Memely: Dabbing 8

 

Kevin Luu

Hello, Stacey students! This is a new series called Memely or Meme of the Week. The first part of this series is dabbing. How did dabbing start? The dab has its origins in the Atlanta hip-hop scene in the 2010s, but there was initial disagreement about who originated the dance.

The dab gained popularity in American sports following an eight-second celebratory dab by Cam Newton, football quarterback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League, during a game against the Tennessee Titans on November 15, 2015. Afterward, lots of people started to dab live on TV and it went viral. More…

Elsa Gives Guys The Cold Shoulder 15

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Gavin Mercado

It has been long rumored that Elsa will not be getting a prince in Frozen 2, but a princess or queen. Frozen 1 was released in 2013, and since then people have been begging to make Elsa a lesbian going as far as creating a petition.

According to the Huffington Post, “In 2013, Disney was applauded for breaking its princess mold with Queen Elsa, a strong, independent female protagonist, in its animated smash, “Frozen.” Subsequently, some LGBT rights advocates began petitioning the company to make the character a lesbian in a “Frozen” sequel, going as far as launching a trending hashtag, #GiveElsaAGirlfriend, on Twitter in May.” More…

Band: Superior? 1

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Katelyn Mills

Did you wonder where band when on March 7th?

On Wednesday the 7th, and Thursday the 8th, the band kids were on their way to Kennedy High School for a festival. Three bands were put into two bands and were judged on performance and music as well as sight reading.

The festival was run by Southern California School Band Orchestra Association. Last year, Mr. Woodruff had put the year’s awards in the office. They were the highest rank! The students were to perform at 2:30. More…

Tahoe City & Its Mighty Lake 2

Gavin Mercado

Welcome to a new series at the Cougar Chronicle. Welcome to Vacation Destinations 101! This is a series in which we talk about vacation destinations.

We all got a nice vacation during spring break. Maybe you went to your grandparent’s house, or maybe even drove to the Grand Canyon.

There is one destination which most usually don’t think of when they hear vacation: Tahoe City! Or more famously, Lake Tahoe. More…

Everything You Need to Know About Thirteen Reasons Why Season Two Reply

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Avalyn Walton

2017’s most tweeted about show, 13 Reasons Why, is nothing less than a phenomenon. And so, fans around the world have been buzzing about the release of season two, in hopes that it will come out soon.

There was even a rumor that it would come out at midnight on March 30, which many fans of the show took as a credible release date. However, those who believed the rumor were disappointed to see it was anything but truthful. However, as of now, there has been no given release date besides the year of 2018.

Even still, there is no doubt that a second season will, in fact, be coming and soon. Netflix has announced that fans can expect a second season sometime in 2018. This wasn’t a big shock though, because everyone from the fans to the cast was hoping for it. More…

What The Plush Is Toreba? Reply

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Gavin Mercado

They are in most to all toy stores, decadent plushies with beautiful buttons or ribbons around them. Instead of buying these plushies, many people may win these fabulous toys out of a claw machine.

What is a claw machine you may ask? Well, a claw machine is a machine with one, two, three, or even four prongs (arms) to pick up a toy or drag it.

When you think of these types of complicated games, you may think of them being in an arcade or at a supermarket like “Albertsons.” More…

What Movie Genre Do You Like? 1

Madelyn Fracassa

There are many different types of movies out there, including horror, comedy, thriller, romance, drama, action, war, science fiction, crime, animation, documentary, historical, etc. Which one of those topics is the best to you?

Superhero Profiles Reply

Gwyndalynn Kent, Avalyn Walton, and Ashley Wolf

Superheroes have become a very large part of the media over the course of the last few decades. Whether in the form of colorful comic books, engaging Marvel and DC movies, or any other medium, superheroes have had a way of depicting powerful and interesting characters.

And the day to truly celebrate them just occurred. Saturday, April 28, is national superhero day. And to commemorate these beloved superheroes, we have compiled a list of profiles on some of the most widely known figures in the superhero sub-genre, including both DC and Marvel characters.

IRON MAN

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DBL Decision?!? Reply

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Kevin Luu

DBL (Design-Based Learning), a sixth-grade elective here at Stacey, is learning about ecosystems, landforms, and history. As a team, the students have debated about their landforms and what their priorities were.  They used percentages to help them with their decision. The students created landforms for science, history, and math. 

This project furthers their learning about ecosystems in science. Their goal is to learn how land and ecosystems affect civilization.

The three teachers involved are Ms. Winemiller, Mrs. Kleen, and Ms. Faulkner. Mrs. Winemiller teaches the students how the ecosystem is affected by land. Mrs. Kleen teaches the students how to use ratios and area to design the land, and Ms. Faulkner helps by teaching how the land affects trade in history.

Did You Know?: Animals 3

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Ashley Wolf

Welcome to my brand new series! For the next couple weeks, each week there will be a new story with a new category of facts. Enjoy!

This week you will be getting fascinating facts about . . . . Animals! So let’s get started.

  • Like 10% of the world, All polar bears are left-handed, unlike most other animals who can be both.
  • A snail can sleep for three years. I wish I could do that, their dreams must be like full movies.
  • A scorpion can hold its breath for 6 days. They aren’t built for swimming, but some varieties can stay underwater for up to 48 hours.
  • Cows have best friends and get stressed when they are separated. If they get in a fight, how do they MOOOO-ve on? I’m funny.

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