Cold weather means packing on the clothes

Michelle Robles, Reporter

January 22, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I don't like when it is cold outside. I don't like having to wear a hoodie and than like a jacket over it. I wish it was just a breeze or just warm outside. I like snow but I don't like that it freezes your butt off. You look ridicu...

‘Coco’ provides entertainment for the entire family

Angela Ibarra, Reporter

December 1, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Disney/Pixar's latest movie “Coco” was a great family friendly movie. "Coco" was released Nov. 21, and is rated PG. Other Duncan Middle School students shared their opinions about the movie. “The movie ...

Christian music soothes the soul

Katie Presgrove, Reporter

November 24, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In my opinion, Christian music is the best music to listen to. I believe that this music encourages you and uplifts you. Even if you are not a Christian this music leaves a positive impact on your life. I'm a firm be...

Work load, lack of social time makes middle school difficult

Olivia Churchman, Reporter

November 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I think that the teachers needs to calm down on the work they give us. One day they give the students in my class a packet of work and never give us time in class to do it. The very next day, we got something else to ...

STEM should serve as science class to all grades, not elective

Emersen Villiagrana, Reporter

November 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Duncan Middle School should not have STEM as an elective for sixth grade students, instead it should be used as their science class, like seventh and eighth grade. STEM should be all grades science class, because, it would teach...

Bullying has no place in school

Michelle Robles, Reporter

November 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Why do students pick on others? That should be something they shouldn't do. I think teachers and principles should be harder on catching who gets bullied and who is doing it. They should have at least a day where all teachers sho...

Natural beauty doesn’t need makeup

Anisa Beard, Reporter

October 30, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I feel like makeup is a waste of money. We are as beautiful as we were made to be. I feel like we shouldn’t be covering our faces to just look prettier. When we put makeup on it destroys your face, pores and causes pimples. Why can't we face those i...

Far Cry Primal offers enjoyable gaming experience

Sebastian McKInnon, Reporter

October 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion

"Far Cry Primal" was a really good game. The graphics were phenomenal. The storyline was great. And personally I’ve beat it three times (that’s how much I enjoyed it). The game options were amazing. The ability ...

ISI teaches life lessons

Joy McKay, Reporter

October 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Editor note: ISI the in-school intervention program at Duncan Middle School. One journalism student found herself in ISI, and wrote about the experience. Here are her thoughts and observations about the program.   ISI is not fun...

Dance, cheer should be considered sports

Jaycie Meadows, Reporter

October 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Gymnastics, cheer and dance are sports. Some people believe differently. In cheer you have to throw and catch girls your size. You also have to memorize things and devote a lot of time into it. In gymnastics u flip, ...

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ ending, a letdown

Johnathan McRae, Reporter/Photographer

October 6, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

The beginning and middle of "Spider-Man: Homecoming" was fantastic. I've watched every Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movie from the beginning, which started with "Iron Man." I know the whole story line. So, if you saw "Captain America: Civil War," you know Spider-Man wants to prov...