October 2013 archive

Oct 30

The Trip of a Lifetime!

Aspen Dufour and Taylor Ash are both going to Washington, D.C. and New York City this coming spring break. It’s the trip of a lifetime! 8th graders at Coal Ridge Middle School are invited to take a trip to Washington, D.C. and New York! You can be a real spring breaker with all of your …

Continue reading »

Oct 30

2013 Colorado Flood Disaster

 A Firestone farm is being overrun by the creek. (Courtesy of Google Images) Recently, the 2013 flood impacted Longmont, Lyons, Estes Park, Boulder, Firestone, and many other areas. Many of the thousands of flood victims lost their homes and struggled to find new ones. While, interviewing Madison Burke from Coal Ridge Middle School, she knew …

Continue reading »

Oct 30

Catching Fire

www.thehungergames.wikia.com “I want you guys to forget everything you think you know about the games. Last year was child’s play. This year, you’re dealing with all experienced killers.” Cut! The sequel to the “The Hunger Games”, “Catching Fire”, is coming sooner than you think. In fact, the first showtime is on November 22! This is …

Continue reading »

Oct 29

What You Get From the Coal Ridge Chronicle

                                              The Coal Ridge Chronicle includes many articles such as sports, clubs, entertainment, and much more. Everyone has their own genre though. Some people may like learning about the stars and the planets and others may like reading about fashion or the latest contests to enter. The majority of the time school related articles are …

Continue reading »

Oct 29

Safety First

       Last year’s precautions in safety lead to having students and parents buzzing in once the doors had locked and school had begun. This year’s progression continues. If you haven’t already noticed, there is a new set of doors by the office. Now, students have to wait until 7:20 am to get all the way …

Continue reading »

Oct 29

Protect Yourself From Online Predators!!!

  Are you talking to someone you may not know? They could be an internet predator. Many cases of child abduction are initiated by online predators. For example, the case called “Operation Sunflower” in the state of Georgia arrested 23 predators, this happened in November and early December in 2007. Most of the victims in …

Continue reading »

Oct 25

TNT or Trebble ‘N Trouble

The thoughts that come to your mind when you hear the words middle school choir are most likely different from the Coal Ridge Middle School choir teacher, Mr. Matt Romig’s thoughts. You probably think of teenage boys and girls combining their voices to make a lovely harmony and a catchy melody that will stick with …

Continue reading »

Oct 25

Keeping Costumes Appropriate

     Most kids look forward to Halloween. One of the things that they look forward to the most, is costumes. Although to some kids, it’s an excuse to wear whatever they want at school. What they don’t realize is that they won’t get away with it for long. At some schools, costumes aren’t even allowed …

Continue reading »

Oct 22

Music That Changes Us

Sometimes people mistake music as a bad thing. If you look around Coal Ridge Middle, you will see that a good majority of the school is either in orchestra, guitar, band, handbells, or choir. A lot of people have a passion for music or just like to listen to music. Ortencia Carbajal, 8th grade, said …

Continue reading »

Oct 22

ATVS or Dirt Bikes, What Would Be Your Poison?

KTM 150 SX-F 2013                           KTM Super Duke R 1250 Dirt bikes have been around since the 1900’s and in those days the racers only did enduro racing which is where you race up mountains and trails and you try to race for two or three days and try to get the championship medal. Now that …

Continue reading »