As kids get older and go through school, we begin to mourn the death of our free time due to the amount of homework we receive and all the long nights we stay up to finish everything. As the weeks continue, we then wake up early the next day to repeat the cycle all over again. Homework shouldn’t take up our whole day after school; it should only be some practice. More…
Nikki Do, Kristani (Kristen) Fernandez, and Jonah Vu
Welcome book nerds!! We hope you have been reading! If you are in Honors English 8, watch out for books you might want to use on your book report project! We are here once again to introduce you to three series that may come in handy when you have nothing to read! More…
Annyeonghaseyo!!! For those who aren’t aware, that is hello in Korean. 👸🎭
Welcome, children, to this week’s edition of Lawyers in the Making! The winner of last week’s poll about your favorite fast food chicken restaurant was Popeye’s. Today Lawyers in the Making has gone crazy, but, then again, some thought it was already crazy. More…
‘Ello! Last week, a lot of people voted yes to the deal to endure isolation for six months with nothing but food, water and a book in exchange for one million dollars. For me, I would most likely vote no because I can’t last a day without my phone.
Now, let’s get this week’s column on the road!
Superpowers are really cool. They give people the ability to do the impossible.
Let’s say you can get any superpower you want. The only catch is that you lose your sense of smell, taste, hearing and become colorblind. So would you take this deal? Answer in the poll above and I’ll see y’all next week.
This year Stacey Middle School has been working hard to try to make the campus a kinder environment. Earlier this year, we ran the shoe drive, and we raised about $3,000 for a school in Guatemala. Now we have a campaign called “ It’s Cool to be Kind.”
It’s Cool to be Kind is set up through the Westminster School District as a competition between all the schools in our district. The grand prize is $25,000!More…
Normally we post just the Billboard Top 100 for the week, but this week we thought it would be interesting to see what Stacey Middle School students would choose as their top song. So, here it is. This is your choice!
The choices were:
“Pillowtalk”- Zayn Malik
“Work”- Rihanna Feat. Drake
“Love Yourself”- Justin Bieber
After asking Stacey students like you to choose the favorite song of the week. the winner was . . . More…
Each year, on the second week of school, new students are bewildered with their schedule. No history class on Thursday but nearly and hour and a half of it on Friday! It sounded complicated with too many things to memorize. In reality, it is very simple.
Students and teachers at many schools have adapted to the ways of block scheduling, but both may not know the benefits.
There are different types of block scheduling for schools. Some schools alternate classes where they meet with different teachers every day. Others do a trimester switch off where students take two to three classes for 60 days in order to earn credits.
Here at Stacey, block scheduling takes place every Thursday and Friday. On Thursday, students are expected to attend their four odd period classes and on Friday attend their four even period classes.
The way the classes are set up on these two days is ingenious. During the first three days of the week, the classes are regular for the students and teachers. The students go to all 6 classes on their schedule and have lunch in between. With block scheduling, each class is given a bit more attention because of the additional time. More…