Monthly Archive: December 2013

Dec 19

Christmas Tree Oh Christmas Tree

Every year, it is a holiday tradition for most families to get a Christmas tree. The hard thing for some though is deciding what type of tree to get whether it be a fake tree or a live tree. Many households choose a live tree every year, but little do most people know there are …

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Dec 19

Music In Class

Images courtesy of Google Listening to music during class is a topic that many teachers at Coal Ridge Middle School are talking about, is it helpful or distracting? Some kids think it is pointless, however students such as Bennett Gaibler said, “When I listen to music I can’t hear all the annoying  noises around me, …

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Dec 19

Winter Precautions

{Courtesy of Google Images} It’s past Thanksgiving and we’re now in the month of December. This year we’ve broken record lows and we’ve also already had snow that turned into slippery ice quickly. For the past couple of weeks even people who usually don’t get cold are bundling up to walk to their bus stop …

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Dec 19

Is Listening to Music Productive?

Music can be a very important thing to some middle school students. Some like it just to listen to while working or escaping from problems. There are a ton of different genres of music and many different artists within those genres. Some middle school kids like rap or hip hop and others like rock or …

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Dec 19

Technology And Us

“I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.” ~ Einstein Technology has become a very important part in all of our lives. Over the years scientists have used technology for many historical projects in life, for example, to go the moon, or to store …

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Dec 19

NJHS: Getting involved for Scholarships

Photo courtesy of Ortencia Carbajal Do you ever stop to think about what your future plans are? What do you want to be when you grow up? What inspires you? When you stop to think about it, one question you should really ask yourself is; how are you going to get there? Scholarships are given …

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Dec 19

Out With The Old In With The New

You know that movie store around the corner that you go to whether it is every weekend or   once a month, there is a good chance that one movie store is Blockbusters. Coming up very soon Blockbusters will be closing every one of their stores in the U.S. That’s right, soon Blockbusters will be the …

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Dec 19

Return to Girls Basketball

          Images courtesy of Google images Out of the many girls that are on the CRMS basketball team, everybody has different opinions on what they like this basketball season. Also, they all have different goals for themselves. Heather Copeland and Jaylin Conway both have different opinions on what they like in basketball and why they …

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Dec 19

As We Come to Break

     All images courtesy of Google Images As the snow begins to trickle down and the temperatures begin to drop, every child waits eagerly at their seat for the longest break of the school year. Soon, we will all be on winter break. In the blink of an eye, students will be all bundled up …

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Dec 19

Nicknames and Bullying

Images courtesy of Google Nicknames or names are one of the most common thing you hear. Teachers, friends, and family all call you something different. Your friends give you names so they know who you are. Then sometimes nicknames can be used as a bad thing. Nicknames can eventually turn into bullying and cause people …

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