Students reflect on importance of state testing

Rachel Cruz, reporter

September 21, 2016

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Editor's Note: This is the third and final story in a series about state OCCT testing. Stories were written by Duncan Middle School journalism students. With OCCT state tests still months away, Duncan Middle School students...

Social studies no longer state-tested subject

Julianna Shoemaker, reporter

September 20, 2016

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Editor's Note: This is the second part of a three part series focusing on the OCCT state testing. Because of a ruling made by the Oklahoma State Department of Education, Duncan Middle School students will no longer take a s...

Math OCCT testing to allow students to use calculators

Jersey Maldonado

September 19, 2016

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Editor's Note: This is the first in a three part series about OCCT state testing as if pertains to Duncan Middle School. Each part of the series will be written by a different journalism student and will appear over the next th...

Student Council president plans for fun, productive year

Erin Kirkland, reporter

September 12, 2016

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Eddy Guerra, Student Council president at Duncan Middle School, is making plans for the school year. "My plan for students this year is to make the school year as fun as possible," Guerra said. He does have areas he would...

DMS institutes new cell phone policy

Lorenzo Epp, reporter

September 2, 2016

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The Duncan Middle School has a new policy regarding cell phones. The new policy states that students are allowed to have their phones on their person. Also, they have to leave their cell phones with the teacher to leave the roo...

First day of school set for Aug. 17


July 20, 2016

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The 2016-17 school year is slated to start Aug. 17 for all Duncan students. The previous school year drew to a close May 26, when the district released for a 3-month summer break. Beginning toward the end of July, all Duncan...