Monthly Archive: May 2014

May 22

Teens Video Game Violence

Have you ever wondered if video games cause teens to go violent and start hurting people? According to howstuffworks, the perpetrator of Sandy Hook Elementary’s massacre played violent video games. Ninety seven percent of teenagers are playing video games, most of them are violent. By 2008, they’re playing them for 13.2 hours per week. The …

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May 22

Pros and Cons on Social Media

Social media can be convenient way to socialize, make new friends, and hear about all the greatest trends, but also it can be very dangerous.  Bullying takes a huge role in social media as well as peer pressure as well as teen safety. There are a lot of untrustworthy people that trick children and young …

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May 22

MERS Makings Its Way To The U.S.A.

The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is a very deadly virus. This Virus first case happened in 2012 in Saudi Arabia. About 30% of people have caught MERS died from the virus. MERS gives you respiratory illness, fever, and shortness of breath. May 2, 2014, the first case of MERS appeared in the U.S.A by …

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May 22

Concert Dreams

Music is a big part of people’s lives. Artists of all kinds are loved across the world. Concerts are a great time to show that love. The moment your idol walks out onto the stage is a feeling that is different from any other. Cameron Hadley had a lot to say about his attendance to a …

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May 20

Soccer at CRMS 2014

Here at Coal Ridge Middle School students say that we have the best soccer coach of all time. Turns out that he is also our custodian. He served in the Army for 3 years, so he coaches his students with much force. They might complain, but yet they are awesome players. Students work hard at …

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May 20

A Peek Into Another World

Numerous people have seen the MTV show “Teen Wolf” and love it. It has a huge following and continues to get bigger. The television show started June 5, 2011 and is now coming back June 23, 2014 for season four. One reason that so many people love this show is because of the characters. They’re …

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May 16

Depression: Know The Facts

  Have you ever felt like you were worthless? Or you just don’t have any energy to do anything? How about having a deep feeling of sadness or a marked loss of interest or pleasure in activities? Well then you might have depression. Sometimes depression can lead to suicide, and sadly, it isn’t uncommon. This …

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May 15

Yearbook Staff Of 2013-14

Everyone looks forward to seeing the new yearbook the yearbook staff has created. Especially the 8th graders because, this will be the last yearbook they will receive from middle school. This years’ staff (all girls!) have really come together to create a yearbook worth remembering, but will it be memorable for the 8th graders? The …

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May 12

Airplane vs. Road Trip

People often travel, but the question is to travel by airplane or by vehicle.  The decision is made due to finances, time, comfort, schedule, or personal preference. Is flying in an airplane more dangerous than driving in a car?   The truth is flying in an airplane is safer than driving in a car.   During my …

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May 12

High School Spirit

The High School Spirit Teams take pride in representing their school and its teams. At many of our local high schools the term “Spirit Teams” does not refer to just cheerleaders. It also includes the dance team. Between competition season, camps, and games, the high school spirit team participates in several activities. This following school …

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