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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...

Eagle Eye View Took 3rd in Theme and Concept

Abby Simonton, News Lead

February 23, 2015

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Sierra Middle School’s yearbook staff, The Eagle Eye View, took 3rd place in theme and concept for their 2013-2014 yearbook. They received this award from The Columbia Scholastic Press Association as part of their 32nd Annual...

DCSD Sends a Letter to Parents About Measles Virus

Kelly Durkin

February 18, 2015

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The measles is a virus that quickly spread across the United States after starting in December, 2014. After Disneyland visitors were infected with the disease, it made its way to thousands across the country. The Douglas County...

SMS Spelling Bee

Aubrey Bowlus, Staff

February 17, 2015

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Did you know that SMS had a school Spelling Bee on Thursday January 15? Well, 34 kids participated in the Spelling Bee this year. That includes, First place winner Michael Loomer,8 Vail second place winner Aurora Levy,7 WolfCreek...

NJHS Induction

Abby Simonton, Staff

February 10, 2015

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On Tuesday February 3rd, there was an National Junior Honor Society Induction ceremony. The Induction took place in the cafeteria where 7th and 8th graders were Inducted into NJHS. In order to be accepted into NJHS students...

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