Spring Dance or Nah? 4

Mariah Escatel

It has come to students’ attention that the Spring Fling was canceled due to low ticket sales. Instead, the leadership team has created a Spring Dance. The Spring Dance will be on May 9th from 1:45 to 3:15. But the real question is what do you think about it?

Everyone Is A Spring Fling Queen 3

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Mariah Escatel

Leadership was holding their very first Spring Fling, and Stacey apparently wasn’t buzzing with excitement.

The leadership classroom had planned a Spring Fling, but it was entirely different from the “pictured” Spring Fling in the classic Mean Girls movie. Stacey’s Spring Fling would not be a dance but would be more similar to a fall fest. There would’ve been barbeque, music, and games.

“I’m really excited for it,” said eighth-grader Aiyanna Dejacimo before the event was canceled. “I’m looking forward to just hanging out with friends after school.” More…

Meme Day Reply

Averi Farren

Meme day is here! Many students have been anticipating this day, March 30th, and have thought of all the memes they could use to get their costumes ready.

What is a meme many might be wondering? A meme (mēm/ noun) is an element of a culture or system of behavior that may be considered to be passed from one individual to another by non-generic means, especially imitation. A humorous image, video, piece of text, etc., that is copied (often with slight variations) and spread rapidly by Internet users.

Basically, a meme is a picture/video with a funny caption that you relate to, quote on the daily, or have a good laugh at it and send it to a couple friends. Many send them via Instagram, Snapchat, iMessage, Twitter, etc. More…

Leadership Disneyland Trip Reply

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Averi Farren

Attention Stacey Middle School students! Leadership’s annual Disneyland trip is here. The students that partake in the Leadership elective here at Stacey will be going on a trip to Disneyland Wednesday, February 28.

In the morning, they will leave on the bus and arrive at Disneyland around 10 am. They’re planning to leave Disneyland around 6 pm and arrive back at the school for parents to pick them up at 7.

Leadership students are very excited about this upcoming trip and can’t wait. They say that they have been patiently waiting for this day. More…

Pennies for Patients Reply

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Mariah Escatel

Meet five-year-old Amari. He was diagnosed with precursor B-cell lymphoblastic leukemia in October 2015. Heroes like Amari should never fight cancer alone.

Stacey students are helping patients like Amari this year by participating in the Pennies for Patients charity fundraiser. The fundraiser began Feb. 5th and runs until Feb. 23rd, and the goal is to receive $2,018.

This fundraiser, however, isn’t for the PTSA or for the homeless. It is going to be donated to find effective cancer therapies for the LLS, or Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. More…

Kill Them With Kindness! Reply

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Mia Grasse

As most of you already know, the week of January 22 through the 26 is Kindness Week, but that doesn’t mean we should only be nice one week of the year. Kindness Week is about reminding us to be kind to everyone every day. So, here’s the real question, how can we be more kind?

   Have you ever teased someone because they are different?

   Have you ever spread mean rumors or gossiped about another person?

   Have you ever posted something mean on social media about another person?

Well, this might shock you, but those examples are not considered nice. So during Kindness Week, make sure to remind yourself of the real meaning of kindness. More…

Did You Enjoy the Fall Fest? 9

Avalyn Walton

Fall Fest, Stacey’s annual outdoor evening event, was last Thursday and many students had a terrific time. With great snacks and an awesome movie to watch, students had the perfect opportunity to spend a night making memories.

Despite having some small difficulties with getting the movie Beetlejuice, directed by Tim Burton, in color in the beginning, this movie was thrilling and fun. 

For two hours, students had fun either watching the movie, or just hanging out with friends. And although most students really enjoyed themselves, when talking to a few it is apparent some people want the function to change slightly. It’s all a matter of opinion and we want to hear yours.

Be our Guest, and Join us for Fall Fest 3

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Averi Farren

Fall Fest (formally known as Dark Fest) is a popular annual tradition here at Stacey. This event is held out on the field area and includes movies, fun games, and fall festivities.

At Fall Fest, food, snacks, and drinks will be available for purchase.

Join us on Wednesday after school on November 8 from 5-7 p.m.

This event is for students only. Students need to be dropped off and picked up by an adult.

See you there!

The Last Mega Mile Reply

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Oanh Tran

Next week, on May 10th, students will run the last Mega Mile of the year.  

Leadership will be helping with this event and will have one list for boys and one for girls.  All students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade are allowed to participate in the event and are encouraged to run with friends.

The Mega Mile is for those who want to take place on the school’s list of top 100 runners.

This is Knott a Drill! 3

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Elaine Tong

It is well-known that the eighth graders of Stacey will soon go on a field trip to Knott’s Berry Farm on May 24th. This event is anticipated by many students here on campus as an entertaining way to learn historical background about our country’s past.

“I feel like it’s a good opportunity to learn and also have fun,” states eighth grader Delaney Powell when asked how she felt of this opportunity of a trip.

The fees for each student planning to go is $35. It is mandatory to return this money by Wednesday, May 3. Otherwise, students will not be able to attend if they return the fees any later than the due date. More…