• March 15Jeff Maupin's fifth period Algebra 1 class set fire to a nearby field while launching Estes rockets for a project

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Faily Brakes

Lucky Mataele, staff

April 7

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Faily Brakes is a new game that was released february 24, 2016 it is a driving game where you try to dodge trees going down a hill your brakes go out so you can't use it the game. it rated E/ everyone and it's very popular it's in t...

Sign Language Should be in Schools

Stacey Levy, Staff

March 30

Filed under Opinion

American Sign Language should be offered as a foreign language in all middle and high schools. Many colleges are beginning to recognize the importance of learning ASL, but is yet to spread to the majority of middle and high sch...

Schools block social media

Aubrey Bowlus

March 16

Filed under Opinion

Douglas County Schools currently block social media websites on all devices that are on the wifi network. This is causing students to get angry and frustrated with the schools because they want to be able to check social medi...

The Cost of Having a Free Period

Lucky Mataele, staff

March 7

Filed under Opinion

In middle school, there is one thing everybody wants: a free period. If you don't know what a free period is, it's a period that has no class. Although there can be good and bad about having a free period. Having a free pe...

Should Sierra have School Uniforms

Jonathan Baird, staff

March 3

Filed under Opinion

Sierra middle school should have school uniforms. they should have a school uniform because it  decreases bullying and decreases the amount of bloodshed caused by school shootings and it will reduce distractions that are not relat...

Vending Machine Opinion

Zachary Curtis, Staff

February 23

Filed under Opinion

Sierra Middle School should include vending machines. It will possibly will eliminate students’ hunger throughout the day. There is also a lot of benefits for both teachers and students. During the school day, students get very hun...

Sierra needs longer lunch periods

Jaxson Rupert, Team Lead

February 19

Filed under Opinion

Sierra’s lunch periods are about 25 minutes long. Is this long enough for the sierra students? Do they have enough time to eat lunch? Lots of Sierra students usually go to the snack bar which normally has a long line th...

Lunchroom Rules

Maddie Davis

February 18

Filed under Opinion

Sierra Middle School should change their lunchroom rules to give the students more freedom by letting them go outside all throughout lunch, and leaving the cafeteria doors without a guard. The cafeteria door is guarded by a security ...

Uniforms

Sarah Heller

February 17

Filed under Opinion

Students should wear uniforms to school, because there are many benefits to having students wear uniforms. Research from Fresno Pacific University shows that when there are school uniforms in use, it would be a more safe an...

Sierra should have a soccer team

February 11

Filed under Opinion, Sports

I think that Sierra Middle School should add soccer as one of the sports to play in after school activities and if schools would add soccer, kids could play soccer with friends from school. If middle school added soccer as a school sp...

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