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Nellie Bly, an American journalist that inspired and changed lives.

Nellie Bly: An Amazing Journalist

Hayley B., Kaavya K., and Edhen A. May 27, 2021

She dared to go to extreme measures in order to communicate the truth. She risked her life to stand for her beliefs. Nellie Bly went that extra mile to create authentic articles, not simply silly made-up...


Now that the vaccine is available to most kids, will you get the vaccine?

Should Kids Under 16 Get the Vaccine?

Nicole D., Kaavya K., and Dilnoor K. May 12, 2021

  With Covid still on the move, you may know some people who have chosen to be vaccinated. Yet until now, the age limit was 16. However, scientists have been developing vaccines for kids under...

Now that Hybrid learning is underway, kids are able to see their friends and teachers again. Even though distance learning definitely had its drawbacks, there may have been some positives as well.

Benefits of Virtual Learning

Ryan W., Sebastien A., Hailey A., and Ryan A. May 6, 2021

Over the past year, schools across the country have been shut down due to the pandemic, and teachers have had to rely on Virtual learning to teach their students. After a year of Virtual learning, schools...

Air pollution is slowly destroying our world as we know it- and it's up to us to put an end to it.

Pollution/ Climate Change and How its Affecting our Planet Today

Sebastien A., Lily G., and Gwen E. May 4, 2021

You're outside trying to enjoy the day with your friends.  You realize that today seems especially hot compared to the rest of the week.  Why is this? What causes this sudden change in temperature? This...

Many students are eager to return to their school campuses, but is it safe?

Going Back to School

Lily G., Ryan W., Sebastien A., and Edhen A. March 24, 2021

You overhear your parents discussing your return to school. Are they a little too eager to send you back? Are they certain denying virtual learning is the safest option? This will cross more than a few...

Youth sports have slowly been opening up during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Middle School Students Back in Club Sports

Hailey A., Hayley B., Alex L., and Nicole D. March 23, 2021

“We started a softball season and we were still having some practices. We didn’t really know what COVID was yet and we were about to have a game and they just said we can’t anymore because of COVID...

 The PS5 still remains as a very tough item to obtain, even a few months after it’s launch.

Playstation 5 Madness

Ryan A., Audrey C., and Dilnoor K. March 16, 2021

The launch of the new PS5 (Playstation 5), on November 12, 2020, caused sales to shoot up faster than anyone imagined, as digital and physical shelves have been swept clean day after day. The moment the...

DCIS 8th grader Ryan J. breeds hamsters in his home.

A Hamster Breeder at DCIS

Keira S., Writer February 2, 2021

How old were you when you got your first pet?  How much did you know about it before it arrived at your door?  Ryan J. bred his first hamster at the age of nine. He didn’t really know what to do...

With the current circumstances, academic struggles are more present in our society than ever before.

Grades Dropping During the Pandemic

Hannah G., Writer January 26, 2021

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many schools have been forced to teach students virtually. For nearly six months, classes have met through online platforms like Zoom and Google Meet. Students are...

As the possibility of the US getting vaccinated comes closer, rumors have risen.

Rumors of the COVID Vaccine

Hailey A., Writer January 25, 2021

“I don’t want to grow an extra arm.” “I don’t want the virus injected into me.” “It was made so fast, vaccines usually take years to make. It isn’t safe.”  These are some of...

After many months of works, scientists have developed a vaccine for the COVID-19 pandemic.

The COVID-19 Vaccine

Dilnoor K., Writer January 22, 2021

For most of 2020-2021, people have been in quarantine because of the world-wide COVID-19 pandemic.  Recently, the vaccine for COVID-19 has been released in different parts of the world. However, as people...

With COVID-19 affecting  schools throughout the country, take a sneak peek at a superintendent's life.

A Superintendent’s Worklife During the Pandemic

Sebastien A., Writer January 19, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected our world for over a year. It has affected us physically, emotionally, socially and economically. One of COVID-19’s biggest impacts has been on education. It transformed...

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