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Yearbook Wins Columbia Press Award

April 17, 2015

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Did you know that last years yearbook won a Silver Crown Award and a Gold Circle Award for the 2015 Crown Awards?  For the Gold Circle Award, Sierra won 3rd place for theme and there were 11 different middle schools who won either...

Puck’s Potion

Joey Freeburg, Staff

March 18, 2015

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On February 26, 27, 28, and March 5, 6, and 7, Puck’s Potion was performed by the chaparral students. Puck’s Potion is a play that was put on by the Chaparral students at Chaparral High School, the school put on the play to...

Sierra celebrates Pi Day

Aubrey Bowlus, Staff

March 16, 2015

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    March 14 is the annual celebration of Pi day. Many teams at Sierra participated in the event on Friday March 13. The teams got to do many different activities and some even got to throw pies at their te...

Sierra students have first PARCC tests

Abby Simonton and Matthew McCarthy

March 9, 2015

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Sierra students have just started taking their 1st PARCC tests. PARCC is an online tests and stands for Partnership for Assessment of Reading for Colleges and Careers. Between March 2-5 and March 9-12 Sierra students will be taking...

Hoops For Heart at SMS

Aubrey Bowlus, News Staff

March 5, 2015

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Have you ever participated in Jump Rope for Heart or Hoops for Heart? Well, Sierra Middle School held a Hoops for Heart Basketball Tournament in the big gym on February 26th to raise money for The American Heart Association. No...

Sierra borrows Douglas County’s 3D printer

Matthew McCarthy

March 3, 2015

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As you may have seen during the weeks of February 17-20, Sierra had a 3D printer. We borrowed it from Douglas County and are going to buy one for next year. The printer is a MakerBot Replicator and was stationed in the LMC....

Parent Teacher Conferences

Aubrey Bowlus and Courtney Rich

February 26, 2015

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Did you go to the parent teacher conferences? Chances are you did. The conferences were from 3:00p.m-7:00p.m on February 17th and 19th. Parent teacher conferences were for both 7th and 8th graders. The kids and the parents...

NJHS Electing New Members

Kylie Scavo

February 24, 2015

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This January, the National Juniors Honor Society (NJHS) started to elect new members. If you wanted to qualify to be a member, you would have had to have a 3.5 grade point average and all A’s and B’s in Work Habits. “I...

Military Career speaker visits Sierra

Matthew McCarthy

February 24, 2015

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Sierra has just hosted another career speaker. Sergeant Bernie, of the U.S. Army talked to students about what it is like to serve in the Armed forces. Each month, Sierra hosts one adult to come in and talk to students about...

Maps Testing

Joey Freeburg, Staff

February 24, 2015

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Maps testing is a required test that students take three times every year from kindergarten to 12th grade. Maps questions usually range from 40-60 questions, depending on your grade and average score. Maps testing is a crucial...

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