choosing engineering and design, biomedical sciences or both, these tracks will keep […]

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