Food Critique: Pizza and Stuff

Nathan Henry, Food Critic

November 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Editor's Note: The Food Critique is an opinion article written by Nathan Henry. Although the first is running today, subsequent articles are set to run on Wednesdays this school year. All of the articles are Henry's opinions and...

Reporter discovers affliction of Aphantasia

Peyton Bull, Student Life Editor

October 17, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I have made a truly mind-blowing discovery. Not mind-blowing like a Buzzfeed article: “Mind-Blowing Facts That Will Make You Feel Stupid.” Like, truly mind-blowing. You can form mental images in your mind’s eye! It is thoug...

Experience opens eyes to bullying

Maddie Caldwell, Clubs Reporter

October 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

*Editor's Note: This article was written for Anti-Bullying Week and was the winner of the essay contest held during the week. This article was read in front of Duncan Middle School as part of the Anti-Bullying Week assembly. ...

Depression has many causes for Generation Z

Peyton Bull, Student Life Editor

October 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion

*Editor's Note: This is Part 2 in an ongoing series focusing on mental health and Generation Z. Why do so many teens today have depression? Well there isn’t a definite answer. Many things can cause depression, and many type...

Reporter discusses morals, mental health for Generation Z

Peyton Bull, Student Life Editor

October 10, 2018

Filed under Opinion

*Editor's note: This is Part 1 in an ongoing series focusing on the mental health of Generation Z. OK, OK, OK, before you click out and say “BORING!” know that ethics and values can be interesting, and this is my opinion ...

Child actors should be a thing of the past

Whitley Brown, Reporter

March 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Everyone has seen a child on TV, whether it be on Disney Channel, a movie or something else. I don’t think child stars are very happy; they are most likely picked on or considered less because they are children. Children g...

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...