This week is Spirit Week! There will be activities Monday - Friday! Here are some of the activities: On Monday there is Comfy Cozy. It’s about dressing up in your pajamas or anything comfortable that suits you. Tuesday is Squad Day. You and your “squad” can roll up in school and dress alike to show off that you are the best squad in school! Wednesday is Holiday Dress Up, which means you can dress up in the holiday spirit with things like scarves, Christmas sweaters, or hoodies (anything holiday related). Thursday is Anime/Cartoon Day. You can dress yourself up as your favorite cartoon character or cosplay as your favorite anime character! You can go the extra mile and do this with your friends or with a squad! Friday is Formal Friday, where you dress up in your best formal clothes possible like a suit or a tuxedo! 8th Graders should know this because, they get graded if they dress up in formal clothes! (AKA: 8TH GRADERS, YES YOU HAVE FORMAL FRIDAY ON FRIDAY. DRESS!) Top FIVE classes who win will get a HOT CHOCOLATE PARTY after winter break ends. GOOD LUCK TO EVERY CLASS!!!!!
Students should have food in class because you don’t want them to starve, and when they get hungry, they can’t think straight on classwork or projects. If we do let them eat food during class they could have more energy to focus on work or projects for class or school. This should be during 1st period and 4th period. (After Lunch.) Usually, in the morning, some students live far away from FMS like an hour by bus and in the morning they sometimes don’t have enough time to eat breakfast and by the time they get to school, they are unable to finish or start eating their food. Also, people don’t like school food because it’s either disgusting to them or it doesn’t appeal to their appetite. Some classes make you unable to eat in their classrooms, making the student more hungry and more easily distracted. This could impact the students day by making them irritated and limiting their patience.
Some trends are beating your phone half to death. This is coming from the app called TikTok. TikTok is another version of Musically and used for videos. People are going out of there way to smash their phone or sitting on it. They also bully people on Tik Tok by doing dances or laughing at another's pain. You can see video footage of some of this by searching up ; “Ironic TikTok videos” on the video streaming platform, YouTube.
The SSC is the School Site Council. The chairman of the SCC is John Kuang. The two Head Representatives are: Crystal Li, and Christian Perez Ibarra. The two Alternatives Representatives are: Sarah Knight-Weiss, and Abigail Lin.
My first tip about how to survive middle school is to just avoid drama with other students. Trust me it doesn’t feel nice when other people in the school talks about something that you have done. If staying out of drama means to be less social I personally think you should just hang out with the people who you trust and are good influences to you. Since middle school everyone becomes cocky and thinks they are better than other people I suggest just stay with a small group of friends that you truly care for and they feel the same about you.
Another tip I have is to just do your best in school and try not to start skipping class and ditching because that won’t help you in the future. Middle school is unlike elementary where you have so much free time and you get to fool around. When you are in middle school try your best in classes and do everything you are required to also if your teacher gives you extra credit, you should take that advantage and do it so it looks better in your record when high schools look at it.
The last tip I have for you is to just have fun and enjoy your youth and experience in middle school because no one would want to just stay home and do homework and study. My advice for you is to finish your work to the best of your ability and when you have free time just go out and have fun with your friends. For example, my friends and I usually make plans on Sundays and go to the movies, go shopping, or just hang out.
You can get applications from Ms. Blanchard or Mr. Kaplan. If you want to get in, Ms. Blanchard said to put Lowell as your first choice because it is such a competitive school that they don’t look at applications unless Lowell is the first choice. The campus type is urban (schools classified as city school by the National Center for Education Statistics). This high school is really big, in 2015-2016, there were 2,685 students. Lowell has an auditorium with 1,500 seats.
Written by Lola. Edited by Christian.
High schools have a lot of pressure on students and to add on to the stress, schools start really early and students have to wake up early in the morning just to get to school on time. In my opinion I think that schools should start later for example they can start at 8:30 am. The students will still have time to get to school but enough hours of school.
High schools should also give less homework but more projects so they have more time to work with other students instead of working alone. If the school gives students a lot of work and the students want to join any clubs or sports they won’t have enough time to finish everything and manage their time.
Another thing about high schools are block schedule, I like the concept of it because block schedule means students have more time to do what they need to do in each class, and that means the students have more time to do their work. Also this means students have at least an hour to do big projects in class and not at home like middle schools.
Written by Yan Ki. Edited by Christian.
Splatoon 2 is an online shooter made by Nintendo™. You get the chance to play as an Female or Male inkling, and a Female or Male Octoling. Octolings are obtained via DLC pack for Splatoon 2. The DLC pack or, Octo Expansion costs 20 dollars.
After you finish Octo Expancion, your character is able to be used in battles or Salmon run. There are a ton of different modes and 2 single player modes. Octo Valley, and Octo Expancion (Paid).
Salmon Run is zombie type mode. You have to defend yourself from Salmonids, while stealing golden eggs. You obtain golden eggs by defeating different bosses during waves. There's a total of 3 waves. Sometimes, if the sky gets dark, it means that will be a special waves.
There is Goldy, where you are asked to go through manhole to manhole, trying to find the golden fish. If you open the wrong manhole, salmonids will come out of it, as punishment. Another one is Griller, where you have to survive a huge raincloud of a salmonid chasing you. You know you are being targeted because of a huge laser pointing to you. You defeat the griller by hitting the fin behind it. It also spawns mini salmonids along with it. Next one is where a bunch of Co-Hocks (Huge salmonids) spawn along the shore. And the last one is mothership. The mothership trys to suck back the eggs you obtained from the dropping crates. You have to send the mothership back by giving it damage before it reaches you.
There are different type of modes such as Ranked, League, and Turf War. Below: The Mothership
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