Supermoon 12


Oanh Tran

Tonight will be the night the annual “supermoon” appears. What is the supermoon? The supermoon is a full moon that is very close to Earth. In fact, it will not only be the brightest, and largest the moon has appeared, but it will the closest since January 1948.

The full moon won’t come this close to Earth again until November 25, 2034.  Even though it is the closest since 1948, it is not the closest approach on record. More…

Mission to Mars! 1


Katelyn Hooker

A new phase had arrived for finding the planet Mars–adding a spacecraft to the Red Planet. It turns out; Obama says he wants to send humans to Mars by the 2030’s. “I’m excited to announce that we are working with our commercial partners to build new habitats that can sustain and transport astronauts on long-duration missions deep in space.” More…

Is Lying Bad for Society? Yes, it is. Stop it. 4


Kenny Tran and Justin Pham

Everyone has lied before. Admit it. Let’s not deny it. Whether some lies are big, or others small, lying is a big part of society. Lying can get a person out of sticky situations or put one in them.  When a person is about to lie to someone, they need to ask themselves, “Is this the right thing to do?” Well, this article might help answer that question. More…

Oh, That’s… Not So Sweet 5



Elaine Tong

America, the land of the free, is becoming the land of the diabetic. In the current generation of America, there are way too many who are already diabetic at a young age. Just in 2012, 29.1 million Americans were diagnosed with diabetes. Considering this amount, it is sure to be soup-prising how many Americans are diabetic now. More…

Musical Mondays Reply


Delaney Powell and Justin Pham    

According to Billboard Top 100, this is the hot top ten for October 2016!

Tenth place: “I Hate U I Love You” by Gnash feat. Olivia O’Brien. This song has crept back up into the top ten, and it may keep going farther.

Number nine is “JuJu On That Beat” by Zay Hilfigerrr and Zayion Mc Call. This dancing trend is sweeping the nation! It feels like Silentio’s “Watch me“ all over again. More…

Volleyball Tryouts Reply


Oanh Tran

Volleyball tryouts are coming this week!  

Mr. Cota will be hosting tryouts after school on Thursday, November 10th.   

There will be ten to twenty spots open for the mixed grade-level team of 6th, 7th and 8th graders.  

The team will be competing against Warner and Johnson Middle schools. All three schools’ gyms/fields will host games for the tournament.

Come tryout and join in on the fun!