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Experiencing the Donald Trump Inauguration

Experiencing the Donald Trump Inauguration

Hope H, TVT Trends Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Middle School, Shul & State

Think about seeing history in the making, seeing a president at the inauguration. Well, I was able to do that. The inauguration of the President of the United States is a ceremony to mark the commencement of a new four-year term of the President of the United States. An inauguration ceremony takes pla...

River Way Ranch Camp: The Other Happiest Place on Earth

River Way Ranch Camp: The Other Happiest Place on Earth
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Gabi B., Middle School Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under Middle School

Everyone claims that Disneyland is the happiest place on earth, but I suggest another place that will make you smile just as much. Splashing water, sunburns and slushies, laughs and giggles, bunkbed whispers, sunshine, long-lasting friendships and endless fun. River Way Ranch Camp is a sleep-away summ...

Unlocking a Whole New Locker Room

Unlocking a Whole New Locker Room

Gabi B., Middle School Editor

October 23, 2016


Filed under Current Events, Lions' Den, Middle School

Clean showers, shiny squeaky floors, new locks and fresh feelings. In August of 2016, TVT received new locker rooms. Coach Pez states this huge renovation happened because they wanted "to give the school a nice new look” across from the lower school gym. As a TVT student, I feel that because th...

What You Missed at the Middle School’s Blackout Dance

What You Missed at the Middle School’s Blackout Dance

Hope H, TVT Trends Editor

October 7, 2016


Filed under Lions' Den, Middle School

Middle school dances have always been a highlight of the year for many people. This year, the first dance  was the Blackout dance. This was a glow in the dark dance. With black lights, glow in the dark paint, fake tattoos, food and drinks, and a DJ, this dance rocked. The students were told to wear ...

Who is Mr. Rodriguez?

Who is Mr. Rodriguez?

Hope H, TVT Trends Editor

October 5, 2016


Filed under Lions' Den, Middle School

At TVT, there are many new students this year. There will always be new kids, and sometimes there are new teachers at TVT too. One of the new teachers that has joined our TVT community is 6th and 7th-grade history teacher, Mr. Adrian Rodriguez.  To help us get to know him better, we interviewed Mr....

Water Bottle Flipping Craze

Water Bottle Flipping Craze

Emma.S, Editor of TVT Trends

October 5, 2016


Filed under Middle School, TVT Trends

I wonder if Aquafina became billionaires when bottle flipping started to become popular. Bottle flipping has become a worldwide phenomenon on social media and youtube. Bottle flipping started with a senior at a Senior Talent show in Charlotte, North Carolina. In the video the senior, Mike Santora flips...

Middle School Student Council Is Disabanded

Ben S.

March 3, 2016


Filed under Middle School

After serious debate, the TVT middle school has agreed to disband the Student Council. “It’s pointless!” said Mr. Woods, “all they do is make spirit days and talk about fundraisers that never work! From here on out, faculty has been given these powers.” The faculty voted on it  causing a...

Red Meat Isn’t As Good As You Think

Red Meat Isn’t As Good As You Think

Clara S-K, Middle School Writer

March 3, 2016


Filed under Middle School

Recently, a study came out showing how red meat is bad for you. Also, various hot dogs have been found containing traces of human DNA. For many years, people have been starting to realize that not all meats are necessarily the best things to put into your body. Here are a couple of reasons why you should...

Hevra Jr. Shining

Hevra Jr. Shining

Ellie S., Middle School Writer

March 3, 2016


Filed under Middle School

Hevra Jr. is a club at TVT middle school run by Ephi Light that educates its members on current events to inspire them and help them fix the problems in our world today. So far, the club members have successfully addressed recycling and Global Warming. They have even created a bike/carpool to school...

Middle School Edition: Guess The Teacher

Middle School Edition: Guess The Teacher

January 14, 2016


Filed under Middle School

This teacher is new to our TVT faculty. She came into our school with a big smile on her face and ready to take action on what is needed. This lovely person teaches one of the middle school english class'.  Not only does she teach english but she is also in charge of the middle school writing club....

Summer: A Poem by Sarah C.

Summer: A Poem by Sarah C.

Sarah C.

November 7, 2015


Filed under Middle School

Summer   As I see everyone else play When the ball goes back and forth While the kids play in the waves All I can do is just watch   Until my homework is done I can’t play If I had a choose I would be out there with everyone else Since what my parents say is law ...

21-Year-Old Stock Trader becomes Multimillionaire

21-Year-Old Stock Trader becomes Multimillionaire

Ellie S., Middle School Staff Writer

November 7, 2015


Filed under Middle School

College senior Jason Pelts form Milwaukee invested $1500 from his savings account and made it into a multi-million dollar portfolio.  This amazing investment took three years.  Jason made about $8,000 in ten minutes in his first trade.  He says, “there are patterns that are very predictable…the...

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