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Middle School Survival Guide: Dealing With Bad Relationships

Maia G., Middle School Staff Writer

May 12, 2015


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In middle school your life gets 10x more dramatic. You lose and gain many friendships, But there are many ways to get over your ex’s here are some easy ways. When it first happens you will probably cry a lot. But crying makes it easier to get over them vent about him/her to your friends &n...

Middle School Survival Guide: Confidence

Ava G., Middle School Staff Writer

May 12, 2015


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  Confidence is key. You need to learn to accept yourself and love yourself in order to be successful. My biggest tip to loving yourself is to not compare your life or looks to others. Everyone has issues and flaws, the most beautiful person you’ve ever met could also be the most insecure person yo...

Asian Plane Crashes

Asian Plane Crashes

Eliana R., Middle School Staff Writer

May 12, 2015


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Over the last few months, Asia has already had two fatal aircraft crashes. Most passengers, in both crashes were found dead and very few were alive. Families mourn of the losses in the crashes and the survivors thank those who helped save them. It is a very difficult time for the crews of the planes...

Middle School Survival Guide: Confidence

Maya G., Middle School Staff Writer

May 12, 2015


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Making friends can be complicated at times, but if you’re nice to others it won’t be as hard. As long as you are true to yourself and honest to others, making friends will be easy.  However, making friends is different for everyone, and everyone can have their own ways of making them. Being unique...

Middle School Survival Guide: Lockers

Elizabeth T., Middle School Staff Writer

May 12, 2015


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Lockers are an important aspect of the Middle School experience. You don’t want to break your back for carrying a bunch of binders. Since you will have about eight classes in all, you must be organized. Organization is a big key of getting good grades in middle school. You should remember your locker...

Middle School Survival Guide: Paying Attention

Victoria T., Middle School Staff Writer

May 12, 2015


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Paying attention in class is a struggle for most students.  It is a struggle for many reasons, like waking up early, having boring teachers, and zoning out at times. Even though there is medicine for this, I learned some tricks along the way to make sure I’m “In the moment”! My number one trick...

Middle School Survival Guide: Homework

Mika B-E., Middle School Staff Writer

May 12, 2015


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Middle school can be hard years for some people, but it can also be fun and exciting. Some important factors of middle school is learning how to balance your social life and academic life.  Here are some tips on how to stay academically prepared when it comes to homework: You should always try com...

Eliana Razin vs. Kylie Jenner: Family Feud?

Eliana Razin vs. Kylie Jenner: Family Feud?

Kaitlyn T., Middle School Staff Writer

March 10, 2015


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Eliana Razin, an eighth grader, recently shared her secret about being related to the Jenner family. Eliana’s Aunt Cindy is cousins with Bruce, Pam, Lisa, and Burt Jenner. Bruce’s children, Kylie and Kendall, frequently call Eliana to spend the day in LA with them. Eliana was supposed to keep this...

Remembering Bob Simon, “60 Minutes Man”

Remembering Bob Simon, “60 Minutes Man”

Kaitlyn T.

March 10, 2015


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Bob Simon was born on May 29, 1941 and died suddenly on February 11, 2015 at age 73. He also happened to be a man who was very proud of his Jewish identity. He attended Brandeis University and graduated with a degree in history. After college, he married a woman named Francoise and had their daughter,...

Disneyland Measles Outbreak

Lindsay Lobel, Middle School Staff Writer

February 2, 2015


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 As of January 2015, there have been over 100 measles linked to the Disneyland outbreak. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) the virus most likely came from overseas-- either by a foreign tourist or an American who got infected overseas.  Measles is extremely contagious because it ca...

From CDM to TVT: Ava Ganz Joins Our Middle School

Elizabeth Turner, Middle School Staff Writer

January 30, 2015


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Ava Ganz, a former CDM student, began attending TVT in the middle of this year. Ava left CDM and chose to join TVT for several reasons. CDM was not a healthy environment for Ava because she wants to pursue her Jewish identity. Ava loves tennis, which she plays as an extra-curricular activity. Ava...

History of Girl Scout Cookies

Victoria Turner, Middle School Staff Writer

January 30, 2015


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It’s Girl Scout Cookie time! Girl Scout Cookie sales started on Sunday, January 25th and sales have been blooming ever since. The business of Girl Scout Cookies was founded by Juliette Gordon Low, who initiated the cookie sales as a way for Girl Scouts to be self-reliant and fund their own activities....

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