‘The Nun’ offers lots of jumps for horror lovers

Katelyn Young, General News Editor

October 23, 2020

I think "The Nun" is a great movie to watch during Halloween. It is filled with jump scares and goes along with the movies "The Conjuring" and "Annabelle." I watched it in the theaters, and it made me jump so many times. I think I’ve only watched it twice, but I plan on w...

Tennis provides versatility for athletes

Noah McFatridge, Student Life Reporter

October 21, 2020

I have been playing tennis for a long time now. I remember coming out when I was maybe 5 or 6 years old. I like tennis because it is fun and it is a solo mission unless you are playing doubles. You don’t have to worry about s...

‘NBA 2K21’ offers some differences from ‘2K20’

Kelan Smith-Johnson, Clubs Reporter

October 20, 2020

"NBA 2K21" is an NBA game and basically the only difference it has Against 2K20 is the shot meter. The shot meter was  up and down, but now it is side to side, and it depends on which NBA player who have. I have asked som...

‘Among Us’ gains popularity at DMS

Sydney Miller, Student Life Editor

October 15, 2020

“Among Us” is a game that has gained popularity very quickly, and almost every student at Duncan Middle School has either played it or heard of it. Although this game has just recently gained attention, it has been around for years...

Students want nap time

Noah McFatridge, Student Life Reporter

October 14, 2020

At DMS, the students get pretty exhausted from all that work. One thing that will help it is if DMS incorporated  is nap time. “I don’t think teens get enough sleep, so a special nap time at school would be fantastic,” Xyler...

‘No Man’s Sky’ has much to offer

Brendan Heilman, Clubs Editor

October 13, 2020

"No Man’s Sky" is a great game. It was developed in 2016, by Hello Games. The game has more than 255 unique galaxies. In turn, the galaxies are comprised of 3 to 4 billion regions, each of which contain more than 122 and up to roughly 550 star s...

Cheer is not a sport

Karsen Cogburn, Sports Editor

October 12, 2020

Cheerleading is not a sport. By all means, I agree that competitive cheerleading is a sport, but not a school cheer team. Cheerleaders do a lot. I won’t disagree with that, but not enough to be classified as a sport. Why I think this is no...

STS continues to help DMS

Ava Johnson, Editor in Chief

October 11, 2020

Our project Save the School or STS was founded during Derrick Miller's WIN class when we were in seventh grade and has been headed up by Amiya Williams and me since. It initially started as a class project, where Miller assigned jobs, including cleani...

‘Avatar: the Last Airbender’ worth rewatching

Katelyn Young, General News Editor

October 9, 2020

"Avatar: the Last Airbender" is a great TV series. Some people will compare it to anime, and it kind of is, but I don’t see it as anime. It is a Nickelodeon series that is on Netflix. There is a movie of the original "Avatar" series, and this series is a remake ...

Backpacks should be allowed in classrooms

Sydney Miller, Academics Editor

October 8, 2020

As a student who is involved in many after school sports, one of the biggest worries for me is getting to the gym on time. For cross country, you have to get to your locker, put your stuff up, and then get to the gym and ch...

Chocolate fundraiser needs support

Kristyn Alvarez, Student Life Editor

October 7, 2020

I personally think it's good the chocolate bars are coming back because so many students actually buy them and buy multiple. All students like chocolate, right? Anyway, the chocolate bar fundraiser returned Monday and goe...

These small, toy babies are popular among Duncan Middle School eighth-graders this school year.

The babies are AMAZING

October 5, 2020