Do Teachers Deserve More Respect?

Teachers educate young minds and prepare students for the future. Some might say they put a lot on the line for their students and need more credit. Others might believe they’re just where they need to be. So before making accusations about teachers, ask yourself, “Do teachers deserve more respect? Many people believe that teachers…

We’re Almost There

        End of the year activities are generally known to be fun. You get to be out of class and it’s a symbol of school ending. With the end of the school activities nearing, generally some students wonder. Are these end of year activities giving stress to teachers and students?    …

Formal Dance: Yay or Nay?

On the 19th of May 2017, there was be a formal dance from 6-8pm. The cost for entering the dance was $5 and in order to be able to attend this dance, students can’t have any level 3 referrals from May 1 up to the dance. Students also can’t wear casual clothes. Only formal attire is allowed, such…

CMS Pressure: Too much or not at all?

 As the Central Middle School year slowly but surely comes to its end, the students have been trying to work extra hard to make sure they finish strong and pass their current grade (7th and 8th). The seventh graders are just trying to make it to the eighth grade, but for the eighth graders it…

Ways to Prevent Class Skipping

Most teachers can agree that there is an ongoing problem with students skipping class at Central Middle School (CMS). Skipping is where students either don’t show up to class or ask to go to the bathroom and come back with 10 minutes or less left in class. Teachers have attempted to find ways to prevent…

CMS Girls Soccer

The CMS Girls Soccer Team from last year had a record of 8-2-1. Even though this year’s CMS Girls Soccer Team has started off a little rough the girls that I interviewed have confidence they can win some games in the coming season. Elyse Bennett has played soccer for 3 to 4 years, and this…

Bullying

Did you know that 3.2 million plus more students are being bullied every year?  You may not notice it because you may think kids are being kids, but when it’s being brought to your attention, what can you do to prevent it? What even causes bullying to happen? According to dosomething.org, 1 in 4 teachers…